April 7, 2002
NEWS: The Sullivan Building in Algona, designed by Louis Sullivan and built in 1913, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
SPORTS: Dennis Detmering rolled his first 8- series with games of 299, 267 and 234.
April 7, 1987
NEWS: John Jenkins, of Fort dodge, got a good start on his vegetable garden with potatoes, onions, carrots and radishes.
SPORTS: The Iowa Department of Natural Resources held a program on new regulations for hunting and trapping.
April 7, 1962
NEWS: Thomas O'Leary won a $500 scholarship in The Messenger's pedestrian safety essay contest.
SPORTS: UPWA Grey Local 31 won the Webster County Federation of Labor bowling championship.