UnionHerald Looking Back for April 21, 2017

Your country needs you now!

Company “B” ordered to recruit to full war strength at earliest possible date. Orders to mobilize absolutely certain and momentarily expected. (Advertisement)

– 100 years ago, April 18, 1917

Anoka Union

Uncle Sam needs your tin cans

A campaign to salvage tin cans in Anoka and vicinity has been started by employees of the Northern Pump company plant. Tin is vitally needed in our war production program and Anokans are urged to cooperate in this campaign.

– 75 years ago, April 22, 1942

Anoka Herald

Brooklyn Center residents want out of District 11

Tom Eckdahl, Curtis Danielson and Ron Hunt headed a delegation representing Brooklyn Center Citizens Committee, which appeared before Anoka-Hennepin School District 11 Board of Education Monday night to support a request to have their area set off from District 11 to School District 286, Brooklyn Center.

– 50 years ago, April 21, 1967

Anoka County Union

Six incumbents could be up for county posts

Expiration of terms and automatic elections resulting from redistricting will place six of the seven county commissioners on the ballot this fall. Only Commissioner Bob Burman, representing District 2, will not face re-election.

– 25 years ago, April 17, 1992

Coon Rapids Herald

• Compiled by Eric Hagen

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