May 9, 2004
NEWS: Brian Bristow, a maintenance technical with the Kossuth County Conservation Board, took a group through the Smith Wildlife Area hunting morel mushrooms.
SPORTS: The Dodger girls tennis team won the team title at the Spencer Invitational.
May 9, 1989
NEWS: Chiung-Ming Chu, of Fort Dodge, gave a demonstration of Chinese calligraphy and painting at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum.
SPORTS: Forest City won the Class 2A title at the girls district track meet in Eagle Grove.
May 9, 1964
NEWS: Otho was experiencing a mini-Dust Bowl as dirt from an adjacent plowed field blew into yards, houses and the Otho Elementary School.
SPORTS: St. Edmond won the Class A championship at the district track meeting in Cherokee.