Early Files

100 years ago August 25, 1920 The long summer vacation will end soon in the Northwood school open for the 1920–21 school year on September 6. Despite this shortage of teachers the local board of education has been quite successful in filling the positions, there being only three vacant places to...
100 years ago August 18, 1920 Mr. Robert P. Kelton, of Durand, Wisconsin and Miss Ethel M. Ostrander, Albert Lea, were united in marriage of the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Dwelle at on August 17, 1920. Rev. Alexander Robertson, of the First Baptist Church officiated. The Worth County Fair is not...
100 years ago August 11, 1920 About 40 of the members of the Zion Lutheran Church of Northwood went to Grafton and surprised their pastor, Rev. Carol Landdeck and family. After several hours of social intercourse, a lunch was served, which the ladies had brought with them, after which Otto Buth,...
100 years ago August 4, 1920 Two weeks from today, Wednesday, August 18, the 168th Inf. Band of the Rainbow Division is coming to Northwood to play two concerts in the city park. The band is composed of 30 or more musicians, all overseas men and have been meeting with the greatest of favor...
100 years ago July 28, 1920 Laura B. Hale, state organizer of the W.C.T.U., who was in Northwood for a few days, succeeded in organizing a local branch of the order. At the first meeting held in the restrooms of the library, 20 women were present and elected the following officers: Mrs. Maude (...
100 years ago July 21, 1920 A job in the Northwood post office is now open for some person who can successfully pass a civil service examination and stand at the head of the eligible list. The examination will be held on August 14. The salary is $1,400 a year. By the falling of some seats at the...
100 years ago July 16, 1920 Mr. Leland Thompson  of the city and Miss Mollie Johnson, Albett Lea, were married in Mason City on Sunday afternoon by the Rev. Tandy, pastor of the Mason City  Baptist Church at the parsonage. They were attended by Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Dohe of that city, formerly of...
100 years ago May 26, 1920 A County Livestock Breeders Association is a big factor in developing the livestock industry of a country. Worth County is in dire need of better livestock. There are a few fine herds, but the majority of them are very ordinary, stated Knute Bjorka, county agent....
100 years ago May 19, 1920 Postmaster Remore received official notice the first of the week that the Northwood post office will be advanced to an office of the second class, beginning July 1, 1920. Local patrons would be pleased with this news as an indication that Northwood is progressing in a...
100 years ago May 12, 1920 Six boys and 16 girls make up the 1920 graduating class of the Northwood high school and this class of 22 will receive  diplomas on May 27 when the commencement exercises will be held at Dwelle Hall. The program for that time has not yet been completed but will include a...

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