From the Nov. 5, 1953 News Record:
Cloudy skies and threatening weather for the past week brought only a few snowflakes. The country remains very dry and the dangers of fire are still serious. The month of October brought only 0.05 of an inch of moisture.
From the Nov. 15, 1973 News Record:
The grand opening of Gillette’s completely new Ben Franklin store in downtown Gillette will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Gene Bannister, owner, announced this week. Bannister is a well known businessman of Gillette, having operated Gene’s Furniture for the past 15 years. The store is located at 310 S. Gillette Ave.. The Ben Franklin store will have a wide assortment of merchandise that will please everyone. Extensive lines will be offered in women’s and children’s apparel and accessories, fabrics, sewing notions, hobby crafts, small appliances, stationery, toiletries, toys and candy.
From the Nov. 4, 1981 News Record:
The computer age is hitting home. Computers, once the domain of large corporations and programming wizards, are now at the fingertips of housewives, students and small businessmen. The once impersonal technology now carries the name: personal computers. They can do your bookkeeping, figure out your taxes, play games with you, guard your house, even talk. But there’s one problem blocking some personal computer use: fear. “People are afraid of computers,” observes Paul Raap, a salesman and computer technician at ComputerLand in Gillette. “We try to get people familiar with them to alleviate fear of computers.”