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Memories Gone By

News from Browerville's Past

25 Years Ago

December 7, 1995

Mark Oberg looked like he was stocking up on beer for the holidays, with a delivery truck backed up to his home on Friday. After a fire destroyed Jim Sudbeck’s combine and machine shed, Mark combined all of Jim’s corn, but would not accept any payment. So Jim sent him 24 cases of Mark’s brand of beer. Jerry Steinmetz also had a hand in this. Pictured were Mark Oberg, Jerry Steinmetz, and the two delivery guys.


The Tigers boys basketball team won their opening game of the 1995-96 season against the Brandon-Evansville Chargers on Friday night, 62-55. The Tigers showed great defense in the first half as they held their opponents to 17 points.

75 Years Ago

December 8, 1945

When the public school resumed classes on Monday morning, December 3, with 50 percent of the students absent because of the flu, it was deemed advisable by the superintendent and the local physician to close the school for one week.


Have you one-hundredth of a dollar to spare? That’s all it takes to buy one Christmas seal. These pennies add up to large sums of money which means help for the many people stricken with the disease of tuberculosis. Every year, during the Christmas season, the students of Browerville High School try to do their part to help these people by selling all the Christmas seals they possibly can. Each class was required to sell $10 worth of seals.


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