From our files

10 Years ago: Sept. 3, 2008

NEWS: The Oleson Park splashpad closed early for the season after it was vandalized.

SPORTS: The St. Edmond girls cross country team won the Lynx Invitational.

25 Years ago: Sept. 3, 1993

NEWS: Joel Meyer, of Fort Dodge, won two round-trip tickets anywhere in the continental United States from the Fort Dodge Regional Airport.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge came in second in a boys golf meet at Grandview Golf Course in Des Moines.

50 Years ago: Sept. 3, 1968

NEWS: William Doan, a former Fort Dodge resident, had a show of his paintings, drawings, posters and prints at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum.

SPORTS: Rollie Struthers bowled a 221 game in the Playboy league.