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Memories Gone By

News from Browerville's Past

25 Years Ago

April 11, 1995

On Monday morning, the Browerville Fire Department responded to a house fire at the Gunner and Barbara Perlinger home, two and a half miles north of Browerville. Tim John spotted the smoke and called the fire in from the John Gmyrek farm. The Perlingers had recently remodeled the home. There was a wood stove burning in the morning when they left for work.


The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency recently recognized outstanding performance by operators of wastewater treatment plants around the state that met the agency’s criteria for excellence in operations during 1995. More than 240 facilities won awards of excellence at the 59th annual Wastewater Operations Seminar held in Bloomington from March 19-21. Chuck Buhl was recognized as an outstanding wastewater treatment operator.


The Farmers Cooperative Feed Store detailed its 1995 operations and elected three board members during its annual meeting held on March 25. More than 35 people attended the meeting held at the Browerville Vets Club. Vic Carlson and Allan Perish were re-elected to three terms on the board. Dick Benning was elected to fill the term of Jay Noska who retired after five years of service.


The Teens for Christ at Zion Lutheran in Browerville presented their traditional Easter Service on Sunday, April 7. The Mortensons wrote the play, “Here Comes the Son of God.” This is their third year and the audience gets larger each year. Pictured were: Brandi Abrahamson, Jonah Mortenson, Craig Abrahamson, Leah Mortenson, Tom Bergs, Charlie Schaefer, Allan Mortenson, Dale Current, James Gritz, and Missy Gritz.


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