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News from Browerville's Past

25 Years Ago

June 29, 1995

Kim Callahan was crowned Miss Browerville on Friday night during Browerville Days. Callahan is the daughter of Tim and Diane Callahan. Sarah Brown, daughter of Jack and Barb Brown, took the second runner-up honors. Jena Rieger, daughter of Roger and Diane Rieger, won the first runner-up award.

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Land O’Lakes announced it will discontinue a portion of its dairy operations at Browerville later this summer in response to a steady decline in milk production in the Upper Midwest and improved processing capacities at other facilities. The approximate 40 employees affected by this decision were notified at meetings earlier this week.


75 Years Ago

June 30, 1945

A chance meeting of Sgt. Charles Motzko and Pvt. Herbert Motzko, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Motzko of Browerville, came as a happy surprise as the young men were brought together on May 14 when the different infantry divisions were being broken down and reassembled for further military duty in the vicinity of Hollendorf, Germany. Neither Charles or Herbert were aware of the presence of the other in that territory until they met while on guard duty.

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Browerville men called for induction and pre-induction examinations were: Thomas Buhl, Eugene Wrobel, Hermany Goligowski and Glade Fredericks. The local young men left on Wednesday and Thursday of last week for Fort Snelling.


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