From our files: Aug. 5, 2013

Aug. 5, 2003

NEWS: Dozens of coolers of sweet corn were sent from Fort Dodge to troops in Baghdad through efforts of the 133rd National Guard Test Squadron.

SPORTS: South Hamilton beat Laurens-Marathon 4-0 in the girls state softball tournament at Rogers Park.

Aug. 5, 1988

NEWS: The 1988 Pocahontas County Fair auction netted sellers $49,955.46.

SPORTS: Dawn Bjustrom, of Algona, won the Fort Dodge Women’s Eclectic golf tournament with rounds of 75 and 77, along with an eclectic 70, for a total of 222 strokes.

Aug. 5, 1963

NEWS: Margaret Gleason, of Gilmore City, was chosen to teach in Africa in a project directed by Teachers College, Columbia University.

SPORTS: The Boxholm Swedes defeated Fort Dodge Hormel Local 31, 2-1, in the championship game of the Boxholm Invitational softball tournament.