1947: Scholarship awarded to Mariette Sonnenberg

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

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1997 – 25 years ago

  • Gov. Arne Carlson and legislative leaders are meeting with Major League Baseball’s commissioner regarding a new ballpark for the Minnesota Twins.
  • Two hotel projects and retail shops will give Second Street S.W. a facelift that is expected to revitalize the commercial strip across from Saint Marys Hospital.
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Highlights of events in 1997, 1972, 1947 and 1922.
Highlights of events in 1997, 1972, 1947 and 1922.
Highlights of events in 1997, 1972, 1947 and 1922.

1972 – 50 years ago

  • Dr. Sally Schneider will join the Olmsted Medical Surgical Group and work in obstetrics and gynecology.
  • George Blexrud, of the Meadow Land Dairy Ass., Preston, has been named Minnesota’s champion butter maker for 1972.

1947 – 75 years ago

  • Dr. Hadrow Keith, a Mayo Clinic physician, said diet, not drugs, is the most critical factor in treating children with epileptic convulsions.
  • A Laverne Noyes scholarship was awarded to Mariette Sonnenberg of Rochester. (The Noyes scholarships were available to undergraduate students who are directly descended in blood from World War I veterans).

1922 – 100 years ago

  • High winds fanned forest fires into infernos north of Duluth. A new fire was reported in the Grand Rapids region.
  • The board of regents of the University of Minnesota was in executive session on the yacht North Star as the guests of Dr. William J. Mayo, owner of the craft.
  • A stag party was given in honor of Elmer Kruger, who will marry Alma Mahlum. A splendid dinner was served.
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