Remember When for Aug. 28
120 years ago
September 1, 1893
The disease among the horses of this Valley known as lung fever is spreading according to Dr. Marshall, veterinarian.
100 years ago
September 5, 1913
Miss Katherine Neddenreip, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Neddenreip of Diamond Valley, has been appointed a supervisor of the Deaf and Blind School at Berkeley, and will assume charge of her new duties on the eighth of September.
80 years ago
September 1, 1933
Enlargement of the storage facilities at Topaz Lake to 85,000 acre feet capacity is among projects that may be placed under way in this state. Formal application for the $250,000 necessary to enlarge the reservoir from its present capacity of 48,000 acre feet has not been made yet.
50 years ago
August 29, 1963
Carson Valley and Alpine County Little leaguers, on Aug. 21, were treated to a talk by former major league baseball star Jackie Jensen during a hamburger fry given by the Minden Rotary.
25 years ago
September 1, 1988
Former Douglas County parks superintendent Marty Strube will be sentenced Tuesday by District Judge Dave Gamble on two felony charges in the misappropriation of up to $60,000 in county funds.
10 years ago
August 27, 2003
The Town of Minden will drill an exploratory well to eventually replace a 50-year-old well that has been pumping sand.
A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by Caryn Haller