20 years ago (1983)
Quick action by a neighbor armed with a fire extinguisher averted a major fire when lightning struck a home on the Green Gables Road. The lightning bolt jumped to the home and went into the basement starting a fire there. A neighbor, Paul Reed, ran into the home with a fire extinguisher and put out the blaze.
30 years ago (1973)
Fish Fry Friday
6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Plenty of good fresh Canadian Walleye Pike
"Doc Fitch Band"
40 years ago (1963)
Rainfall and balmy temperatures marked the departure of August today. The 50s and 60s prevailed through the north central states.
60 years ago (1943)
It will be a hard year for those of the student body who return to the high school and to colleges. A restless year in which to center attention upon classroom work while brothers and fathers are in the armed forces on the many war fronts.
80 years ago (1923)
Whole cloves sprinkled liberally throughout the clothes that are to be packed away will answer the same purpose as moth balls.
100 years ago (1903)
For the boys we have excellent school trousers that are "non-bustable" -- 50 cents
Linneman and Carlson
Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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