April 2, 2002
NEWS: Classes at the prisons in Fort Dodge in Rockwell City were in jeopardy due to Gov. Tom Vilsack's proposed budget cuts.
SPORTS: Jerry Underberg rolled a 759 series with games of 259, 256 and 244.
April 2, 1987
NEWS: Fort Dodge Mayor Mike McCarville visited the Badger We Can Do and Duncombe Treasure Chest preschools.
SPORTS: Former Iowa wrestler defeated Russian wrestler Ruslan Karanev 5-2.
April 2, 1962
NEWS: Charles J. Twedt of the Fort Dodge Toastmasters Club won first place in an area speech contest at Webster City.
SPORTS: Tess, a black Laborador owned by Dr. Roy Hutchinson and Francis Rowell, won the open-all age class at the Mid-Iowa Retriever Club trials in Des Moines.