20 years ago (1983)
Burt Knandel recently received awards from State Fair officials. Knandel and several former floral students were involved in demonstrations during the State Fair.
30 years ago (1973)
Fifteen Burlington Northern employees will be laid off this Friday, in a general economy move of the railroad. No decision has been made as to when the employees will be rehired.
40 years ago (1963)
Members of the Fifty-Twosomes Dance Club will gather at Club LaGuyal on Friday, Oct. 11 for the first dance of the season.
60 years ago (1943)
The Little Falls Fliers came from behind in the fourth quarter to defeat Brainerd's Warriors 19-13. Coach Hyduke said after the game, "Our little boys played a fair game, but Little Falls outplayed us."
80 years ago (1923)
Dispatch covers World Series. Joe Bush may be on mound in one of the games. Home town of 'Joe Bullet" just has to have the best Baseball Service. It's costing something but The Dispatch expects to sell a lot of papers.
100 years ago (1903)
"I desire an audience with the manager", remarked the dignified, smooth faced person as he approached the box office of the theater.
"Step in", replied the man in the box office. "I think he's looking for a few audiences himself."
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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