From Our Files: Aug. 12, 2014

Aug. 12, 2004

NEWS: A farm machinery auction in Pocahontas offered hundreds of items for sale, including antique farm equipment.

SPORTS: Fort Dodge’s Sam Pingel placed second in the 14-15 year-old girls division of the U.S. Cellular Junior Golf Open.

Aug. 12, 1989

NEWS: The Pocahontas City Council passed an ordinance banning ownership of pit bulls.

SPORTS: Art Johnson, of Fort Dodge, scored a hole-in-one at the Fort Dodge Country Club.

Aug. 12, 1964

NEWS: The new F.W. Woolworth store at Ninth Street and Central Avenue opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

SPORTS: The Fort Dodge Demons baseball team won the Lions Club State Midget Baseball title for the fifth time in a row.