50 Years Ago
Thursday, June 18, 1964
-Queen candidates for Perham’s Second Annual Jaycee Jubilee are: Mary Jo Dougherty, Jean Marie Schoeneberger, Joanne Elsie Martin, Karen Frank, Bonnie Meyer, Sherryl Jezewski, Sherryl Haverland, Mary Rosen and Mary Wells.
-Gunder Hanson was elected Commander of American Legion Burelbach Post 61. First Vice Commander is Al Bretz, and NoBel Sorem was named 2nd Vice Commander.
-Photo: The Perham Pirates have a father-son team as starters this season. Don Burgau has been with the team for 11 years. Don Burgau Jr., “Buck,” is only 14 but has also been in a Pirate uniform for 11 years.
25 Years Ago
Thursday, June 15, 1989
-Neat picture: Young Kelly Crosby, being held up by her father Wayne, was fascinated by the tractor pull held at the Cactus Corral last Sunday. She took time away from her cracker to cheer.
-Photo: Merle Sherman was recently presented with a plaque for 30 years as Director of Early American Life Insurance Company. From Harriet: Merle is also known as one of the best auctioneers around.
-Photo: The children of Len and Marge Johnson invite you to share in the celebration of their 25th anniversary. From Harriet: Hey Len and Marge, are we having a party for your 50th?
Compiled by Harriet Mattfeld