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1922: Gov. Preus and Sen. Kellogg to visit Rochester in campaign stop

Highlights of events in 1997, 1972, 1947 and 1922.

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1997 – 25 years ago

  • A parade marked the fifth annual Native American Day in St. Paul. The grand marshal was Loretta Gagnon, a Turtle Mountain Ojibwe. She is the program manager of Native American education for the St. Paul public schools.
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1972 – 50 years ago

  • Sen. George McGovern, the Democratic presidential nominee, stated that if elected, he would end the Vietnam War within five minutes of inauguration.
  • A new NCAA rule will allow first-year athletes to compete at the varsity level in football and basketball. Most Big Ten coaches greeted the ruling with, “so what, who can use them.”

1947 – 75 years ago

  • King Boreas X and Helen Duffy, Queen of the Snows of the St. Paul Winter Carnival, will be special guests at the annual Plainview Fall Festival.
  • Harmony High School running backs Ray Losen and Lee Fairbanks ran wild and scored all 45 points in the team's 45-0 victory over Lanesboro in high school football.

1922 – 100 years ago

  • The University of Minnesota officially opened its 53rd year today. The total number of students enrolled is over 8,000.
  • Gov. J.A.O. Preus and Senator Frank B. Kellogg will visit Rochester during their southern Minnesota campaigns.
  • Rochester will be the site of a noteworthy convention when the Minnesota State Registered Nurses Association and the Minnesota League of Nurses hold their state convention in October.
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