Early Files

100 years ago October 19, 1922 The Board of Supervisors of Worth County met in Regular Adjourned Session in the office of the County Auditor, October 16, 1922. Members all present were Juo R. Mitchell, A.O. Westland and Nels Thorson. The Auditor was on motion authorized and instructed to draw a...
100 years ago October 11, 1922 In the rearrangement of the working plans of the Worth County State Bank made necessary by the death of T.S. Hanson, vice president, cashier A.O. Rye has been advanced to the office of president to succeed H.T. Toye, who becomes chairman of the board of directors....
100 years ago October 4, 1922 On Sunday, October 1, at about noon friends and neighbors gathered at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Knute Mostrom in Brookfield Township, to surprise them and to remind them of their golden anniversary. After dinner the crowd was called to order and addresses...
100 years ago September 27, 1922 Since the organization of the Northwood Livestock Shipping Assn. in May, it has 150 members and has shipped out over 30 cars of stock, says County Agent Lodwich. Saturday marked the largest day’s run in the history of the organization when five cars of cattle and...
100 years ago September 20, 1922 With the approach of cold weather, millions of bushels of potatoes are lying in the ground in Minnesota and will freeze unless relief is obtained to improve the present demoralized condition of the market. In the Crookston, Minn., district alone more then 1,500,000...
100 years ago September 13, 1922 The Anchor mentioned a persistent rumor that was circulating to the effect that T.J. Collins had been blown up by dynamite while “shooting” stumps and other obstructions out on a highway in Webster County. Disbelief was expressed at that time and Jeff walked into...
100 years ago September 6, 1922 Theodore Sophus Hanson for 23 years connected with the Worth County State Bank of Northwood, of which he was vice president passed away Wednesday at the family home. Death followed an illness of about a year. Provided the weather is suitable and favorable next...
100 years ago August 30, 1922 There will be a demonstration of the working qualities of the Ole A. Olsen Machines - the revolving disc harrow and a new machine just put on the market that bids fair to revolutionize ground stirring methods. The demonstration will be held at the Atwood Stock farm...
100 years ago August 23, 1922 Mrs. Anna King and daughters, Misses Rose, Rena and Ruth, returned the first of the week from Lake Okoboji, where they had been spending a delightful outing for a week. Misses Rose and Ruth have been constant in their work as stenographers and they with their mother...
100 years ago August 16, 1922 On August 17 at 4 p.m. Mr. Peter L. Hanson and Miss Hattie Preston will be married at the Deer Creek Valley church. A small company of invited friends and relatives will be present. From the Deer Creek correspondent: The marriage of Miss Lulu Rohne and Mr. Glen...

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