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70 Years Ago

Week of Friday, May 16, 1952

M-sgt. Alfred Kirking, stationed in Florida, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kirking, was one of 2,100 ground, air and airborne personnel who watched an atomic bomb explosion. In a letter to Cashton he wrote, “The blast I witnessed took place April 22 and supposedly was the largest ever detonated within the continental limits. It was a sight I will long remember.”

60 Years Ago

Week of Friday, May 18, 1962

Cashton won six events, including both relay...

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