Aug. 19, 2003
NEWS: More than 500 backpacks with school supplies were handed out at the Back to School Bash at Phillips Middle School.
SPORTS: Father and son Bill and Bill Schlitz, of Algona, shot 69 to take fourth in the IGA's father/son championship at Jester Park in Granger.
Aug. 19, 1988
NEWS: Area movie theater owners were reluctant to show "The Last Temptation of Christ" due to controversy over its contents.
SPORTS: Former Dodger diver Mary Fischbach missed a spot on the Olympic springboard diving team by 1 point but still had a chance for a tower berth.
Aug. 19, 1963
NEWS: Members of the Veterans of World War I and auxiliary held al potluck supper at the Knights of Columbus hall.
SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Demons beat Central Webster 14-1 for the team's fourth straight win in the Lions State Invitational Baseball tournament.