Oct. 30, 2002
NEWS: Humes Distributing installed a whole bag compactor to help with recycling empty cans.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge's Johanna Wubbena, 13, took four first-place trophies and a second-place trophy from a U.S.S. pentathalon event.
Oct. 30, 1987
NEWS: Former Messenger reporter Kristin Hibbs was selected to be the new 6th District Judge.
SPORTS: Estherville defeated spencer 10-9 in a Class 3-A first-round game.
Oct. 30, 1962
NEWS: James O. Spake was elected president of the Gowrie Commercial Club.
SPORTS: Lady Behrens led the women bowlers in the city with a 214 high game in the Late Eight league.