1974: Herb Howe wins the Eastwood Classic golf tournament – Post Bulletin

1999 – 25 years ago

  • Erwin Glasenapp, who survived the Bataan Death March in late 1941, was buried at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Rochester. Glasenapp, 83, was one of the last survivors of the Bataan March in Minnesota.
  • Jim Rush made a hole-in-one on the 11th hole at Rochester Golf and Country Club. The prize for the ace was a new car donated by Adamson Motors of Rochester at the Shjon Podein Children's Foundation Celebrity Tournament.

1974 – 50 years ago

  • Herb Howe won the second annual Eastwood Classic golf tournament with a 27-hole score of 36-34-34 – 104.
  • Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joseph Janes, sometimes called “Mr. Hockey,” retired from the Mayo Clinic after a career that began in 1939. (Janes was a former player for the Rochester Mustangs and was active in hockey circles at all levels. Dr. Janes was inducted into the Rochester Quarterback's Hall of Fame in 1994.)

1949 – 75 years ago

  • Over 141 boys and girls attended the fourth annual Lutheran Youth Camp at Whitewater State Park.
  • The Dodge County Republican newspaper has changed its name to the Dodge County Independent.
  • Rochester Mayor Claude McQuillan clashed with Chicago Great Western Railroad officials over the railroad's plans to eliminate flag posts at six railroad crossings in the city and replace them with a flag service operated by train crews.

1924 – 100 years ago

  • The Olmsted County Businessmen's Association urges all flag owners to honor the dignity and significance of the Fourth of July by flying their flags.
  • Joseph Dodson, president of the American Audubon Society of Chicago and known as the “Bird House Man,” will be speaking in Rochester. His talk is titled “How to Attract Songbirds Around the House.”
  • Rochester State Hospital celebrates Independence Day with an extensive sports and entertainment program. Prizes for contest winners include cigars, chewing gum and candles.

Loren Else is a freelance writer for the Post Bulletin.