Editor's Notebook

Editor’s notebook

December 2, 2021

A question from a reader of this newspaper and wife of a Superior High School classmate reminded me of the day more than 60 years ago when Mankato’s Texaco gasoline station was robbed. It was a pleasant January afternoon and I was working at my father’s Champlin station located on the hill south of Superior.

Winter days were usually pretty slow and my father often said business was so slow in February, grass would have grown in the drive if it wasn’t so cold. I liked those days for they often provided reading and project time.

I wasn’t in Mankato that day but...


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