Area history, Feb. 10, 2019

Area history, Feb. 10, 2019

Today is Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1919, the University of Illinois Senate unanimously voted to return the university to the semester system beginning in September 1919. The UI had gone to a quarter system during the Great War.

In 1969, 50 models took to the runway to share a wide variety of hairstyles at a charity hair fashion show at the Ramada Inn. A highlight of the evening was expeced to be a presentation of "Roman Holiday" hairstyles. A spokeswoman said the models would be "dressed appropriately to complement the models' hairstyles." Each harstyle was described in detail, indicating the color, technique of styling and whether or not hairpieces were used. Music was provided by Vicky Faclker at the organ.

In 2004, the Tuscola City Council voted unanimously to advertise the sale of remaining items from the vacated North Ward Grade School. Mayor Dan Kleiss said local citizens have expressed interest in some of the school's items, which included chalkboards and basketball hoops.

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