Sept. 7, 1949

The first big city circus to visit Winterset in 37 years was scheduled. The Kelly & Miller circus was to arrive in Winterset on Sept. 27, 1949.

Sept. 9, 1959

Wessie Breeding won the women’s golf championship at Lakeview Country Cub when she defeated Shirley Trevillyan in the finals of the annual tournament’s championship flight.

Sept. 10, 1969

Charles Beeler and Bernard Wight were elected to succeed themselves on the board of directors of the Winterset Community School District,

The annual Lorimor Lions Club Fall Festival and free watermelon day was scheduled to be held in the Lorimor Business District on Saturday, Sept. 13, 1969.

Sept. 5, 1979

John Hays of Truro was the farmer who invited Pope John Paul II to visit Iowa. Hays was to be the host of Pope John Paul during his brief visit scheduled for Oct. 4

State Auditor Richard Johnson was the guest speaker of the Republican Women’s Club Sept. 11 at the home of Mrs. Earl Frey of Winterset.

Sept. 6, 1989

The Virgil Criss Memorial was officially dedicated at the Lorimor Fall Festival on Sept. 9.