REPRINT 1944, 1945: The Year in Review, Cartoon Style
Note the housing problem in the bottom right in this Year in Review from New Year's 1945. I guess some things never change.
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Sept. 2: According to information released by Buffalo Drug Task Force (BRDTF) Commander Troy Appel, more than half of the 42 guns allegedly stolen from a firearms shop in Vail, Iowa, have been recovered. Authorities are asking anyone who may have knowledge of the others to contact law enforcement.
Oct. 2: After working on public health issues for more than a decade, Nobles County Commissioner David Benson was honored Wednesday in Brainerd with the 2010 Award for Outstanding Dedication to Local Public Health.
June 1: As the candlelight softly illuminated the faces of those gathered in a semi-circle around the Rock County Veterans Memorial on Sunday, all was still as members of several Army National Guard units read the names of the area’s veterans.
July 1: Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota will host a fundraiser Friday at Centennial Park, with a beer garden scheduled to open at 4 and a food stand at 5 p.m. The locally based band Sideline is slated to perform from 6 to 10 p.m.; beer and food will be available until 11 p.m.
March 2: Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, appearing alongside Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh, joined the call to oppose further slashing of LGA to Worthington and other Minnesota communities during a 30-minute news conference at City Hall.
April 1: The Osceola Recreation Trail Committee has started fundraising for its proposed 6.2-mile trail project around Sibley, and its next event is a pancake and sausage feed set for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 17 at the Sibley Senior Center.
May 3: Unbelievable. Tremendous. Pretty neat. Impressive. Wonderful.
Those words were spoken countless times Friday and Saturday by the World War II veterans experiencing the inaugural Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight.
Feb. 1: Tahoe Sackett is not quite 2 years old, but has already been immortalized in art. Along with a couple hundred other people.
Tahoe, from Okoboji, came out onto the ice with his grandparents, John and Frankie Barrow of Eden Prairie, formerly of England. They joined the others who had come to help with the ArtsLIVE 2010 People Project, the third annual event in which volunteers stand in a certain formation while aerial photos are taken.
Jan. 2: It didn’t take long for the first baby of the new year to make an appearance at Sanford Regional Hospital Worthington.
Blake John Joseph Nyberg entered the world at 4:01 a.m. Friday, his actual due date. He weighed in at 6 pounds 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.
WORTHINGTON — If area school districts get their wish, many students in southwest Minnesota will start their school year a bit earlier next year.
A consortium of southwest Minnesota school districts has met regularly to discuss how to better share services and improve educational opportunities.
Oct. 2: A 27-year-old woman who has been charged in the past with writing bad checks, forgery, theft, burglary and assault in several counties is now accused of theft and falsely reporting a crime in Nobles County.
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