B) Nov. 6, 1860: According to the Minnesota Historial Society, a horse race in Freeborn County determined the county seat. Albert Lea's Old Tom outpaced Itasca's Fly (a ringer from Iowa) for the honor. Afterwards, Itasca dwindled, and basically becamea ghost town.
Truck slams into horse and buggy, killing 2 near St. Cloud
The horse was also badly injured and died.