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August 7, 2014

by Darcy Uttech
50 years ago

Thursday, August 6, 1964

R. P. Howe, President of the Citizens State Bank has been appointed as a member of the Minnesota Bankers Associ-ation Federal Legislative Committee for 1964-65.

Fulda Schools will begin September 8th. As in the past, Tuesday will be a half-day with regular classes beginning on Wednesday.

An unusual number of dead fish are apt to be seen along the shores of Minnesota lakes these days due to the prolonged period of above normal temperatures. The problem is likely to be more severe in shallow lakes were fish are unable to go deeper into cool water.

July 30th marked the 11th anniversary of the Small Business Administration according to Edwin Jenison, Branch Manager. Nearly 95% of all businesses in the country are generally considered small businesses.

Mr. and Mrs. Warren Bergstrom are the parents of a daughter, Leslie born July 29th. Grandparents include Mr. and Mrs. Leo Grimes.

Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Kunz are the parents of a son born August 3. Grandparents include Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Sieverding.

Major and Mrs. Vernard Disteldorf are the parents of a daughter, Gina born July 30th.

Allen Crawford passed away at the age of 64 years old on July 22nd after a long illness.

30 years ago

Thursday, August 9, 1984

Les Engler Jr. was one of 156 young men from throughout the state participating in the Mr. Minnesota Teen Program beginning this Thursday.

Windows were broke out on two cars on the night of July 18. Both vehicles were parked at their respective residents. In addition the front window of the Mike Nangle home was shot at on Sunday evening, a hole was found in the window of a class room at the high school, and a street light was shot out.

Dirk Wehking won the 9 year old division of the Sailboat Regatta at Cub Scout Camp on Saturday.

In it's 74th season, the Murray County Fair promises to be bigger and better than ever complete with a professional tractor pull and a demolition derby.

Fulda Public School announces policy for free and reduced priced meals.

Citizens of Tomorrow include Kirk, Becky, Richard and Rachel Clayton; Robbie Jenni, Cindy, and Jamie Beeck; and Erin, Ryan, Justin, and Tyson Elder.

20 years ago

Wednesday, August 10, 1994

Fulda Library holds “Go Wild Over Reading” program.

Rep. Ted Winter, Commissioner Peter Gillette, Sen. Arlene Lesewski and Economic Developer Charlie Hopkins review the city of Fulda blueprints for the forthcoming sewer project. The project was made possible by grant money procured through Gillette's office.

A tornado stalked the area just east of Fulda on Sunday night spending 20 minutes on the ground. The Kevin Busch cornfield, located south of Fulda was flattened by the dying tornado. Other damage in the area includes a 40x60' barn on Ken Kerkeart's acreage, a silo at Reggie Folkers farm; a hay barn at Ray Cuperus'; and a barn at Wilbur Pomranke's farm.

Classes at all the Fulda schools will begin on September 6th.

Michael Scott was born on July 22 to Scott and Ina Collier. Grandparents include Larry Collier, Del Cooper, and Mr. and Mrs. Werner Graeber.

Ed and Bardene Peter are proud to announce the birth of their son, Benjamin on August 1st. Grandparents include Lila Brust, Merton and Joyce Peter and John Sowards.

Arvid and Heike Kramer are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Lisa born August 7th. Grandparents include Marion Kramer.

Tom and Mary Appel are pleased to announce the arrival of their second son, Andrew, born July 30th. Grandparents include Don and Jerry Appel and Wally and Shirley Schoeb.

Gilbert Dessonville passed away on August 2nd at the age of 90 years old.

Viola Schroeder passed away on August 2nd at the age of 98 years old.

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