From our files: March 29, 2013

March 29, 2003

NEWS: Volunteers led Riverside Elementary students through hands-on activities for Ag Day.

SPORTS: Local baseball enthusiast and historian Jerry Patterson gave a Brown Bag Briefing presentation on the early days of baseball in Fort Dodge.

March 29, 1988

NEWS: The Fort Nokomis Chapter of Sweet Adelines won the third-place small chorus award at the Region 20 Sweet Adeline competition in Cedar Rapids.

SPORTS: Dean Williams was the president of the Fort Dodge Softball Association.

March 29, 1963

NEWS: Jan Ackerson was installed as president of Alpha Sigma Chi Beauticians Sorority.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Tom Chapman was chosen for the Iowa Daily Press Association’s all-state boys basketball first team.