1996 — 25 years ago
- Mayo junior Jessica Stevens is one of 43 ballet students nationwide selected to attend the Virginia School of the Arts, a pre-professional ballet program. Stevens, who began learning dance at age 3, was chosen after an audition in Chicago.
- Paul J. Pappas, 77, the founder and owner of the Hubbell House restaurant in Mantorville, has died. Pappas founded the Hubbell House in 1946, and in 1951 opened Michaels.
1971 — 50 years ago
- Thousands of people crowded a hillside above the graves of two slain Kennedys for a candlelight Mass marking the third anniversary of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination.
- Hired for a four-week engagement, The Lost Bandidos will be playing at the North Star Bar in Rochester.
1946 — 75 years ago
- A tornado tore through Moose Lake. Every house and business building in the Carlton County village of 1,500 people was damaged. Twenty-eight years ago, the Moose Lake community was devastated by a forest fire in 1918.
- Mrs. Katherine Mahoney is the first woman station agent in St. Charles for the Chicago Great Western railway.
- Three hundred and fifty people are expected to attend the 10th annual fish fry of the Lewiston Sportsmen’s Club at the Farmers Community Park.
1921 — 100 years ago
- A former Winona man has been arrested in Colorado. He has married 15 different women, and he is currently being examined as to sanity.
- Claude Bremer, the Rochester baseball team manager, is making the rounds to local businesses, attempting to raise funds. Bremer said about $500 is needed for uniforms and baseballs.