Peek at the Past

Published 1:18 pm Saturday, April 9, 2011

Here are highlights in history for April 10, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1986 — A bison skeleton found in the 1960s a mile west of Northwood, Iowa, and believed to be 4 to 5,000 years old, was taken to the Owen Johnson Interpretive Center at Helmer Myre State Park for display.

1976 — James Stoltz would be the new principal at Albert Lea’s Brookside Junior High School on July 1.

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1956 — Charles Heilman, a member of the Albert Lea Police Department since 1930, was named as the new chief. He would replace Ole Anderson.