20 years ago (2001)
Lisa Renneke had a problem in the biggest golf tournament of the spring, an eight-team event at the Legacy Courses. But it wasn't the 34 degree temps, the wind or the rain. It was that she had just 90 minutes to finish the last three holes, dry off and make it to prom. She made it in time and, oh yes, she shot an 85 to finish second.
30 years ago (1991)
(Photo) More than 400 walkers participated in the 5th Annual Crop Walk, raising about $10,000 to combat world hunger. Twenty area churches enlisted support for the project to aid hungry people such as the Kurdish refugees along the border between Turkey and Iraq.
40 years ago (1981)
(Adv.) The Flexible 6-month Money Market Account that yields up to 13.871%. The rate you earn depends on how much you save. Deposit the minimum of $5,000 and earn 11.871% interest. For each $1,000 you add, the rate increases. When you reach $10,000 or more you get the top rate. First Federal Savings & Loan.
60 years ago (1961)
(Photo) Whitey Skoog, who starred in basketball at Brainerd, the Univ. of Minn. and for the Minneapolis Lakers pro team, now teaches phy-ed and coaches basketball at Gustavus Adolphus. He's installed an accredited elective course in fishing, and Skoog says it's no snap course for the 15 students in each of two classes.
80 years ago (1941)
Melvin Stockman, age 9, of 6th Avenue NE, looked up at the other 30 Lowell School marble shooters in the Dispatch tournament. But when the elimination was over, the smallest marble shooter was the school champ and moves on to the finals next week.
100 years ago (1921)
(Adv.) We sell Brunswick Phonographs and Records! The latest hits: “Make Believe,” a fox trot by the Isham Jones' Orchestra; “Humming,” a fox trot by Rudy Wiedoeft's Orchestra; “Arabia,” a one-step by Green Brothers' Novelty Band; “Strut, Miss Lizzie,” by tenor Al Bernard with Carl Fenton's Orchestra. Northern Home Furnishing Store.