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From the Newsroom: Monroe News

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News and interviews from the Monroe News in Monroe, Michigan.

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Retro Headlines October 1920

The following are some of the headlines from The Monroe Evening News of Monroe, Michigan, during October 1920. The news reports include a new nursing school in Toledo, a presidential campaign appearance in Monroe, and a warning about buying stolen automobiles on the second-hand market. Narration and audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4 min1 w ago
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Retro Headlines October 1920

Retro Headlines September 1920

The following headlines from September 1920 are from The Monroe Evening News of Monroe, Michigan. The news includes back to school reports, an upcoming Dollar Days sale and the mushroom harvest. There also was a bank robbery in downtown Monroe involving five suspects; but after a tire burst on their getaway car, they all ran into a cornfield. Officers and residents searched for hours, and finally caught the bandits. Narration and audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4 minSEP 3
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Retro Headlines September 1920

Memorial for Fr. Stephen Rooney

Fr. Stephen Rooney was among two people who died as a result of a boating accident on the Detroit River Aug. 16, 2020. One of his former parishes was St. Michael Catholic Church of Monroe, where an outdoor memorial service took place Aug. 21. Here are some of the remarks given by his friend and former co-worker, Sister Dorothy Jayne Krupp, Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio. Audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

7 minAUG 22
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Memorial for Fr. Stephen Rooney

Retro Headlines August 1920

What happened in Monroe, Michigan, during August 1920? This selection of headlines from The Monroe Evening News includes plans to improve the city's water filtration system, a one-day bicycle tour by area Boy Scouts, the number of women registering to vote for the August election, and the local baseball season. "100 Years Ago" is a monthly feature in the print edition of The Monroe News. Paula Wethington narrates the headlines and handles audio production for the podcast version. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

5 minAUG 7
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Retro Headlines August 1920

Retro Headlines July 1920

Why did Henry Ford visit Monroe County, Michigan? That was the buzz in July 1920 when local residents realized he was in Monroe and got directions to Maybee to look over some railroad property. A few days later, the answer came via a company announcement: Ford had purchased the Detroit, Toledo and Ironton Railroad. Those stories and others from July 1920 in The Monroe Evening News are featured in our latest monthly installment of Retro Headlines. Narration and audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

5 minJUL 7
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Retro Headlines July 1920

Black Lives Matter protest in Monroe

Devin Freelon Jr., 18, of Monroe, Michigan, reportedly was assaulted on Saturday while visiting Sterling State Park with friends. He's black. The suspect is white. That's the story and the name invoked during a Black Lives Matter protest that took place in downtown Monroe, Michigan, Monday June 8, 2020. Reporting by Caitlin Taylor for The Monroe News; audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. The article is at https://www.monroenews.com/news/20200608/putting-name-to-it See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3 minJUN 9
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Black Lives Matter protest in Monroe

Retro Headlines June 1920

The headlines from June 1920 in The Monroe Evening News of Monroe, Michigan, include graduation ceremonies for St. Mary’s Academy and Monroe High School. Here’s some of what was printed that month. Audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3 minJUN 3
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Retro Headlines June 1920

'After the Pandemic' wishes

Monroe News reporter Paula Wethington asked readers to send in voice messages with their answer to this question: "After the Pandemic is Over." Listen and you'll hear wishes about senior year traditions, visits with family, and going to summer music festivals again. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3 minMAY 13
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'After the Pandemic' wishes

Retro Headlines May 1920

The "100 years ago" column is a monthly feature in The Monroe News of Monroe, Michigan; and in our podcast productions. This month's headlines include advice on how to properly honor one's mother for Mother's Day. Audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4 minMAY 6
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Retro Headlines May 1920

Retro Headlines April 1920

The following are headlines from The Monroe Evening News, forerunner to The Monroe News of Monroe, Michigan, in April 1920. The news reports include the sale of Monroe Steel Castings, the 1920 Census tally, and a prohibition-era raid of raisin mash and whiskey. Audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4 minAPR 8
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Retro Headlines April 1920

