On Thursday, May 22, 1958, in Minneapolis, Dale wrote, “Cool and windy, high about 65°. Stan decided to work two more years at General Mills Research and continue going to college part time. He went to school tonight.” I had to keep working to make payments on my 1957 Chevy! The General Mills Central Research Laboratories were at 2010 East Hennepin Avenue. Below: some employees sit on the front steps.