August 23, 2002
NEWS: Retired Fort Dodge teacher Gilbert Cooper was elected chairman of the Webster County Republican Central Committee.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge boys golf team got a new coach, Tommy Thompson, and a revamped lineup with six new players.
August 23, 1987
NEWS: Fort Dodge predicted the fiscal picture for 1987 would look even better with the addition of a Wal-Mart.
SPORTS: Ex-Triton, Ray Carreathers, joins the starring Iowa State University football lineup. He was destined to play the defense backfield.
August 23, 1962
NEWS: President Kennedy selected Fort Dodge as one of 100 U.S. cities for the testing of public reaction to government publications.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge High School gridders were honored at a kickoff outing at the
Izaak Walton Club.