Peek at the Past

Published 10:59 am Saturday, January 1, 2011

Here are highlights in history for Jan. 2, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1984 — Colleen and Connie Osbeck and Glen Shuldes of Albert Lea were members of the University of Minnesota Marching Band that would be going to Brazil for a series of concerts.

1874 — Evan Wulff, who had retired after 41 years as clerk of district and county courts, would be replaced by Bill Aanerud.

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1964 — Con Whelan and Al Fligge retired from service with the Albert Lea Post Office. Whelan was a rural mail carrier for 27 years, and Fligge was a city mail carrier for 40 years.