In 1949, about a mile west of the Iowa State University campus, the Ranch Drive-In movie theater opened.
1996: Mall expands with new stores, theaters
In 1996, North Grand Mall added four new stores and a new five-screen movie theater.
1977: ‘Star Wars’ is a winner
The Daily's movie review of Star Wars from 1977 was clear: "Two kinds of people are going to love Star Wars: science fiction enthusiasts and everybody else."