Dec. 17, 2002
NEWS: Maggie was the first Leader Dog puppy to complete training at the North Central Correctional Facility in Rockwell City.
SPORTS: Johanna Wubbena, of Fort Dodge, recorded four Top-5 finishes at a girls swim meet in Iowa City.
Dec. 17, 1987
NEWS: Cub Scout Pack 13 of Arey School collected $3,500 worth of canned goods for The Salvation Army.
SPORTS: The Iowa Central Tritons beat Kirkwood 98-96 in men's basketball.
Dec. 17, 1962
NEWS: Vic Johnson was elected worshipful master of Symbol Masonic Lodge at Manson.
SPORTS: Fort Dodge captured six of 11 events to wint he second annual Boone Invitational Swimming Meet with 44 points.