Peek at the Past

Published 9:14 am Thursday, December 29, 2011

Here are highlights in history for Dec. 29, gleaned from the files of the Albert Lea Tribune:

1990 — A Tribune editorial thanked Leo Carey Post 56 of the American Legion for donating 12 safety patrol flags to the city’s elementary schools.

1980 — Icy roadways resulted in poor driving conditions and several accidents in the area. One of the accidents on Interstate 35 near Ellendale involved a van that landed on its top and minor injuries to five children and the driver.

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1970 — Andrea Selzer and Randy Stanley were crowned junior high royalty at the annual snow dance sponsored by the City Recreation Department.