April 6, 2003
NEWS: Messenger Lifestyle Editor Sandy Mickelson won several first-place awards at the Iowa Press Women's convention.
SPORTS: The Detroit Tigers lost 6-0 to the Chicago White Sox.
April 6, 1988
NEWS: State archaelogists investigated the possibility of an Indian burial mound near Sac City, but found no evidence of one.
SPORTS: The Iowa Central women and Southwestern of Creston played to a seven-inning 202 draw at Rogers Park before the game was called because of rain.
April 6, 1963
NEWS: The Tony-Kart Manufacturing Co. building in Rockwell City was gutted by fire.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge High School tennis team opened its dual season with a 5-2 victory over Ames.