Aug. 23, 2004
NEWS: Fundraising had begun to create a nature center at Smith Lake near Algona.
SPORTS: Rich Lewerke, of Garner, won the IMCA Late Model race at the Hamilton County Speedway.
Aug. 23, 1989
NEWS: Joan Johanson received the Distinguished Toastmaster Award from Toastmasters International.
SPORTS: The Humboldt Country Club's women's team finished fourth in the Iowa Women's Golf Association state team play.
Aug. 23, 1964
NEWS: Frank Daisy retired after 42 years of barbering in lake City and sold his business to Duane Ringgenberg.
SPORTS: Walt Anderson, of Fort Dodge, won the State American Legion Golf Tournament with a two-over-par 107 for 27 holes.