Peek at the Past

Published 9:15 am Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Here are highlights in history for Dec. 14, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1993 — First place honors for the annual Holiday Home Lighting Contest went to Wayne and Diane Schlosser of rural Manchester and their 10,500 light display.

1983 — The weather station at the Albert Lea waste water treatment plant southeast of the city reported 5 inches of snow at 8 a.m. However, the snow was continuing to fall up the Tribune’s press time at noon.

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1942 — Officers for the Freeborn County Fair were Alfred Bergland, president; Andrew Hanson, vice president; Herman Jenson, secretary; and Albert Ruble, treasurer.