Early Files

100 years ago September 27, 1922 Since the organization of the Northwood Livestock Shipping Assn. in May, it has 150 members and has shipped out over 30 cars of stock, says County Agent Lodwich. Saturday marked the largest day’s run in the history of the organization when five cars of cattle and...
100 years ago September 20, 1922 With the approach of cold weather, millions of bushels of potatoes are lying in the ground in Minnesota and will freeze unless relief is obtained to improve the present demoralized condition of the market. In the Crookston, Minn., district alone more then 1,500,000...
100 years ago September 13, 1922 The Anchor mentioned a persistent rumor that was circulating to the effect that T.J. Collins had been blown up by dynamite while “shooting” stumps and other obstructions out on a highway in Webster County. Disbelief was expressed at that time and Jeff walked into...
100 years ago September 6, 1922 Theodore Sophus Hanson for 23 years connected with the Worth County State Bank of Northwood, of which he was vice president passed away Wednesday at the family home. Death followed an illness of about a year. Provided the weather is suitable and favorable next...
100 years ago August 30, 1922 There will be a demonstration of the working qualities of the Ole A. Olsen Machines - the revolving disc harrow and a new machine just put on the market that bids fair to revolutionize ground stirring methods. The demonstration will be held at the Atwood Stock farm...
100 years ago August 23, 1922 Mrs. Anna King and daughters, Misses Rose, Rena and Ruth, returned the first of the week from Lake Okoboji, where they had been spending a delightful outing for a week. Misses Rose and Ruth have been constant in their work as stenographers and they with their mother...
100 years ago August 16, 1922 On August 17 at 4 p.m. Mr. Peter L. Hanson and Miss Hattie Preston will be married at the Deer Creek Valley church. A small company of invited friends and relatives will be present. From the Deer Creek correspondent: The marriage of Miss Lulu Rohne and Mr. Glen...
100 years ago August 9, 1922 The St. Ansgar band played at Bayside Park, Clear Lake. It has been a continuous organization for 44 years being organized in 1878. The original members have all dropped out, the record being held at present by O.H. Koch, who joined the band in 1883. This year the band...
100 years ago August 2, 1922 In honor of Mrs. Andrew Anderson’s 60th birthday anniversary about 250 relatives and friends gathered at the beautiful Anderson country home in east Barton Township, over 60 families being represented in the crowd. Rev. Waldeland gave a short talk and presented Mrs....
100 years ago July 26, 1922 The coal miners strike that has been in effect since last April is assuming serious proportions and an early settlement seems improbable. President Harding has taken action in the matter but his recommendations to date have met with little favor. The extensively...

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