Peek at the Past

Published 8:30 am Monday, March 14, 2011

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

1985 — Helmer Myre State Park Naturalist Mark Cleveland was demonstrating how to collect sap from maple trees and make syrup.

1975 — Preliminary plans for 180 housing units in the Channel View Urban Renewal Area between Newton Avenue and the channel on East Front Street were depicted in the Tribune.

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1965 — Roger Neist of Albert Lea High School won the A title on the parallel bars at the state gymnastics meet held in Roseville.