Peek at the Past

Published 9:29 am Friday, January 14, 2011

Here are highlights in history for Jan. 14, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1989 — Paula Johnson, a Tribune staff writer, was also writing a weekly column.

1979 — The Pirouettes Ballet of Jazz dance group, directed by Joyce Matthies, would be presenting a program the following evening at the Southwest Junior High School Little Theatre.

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1939 — During the previous year the Albert Lea Municipal Band presented 12 concerts in Fountain Lake Park, according to a report made to the city council.