1996 — 25 years ago

  • The 1996 Post Bulletin First Team All-Area Boys Basketball squad includes Luke Peterson, Kenyon-Wanamingo; Aaron Middendorf, Caledonia; Lance Meincke, Lake City; Justin Treptow, St. Charles; and Andy Foster, Caledonia.
  • Stewartville School District voters approved all three proposals of a $12.8 million bond proposed to create more space for a growing enrollment.

1971 — 50 years ago

  • U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun will speak at graduation exercises of Hamline University. Blackmun, formerly of Rochester, will receive an honorary degree at the commencement. He is a former Hamline trustee.
  • Minnesota Viking defensive tackle Alan Page will receive the Twin Cities Pro Football Player of the Year Award at a dinner at the St. Paul Hilton.
  • The Rochester State Junior College will field a baseball team for the first time in its history this spring. Coach Cy Champa was optimistic about the Jackets having a winning program.

1946 — 75 years ago

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  • Sheriff George Gelatt filed for re-election to his fifth term. Gelatt, a veteran of World War I, has been sheriff since 1931.
  • The play “Cyclone Sally” will be presented by the Mazeppa High School seniors in the school auditorium. Some of the cast members are Lyle Von Bargen, Betty Reding and Doris Staub. The play is directed by Cecelia Jansen.

1921 — 100 years ago

  • The Shriners Committee, which visited Rochester last week, has recommended that the $1 million Shrine hospital for children be built in St. Louis instead of Rochester.
  • The first touring car of a fleet of six that will be put into operation by the Touring Car Bus Co. between Rochester and Minneapolis has arrived. The fare will be $5 one way, and the trip will be made in four hours.