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10 Years Ago
Central City High’s One-Act team presents a public performance of “Wiley and the Hairy Man” in preparation for the competition season.
The Potee quilt and the Red Cross quilt from the Merrick County Historical Museum are chosen for exhibit in the Smithsonian.

20 Years Ago
After a late planting puts harvest two weeks behind, reports show that this year’s corn and soybean yields are down 15-20% for the area.
The Central City Lady Bison, ranked third in the state, win the C1-9 sub-district crown.

30 Years Ago
For the second year running, a variety of Central City merchants take out ads in a “Try Central City First” campaign, pointing out the array of goods and services available right here in town.
Notices and advertisements begin appearing in local, state, and national publications as the first step in the search to find an individual to fill the new post of Central City administrator.

40 Years Ago
Marching bands, color guards, and floats mark the “Spirit of ‘76” Veterans Day Parade in Central City on November 11, 1975.
The Litzenberg Memorial County Hospital Auxiliary holds a fine art show and sale, with profits going toward the Heart Monitor Fund.

50 Years Ago
Thomas Hermansen and Harold Rasmussen of Marquette escape serious injury when the car Hermansen is driving strikes the cornhead of a combine driven by Robert Grigsby on Ormsby Road.
Central City’s Lincoln Manor Steak House and Lounge holds its grand opening. Every female guest is presented with a rose and every male guest with a cigar.

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