A look back at a kinder, more gentle time
Patricia Peterson of Alexandria recently came across something that made her realize just how much things have changed in the past 60 years.
While going through some old papers that belonged to her parents, she found a letter from the St. Paul mayor and St. Paul chief of police, written in 1956, pardoning her mother from a traffic ticket.
Along with the letter was an uncashed check her mother had made out on November 5, 1956 to the Traffic Violations Bureau.
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