1959: Speech Team Triumphs

Speech is big at Worthington High School now, and it was also big in 1959, when the team took first place in a tournament in Blue Earth. Tiny Michael Kanellis (the speech teacher’s son), 5, was given the honor of putting away the trophy, which was about his size. Achievers that year were: Reidar Soderholm,…
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1944: A Soldier Gets His Wings

Erwin D. Frantsen of Lakefield was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1944 after being trained as a bombardier and navigator. He graduated from Lakefield High School and had a brother, Daryl, in the merchant marine. Next post at noon.

1934: Republican Party Must Cast Out Its Leaders, Become Liberal

A December 1934 Daily Globe editorial: Republican Leadership Senator Borah has declared that the republican party, if it wishes to continue its life, must cast out the old leaders and follow new. He is not the first to have offered that thought to the party. It was urged some time back, but nothing was done…
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