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Veteran River Rats Lynn Barkhimer, Virgil Taylor and Tom Essex, from left, displayed what might have been the largest skillet in Columbus as they prepared for the group's annual breakfast in 1992, a fundraiser for Mill Race Park projects. From The Republic archives

2007

A hangman’s noose was found in a main aisle near the middle of the Baldor-Dodge-Reliance factory on 10th Street.

1992

State Police credited nasty weather over the Memorial Day weekend for making it one of the safest holidays in memory in the Columbus area.

1967

The superintendent of the Columbus sewage treatment plant issued a warning against draining oil, grease, strong acid and alkaline liquids and wastes containing high solid and organic content into city sewers because the sewage plant was not designed to treat large concentrations of oils and greases.