Aug. 12, 2004
NEWS: A farm machinery auction in Pocahontas offered hundreds of items for sale, including antique farm equipment.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Sam Pingel placed second in the 14-15 year-old girls division of the U.S. Cellular Junior Golf Open.
Aug. 12, 1989
NEWS: The Pocahontas City Council passed an ordinance banning ownership of pit bulls.
SPORTS: Art Johnson, of Fort Dodge, scored a hole-in-one at the Fort Dodge Country Club.
Aug. 12, 1964
NEWS: The new F.W. Woolworth store at Ninth Street and Central Avenue opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Demons baseball team won the Lions Club State Midget Baseball title for the fifth time in a row.