Peek at the Past

Published 9:15 am Friday, March 4, 2011

Here are highlights in history for March 4, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1993 — The Tribune’s food page was featuring area cooks and their recipes. For this issue the cook was Norrine Monsen. One of her recipes was for a carrot cake.

1983 — The Tribune’s television guide had program listings for 11 stations. Nine of these station listings were for regular television channels and two more were for cable channels.

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1953 — A city-wide scrap drive resulted in 6,000 pounds of metal and 500 pounds of rags. This drive was a fundraiser for Camp Moraine and sponsored by the Albert Lea Y’s Mens Club.