A Spirit Lake man died in a tragic gas station mishap in 1961.
Jerry Bueltel died tragically in 1940.
Thom Schrantz criticized the shuttle program in 1986, following the Challenger tragedy.
Blinding snow led to a fatal car crash, which tragically killed Dorothy Dickman in 1961.
This 1986 editorial is quite critical of the space program, following the Challenger disaster. This is the last locally-written piece about the disaster I found; we are now back to our regularly-scheduled programming.