Astronaut Ed White, center, inspects Apollo 1 equipment with Dale Vander Linden, of Delano. In the story linked below, Vander Linden reflects on the Apollo 1 fire that claimed the life of White and two other astronauts Jan. 27, 1967.
Shane Rien, left, of Howard Lake, and Jason Olson, right, of Cokato, examine some of the items they unearthed from beneath Railroad Avenue in Delano. The artifacts are on display at the Delano Public Library.
A benefit for the Foster family will take place 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28. Get more details in the Jan. 23 edition of the Delano Herald Journal.
Here's a look at top stories published Monday, Jan. 23:
Vander Linden reflects on loss of Apollo 1 DELANO, MN In the wake of Jan. 27, 1967, Dale Vander Linden said he spent a lot of time in front of the television watching news coverage. That was the day when astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee were killed in a fire during a launch rehearsal for Apollo 1.
Detecting and displaying Delano's history DELANO, MN A wrong turn led to the discovery of several artifacts underneath Railroad Avenue in Delano. Those artifacts are currently on display for all Delano Public Library patrons to see, and will be through the end of February.