Life Looking Back for Oct. 4, 2013

Northtown celebrates Viking days

Northtown’s First Birthday Celebration will continue through this weekend with a Viking Days program.

This evening, Viking back, Chuck Foreman will make a personal appearance in the South Mall between 7 and 9 p.m., and Hub Mead, Vikings mascot, will be on hand to entertain from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 6, the First Annual Viking Tailgate Party will take place in the East parking lot.

– 40 years ago, Oct. 5, 1973

Run and kick

They may play run and kick, but they are playing soccer. Take a look at the first-year Spring Lake Park girls’ varsity soccer team and program.

– 30 years ago, Oct. 7, 1983

A grand opening for health clinic

Through the cooperative effort of many people and organizations, St. Mary’s Health Clinic opened its newest facility in Spring Lake Park Sept. 30.

Sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, the facility is the eighth clinic to open in the Twin Cities to give health care to those who cannot afford it.

– 20 years ago, Oct. 8, 1993

• Compiled by Sue Austreng

Editor’s note: “Looking Back” is reprinted exactly as the items first appeared.