From our files: Aug. 9, 2013

Aug. 9, 2003

NEWS: Eleven teenagers and four adults from Grace Lutheran Church made a mission trip to Logan, W. Va.

SPORTS: The Dodger girls finished fifth in the girls state softball tournament with a 4-1 victory over Burlington.

Aug. 9, 1988

NEWS: The Fort Dodge Police Department received honorable mention in the 1988 Best Dressed Police Department Competition sponsored by the National Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors.

SPORTS: Netland’s Auto Salvage of Fort Dodge finished seventh in the Men’s Class A State Slow Pitch Tournament in Waterloo.

Aug. 9, 1963

NEWS: Ronnie Johanson, of Badger, sold his grand champion market hog for $42.50 per cwt. for a total of $102.

SPORTS: Eagle Grove defeated West Bend 11-6 in a non-league game at Eagle Grove.