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Memories Gone By

News from Browerville's Past

25 Years Ago

March 26, 1998

The lucky $100 winner of the Browerville Blade annual subscription drive, Wendell Bjork of Clarissa, was home reading the paper when the call came. Wendell said he has never won anything before and he was really pleased.


Students at the Eagle Valley Elementary School braved the brisk weather anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Army National Guard helicopter visiting as part of the DARE program. The next stop was the Browerville Elementary School. An informative program followed conducted by Sgt. Kelly Fisher who explained the gear worn by the crew and some of the workings of the helicopter.

75 Years Ago

March 25, 1948

The Browerville Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual Easter Ball at the Horseshoe Lake Pavilion on Monday, March 29, according to an announcement this week by Fire Chief Joseph Kotula. Benny Patri and his band will provide the program of new and old-time music for the dance. Serving on the arrangements committee are Ed Woell, Bob Bentz, Leo Reamer, Al Hennek, Herb Lemm, and Joseph Kotula.


Ed Friauf, who was recently elected manager of the Browerville Livestock Shipping Association, will hold an auction sale of personal property at his farm, located a half mile west of Browerville on the Miltona Road and one mile north, on April 7. Watch the paper next week for a full list of the property to be sold. The Lee State Bank is the clerk. Murphy and Bartylla are the auctioneers.

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