1994 – 25 years ago
— The golden horses sculpture on the state Capitol is going to be removed for extensive repairs and restoration. The sculpture, which was installed on the Capitol in 1907, won’t be back in place until the summer of 1995.
— The American Dairy Association has crowned Rana Lamprecht of Plainview as the Region 10 Dairy Princess. She will compete for the title of Princess Kay of the Milky Way at the Minnesota State Fair.
1969 – 50 years ago
— All three television networks will offer extensive coverage of the Apollo 11 mission from its launching to the recovery.
— Two Mayo Clinic exhibits — one on a unique form of open heart surgery for children and the other of treatment of tumors affecting hearing — is on display at the American Medical Assn. convention. These exhibits are attracting numerous visitors to the New York Coliseum. Both exhibits have won medals and were prepared by the Clinic’s Section of Medical Illustration and Scientific Exhibits.
1944 – 75 years ago
— Immunization for tetanus now is available for children in the city health department, and an increasing number of parents are taking advantage of it.
— Damage is expected to be several hundred dollars after a bolt of lightning struck and demolished the chimney at the Herbert Bornfleth residence at Fifth Avenue SE. The bolt struck the brick structure, breaking dishes in the home and tore a hole in the wall plaster.
— The oath of enlistment in the Rochester Civil Air Patrol will be administered to approximately 40 members of the senior squadron. The public is invited to attend, the second of its kind here. Activated in Rochester in 1944 the CAP squadron has afforded instruction in aviation subjects and military drill to youths who will enter the Army Air Forces.
1919 – 100 years ago
— Miss Phoebe Mayo will entertain on the boat Minnesota this weekend in honor of the Misses Charlotte Bundy and Helen Ross of Vermont and Miss Helen Tippy of Fort Worth, Texas, who are her guests. The trip will start at Red Wing and terminate at Winona.
— Every person who possesses ethyl alcohol for any purpose must secure a permit in order to legally retain such possession. This requirement is part of the state prohibition enforcement law.