Mayowood greenhouse transformed into gallery in 1962
1987 — 25 years ago
The 1987 Governor’s Fishing Opener was held in Fairmont, and a record high temperature was set at 94 degrees. Wind gusts were past 35 mph. Gov. Perpich fished for four hours on Budd Lake. The PB’s own John Weiss, who was also there, caught five bullheads and four walleyes.
The first graduates of St. Mary’s College, Rochester programs received diplomas during commencement exercises in Winona. Leslie Litwiller and John Rueter received master of arts degrees in human and health services administration.
1962 — 50 years ago
The sprawling old greenhouse at Mayowood, built in 1920 by the late Dr. Charles H. Mayo, which in recent years has been unused, has been rejuvenated by the doctor’s grandson, Edward M. "Ned" Mayo, for his place of business. The Mayowood Greenhouse Gallery-Antiques, Flowers, Works of Art opens this week. Edward Mayo is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where he majored in anthropology and minored in art history.
1937 — 75 years ago
Employees of the E.A. Knowlton store and their families attended an annual picnic at Whitewater State Park. There were 145 who attended, and games included kittenball, volleyball, egg-throwing and horseshoes.