20 years ago (2001)
The CLC Raider golf teams – both men and women – repeated as state and Region 13 champs. The men had two-day scores of 155 from Brian Bahe, 156 from Joe Sauer and Eric Rowbottom, and 159s from Josh Kuha and Justin Heitkamp. The women were led by Becky Schornack at 159. Coach Jim Russell was named coach of the year.
30 years ago (1991)
Initial production at Trus Joist MacMillan's new plant in Deerwood is going well, said GM John Robillard. The first oriented strand board came off the press at 7:04 p.m. on Oct. 1, and two others followed at seven-minute intervals. Robillard said it was a highly emotional moment for the plant's 75 employees.
40 years ago (1981)
Police attempted to stop a motorcyclist on Laurel Street last week for not wearing protective lenses. The young man fled, leading police on a chase through city streets up to 70 mph. He ran several stop signs, narrowly missed a group of children, then lost control and his bike hit a vehicle. He fled on foot and was arrested hiding under a car.
60 years ago (1961)
About 70 men in the car building division of the NP Railway shops here will be out of work for an indefinite time due to a forced closing of the car program. A lack of required materials is the main reason, according to Supt. J.C. Bekemans, but this difficulty should be corrected soon.
80 years ago (1941)
It wasn't a good game, but the Warriors managed to defeat Staples 14-0 on the strength of two TDs by co-captain Gene Brandt. The first was on an 80-yard interception return in the first quarter, the second on a run in the fourth quarter. Co-captain Jim Halvorson was lost indefinitely when he suffered a hip separation while making a tackle.
100 years ago (1921)
Special liquor agent E.G. Boyd has returned from work in N. Dakota and made his presence known within 24 hours. He arrested Louis Lemire, a store owner at 1618 East Oak, with having liquor in his possession. Boyd found one quart in a stove, three quarts under the floor boards and another ten quarts buried in the back yard.