Aug. 17, 2004
NEWS: Clarion resident Nancy Ahlstrom was named Iowan of the Day at the Iowa State Fair in recognition of her volunteer work.
SPORTS: Vijay Singh won the PGA Championship.
Aug. 17, 1989
NEWS: Allen Hume, of Fort Dodge, was installed as District Area 2 lieutenant governor for Civitan.
SPORTS: Diane Krebs won the Lakeside Ladies Club Handicap tournament with a net score of 63.
Aug. 17, 1964
NEWS: Mr. and Mrs. Bud Johnson were elected president of the Buttons and Bows Square Dance Club.
SPORTS: Pocahontas beat Gowrie 10-7 in baseball.