April 1, 2002
NEWS: Will Smith, once known as Buckskin Bill, was featured in an article about the town of Yetter.
SPORTS: Jeff Aikey, of Cedar Falls, won the Saturday night feature for the IMCA Sunco Late Models at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds.
April 1, 1987
NEWS: Amy Kolacia and Molly Ammon were chosen to represent the North Central Iowa Extension Area for the State 4-H Council.
SPORTS: Former Dodger Ben Bryant was a member of the Iowa State University golf team.
April 1, 1962
NEWS: Fort Dodge received a real "April Fooler" in the form of 2 1/2 inches of heavy, wet snow that was whipped around by strong winds.
SPORTS: Vincent Clay defeated Buena Vista 69-63 to win the YMCA Invitational basketball tournament.