Latest Episodes

Retro Headlines October 1920

The following are some of the headlines from The Monroe Evening News of Monroe, Michigan, during October 1920. The news reports include a new nursing school in Toledo, a presidential campaign appearance in Monroe, and a warning about buying stolen automobiles on the second-hand market. Narration and audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4 min1 w ago
Comments
Retro Headlines October 1920

Retro Headlines September 1920

The following headlines from September 1920 are from The Monroe Evening News of Monroe, Michigan. The news includes back to school reports, an upcoming Dollar Days sale and the mushroom harvest. There also was a bank robbery in downtown Monroe involving five suspects; but after a tire burst on their getaway car, they all ran into a cornfield. Officers and residents searched for hours, and finally caught the bandits. Narration and audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4 minSEP 3
Comments
Retro Headlines September 1920

Memorial for Fr. Stephen Rooney

Fr. Stephen Rooney was among two people who died as a result of a boating accident on the Detroit River Aug. 16, 2020. One of his former parishes was St. Michael Catholic Church of Monroe, where an outdoor memorial service took place Aug. 21. Here are some of the remarks given by his friend and former co-worker, Sister Dorothy Jayne Krupp, Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio. Audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

7 minAUG 22
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Memorial for Fr. Stephen Rooney

Retro Headlines August 1920

What happened in Monroe, Michigan, during August 1920? This selection of headlines from The Monroe Evening News includes plans to improve the city's water filtration system, a one-day bicycle tour by area Boy Scouts, the number of women registering to vote for the August election, and the local baseball season. "100 Years Ago" is a monthly feature in the print edition of The Monroe News. Paula Wethington narrates the headlines and handles audio production for the podcast version. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

5 minAUG 7
Comments
Retro Headlines August 1920

Retro Headlines July 1920

Why did Henry Ford visit Monroe County, Michigan? That was the buzz in July 1920 when local residents realized he was in Monroe and got directions to Maybee to look over some railroad property. A few days later, the answer came via a company announcement: Ford had purchased the Detroit, Toledo and Ironton Railroad. Those stories and others from July 1920 in The Monroe Evening News are featured in our latest monthly installment of Retro Headlines. Narration and audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

5 minJUL 7
Comments
Retro Headlines July 1920

Black Lives Matter protest in Monroe

Devin Freelon Jr., 18, of Monroe, Michigan, reportedly was assaulted on Saturday while visiting Sterling State Park with friends. He's black. The suspect is white. That's the story and the name invoked during a Black Lives Matter protest that took place in downtown Monroe, Michigan, Monday June 8, 2020. Reporting by Caitlin Taylor for The Monroe News; audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. The article is at https://www.monroenews.com/news/20200608/putting-name-to-it See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3 minJUN 9
Comments
Black Lives Matter protest in Monroe

Retro Headlines June 1920

The headlines from June 1920 in The Monroe Evening News of Monroe, Michigan, include graduation ceremonies for St. Mary’s Academy and Monroe High School. Here’s some of what was printed that month. Audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3 minJUN 3
Comments
Retro Headlines June 1920

'After the Pandemic' wishes

Monroe News reporter Paula Wethington asked readers to send in voice messages with their answer to this question: "After the Pandemic is Over." Listen and you'll hear wishes about senior year traditions, visits with family, and going to summer music festivals again. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3 minMAY 13
Comments
'After the Pandemic' wishes

Retro Headlines May 1920

The "100 years ago" column is a monthly feature in The Monroe News of Monroe, Michigan; and in our podcast productions. This month's headlines include advice on how to properly honor one's mother for Mother's Day. Audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4 minMAY 6
Comments
Retro Headlines May 1920

Retro Headlines April 1920

The following are headlines from The Monroe Evening News, forerunner to The Monroe News of Monroe, Michigan, in April 1920. The news reports include the sale of Monroe Steel Castings, the 1920 Census tally, and a prohibition-era raid of raisin mash and whiskey. Audio production by Paula Wethington for The Monroe News. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4 minAPR 8
Comments
Retro Headlines April 1920
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