From our files: July 8, 2013

July 8, 2003

NEWS: The Fort Dodge Preservation Commission was exploring the possibility of restoring “ghost signs” in Fort Dodge.

SPORTS: The St. Edmond baseball team defeated Iowa Falls 3-2.

July 8, 1988

NEWS: The fourth annual Bluegrass and Old-Time Country Music Festival was held at the Stratford City Park.

SPORTS: The Dodger boys beat Jefferson 6-5 in baseball.

July 8, 1963

NEWS: Webster County Auditor Dan J. Rhodes died of a heart attack at his home.

SPORTS: John Tallman, of Fort Dodge, set a new strip record of 171.65 mph at the Iowa Dragway in Humboldt.