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100 years ago November 5, 1919 At the regular meeting of the Northwood council, a contract was made with the electric company to furnish light on the streets all night instead of until 12 o’clock only, as has been the arrangement heretofore. Mr. Sever Haugerud and Miss Gena Nelson, two favorably...
100 years ago October 29, 1919 Thirty-two thousand dollars worth of Liberty Bonds and other valuable government securities were stolen from the safety deposit boxes in the Citizens Savings Bank of Hanlontown by professional burglars who made their escape, presumably by auto. Fire which started...
100 years ago October 22, 1919 At the National Dairy Show in Chicago the Tenold Creamery was awarded the first prize for the state of Iowa in the cream class, scoring 95 in a big field of competitors. H.C. Stendel, butter maker at the Tenold Creamery, has carried away many honors for his...
100 years ago October 15, 1919 The first killing frost of the season descended upon Northwood during the night and lay on the ground like a clear white sheet of the following morning as late as 7 a.m. Sunday, October 26, marks the changing of time. On that date, all clocks should be turned ahead...
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....

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