1995 – 25 years ago
Former Rochester Public Schools athletic director Kerwin Engelhart will be inducted into the Minnesota State High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Zumbrota-Mazeppa’s coaches Jack Dunbar (boys track) and Gordy Klomps (girls track, boys and girls cross country) will be inducted into the Minnesota State High School Coaches Association’s 25-year service club.
1970 – 50 years ago
Hubert H. Humphrey, former vice president of the U.S. and currently DFL candidate for the U.S. Senate, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming Winona Central Labor Union’s 12th annual banquet at St. Mary’s College.
An electric road grader has been in use in grading work on Interstate 90 between Stewartville and St. Charles.
Two young Wabasha newspaper men launched their fledging Hiawatha Valley Guide magazine. Their first issue was a 24-page publication.
1945 – 75 years ago
A reminder was issued today by the U.S. Treasury Department that all automatic guns taken as war trophies are subject to registration.
Rochester and Winona’s returning veterans are finding it is very difficult to find suitable housing, especially for those with families.
1920 – 100 years ago
Seat sales were brisk for a boxing event at the Metropolitan Theatre under the auspices of the American Legion Post in Rochester.
A new use for fly-paper has been discovered. Some area residents are reporting success in using a couple of pieces of the flypaper to catch rats.