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Memories Gone By

News from Browerville's Past

25 Years Ago

April 2, 1998

Eric Anderson was selected by Minnesota/USA Wrestling to compete in the 66th annual Scandinavia Greco-Roman World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden, April 24-26. USA Wrestling is the organization that governs amateur wrestling for the United States Olympic Committee. Twenty USA team members were chosen throughout Minnesota. The championship will invite over 1000 competitors from three age groups.


To celebrate March—women’s history month—the fourth-grade class at Christ the King School presented a play to students and parents, “Waiting on Wyoming”. It was about Wyoming being the first state to grant voting privileges to women.

75 Years Ago

April 1, 1948

Ed Frinuf, who was recently elected manager of the Browerville Livestock Shipping Assn., will hold an auction sale consisting of personal property at his farm, two and a half miles west of Browerville and one mile north of the Miltona Road on April 7. The Lee State Bank is the clerk. Murphy and Bartylla are the auctioneers.


Pupils at local parochial schools recently were privileged to hear a presentation by Sister Wibora, O.S.B., a Benedictine Missionary, who has spent 17 years in China. She was among other missionaries held in a concentration camp for two years by the Japanese. She could not say enough praise about the American boys who came to their aid. The day after the war ended, paratroopers dropped cards into the camp telling the internees of the end of the war. The following day seven paratroopers dropped into the camp and took over.


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