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Peek at the Past

Published 7:25am Sunday, December 25, 2011

Here are highlights in history for Dec. 25, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1986 — A full page Tribune ad was urging people to take a short money saving drive to Clarks Grove’s Fobair’s Furniture Showrooms and Waterbed Gallery.

1976 — The Albert Lea City Council was considering a proposal for public restrooms in the former Rivoli Theater building.

1966 — Students at Albert Lea’s Central Junior High School were preparing to relocate to the new Brookside Junior High School.