First prize at Midwinter fair
August 6, 2014
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.
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