Peek at the Past

Published 2:43 pm Saturday, May 21, 2011

Here are highlights in history for May 22, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1984 — A Tribune photo featured Richard Diaz who raised $803 in pledges for the Bike-A-Thon. This was his 11th year of participating in this annual event.

1974 — Karl Hueners was appointed to be the administrator for the new chemical dependency treatment program at Naeve Hospital.

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1964 — Albert Lea’s Leo Carey Post 56 of the American Legion sponsored a kite flying contest for School District 241 elementary students. The contest was held near Southwest Junior High School.