Life Looking Back for Oct. 12, 2012

Council does not appoint citizens study committee for Blaine garbage rates

The absence of Blaine Councilman Jerry Trapp from the Sept. 21 Blaine Council meeting created a 2 to 2 stalemate regarding the establishment of a citizen’s committee to study the garbage problems in the city; uncertainty over the question of whether or not the press will be provided with agendas or background information pertaining to agenda items and no decision relating to replacement of the former city attorney by the new city attorney on the Laddie Lake dispute.

– 40 years ago, Sept. 29, 1972


A special day for special people

Mother Nature provided perfect weather for the second year in a row for the special education picnic sponsored by Northwestern Bell.

Members of the Community Service teams of the telephone company again sponsored a picnic for over 25 mentally and physically handicapped students from District 16. The students were joined by their teachers, aids, parents and other volunteers.

– 30 years ago, Oct. 1, 1982


Westwood Middle School offers new enrichment program

Students at Westwood Middle School may not mind staying after school under a new program developed in District 16.

Titled “The 3 O’Clock Club,” the program will take place immediately after school, from 3 to 4 p.m. The after-hours program is designed to offer students activities and learning experiences outside the conventional classroom.

– 20 years ago, Oct. 2, 1992


• Compiled by Kelly Johnson

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