First prize at Midwinter fair |

First prize at Midwinter fair

120 years ago

August 3, 1894

The state of Nevada won first prize at the Midwinter fair in San Francisco for the public school display.

100 years ago

July 31, 1914

Genoa was visited by a fire Monday morning, at which time the home of B. L. Snelling was completely destroyed.

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80 years ago

August 3, 1934

Mrs. Anna Dall, daughter of Franklin D. Roosevelt, president of the United States, was granted a divorce at Minden Monday from Curtis B. Dall by Clark Guild, judge of the first judicial district of Nevada.

50 years ago

July 30, 1964

Natural gas fro Minden-Gardnerville will be officially turned on Wednesday night, Aug. 5, with a gas lamp lighting ceremony on the steps of the Minden Court House.

25 years ago

August 3, 1989

Arid, but growing Nevada has become one of a number of western states that has developed a marketplace for that most precious resource-water.

20 Years Ago

July 31, 1994

State transportation plans may jerk the rug out from under commerical development in the north county.

10 years ago

July 28, 2004

For nearly 60 years, In-N-Out Burger has been a staple in fast-food diets throughout the West and Carson Valley gets its own in Carson Valley Plaza, scheduled to open within the next two weeks.

A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by Sarah Hauck

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