August 13, 2002
NEWS: Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, toured Butler Elementary School, which had received a $750,000 Harkin Grant toward construction of the new building.
SPORTS: Diane Krebs and Denise Beer had the Women's Championship Flight at the Kate Nelson/YWCA Golf Classic with 71.
August 13, 1987
NEWS: Kevin Richardon, of Lehigh, was elected national collegiate vice
president of the Office Education
Electronics beat Caddyshack
10-6 in the Continental 11
men's slow pitch league.
August 13, 1962
NEWS: Removal of the railroad tracks leading east from the old Chicago Great Western depot at Central Avenue and 12th Street had begun.
SPORTS: Jim Trulson, of Britt, won the Fall Trophy trapshoot in Fort Dodge by hitting 234 of 250 targets.