Early Files

100 years ago July 2, 1924 Tourists are going through Northwood by the hundreds every week. Not very many comparatively speaking, have stopped here this summer. We have the beautiful park, the drinking water, cooking conveniences and convenience to supply stations, and with a little water to cover...
100 years ago June 25, 1924 One of the most interesting and instructive features of the annual Farm Bureau picnic day was the luncheon given by the Worth County Farm Bureau women in honor of Grace Frysinger of Washington, D.C., who was one of the two visiting speakers on the outdoor afternoon...
100 years ago June 11, 1924 The first free open air concert of the season by the Northwood Municipal Band will he held this evening in Central Park. The city council has contracted with the band for a series of concerts running through the months of June, July and August. However, next week, June...
100 years ago June 18, 1924 A declamatory contest was held at the Baptist Church under the auspices of the W.C.T.U. Children from the sixth, seventh and eighth grades took part to a good sized crowd. Mr. Jay Boltan is one of Northwood’s best young men and has made an enviable record in the...
100 years ago May 28, 1924 Three motor car accidents in this immediate vicinity within the past week have caused thoughtful people to wonder what the automobile traffic will eventually bring us to. Fortunately, in but one of the three accidents mentioned was anyone injured very seriously, a broken...
100 years ago June 4, 1924 Mr. Nickolai Aase and Miss Cora Rustad were married last evening at the home of the bride’s parents in Northwood. This unites two good families and two good young people of this vicinity. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Carl B. Ylvisaker. Prof. Macy Campbell of Cedar...
100 years ago May 21, 1924 Ed Kingland, who for several years was connected with the Lomen Auto Co. in this city as salesman and assistant manager, has purchased the King Auto Co. at Lake Mills and took possession recently. Mr. Kingland is a splendid young man in every way, knows the automobile...
100 years ago May 14, 1924 Miss Eleanor Rustad, stenographer in the office of Representative Gilber Haugen in Washington, writes that she has been given a week’s vacation which she will spend on a sight-seeing trip with her friend and guest, Miss Eva Keller of Northwood. They expect to visit...
100 years ago May 7, 1924 Northwood students of the state university have nearly all been home during the past week to spend the spring vacation, but on account of its brevity had to return the first of this week. Those who came home were the Misses Goldie Heiny, Marie Skjeveland, Eleanor...
100 years ago April 30, 1924 Miss G. Ether Hanson, a well known Northwood girl, has received additional honors at Lincoln, Nebr., where she is a student of the Nebraska State University. She was elected president of the Catacomb Players, a dramatic organization and was elected Grand Worthy...

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