Peek at the Past

Published 9:30 am Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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

1990 — An essay contest sponsored by the Tribune was based on letters from local school students honoring their favorite teacher choices.

1980 — Carla Reid Peterson, daughter of John and Cynthia Peterson of Albert Lea, was representing the state as Miss Minnesota at the Miss USA Pageant in Biloxi, Miss.

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1950 — A master plan for Albert Lea said the city hall on North Broadway Avenue was “drab an unattractive” and too small for efficient usage.