Aug. 11, 2004
NEWS: Fort Dodge was awarded a grant from the Iowa Department of Transportation to help pay for building a new road north of the intersection of Fifth Avenue South and Webster County Road P59.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge head softball coach Andi Adams was named District Coach of the Year.
Aug. 11, 1989
NEWS: Henry Froisland was appointed mayor of Clare.
SPORTS: Joe Ascherl was the new wrestling coach at St. Edmond High School.
Aug. 11, 1964
NEWS: John Zohbon, of Whittemore, exhibited the grand champion pen of three and the reserve champion individual in the FFA market hog show at the Palo Alto County Fair.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Demons baseball team beat the Carroll Midgets 7-2.