Memories Gone By

A 1995 Chevrolet cargo van will soon be transformed into the new Browerville area ambulance. The present ambulance is a 1980 model and has served the purpose very well. It will take about 50 days to be customized and ready for service. A new ambulance fund has been set up to help pay the cost (van—$20,000, customizing—$19,000, new and replacement equipment—$8000-$10,000.) Watch the Blade for project updates. Donations can be sent the New Ambulance Fund, c/o City Hall, Browerville.


Friday, December 30, was Jim Borrett’s last day at the KEYL Radio Station in Long Prairie. Borrett, whose quick wit and broad humor has been a familiar voice to the area, will be assuming a full time job in the County Auditor’s Office. A group of friends and coworkers showed up at his 8:30 Open Mic Show to wish him the best in his new vocation.

75 Years Ago

January 6, 1945

Corporal Joseph J. Pampy, who lives in Browerville, has been promoted to sergeant. He is a mechanic with the 88th Blue Devil division of General Mark W. Clark’s Fifth Army in Italy.


Announcement­— “I have taken over Koko’s Lunch Room in Browerville and will continue the business under the name of “Herb’s Place”, beginning Monday, January 8 with a grand opening,”— Herb Lemm, manager and owner.

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