Peek at the Past

Published 9:22 am Thursday, July 28, 2011

Here are highlights in history for July 28, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1989 — A Tribune article explained the local activity known as cruising, based on teenagers going up and down Broadway in their cars on summer evenings.

1979 — Tribune columnist Maude Koevenig wrote about the mystery of the firefly or lightning bug.

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1969 — The Albert Lea City Council approved a rezoning ordinance that would allow Marvin Strolberg and David Hagen to have a mobile home park in the Sondergaard Addition.