Life Looking Back for April 18, 2014

Plans announced for home care center

Construction of a $1 million Warner Home Care Center at Northtown Shopping Center will begin Monday, April 22, according to an announcement by Robert F. Peterson, north central division manager for National Building Centers. Peterson said the 55,000 sq. ft. free-standing building will be located on the northeast corner of the intersection of highway 10 and University Avenue–across highway 10 from the main shopping complex.

– 40 years ago, April 19, 1974

District 16 cuts positions

Fourteen teachers in School District 16 have been placed on unrequested leave for next year by the school board. Changes in the elementary attendance boundary areas eliminated three fulltime and one part-time teaching positions. Secondary student class registration shifts were the cause of nine secondary teaching position cuts. One teacher was placed on unrequested leave because of the return next year of a teacher with greater seniority.

– 30 years ago, April 20, 1984

Something strange

There’s something strange going on along the shores of Lake Lookeloo. It’s the setting of “Krazy Kamp,” the spring production of Westwood Middle School, April 26 and 28 at 7 p.m. The musical comedy is set in an upper class all girls’ camp. A boys’ camp on the other side of Lake Lookeloo is closed by an inspector. The boys decide to go to the girls’ camp, change some signage and confuse another inspector.

– 20 years ago, April 22, 1994

• Compiled by Sue Austreng

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