Early Files

100 years ago October 8, 1919 We are indebted to our Kensett correspondent for the following: Mr. Carl B. Brunsvold and Miss Ida Then were married at the N.E. Then home, Rev. T. Sigmond officiating. Carl is a son of Mr. and Mrs. O.S. Brunsvold, of Danville township and is a young man of sterling...
100 years ago October 8, 1919 Excerpts from Homecoming article: “Thursday, Oct. 2, was clear and warm and those who believe in special providences feel that Northwood was most signally favored in her choice of a day for the Soldiers and Sailors Homecoming celebration. On the early morning train...
100 years ago September 24, 1919 E.N. Klove, injured by the fall of the airplane in which he was riding during the fair on September 12, is making steady improvement and getting along as nicely as his injuries will warrant. Eddie Mandt, the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Mandt, who was...
September 17, 1919 A thriller not on the regular program was experienced by the 2,500 people at the Worth County Fair in Northwood when the airplane in charge of Lieutenant George Barrett, of Mason City, went into a spin and fell to the ground in the quarter stretch. In the resulting smashup, Ed N...
100 years ago September 10, 1919 Dr. George A. Dodge and Mrs. Ella Torgerson sprung a complete surprise on their friends when they went to the home of Rev. Hans Fosnes and were united in marriage. Following the ceremony they went to the Dodge home, which the Doctor had been quietly preparing for...
100 years ago September 3, 1919 At six o’clock Sunday evening on August 31 in the Silver Lake church, Mr. Ole Garnass, of Northwood and Miss Josephine Hengesteg of Hartland township were married in the presence of 160 guests. The ceremony was performed by Rev. O.C. Brenna, pastor of the church....
100 years ago-August 27, 1919 Mrs. H.J. Pixley and son Clayton returned Wednesday from Rockford, where they had been for a few days visiting in the Levi Cornick home.Harold Bolender and Seymour Rustad will leave Friday for Des Moines to enroll in the Capital City Community college, each intending...
100 years ago August 20, 1919 The Worth County Fair is the first event of importance to occur in Northwood since the Chautauqua and the officials are making great preparations to entertain the usual crowds in better style than ever. The large barn on the farm one and one-half miles from...
100 years ago August 13, 1919 Northwood is again  without a restaurant, the Chas. Edmonds place having been closed the first of this week when the fixtures were sold to a party at Belmond and moved to that town in the Olson truck on Monday. Mr. Edmonds is retiring from the business, owing to...

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