From our files: April 5, 2013

April 5, 2003

NEWS: The Artful Dodger auction brought in funds for the Blanden Memorial Art Museum and the Young at Art program.

SPORTS: Dan Schuman, Jeremy Newcombe and Jared Feddersen were returning letterwinners for the FDSH boys tennis team.

April 5, 1988

NEWS: Former Fort Dodge resident Harold Peterson said he would donate four original Grant Wood prints to the Blanden Memorial Art Museum.

SPORTS: Kansas won the NCAA basketball title with an 83-79 victory over Oklahoma.

April 5, 1963

NEWS: Robert F. Kirkberg was elected president of the Fort Dodge Sertoma Club.

SPORTS: Howard Merryman retired after 24 seasons as one of Iowa’s best-known softball pitchers.