20 years ago (1989)
Colin Hall's dreams of a bus factory have come full circle. The Winnipeg promoter, whose Brainerd International Trade Centre plans collapsed last year, is trying to get the city of Morris, Manitoba to co-sign an $850,000 loan to reopen a bus plant there.
30 years ago (1979)
Walk into any girls' lavatory at the senior high school at various times of the day and you are greeted by dense clouds of cigarette smoke. The latest weapon to combat this is the possibility of repeat offenders being sent to court, now being debated in St. Paul.
40 years ago (1969)
(Photo) The $50,000 race car of Hamilton Voss III looked like this as it was being loaded on a trailer bound for Connecticut. The green Ford lost its suspension on the Donneybrooke straightaway and rolled three times before hitting a fence.
60 years ago (1949)
(Adv.) Colgate Tooth Powder, for that Naturally Brilliant Smile - giant size, 39-cents; New Vaseline Cream Hair Tonic, gives your hair that just combed look, 53-cents; Cheracol cough syrup - 71-cents; Thrifty Cut-Rate Drug Store.
80 years ago (1929)
The two men captured by R.L. Parks as they tried to rob his Nisswa Garage started their crime spree by cracking a safe in Jacksonville, Fla. and stealing $300. They then stole 15 cars in succession, another one after each ran out of gas, on their way to Nisswa.
100 years ago (1909)
(Adv.) The Sanitary Feather Mattress Co., of St. Paul, which has been in the city the past six weeks washing feather beds and pillows, and remodeling mattresses, will continue their business for the next ten days at half price.
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