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

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  • 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.