50 years ago: Perham student to compete in state FFA cow clipping contest

50 Years Ago

-Mitchell James Wegscheid will have to wait until 1968 to celebrate his first birthday. He was Perham Memorial Hospital’s only Leap Year baby born February 29. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Wegscheid.

-DuWayne Sonnenberg of Vergas, a junior at Perham High School, will compete in the state FFA cow clipping contest.

-Larry Herrmann of Dent was the winner of a 1955 Ford at a price of only $2.50 in a drawing at Bauck Chevrolet.

Thursday, March 5, 1964, Perham Enterprise Bulletin

25 Years Ago

-Drawing by J. Peeters. Groundhog, seeing his shadow on the snow says, “Looks like six more weeks of winter!” A deer, standing nearby says, “Hey! Wait a minute! Groudhog Day is Feb. 2nd, not March 2nd!!”. Does this seem at all familiar?

-Merle Sherman of “Merle Sherman & Associates” Auctioneering Service returned with two first place trophies awarded at the State Auctioneer’s Contest.

-Top candidates for City Manager position are Larry Bethel, Curtis Jacobson, Gerald McCullough, Diana Murack and Terry Stallman.

Thursday, March 2, 1989, Perham Enterprise Bulletin

Compiled by Harriet Mattfeld

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