Memories Gone By

News from Browerville's Past

25 Years Ago

October 26, 1995

Jeremy Nissila works with his uncle, Dennis Miller, constructing and repairing pallets. Dennis purchased the Townsedge Oil building on the south end of Browerville this spring and moved his business in. They are looking to expand the business, which can handle up to 500 pallets a week and they are developing new markets. Jeremy works in Browerville while Dennis is busy delivering truckloads of 260 pallets at a time. They are presently working on plans to remove the three underground gas tanks this coming spring.


On Tuesday evening, the Tigers volleyball squad hosted their conference rival Royalton as well as their parents for the 1995 parent’s night. The Tigers served up a victory with a 4-1 game win. Leading the Tigers on offense was sophomore Leah Michael with 13 kills, four ace tips, and two stuff blocks.

75 Years Ago

October 27, 1945

With the interior decorating at Larson’s Cafe nearly complete, this popular little eating place presents a most pleasing appearance in its new transformation. Tabletops and counters have been refinished, walls redecorated in old ivory and a new oil-burning stove replaces the coal heater for added comfort and cleanliness.


Excavation work preparatory to the laying of water mains on North Main Street from St. Joesph’s Catholic Church to the end of the street on Highway 71, is nearing completion this week. The project will fill a long-felt want to residents in that section of the village who have complained of a lack of well water due to unknown causes.

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