From our files: Aug. 23, 2013

Aug. 23, 2003

NEWS: A ribbon cutting was held at Steamboat Rock to formally open four-lane U.S. Highway 20 in Hardin and Grundy counties.

SPORTS: The Dodger golf team placed fifth in the CIML Invitational at Cooper Creek Golf Course in Pleasantville with a 301 team total.

Aug. 23, 1988

NEWS: Fort Dodge resident Ethan Carlson was chosen to participate in the 1988 undergraduate research training program at the Whitney Laboratory in Florida.

SPORTS: The Minnesota Twins beat Detroit 7-0.

Aug. 23, 1963

NEWS: Al Graettinger, of Graettinger, won the Iowa State Fair Checker Championship.

SPORTS: Alice Brennand, Jim Roche and Mike Geertsma each won a couple of titles in the City Tennis Tournament in Emmetsburg.