Daily Archives: December 31, 2009

1932, 1959: Patrol Boys Recognized

In 1959, Dave Schumann, one of Worthington’s latest School Patrol boys, tried to fit a patrol belt on Richard Koeneke, one of the city’s first patrol boys back in 1932.

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1944: Turkey Day Revival Planned for 1945

People decided to bring back King Turkey Day for 1945 after having skipped a year (or two? I’m not entirely certain, given the text; one of you folks know the answer to this?), mostly because they were afraid of losing … Continue reading

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1959: Safecrackers Break Into Luverne Safe

Burglars went through a cement block wall and into a safe in Luverne in 1959, but only succeeded in stealing 5 packages of cigarettes. All that’s kept in the safe are shotgun shells and clay pigeons for trapshooting.

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