From our files: Aug 23, 2018

10 Years ago: Aug. 23, 2008

NEWS: Children at Grace Lutheran Church were participating in service missions to help others.

SPORTS: Draper’s Destroyers, a 12-and-under girls soccer team, earned a gold medal at the Iowa Games in Ames.

25 Years ago: Aug. 23, 1993

NEWS: Fort Dodge retiree Dick Kopp talked about his collections: books — including first editions, Fort Dodge memorabilia, tools, postcards and much more.

SPORTS: Jack Kinley, of Des Moines, won the IGA State Senior Amateur Championship.

50 Years ago: Aug. 23, 1968

NEWS: Seabee David Alan Fleskes, of Fort Dodge, was killed in a rocket attack on a U.S. base in Vietnam.

SPORTS: The foursome of Lloyd Hambleton, Larry Smith, Duane Murphy and Ken Schauer won the Sertoma Golf Championship in Cedar Falls.