During the war, Char-Gale helped contract items for the war effort, and just one week before Pearl Harbor and eight short days before the United States entered the war, Char-Gale opened a plant in St. Cloud.
On November 30th, 1967 Eugene McCarthy declared he was running for president; he ran on a platform that consisted of an anti-Vietnam war platform. This was directly opposite current President Lyndon B. Johnson’s platform.
Blizzard is a word that brings fear, excitement, danger and awe to those who have experienced one. Today marks the anniversary of the Armistice Day Blizzard. This storm has been called the worst storm that this state has ever seen
John Gagliardi began coaching collegiate football at Carroll College in Montana. In 1953, after 4 seasons at Carroll, he became the head coach at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, where he has remained ever since. Gagliardi, who turned 85 on November 1st, has had a very success head-coaching career covering more than six decades.
The election on what to name the incorporated town was held on November 7th, 2000. There were three options on the ballot: St. Augusta, Ventura, or Augsburg (a compromise merging of the two hamlets that make up the town, St. Augusta and Luxemburg).