120 years agoJanuary 20, 1893One of the heaviest burdens to the tax payers of this county is maintaining the county roads, as the Carson River goes on a rampage every once in a while and washes out roads, bridges and causing a lot of damage.95 years agoJanuary 18, 1918William S. Miller, publicity manager of the Associated Commercial Colleges of Nevada, has been in this community for the past two weeks, and through his efforts, a commercial college is to be established at Minden. 80 years agoJanuary 20, 1933Despite the fact that Governor Fred Balzar, in his message to the Legislature Tuesday urged that body to take the lead in an economy program by cutting the length of the session from sixty to forty days, members of the assembly indicated later in the day that no such step will be taken. 50 years agoJanuary 17, 1963 Making Dresslerville into a tourist attraction was one of the methods suggested to improve conditions at the Indian colony during last week’s meeting of the Carson Valley Area Development Committee, when conditions at the colony were discussed. Also suggested was the creation of a small park for youngsters, with a baseball field and a basketball court.25 years agoJanuary 21, 1988The determination of county commissioners to acquire more than 1,600 acres of Dangberg ranch land in Carson Valley showed signs of weakening last week. County Commissioner Bob Pruett — who was out of town when the Commission voted to acquire the property, either at a foreclosure sale or by condemnation — Thursday sought to table a resolution authorizing the district attorney to start condemnation procedures.10 years agoJanuary 15, 2003The site of Nevada’s first pioneer settlement has been rescued from oblivion by a group of history buffs. About 50 people braved cool, wet weather Friday to dedicate a new marker for Old Mormon Station, which was built by a group of Salt Lake City traders a mile north of Genoa in 1850. A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by R-C intern Carson Costa.