July 7, 2002
NEWS: The town of Somers celebrated its centennial with skydivers, homemade food, a parage, games and entertainment.
SPORTS: Wade Voith, of Rockwell City, scored a double-eagle hole-in-one at the Twin Lakes Golf Course.
July 7, 1987
NEWS: Jean Morrissey's Shetland pony, Michigan's Teddy, won the model class and 2-year-old class at the Area 6 American Shetland Pony Club show.
SPORTS: St. Edmond defeated Carroll 9-6 in baseball.
July 7, 1962
NEWS: Dave Bitek, Scott RoJohn and Jeff Brooks constructed a hot air balloon out of 92 sheets ot tissue paper and several bottles of glue, and flew it three times.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Demons beat Central Webster 22-1.