Clinic announced in 1987 it will resume heart transplants
1987 — 25 years ago
The Rochester John Marshall girls tennis team, under fifth-year coach Tim Butorac, captured the school’s first Big Nine Conference tournament title.
Mayo Clinic will resume heart transplants in January 1988 after a five-year moratorium and will begin doing pancreatic transplants later this month. Heart transplants will resume under the direction of Scottish-born Dr. Christopher McGregor.
1962 — 50 years ago
A $60 million bond issue to finance improvements to 728 miles of state highways, including 57.6 miles in southeastern Minnesota, will be proposed to the 1963 Legislature by Gov. Elmer Anderson. The projects in this area are all on Interstate 90, which crosses southern Minnesota east to west.
The captioned film, "Davey Crockett" will be shown at the St. John’s School auditorium by the Southeastern Minnesota Association for the Hearing Impaired. The newly formed association also plans a Halloween party at the St. Pius X Church hall.
1937 — 75 years ago
The Mayo Clinic is being constructed with blocks in Miss Janet Collin’s kindergarten class by Gerald Turner, Carolyn Lindberg and Marvin Heins.
Those voted the best readers for the week in Miss Daisy Johnson’s primary room were Ursula Wacker, George Margellos and Tony Glasby.
In connection with the study of Egyptian history, Annabel Leiferman of the sixth grade told of her visit to the Field Museum in Chicago. Of special interest was her report of the mummies and effects taken from pyramids.