Oct. 13, 2002
NEWS: Seventeen high school marching bands performed at the state marching band competition at Dodger Stadium.
SPORTS: Marv Bacon rolled an 800 series with games of 286, 268 and 246 in the men's bowling league.
Oct. 13, 1987
NEWS: Darryll Watson was named circulation director of The Messenger.
SPORTS: The Phillips Middle School eighth-grade football team beat Webster City 34-6.
Oct. 13, 1962
NEWS: Homer E. Jones was the first York Rite Mason in Fort Dodge to receive the Knight of the York Cross of Honor.
SPORTS: The Dodger football squad defeated East Waterloo 35-6.