Peek at the Past

Published 8:51 am Friday, March 18, 2011

Here are highlights in history for March 18, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1989 — An article in the Tribune was based on the St. Patrick’s Day Blizzard of 1965 and the flooding problems that followed in early April.

1979 — The Albert Lea Community Theatre was presenting the play, “The Sunshine Boys.” Starring in this production were Bonnie Schallock, Bill Morris, Len Bollman and Frank O’Brien.

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1969 — Lea College started its “Sock it to Lea” million dollar fund drive. The goal was to raise money to build several campus buildings.