Aug. 15, 2004
NEWS: Susan Shields was the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility Outstanding Employee of the Month for August 2004.
SPORTS: Diane Blomker scored 75 in the Eclectic Tournament at the Fort Dodge Country Club.
Aug. 15, 1989
NEWS: Paulette Thenhaus was the new museum educator at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum.
SPORTS: Jean Mowry, of Webster City, won the Cystic Fibrosis Charity golf tournament at Willow Creek Golf Club in Des Moines.
Aug. 15, 1964
NEWS: Frank Collison and Ray Tolley surrendered to Emmetsburg police after a manhunt after they abducted and disarmed Laurens officers who had detained them.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge beat Council Bluffs 19-1 in baseball.