March 8, 2004
NEWS: Matthew Schill, a junior at Prairie Valley High School, scored a 36, the highest possible composite score, on the ACT Assessment.
SPORTS: The Iowa Central baseball team swept Parkland, Ill., in Panama City, 13-9 and 22-10.
March 8, 1989
NEWS: About 40 people attended a candidate's forum with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, who was running for governor.
SPORTS: Iowa Central beat Southwestern of Burlington 74-72 in men's basketball.
March 8, 1964
NEWS: James Karstens, of Fort Dodge, was runner-up for the Distinguished Service Award at the Iowa Jaycee banquet.
SPORTS: Bev Ortner, of Sioux City, bowled a 245 game in the fifth weekend of the State Women's Bowling Tournament.