Oct. 31, 2002
NEWS: The Iowa Appeals Court ruled that the home and local properties of the late Ann Smeltzer should remain under the control of a local charitable trust.
SPORTS: South Hamilton beat Manson Northwest Webster in three of five volleyball games.
Oct. 31, 1987
NEWS: Louise Piper, of Rolfe, was already preparing for the 1988 Iowa State Fair.
SPORTS: An estimated 200,000 hunters hit the fields on the opening day of the 1987 pheasant, quail and gray partridge hunting seasons.
Oct. 31, 1962
NEWS: Sisters Janet, Lisa, Kim and Marta Windschantz wore identical clown costumes made by their mother to go trick-or-treating.
SPORTS: Anita Clayton had the high game of 198 in the Ridgewood Eight bowling league.