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Memories Gone By

News From Browerville's Past

25 Years Ago

April 25, 1996

The staff and students of Eagle Valley Elementary established a memorial for three friends who will remain in their hearts forever. In memory of Henry Ahrens, son of Mike and Kim Ahrens; Amanda Crider, daughter of Brian and Sherrie Crider; and Josh Godding, son of Chuck and Debbie Godding; a special set of books was purchased by family members, teachers, and community members for the Eagle Valley Elementary Library. These special books can be checked out by the students of Eagle Valley. The memorial was started around the first of the year by Pat Tuorila and Char Greene.


Champion International Corporation has been acquiring land in Todd County to support their paper mill in Sartell. Rick Pierce, hybrid cottonwood project manager, told the Todd County Commissioners at the April 16 board meeting that the corporation is purchasing agricultural land for planting hybrid trees. The trees will be harvested in 10 years.


Missy Carpenter, a junior at the Browerville School, designed the T-shirts for the 1996 Browerville Days Celebration. The Browerville Days Committee chose Missy’s design from several submitted by Browerville art students. This is the second year that Missy’s design has been chosen. The T-shirts will be on sale at the community fish fry on May 3. Missy is the daughter of Marcie and Tom Carpenter.


Six students from Northwest Technical College Detroit Lakes recently competed at the state Vocational Industrial Clubs of America conference held at Hennepin Technical College in Eden Prairie. Students from around the state competed against each other. Parts Sales and Service Merchandising competition winners were Shawn Boyum, first place; and Duane Motl, second place.


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