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1940: Pipestone Has Big Census Gain

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1986: Pipestone Scrambles to Keep Summer Tourism

Pipestone was concerned about summer tourism prospects in 1986.

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1939: Speed Kills

“There may come a time when the speed of automobiles will be limited by law.” Were there speed limits in 1939 in Minnesota, or does this Pipestone Leader excerpt refer to physically making automobiles unable to go faster than a … Continue reading

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1985: Pipestone Burger Family Finds New Home

The Pipestone Burger Family (from the local A&W root beer stand) found a new home with the Fricks in 1985.

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1985: Visiting America

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Still Working On It…

The folks at Forum are still working on getting the Daily Globe’s set of 3-4 inaccessible blogs working, so I’m not sure when Shiny Thing is going to be up and running again. Just know that we haven’t given up. … Continue reading

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1945: Pepsi is Tops for Quality

Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Pipestone put in this Pepsi ad in 1945. Pepsi didn’t seem to really have an advertising niche at this time like Coca-Cola did, or at least, not in the Worthington Daily Globe. Coke tied itself to the … Continue reading

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1945: Pipestone Marine Saves Ship from Suicide Attack

Richard McKown, then 22, a former football and hockey player from Pipestone, saved a U.S. ship from a Japanese kamikaze attack in 1945.  Next post at 6 p.m.

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1945: Pepsi-Cola Advertises to Mystery Fans

Pepsi’s ad niche in 1945 was not as clear as Coca-Cola’s. As far as I could tell, Coca-Cola tied itself heavily to the war effort. Pepsi also had far fewer ads in the Daily Globe in 1945, and this is … Continue reading

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1984: Three area vocational schools plan to merge

The origins of Minnesota West Community and Technical College, from 1984: Three area vocational schools plan to merge Donna Lee Olson Staff Writer TRACY – Three Area Vocational Institutes announced Monday that they will merge into one regional system. THe … Continue reading

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