Aug. 14, 2003
NEWS: Liz and Chad Smith, of Stratford, ran Smith Concessions at the Iowa State Fair as the family had done for 20 years.
SPORTS: Wendy Byson had the low individual net in the American Legion Wednesday Nigh Ladies League with 30.
Aug. 14, 1988
NEWS: "Would Be Hobo" and "Fishbones" were crowned queen and king of hobos at the National Hobo Convention in Britt.
SPORTS: Dale Melssen, Mark Keag and Roger Brown teamed to win the third annual Last Chance 3-Person Best Shot golf tournament at the American Legion golf course.
Aug. 14, 1963
NEWS: Earl J. Underbrink, of Waterloo, was named the new president of the Fort Dodge National Bank.
SPORTS: Les Wilden won his fourth feature race in a row at the Kossuth County Speedway stock car races.