Early Files

100 years ago March 22, 1922 The extreme softness of the dirt filling in the sewer ditches that were excavated last fall has caused several automobile drivers to undergo a period of trouble. Even the horses were having trouble. One of George Scofield’s horses slipped into a ditch while dragging...
100 years ago March 15, 1922 A reorganization of departments of the Schanke Company at Mason City place two Northwood men in more responsible positions. The territory for sales is divided into two divisions, one called the Eastern division, which will be under the supervision of Mr. H.A. Dwelle,...
100 years ago March 8, 1922 The high school basketball team closed the season in a rush by winning two games. The Friday previous they beat Manly by the one-sided score of 28 to 12. On Tuesday evening Clear Lake was beaten on the local floor 18 to 14 with Lande out of the lineup. Wednesday evening...
100 years ago March 1, 1922 The Auxiliary tea will be held at the club rooms with Mesdames Orlandus Vold, R.G. Mellem, J.O.E. Johnson and T.S. Hanson as hostesses. Come early and bring your fancy work. Ed E. Swensrud, northeast of town, returned the latter part of last week from a pleasure trip,...
100 years ago February 22, 1922 The fifth grade of the local schools, Miss Kjerland’s room, gave an entertainment, which was in the form of a George Washington program. A number of mothers of the pupils attended the entertainment and highly praised the program, which reflected much credit upon...
100 years ago February 15, 1922 Last Sunday was Mr. and Mrs. Fred Tau’s 50th wedding anniversary and a large number of their relatives and friends gathered at their home in this city to assist in the golden wedding celebration. Rev. Carl Landdeck, Grafton, pastor of the Northwood Zion church,...
100 years ago February 8, 1922 The Cedar Valley Seminary at Osage will be closed. When it finishes its present year, early next June, its doors will close. News of the closing of the seminary will be heard with regret by many Northwood and Worth County people who were students there in past years...
100 years ago February 1, 1922 Did you see the sled automobile that Helmer and William Olson and some of their young men friends have recently been operating on Northwood streets? The boys call it a monoplane; although technically it would be deserving of the name but it is a clever vehicle. An...
100 years ago January 25, 1922 At the annual meeting of the Northwood fire company the year’s work was reviewed and the following officers chosen for 1922: Henry Perry, chief; James McQuarrie, first assistant; A.C.S. Rue, second assistant; E.J. Johnson, secretary; and T.O. Groe, treasurer.  John...
100 years ago January 18, 1922 The ladies of the Civic Improvement Club of Grafton met with Mrs. Henry Biederman, through the courtesy of Mr. Will Schauer, enjoyed the rare treat of a sleigh ride party. This being the first annual meeting, an election of officers took place with the following...

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