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Pages from the Past - July 24, 2014

75 years ago, July 28, 1939

(Headline) Methodist country store being planned

The fifth annual "country store" will be held at the Sam Campbell cottage on Norway Lake.

50 years ago, July 24, 1964

On Tuesday evening, July 28, the Good Samaritan Center will sponsor a Hobo Ice Cream Social. This will be the second social for the season.

(Advertisement) Look what $1 will buy - Mondays, Prime Rib of Beef; Wednesdays, country style Bar-B-Q ribs; Fridays, delicious walleyed pike; Saturdays, fried chicken.

25 years ago, July 27, 1989

Chain saw artist's gift reflects hope of peace.

As Fourth of July commemorations of independence and freedom were taking place throughout the United States, halfway across the world a celebration of friendship, trust and peace was in full swing in Vladivostok, Soviet Union.

10 years ago, July 22, 2004

(Headline) Win, lose or draw. Local cities count the cost of legislative glitch in local government aid funding.

It was supposed to be fixed this past legislative session. A 2003 drafting error relating to the state's local government aid went uncorrected this year, leaving cities preparing to set their 2005 budgets wondering how much state aid they'll receive.