Tag Archives: kids

1986: Swing It!

Tire swings are awesome. That is all.

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1986: Remember Pound Puppies?

Pound Puppies were tremendously popular in the 1980s. I had a full-sized Pound Puppy and two smaller ones, as well as a full-sized Pound Kitty and two (identical) smaller kitties.

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1961: Most Local Junior High Students Given Allowances

Most local junior high school students were given cash allowances in 1961, according to this Daily Globe article.

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1986: Use Your Imagination

I wasn’t much on the outdoors when I was a kid, and didn’t have any outdoor chores like those featured in this 1986 Bob Artley comic, but I did pretend I was a knight. I also pretended I was a … Continue reading

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1939: Kid Not Really Sure About the Whole Cake Thing

Long before we knew the cake is a lie, little Fredrick Ehlers, 1, was unsure about it in 1939.

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1985: Fictional Bugs Invade

Fictional bugs invaded the paper in 1985.

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1985: Kids Climb a Tree, or Try

A bunch of kids climbed a tree in 1985, leaving behind Matthew Weg, who made the best of it.

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1985: Cute Kidlets Play Football

Kids played football near Centennial Park in 1985.

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1945: My Tummy Says It’s Time for Better Milk

Kids hallucinate for Benson and Sorensen Dairy milk! I can’t help but tease a bit, but I love Benson & Sorensen Dairy ads. There were a lot of them in the Globe of the 1940s (this one from 1945), and they … Continue reading

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1960: Police Warning

Don’t let your kids play in the street, requested the Worthington Police in 1960.

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