Oct. 7, 2002
NEWS: Diablo Products took home the top trophies in three categors at the Fort Dodge Chili Lovers 19th annual Chili Cookoff.
SPORTS: Dodger Zach Mason had a Fort Dodge record for rushing yards by a sophomore with 465.
Oct. 7, 1987
NEWS: Jenny Baker and Boyd Saliger were named homecoming queen and king at Lake City-Lohrville.
SPORTS: The Gaels won three of four volleyball games against Jefferson.
Oct. 7, 1962
NEWS: With temperatures in the high 60s, six people were baptized by immersion in the Des Moines River to join the Assembly of God.
SPORTS: Howard Brown won four medals at the Humboldt Rifle and Pistol Club "Big Bore" shoot.