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News from Browerville's Past

25 Years Ago

August 3, 1995

The Browerville Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Sale held early this summer benefited the Todd County DAC and the Browerville School’s Special Olympics. The $173 which was raised will be used for the bowling program. Pictured are John Johnston, DAC director; Roy Buhl, Knights of Columbus; and Kim Porwall, Browerville special education teacher.


Work got underway on Wednesday, July 26, to replace the water mains on two blocks of East Sixth Street. From Creamery to Linden Street, old 1 1/2” galvanized pipe is being replaced with 6” plastic pipe. From Linden Street, east one block, 4” pipe that has been a problem in the winter with freezing due to being installed too shallow, will also be replaced with 6” plastic pipe. Work is scheduled to be completed this week by Moliter Excavating of St. Cloud. Tri-City Paving of Little Falls will tar the street.

75 Years Ago

August 4, 1945

With the programs set and all arrangements made, the 63rd annual Todd County Fair will open next Monday. Through special arrangements with the W.L.S. National Barn Dance, entertainment in the grandstand on Monday evening will be “America’s No. 1 singing Cowgirl” Patsy Montana and her Hayloft Gang. Patsy has co-starred in pictures with Gene Autry and has made over 100 records for Columbia Recording Company.


Movies showing this week at the New Cozy Theatre, Long Prairie are: “I’ll Be Seeing You” and “Leave it to Blondie”. Admission is 12 cents and 35 cents, including tax. Air conditioned.

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