From our files: July 4, 2013

July 4, 2003

NEWS: Motorcyclists gathered in Algona for the 19th annual ABATE Freedom Rally.

SPORTS: The Gaels baseball team beat Clarion-Goldfield 4-1.

July 4, 1988

NEWS: Eldon Gast, Dave Hartwig, Nate Luthro and Rich Cross took part in a blacksmith demonstration at the Fort Museum.

SPORTS: Oakland beat Toronto 9-8 with the help of three home runs by Jose Canseco.

July 4, 1963

NEWS: Carol Lehman portrayed Pocahontas and A.V. Graeber took the part of John Rolfe in a pageant at the Rolfe Centennial.

SPORTS: Bobtown defeated the Chesterfield Club 11-0 in the Industrial Softball league.