Peek at the Past

Published 9:10 am Monday, August 9, 2010

Here are highlights in history for Aug. 9, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1993 — Albert Lea Council 1590 of the Knights of Columbus would be sponsoring the appearance of the Carson and Barnes Five-Ring Circus the following day.

1983 — A Tribune photo featured Mayor Walt Roberts of Glenville and Mayor LeRoy Roberts of Emmons. The two mayors were brothers.

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1953 — The St., Theodore’s team was in first place in the local church softball league after defeating Freeborn Lutheran with a score of 15-0. (The report did not specify if this was West, Central, North or East Lutheran Church.)