Early Files

100 years ago November 23, 1921 A farmer hauled a double wagon box full of corn to market the other day, receiving the sum of $6 for the load. His wife rode beside him holding a basket containing 12 dozen eggs and she realized as much for the basket of eggs as her husband did for a whole load of...
100 years ago November 30, 1921 The courthouse officials and assistants and a few “outsiders,” including Geo E. Whitcomb, Paul G. Thonn and Miss Eldora Vold, shared in Art Reyerson’s good fortune in drawing the turkey at the Legion dance. Instant death is believed to have come to Henry Nelson...
100 years ago November 16, 1921 Frank Stremlov had a big timber wolf in town, which attracted considerable attention, the animal having been killed in the woods west of town after being tracked by Stremlov from near Elk Creek. Whiskers ought to go out of style in Northwood now and the demand for...
100 years ago November 9, 1921 A husking bee, which included 23 men and 16 teams, took just 5 1/2 hours last Saturday to get all the corn out of the 25-acre field of the Knudtson brothers, Iver and Knudt, southeast of town. The workers consisted of neighbors and friends of the boys, who gladly...
100 years ago November 2, 1921 One-fourth of the counties in Iowa have been supplied with automobile license plates for 1922, according to an announcement by W.M. Collady, superintendent of the state motor vehicle department. Worth County has an allotment of 2,500 plates, which are expected almost...
100 years ago October 26, 1921 Irvin Brown, one of Worth County’s enterprising young farmers, and Miss Thea Throne, of Northwood, were married in Albert Lea. They returned to Northwood and are making their home for the present in the Brown farm home west of Northwood. Both young folks are well and...
100 years ago October 12, 1921 Last Friday the high school football team came to life and romped over Nora Springs, 27 6. The local team showed considerable improvement over their first game and give promise of worrying several opponents before the season is over. Between halves the high school...
100 years ago October 5, 1921 Knudt Bjorka, Worth County’s popular Farm Bureau agent who resigned on October 1, was the guest of honor at a party given on Friday afternoon by county officials and other courthouse employees. A beautiful fountain pen was presented him with the compliments and best...
100 years ago September 28, 1921 A large congregation was present on Sunday, September 25, when Rev. Rosenquist Taylor came to get the presentist with appropriate and impressive ceremony, commemorated the laying of the corner stone of  the new Sion church, 10 miles west of Northwood, which will...
100 years ago September 21, 1921 The Farmers Exchange Bank at Grafton did not open for business and many rumors have since been afloat as to the reasons for the action. An assignment has been made in favor of the First National Bank at Mason City and it is said this action followed an inability to...

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