Bad weather doesn't deter voters in 1936
1986 — 25 years ago
A magnetic resonance imager was delivered to Saint Marys Hospital in a large semi-trailer. The scanner, the third bought by Mayo Clinic, will be used at the hospital for about two years, at which time it will be transferred to its permanent home at Mayo North. The trailer housing the scanner weighs about 30 tons.
1961 — 50 years ago
After many years of planning, the Dodge Center Volunteer Fire Department has obtained a first aid and rescue truck. The equipment included in the truck consists of a first aid kit, oxygen, automatic resuscitator, floodlights, torches and two asbestos rescue suits, fire blankets and smoke masks. The Dodge Center Fire Chief is Lynn Musolf.
1936 — 75 years ago
Bad weather is not keeping voters from the Olmsted County polling places in the 1936 presidential election. With a record registration, 8,000 to 9,000 people are expected to vote in Rochester.
Dr. Charles H. Mayo, president of the Minnesota Public Health Association, will serve as toastmaster when the association holds is annual dinner in Minneapolis.