From our files: April 4, 2013

April 4, 2003

NEWS: Lt. Gov. Sally Pederson visited Webster City and spoke about the need for a mental health insurance bill.

SPORTS: The Iowa Central baseball team lost 1-0 and 3-2 to North Iowa at Mason City.

April 4, 1988

NEWS: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Schulta, of Lehigh, picked up an inflated balloon west of Lehigh that had been sent aloft by a fourth-grade student in Kansas City, Kan.

SPORTS: The Iowa Central baseball team lost 13-9 to Arkansas Tech but won two: 5-3 and 6-4

April 4, 1963

NEWS: Wallace C.S. Johnson, 49, formerly of Fort Dodge, was elected mayor of Berkeley, Calif.

SPORTS: Bob Heman had the high game in the Owl Hooters bowling league with 231.