March 17, 2004
NEWS: Voters approved an instructional support levy for Fort Dodge Public Schools by 56 percent.
SPORTS: St. Edmond beat Clarinda 43-22 in boys basketball.
March 17, 1989
NEWS: Ruth Christopher, of Fort Dodge, won $20,000 in the Iowa Lottery High Stakes game.
SPORTS: The Palmer boys basketball team lost to Keota 60-54, ending a 103-game winning streak.
March 17, 1964
NEWS: Lola Purvis was the new president of the Cootiette Club.
SPORTS: Carroll Swanson bowled a 638 series in the Des Moines Valley league.