Early Files

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...
100 years ago January 11, 1922 At the organization of the Worth County Mail Carriers’ Association, Leon H. Wiley, Northwood, was chosen president for 1922. All carriers, but two, were present. Owing to the fact that the Walker Mill machinery ran about four feet of water out of the pond above the...
100 years ago January 4, 1922 Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gabriel were hosts to a party of eight college students in honor of their son, Irving, who is at home for the holiday vacation from Ames College. The guests were members of the 1920 basketball team and their coach Mr. Walston. Six o’clock dinner was...
100 years ago December 28, 1921 Northwood was a busy place last Thursday evening when one of the largest night crowds ever in the city was here to attend the free entertainments offered by the Index in connection with the closing day of the contest that had been running for seven weeks by W.A....
100 years ago December 21, 1921 Mr. and Mrs. John Lange very pleasantly entertained the following families at dinner on Sunday at their comfortable farm home north of town: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wolff, Mr. and Mrs. John Dralla, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ebert, Miss Martha Sandman and William Smith. Believing...
100 years ago December 14, 1921 At a meeting of the Hartland Creamery Co., held at Silver Lake on Saturday, business of the past year was reviewed and new officers elected as follows: N.J. Simmons, president; S.W. Perkins, vice president; T.S. Hanson, treasurer; E.E. Been, secretary; N.O. Dahlen,...
100 years ago December 7, 1921 The first annual meeting of the Northwood Commercial Club was held at the Winifred Hotel last evening. Seventy-nine members were served and heard the address by Hon E.G. Dunn of Mason City. Cashier A.S. Lund, of the First National Bank, will speak today to the...

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