Peek at the Past

Published 12:56 pm Saturday, March 26, 2011

Here are highlights in history for March 27, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1990 — Four juveniles and an adult were arrested and charged with damaging 18 tombstones in the Trenton Seventh Day Adventist Church Cemetery near Freeborn.

1980 — The cities of Austin and Albert Lea were considering the establishment of a joint airport.

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1970 — Chuck Jean of Albert Lea, a 177-pound wrestler from Iowa State University, advanced to the NCAA tournament quarter finals.