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Memories Gone By


News from Browerville's Past


25 Years Ago

February 25, 1999

When Browerville had two Catholic Churches, each church had its own choir. In 1976, Father Scholtz knew the churches would combine, so the chorus joined together and took turns singing at St. Peter’s and St. Joseph’s. Later, when the parishes were combined and named Christ the King, the choir took the name Unity Choir, because they wanted unity of the parish community.

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The Tigers wrestlers competed in the Section VII tournament on Friday and Saturday. The tournament was the final qualifying competition for the state tournament. Five Tigers placed high in the tournament, but only Luke Katterhagen placed high enough to earn a trip to the state tournament. Luke placed second in the 171 pound weight class.


75 Years Ago

February 24, 1949

The Minnesota Dairy and Egg Quality Show rolls into Long Prairie next Wednesday, March 2. On Wednesday morning, the doors of the armory, where the show is set up, will open at 11 a.m. for farmers and homemakers of this area to view the latest in quality poultry and dairy production. More than just a display of ideas, the University of Minnesota Agricultural Extension Service show will specialize in personal assistance on the individual problems of farmers and homemakers.

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The Buelow Recreation at Long Prairie will be the scene of a fine wrestling card on Saturday, February 26, at 9 p.m. The wrestlers are: Abe Kashey vs. Pete Managoff, Dutch Howlett vs Joe Pazandak, and Johnny Kurguz vs Stan Mayslack.


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