25 YEARS AGO

Mike and Rosy Zawchenuk and sister Trista Nichole, proudly announce the birth of their son, Michael Steven, 10 pounds, 1.2 ounces, 21 inches long, born today.

Rick Bolstad and William J. Torseth, Realty World-Northwood Inc. representatives, received sales leader awards at a Realty-World sponsored sales rally held recently at the Registry Hotel in Bloomington.

 

40 YEARS AGO

The U.S. Navy has stationed a full-time recruiter in the International Falls area. Petty Officer 2nd Class William J. Torseth Jr. is returning to his hometown after spending four years in the navy and two years as a civilian.

John M. Wiemer, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Wiemer Sr., 702 10th St., took the Job Corps Oath prior to his departure for Blackwell Job Corps Center in Wisconsin. This automatically enrolls him in the nationwide program.

A boy was born here today at Falls Memorial Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Burmeister, Big Falls.

 

50 YEARS AGO

Barbara Luoma, 21, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Luoma, 1123 Seventh St., has been awarded a scholarship for training in the rehabilitation therapies by the Minnesota Department of Public Welfare.

A son was born today at Littlefork Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Sartain, Littlefork.

President of the Women Golfers at Falls Country Club, Mrs. Mardella McBride, presented the Jewel Box trophy to Mrs. Betty McBride, winner of the annual Jewel Box tournament.

 

60 YEARS AGO

Pvt. Thomas Cullen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Cullen, South International Falls, is now receiving his basic training at Fort Riley, Kan. Pvt. Cullen was inducted into the army July 29.

The Gedney and Selman Sales company, which will operate an extensive photograph route in the International Falls, Orr, Big Falls and Baudette districts, is the latest addition to border city businesses.

Pfc. Donald J. Maxwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Maxwell, the Falls, has completed an eight-week field radio operators course at San Diego Signal School Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot.

Mrs. Ellsworth Jackson was guest of honor at a stork shower at her home at Point O’Pines. Lunch was served by the hostesses, Mrs. Marvin Bakken and Mrs. Reynold Peterson.

 

70 YEARS AGO

Wanda Schickling recently joined the Mando time department staff as a replacement for Joyce Hooks, who left this week for the West Coast.

Misses Irene Sutherland and Mae Furman left for the West Coast. They plan to visit Pvt. John Furman at Camp Callan, Calif., and other relatives in Los Angeles before returning.

Mr. and Mrs. Murry Borden (Viola Braford), 1223 Third Ave., are parents of a son born today at the Laurion Maternity Home. Randall Wayne are the names chosen for the child.

Mrs. Etta Collins, celebrating her 75th birthday Thursday, was guest of honor at a party in the afternoon at the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. George Anderson.

 

 Compiled by International Falls Public Library