Peek at the Past

Published 9:23 am Friday, December 3, 2010

Here are highlights in history for Dec. 3, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1991 — A Tribune editorial urged motorists to turn on their headlight at any time when it’s raining, snowing, sleeting or hailing.

1981 — Joel V. Xavier, son of Elna and Valdemar Xavier, would be ordained as a minister at Grace Lutheran Church on the following Sunday.

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1951 — Nestor Sybilrud became the new postmaster at Glenville, replacing C.J. Lightly who retired after 34 years of service.