1995 – 25 years ago
The top news stories of 1995 included the federal building bombing in Oklahoma City that killed 168 people, the Bosnia conflict and the NATO activation as peacekeepers, and the O. J. Simpson trial. In Minnesota, former Gov. Rudy Perpich died in September of cancer.
1970 – 50 years ago
For the second consecutive year, President Nixon won top honors as the man most admired by the American people. Evangelist Billy Graham is runner-up.
Top news stories of 1970 included Vietnam protests, Kent State and Jackson State shootings, the successful return of Apollo 13, and the voting age being dropped to 18.
1945 – 75 years ago
The top news stories of 1945 included the birth of the atomic bomb, the surrender of Germany and Japan, and the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
America’s Man of the Year is President Harry S. Truman.
There will be a New Year’s Eve carnival skate party at the Lewiston Roller Rink. Noisemakers, hats, and party favors will be available.
1920 – 100 years ago
The top news stories of 1920 included women gained the right to vote, the establishment of The League of Nations, and the bombing of Wall Street that killed 38 people.
Harold Gentling leaves tonight for Chicago, where he is a Northwestern student, after spending the holidays at his home in the city.