From our files: March 20, 2013

March 20, 2003

NEWS: U.S. forces launched air strikes against “targets of military importance” in Iraq.

SPORTS: Newell-Fonda beat Bellevue Marquette 63-50 in a Class 1A boys basketball semifinal.

March 20, 1988

NEWS: Virginia Kelley, of Fort Dodge, was appointed district chairman of the Terrace Hill Society’s membership drive.

SPORTS: The Dodgers won the Class 3A boys basketball title with a 74-65 victory over Cedar Rapids Kennedy.

March 20, 1963

NEWS: Retired Fort Dodge teacher Leonara M. Larson received a lifetime membership in the Iowa State Education Association.

SPORTS: Jim Sween had the high game in the Crazy Eight bowling league with 230.