Friday, February 24, 2017

Grandma Patty & Lenny Retiring March 1, 2017




Grandma Patty and Lenny Taylor will be retiring from the restaurant business on March 1, 2017.  They will be greatly missed.  They have done a terrific job of up-grading and maintaining our home town cafe.  It has been a social gathering place for over 100 year.  The cafe was built in 1898 by O.L. Stenberg.  This cafe is the oldest original Brandon business building remaining.  It has stood the test of time.   Over the years there have been many owners and operators.  The list included was taken from an owners abstract. 


















Monday, February 20, 2017

Local Gals Working in Alexandria 1955 Softball Team

Back:    Jean Webskowski, Irene Carlquist, Lorraine Heffernen, Marlys Carlson, 

               Louise Jesh, Violet Johnson, Pat Whiting


Front:   Evelyn Webskowski, Edith Webskowski, Phyllis Webskowski,                 

              Ginny Mentele, Joyce Pladson, Joan Korkowski

They won all of their games that year.  The next year none of the other teams wanted to play.


Photo Courtesy Ginny ( Mentele ) Korkowski

Friday, February 3, 2017

February 2, 2017 West Douglas County Record

http://www.gctel.com/images/record/recordfeb2.pdf

Photos taken by Brandon Photographer A.M. Thompson

Photos taken in the A.M. Thompson ground floor studio.
Wonder where that studio might have been.


  Wonder who these little folks are in this photo.

Wonder what year this might have been.