From Our Files: Aug. 19, 2014

Aug 19, 2004

NEWS: Palo Alto County switched to computerized voting machines.

SPORTS: Dick Laurent, of Fort Dodge, shot a hole-in-one at Lakeside Golf Course.

Aug 19, 1989

NEWS: Harold Trask, of Renwick, was reappointed to the National Pork Board.

SPORTS: The team of Ralph Voith, Jim Haub and Pat Minnick won the American legion 3-man best shot golf tournament.

Aug 19, 1964

NEWS: Five cars of an Illinois Central Railroad freight train plunged into the Des Moines River when the west span of the bridge collapsed as the train was crossing.

SPORTS: Gordy Schaller, 14, won the City Junior Golf tournament.