Monthly Archives: April 2011

1961: Rickers to Manage Metz Travel Agency

Jan Rickers was appointed manager of the Metz Travel Agency in 1961.

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1940: Mr. Man, for Mother’s Day

Actually, Mr. Man, here’s a novel idea for Mother’s Day. Ask her what she wants. Listen to what she says. And get her that.

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1986: William Wulf, the Orphan Pioneer

Ray Crippen here relates the curious history of one William Wulf, a pioneer of Nobles County.

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1961: Adventure of Gardening

Gardening is an adventure, but so is sky-diving.

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1940: Now That Is a Hat

Ah, hats. I do wish they would come back.

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1986: Swing It!

Tire swings are awesome. That is all.

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1961: Two Local Youths Held in Area Safe Theft

Two kids were arrested in 1961 for allegedly stealing a safe.

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1940: Is Life Precious or Cheap in War?

Life, normally so precious, seems to be reckoned far too cheaply during a war, this 1940 editorial states…

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1986: Leading Track, Girls and Boys

Leading the girls’ track team of 1986! And here are the dudes!

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1961: Evil Flowers Are Back for Spring

Dandelions, the scourge of springtime gardeners and lawn-lovers, were back in 1961. Have you seen any on your lawn yet this year?

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