April 8, 2002
NEWS: After a business was destroyed by fire in 1998, Eagle Grove businesses, organizations and residents pulled together to turn the site into a park.
SPORTS: The Triton softball team swept Marshalltown 7-1.
April 8, 1987
NEWS: The vocal music department at Phillips Middle School performed its spring musical "Dragon Tale."
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge girls track team edged Carroll Kuemper 77-75 in a track triangular in Carroll.
April 8, 1962
NEWS: Alan Ferguson, a ninth-grader at North Junior High, won a superior rating at the state science fair in Des Moines for his project "Rats vs. Radiation."
SPORTS: Kuemper of Carroll defeated St. Edmond of Fort Dodge 81-37 in a dual track meet.