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Computer Explorer post established at IBM

1986 — 25 years ago

The Olmsted Medical Group will open a satellite facility in St. Charles. Two family practitioners, Dr. Dale Hawk and Dr. John Balkins, will staff the facility.

1961 — 50 years ago

IBM Corp. of Rochester has announced the establishment of a computer Explorer post for Olmsted County boys from 14 to 18 years old. The Explorer program is part of the Boy Scouts organization.

About 2,840 students are beginning classes in Rochester’s four Catholic schools. The enrollment is a record.


An estimated 20,000 people crowded the Winona airport as it was rechristened Max Conrad Field. The Air Force Thunderbirds performed.

1936 — 75 years ago

For sale: 160 acres, 3 miles from Oronoco, $6,500 down and $400 per year.

At the Western Fruit Stand, peaches are $1.04 for a 18-pound crate, pears are $1.19 for a 25-pound box and prunes are 95 cents for a 16-pound box.

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