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100 years ago December 3, 1919 Attorney Paul G. Thonn of Morehead, Minnesota, was in Northwood attending business matters with Senator T.A. Kingland. Mr. Thonn expects to return to Northwood about the first of the year and will enter the law office of Mr. Kingland. Mr. Otto Weber and Mrs. Kate...
100 years ago November 26, 1919 Miss Isabelle Stehman, history instructor in the Northwood schools, has organized a Council of Camp Fire Girls in Northwood and the young ladies hope to be soon working with all their paraphernalia. Miss Stehman will hold the position of Guardian. The organization...
100 years ago November 19, 1919 Word has been received from Knut Bjorkka the new county agent for Worth County, that he will arrive in Northwood the latter part of this week ready to take up his duties on December 1. It will be remembered that Agent E.M. Torblaa resigned some time ago and will...

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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...

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