Peek at the Past

Published 8:26 am Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Here are highlights in history for July 27, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:
1988 — An article featured Ben Pense of Geneva and his 20 miniature Shetland ponies.
1968 — The entertainment at the Freeborn County Fair would include Tommy Cash, Pat McKinney, Marvin Rainwater, Joie Chitwood’s (Automobile) Thrill Show and the Jaycee Demolition Derby.
1938 — A request by the Albert Lea school board to take over Central Park for conversion into a parking lot was rejected by local residents and the city council.

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