1996 – 25 years ago

Steve Alger, Kenyon coach, joined a shortlist of Minnesota girls basketball coaches with 300 victories. He reached the milestone when the Kenyon-Wanamingo team beat Triton 49-36.

Radon test kits for use in the home are now available from the Minnesota Public Research group for $7 each.

1971 – 50 years ago

“Take the Handcuffs Off the Police” was the title of the talk by a retired officer of the Detroit Police Department. The program was part of the “Support Your Local Police” program.

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The Rushford Jaycee’s presented Rudolph Boyum, Peterson area farmer, the Outstanding Young Farmer Award. Boyum operates a 596-acre dairy, hog and beef farm with his brother, Robert.

1946 – 75 years ago

After an interval of 10 years, Harold R. Cooke again will be the director of the Rochester Municipal Band.

The Rochester High School wrestling team scored a 22 to 14 victory over Albert Lea, marking the second triumph for the Rockets over the Tigers this season.

1921 – 100 years ago

Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Kahler were host and hostess to about 150 friends at a dance and party at Hotel Zumbro.

Ice harvesting in Rochester will get underway next week. The average thickness of the ice is about 18 inches.