50 YEARS AGO
-The new police car, which has 515 miles on it, now has a new motor. A rare defect whereby no oil reached one side of the motor caused the problem.
-Four inches of new snow was dumped on already snow-laden door steps. School was closed due to the heavy snow and cold temperatures.
-Airman Jimmy A. Schenk, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schenk of Perham, has completed Air Force basic military training. He will be training as a construction specialist.
Thursday, December 17, 1964
25 YEARS AGO
-Sheila Albertson, who took 1st in the local VFW Voice of Democracy contest, tied for 4th place in the district contest.
-The Perham Athletic Association donated $1,000 to help the Perham Rotary Club’s “Merry Christmas for Kids” program.
-4-year-old Amy Quittschreiber and her younger brother were at Bretz Hardware to get their hug from Santa and tell him what they wanted for Christmas.
Thursday, December 14, 1989
Compiled by Harriet Mattfeld