Looking Back – February 29


Interstate Bakeries Corp. announced it would lay off about 230 employees in Indiana and Michigan as it consolidated routes, depots and retail outlets in the upper Midwest, but a spokeswoman would not say whether the Columbus operation, the Dolly Madison plant on National Road, would be affected.


Organizers of a renovation project won zoning approval to build two restrooms, three picnic shelters, a boathouse, an arbor, a lookout, an amphitheater and an 84½-foot observation tower in Mill Race Park.


Asbury Methodist Church hosted a World Day of Prayer observance.