Dec. 8, 2002
NEWS: One of the attractions at the Swede Bend Christmas Celebration was a horse-drawn wagon.
SPORTS: Casey Johnson bowled a perfect 300 game in a 711 series.
Dec. 8, 1987
NEWS: A scoreboard was unveiled at Phillips Middle School in honor of Jeremy Ruby.
SPORTS: Eileen Bell, of Algona, and Leo Borman, of LuVerne, claimed all-events titles in the State of Iowa Catholic Bowling Tournament.
Dec. 8, 1962
NEWS: Gov.-elect Harold Hughes, of Ida Grove, attended the open house of the William Darrah Insurance Agency.
SPORTS: The Dodger boys defeated East Des Moines 62-37 in basketball.