50 YEARS AGO
-A break-in at Doll’s Radio and TV Service, owned by Eugene Doll, resulted in the theft of an estimated $2,000 in merchandise including TV sets, a radio and a new stereo.
-Bruce Dewar has been named the new commander of the Perham VFW. He succeeds Art Carrow.
-Joseph Wasche of Perham will be among the many state highway department employees honored at the annual safety awards banquet in Detroit Lakes.
Thursday, April 22, 1965
25 YEARS AGO
– A car-train accident took the life of Sue Isgrig last Friday. She was crossing the Burlington line and apparently didn’t see the approaching train.
-Chuck Johnson – Well, you have it folks. The Great Minnesota State Lottery has arrived. Our society is undergoing an amazing transformation to a gambling society.
-Brenda Mattfeld and Chuck Sprenger, along with their parents, Alvin and Margaret Mattfeld of Perham and Florian and Alyce Sprenger of Grey Eagle, MN, announce their engagement.
Thursday, April 19, 1990
Compiled by Harriet Mattfeld