Aug. 12, 2003
NEWS: More than 200 families participated in the annual family swimming night at Expo Pool.
SPORTS: Beth Bothe had the low individual net in the Lakeside Ladies golf league with 28.
Aug. 12, 1988
NEWS: Gov. Terry Branstad visited Bobalee Hydraulics, in Laurens.
SPORTS: Allen Bernard, of Webster City, won the 16-and-under division of the Rock Valley Open tennis tournament in Rock Island, Ill.
Aug. 12, 1963
NEWS: Gary Pitstick, 19, of Jolley, was selected as champion beef showman at the Rockwell City Exposition.
SPORTS: Ron Coughenour, of Spencer, took his second straight Emmetsburg Amateur golf championship with a four-under par 101.