What was discussed in media about in Räpina in the 1930s, when the building was completed?
Petrol station opened in Räpina. The movement of power carts in Räpina is growing and in order to satisfy their petrol consumption, a petrol vending machine was set up in front of the economic association (Tartu mnt 2) in those days. [Message] // Postimees, 22.09.1930, no. 257, p. 5.
The number of holidaymakers in Räpina is growing. In recent days, the number of holidaymakers in Räpina has grown rapidly and there are constantly more coming. Currently, there are about 100 holidaymakers in Räpina and the surrounding settlements. Their exact number is difficult to determine because there is no corresponding registration point on site. Every year, the number of holidaymakers in Räpina has shown an increase, because the beautiful surroundings of Võhandu and the berry-rich forests attract former holidaymakers back, who also bring new ones. [Message] // Postimees, 02.07.1934, no. 177, p. 6.