May 8, 2003
NEWS: A Russian delegation toured Curt's Body Shop to learn about the business in a visit sponsored by Noon Rotary.
SPORTS: The Webster City girls track team took the Eagle Grove track title with 123 points.
May 8, 1988
NEWS: Donna McAnally was the new classified manager at The Messenger.
SPORTS: Dub Cory's 644 series topped the 26-team Fort Dodge men's Champion of Champions Bowling Tournament.
May 8, 1963
NEWS: Howard Haase, 13, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at Beth El Synagogue.
SPORTS: Rockwell City swept all five relay events to wint he Twin Lakes Conference track meet.