Memories Gone By
News from Browerville's Past
25 Years Ago April 27, 1995 Lori Wolff from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is shown presenting a plaque to the Todd County Pheasants Forever Chapter in appreciation for funds donated in the past. The money was used for a wildlife restoration project in Kandota Township. Accepting the plaque on behalf of the Pheasants Forever is Chapter President Charles Pelzer. ********** Nearly half of the cost for a $2.2 million court facility and jail expansion will come from reserves in the County Revenue fund, according to figures released by the Todd County Commissioners at their April 18 meeting. The balance of the money needed for construction will come from a $390,000 building fund, plus money loaned from the county’s solid waste fund and a possible loan from the social services fund.
75 Years Ago April 28, 1945 A short circuit in the electrical mechanism of the music machine at Dan’s Cafe started a blaze and caused a considerable amount of excitement in the restaurant. The room was full of smoke from the smoldering fire which was soon under control. ********** Miss Hattie Nalewaja, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Nalewaja of Iona Township, has earned the highest scholastic average of 98.3 percent for her four years of high school work, thus placing her as Valedictorian of the graduating class of 1945. James John, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. John of this village, has attained an average of 96.8 for his conscientious study during his high school years at Browerville High School, thus ranking him as Salutatorian.