Sept. 22, 2003
NEWS: Wade Sundell, of Boxholm, took top honors in the IRCA State Rodeo Championships at the Webster County Fairgrounds.
SPORTS: Joey Krug, of Humboldt, won the Pro II event at the Humboldt County Dragway.
Sept. 22, 1988
NEWS: Dr. John Kolesar built a special birdhouse for bluebirds to enable him to photograph them inside the birdhouse.
SPORTS: Vern Krambeck and Messenger Sports Editor Bob Brown caught 48 bass in one morning at New Swan Lake by Carroll.
Sept. 22, 1963
NEWS: The Rev. H. Bovard Cox III, of Hannibal, Mo., was called to be pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Fort Dodge.
SPORTS: Wayne Harrell, of Ames, won the first state American Legion Golf Tournament at Fort Dodge with a seven-under 98.