Aug. 17, 2003
NEWS: The River Front Radio Control Club held RC races at the River Front Speedway.
SPORTS: Eagle Grove's Brlck Iverson signed to play baseball for Iowa Central Community College.
Aug. 17, 1988
NEWS: Vice President George Bush picked Dan Quayle for his running mate in the 1988 presidential election.
SPORTS: John Sherman and Craig Courtney tied for low individual net in the Lakeside Tuesday League with 29 each.
Aug. 17, 1963
NEWS: Bob Cook, of Lohrville, won a fourth place and a $30 prize for his invention, a five-seat rider platform attachment for a tractor.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Demons baseball team beat Storm Lake 13-2.