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Memories Gone By

News from Browerville's Past

25 Years Ago

July 15, 1999

Matt Schaefer was one of Cal Glockzin’s first clients last week at Weske’s Barber Shop. Cal has joined Roger Weske in the shop and will be available Friday and Monday 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Saturday 8-noon. Roger will be open Tuesday-Thursday 8-noon.


Acting on advice from the planning and zoning commission, the Browerville City Council agreed to allow the construction of a chapel on the former St. John’s hospital site occupied by the Sisters of the Society of St. Pius X. The proposed building will be attached to the present building on the front side and be about 45 feet wide by 80 feet long which will extend most of the distance to the sidewalk.

75 Years Ago

July 14, 1949

The Community Recreation program is sponsoring a doll buggy parade on Friday, July 15. The parade will be held in the afternoon at 4 p.m. between the bank and Schnek’s grocery. The parade is open to any children desiring to enter. If interested see either Jackie John or Arliss Plotnik. Prizes will be awarded for the best decorated buggy and the best costume.


Girl’s softball got off to a good start on Monday, June 27, with the No Sox defeating the Hep Cats 21-14. The girls displayed good hitting ability with every player on each team getting at least one hit. J. Achter proved to be the power hitter of the game collecting two triples and a single to help the winners.



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