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Remember When for April 13

120 years ago

April 13,1896

Willie Adams has gone to San Jose to take a position as bookkeeper in a store.

100 years ago

April 13,1916

Virgil Connell met with a serious accident when two sticks of dynamite exploded making amputation necessary.

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80 years ago

April 13,1936

The county road crew recently completed cleaning up the tract of private land east of the Wm. Schacht Ranch used for so many years as a dumping ground, and despite public warning, people continue to dump rubbish there instead of hauling it to the designated dump ground.

50 years ago

April 13,1966

Genoa rancher Graham Hollister Sr. will file for state senator in the Douglas-Ormsby county district Friday.

25 years ago

April 13,1991

Farmers trying to keep the historic Douglas County ditch system open so they can irrigate their fields are increasingly frustrated by disregard of their rights.

20 years ago

April 13,1996

Three independent experts confirmed resident's fears that a timber salvage project planned for the slopes above Genoa could increase the chance of fires, avalanches, mudslides and damage to water quality.

10 years ago

April 13,2006

A suspect in the delivery of four pounds of cocaine for sale in Carson Valley reportedly told authorities that he was "a little fish" in the transport of the drug with a street value of $250,000.

A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by Aurora Sain