Day in History, April 26

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1980 — 30 years ago

A conference on wind power was held at the John Marshall High School. Participants from as far away as Alaska attended.


1950 — 60 years ago

Members of the Lourdes High School senior social studies class visited classes at the Faribault School for Feeble Minded, the School for the Deaf and Dumb, and the Minnesota Braille and Sight Saving School.

The Root River is open to rough fishing. Rough fish, such as suckers, red horse, bull heads and perch, are not palatable after warm weather sets in.

1920 — 90 years ago

The J.E. Crewe soldier sanatorium in Rochester is now providing care and treatment for sick U.S. soldiers. The soldiers can be seen on the porch and in the windows of the old Stebbins place daily. If you can spare any phonograph records or old magazines, these articles are needed for the entertainment of the soldiers. Most of these soldiers contracted their ailments while fighting in France.

Members of the Canaries, a local singing organization, enjoyed an evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold H. Crawford.

A woman was held in the county jail overnight and fined $10 in justice court on charges of intoxication.

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