EIGHTY YEARS AGO: There will soon be hope for Decorah residents who need help filing their income taxes. The state income tax man is coming in mid-March. He will be available for any local folks needing assistance. He will set up shop in Calmar during his visit.
The last surviving member of the first class to finish school at Luther College has died. Rasmus B. Anderson, a famous Norse scholar and founder of the chair of Scandinavian Literature at the University of Wisconsin, passed away in Madison, Wis. He was a member of the first class at Luther – the class of 1866.