60 Years Ago Items taken from the Tribune of April 20, 1956 Arthur Carbert, Morris high school tuba soloist and member of the high school concert band, was one of many present for a rehearsal session in preparation for the district music festival.
60 Years Ago Items taken from the Sun of April 24, 1956 There was more of a springtime feel to the air than had been true for several days-and two young "mothers," Mary Ellen Erickson and Maxine Anderson, took advantage of the comparatively nice weather to take their "babies" for an airing as they strolled past the Sun-Tribune offices.
60 Years Ago Items taken from the Sun of April 16, 1956
60 Years Ago Items taken from the Tribune of April 13, 1956
60 Years Ago Items taken from the Sun of April 3, 1956 The 10-inch snowfall last week wasn't relished by too many folks — but to the small fry the heavy, wet snow was ideal for making snowmen and whatever else their fancy dictated. Snow sculptures appeared in all sections of the city. A cowboy with bowed legs and his pony were erected by the Russell Brown children, Marjorie and Louise Brown, in their yard on West Fifth Street. A neighborhood admirer of the cowboy and pony, Linda Mumme, partook in the fun.
60 Years Ago Items taken from the Sun of March 27, 1956 Barbara Jean Beck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard H. Beck, Morris, has been chosen as Morris' representative to Girl's State to be held at the state fairgrounds in St. Paul. Selection of Miss Beck was announced by H. J. Kerneghan, principal of Morris High School. The alternate chosen by vote of the girls of the junior class is Beverly Boettcher.
60 Years Ago Items taken from the Tribune of March 23, 1956
Items taken from the Tribune of March 16, 1956 Sen. Estes Kefauver, candidate for the Democratic nomination for the presidency, along with his state campaign co-chairmen, Hjalmar Petersen and Congresswoman Coya Knutson, arrived in Morris during his swing through the Seventh Congressional District. The Memorial Armory seated 1,200 persons to hear Kefauver.
60 Years Ago Items taken from the Sun of March 6, 1956 The journalism class at the West Central School of Agriculture visited the Sun Tribune offices and shop to learn first-hand some of the intricacies of newspaper publishing and commercial printing. One group of students, Jane Vogt, Shirley Hagen, Eugene Furhman, Dennis Heifner and Paul Vogt, watched Neil Handorff during operation of the Heidelberg commercial printing press. Nathaniel Mann is the journalism class instructor.
60 Years Ago Items taken from the Tribune of February 17, 1956