Early Files

100 years ago April 18, 1923 A meeting of Worth County Legion men was held at the courthouse last evening at which time a big “feed” was enjoyed and some boxing and wrestling contests pulled off, which was followed by a business meeting. Constitution and by-laws were adopted. Elected officers for...
100 years ago April 11, 1923 At the April meeting of the town council, J.E. Amundson was reelected town clerk, a position which he has ably filled for the past 10 years. Marshall J.A. Oleson (Big John), who has served for over a quarter of a century in that capacity, was reappointed by Mayor Sabin...
100 years ago April 4, 1923 The first big appropriation bill passed at this session of the legislature was by the Senate on the 27th when the Mead bill was passed providing for an appropriation of $450,000 annually for five years to meet the requirements of a gift of $2,250,000 by the Rockefeller...
100 years ago March 28, 1923 John L. Nicopoulos, who was employed at the Rock Island shops at Manly, was suffocated when he slipped and fell into the pit ahead of a dump load of coal. Nicopoulos was night stationary engineer and had been in the employee of the Rock Island there for 10 years, when...
100 years ago March 21, 1923 This evening Miss Hilda Huus will be married to Mr. Frank T. Johnson of Lakeview, Iowa. The wedding will take place at 5 p.m. at the home of the bride’s mother, Mrs. Berit Huus. Rev. Carl B. Ylvisaker, pastor of the Northwood Lutheran church, is performing the ceremony...
100 years ago March 14, 1923 Mr. and Mrs. Carl Witt drove up from Grafton and found the roads in very bad condition, their car being stuck twice in the mud on the new road east of Manly. Mr. and Mrs. Witt will reside in the E.S. Johnson residence formerly occupied by C.S. Willing, whose former...
100 years ago March 7, 1923 Northwood High School will debate the Clarion High School will debate Clarion High School in a dual debate conducted in the home towns Friday. The local affirmative team, consisting of Jeannette Sabin, Marie Brudvik, and Ferris Hurd, will go to Clarion, while the...
100 years ago February 28, 1923 Northwood and Worth County citizens were pleased when word was received from Des Moines that Governor Kendall had appointed Attorney M.H. Kepler of this city judge for the 13th judicial district, of which this county is a part. That Mr. Kelper will make a good judge...
100 years ago February 21, 1923 Theatre goers of Northwood and vicinity will have an opportunity of again seeing American Legion and Women’s Auxiliary young people in a home talent play. The play this year is a melodrama entitled, “In Old Kaintuck.” Cast of characters are Dr. R.I. Lowenber, J.S....
100 years ago February 14, 1923 The cantata and general musical entertainment given by pupils of the schools under the training of Miss Meder, Friday evening at the High School auditorium, was well attended. Chorus singing, solos and duets were all good and the instrumental part of the...

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