Peek at the Past

Published 9:30 am Monday, October 10, 2011

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

1991— Bert Louis Gordon, former resident and owner of Gordon Electric Co., died the previous day in Naples, Fla.

1981 — The Tribune’s “Nature World” column by Maude Koevenig commented about black walnuts and the challenge of husking their outer shells.

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1941 — A group of Albert Lea business and professional people held a meeting to organize a local hiking club.