Peek at the Past

Published 8:50 am Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Here are highlights in history for Nov. 23, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1992 — Jeannine Nelson, 20, of rural Albert Lea, was crowned as the new Miss Albert Lea. She replaced Tanya Jacobs in this role.

1982 — The city of Albert Lea was negotiating with the Kahler Corp. of Rochester to purchase the former Clothing Care building at the north end of Broadway Avenue. (Note: This sale never became a reality.)

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1952 — Hildred Anne Tennihill was the director of speech and dramatics at Albert Lea High School.