June 30, 2002
NEWS: Algona was preparing for its first ABATE Freedom Rally.
SPORTS: Hans Nielsen and Terry Flattery were inducted into the Fort Dodge Softball Association Hall of Fame.
June 30, 1987
NEWS: Pauline Husske retired after 39 years at The Messenger.
SPORTS: Connie McGough defeated Leah Sergeant 6-3, 6-2, in the women's open singles title match of the Lord's Cupboard Tennis Tournament.
June 30, 1962
NEWS: A group of men gathered at the Lawrence Stegge fram to cultivate soybeans; Stegge was recovering from a serious injury.
SPORTS: The Dodger boys defeated Eagle Grove 8-1.