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Remember When for May 4

120 years ago

May 4,1896

Ruel and Harry James, who live below Genoa, have just purchased a new tandem bike.

100 years ago

May 4,1916

John Anderson, proprietor of Golden West hotel, was placed under arrest Monday afternoon for selling malt liquors on Election Day.

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80 years ago

May 4,1936

Tuesday, shortly after the lunch hour, the Minden Fire Department was called by an alarm to the Dangberg Buckeye Ranch where a feed corral was ablaze.

50 years ago

May 4,1966

By a margin of almost three to one, Douglas County voters Tuesday approved a $1.8 million bond issue for school construction.

25 years ago

May 4, 1991

Churches will be allowed in industrial areas in Douglas County, following the introduction of a zoning ordinance change.

20 years ago

May 4,1996

When the board of commissioners approved a tentative budget in March, Douglas County was $500,000 in the red and banking on a utility license fee to counteract a general fund shortfall.

10 years ago

May 4,2006

Budget cuts could mean Minden-Tahoe Airport's air tanker base will be moved to Reno Stead Airport by the next fire season, air tankers are essential in the firefighting season.

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