Daily Archives: November 20, 2009

1984: Climate Change in Minnesota?

This November 1984 advertisement praised Minnesota’s new warming spell, "One that should help businesses improve their financial forecasts." Not what we mean by "climate change" today.

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1959: Three Die in Garvin Crash

Mrs. William Pearson, 48, and her two sons, David and Darrell were killed in a car crash involving a Chicago & North Western railroad passenger train, in November 1959. They were on their way to church at Tracy. Awful. Just … Continue reading

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1944: Thanksgiving, Funeral Home Style

This beautiful Hanson Funeral Home (phone 2-2101) advertisement from November 1944 ties World War II to Thanksgiving–not to its own services. "Thanksgiving Day is an American tradition; one of our oldest, one of our finest. Wherever they are throughout the … Continue reading

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