Aug. 28, 2002
NEWS: Arrowhead and Lakeland area education agencies decided on Prairie Lakes AEA as the name for the new merged agency.
SPORTS: The Iowa Central volleyball team beat Marshalltown 30-13 and 15-2 but lost 30-27 to Iowa Western.
Aug. 28, 1987
NEWS: Laura Murray, of Sac City, won the "Share the Pride" essay contest.
SPORTS: Gerald's DX beat Bartles & Jaymes 15-8 in city coed softball.
Aug. 28, 1962
NEWS: Dennis Hovland used his bicycle to herd sheep on his family's farm near Thor.
SPORTS: Sharon Flados, of Dubuque, won her opening round of the Women's National Amateur Golf Tournament.