Early Files

100 years ago February 9, 1921 The second annual declamatory contest of Worth County high schools was held at Manly. The two schools to compete with the entertaining one were Grafton and Northwood, the former entering only one contestant, the latter three. The silver cup of first place was awarded...
100 years ago February 2, 1921 The local chapter of the Eastern Star will hold a special meeting for a school of instruction and practice. Mrs. Carrie Nettleton, district instructor, will be present to conduct the school. A silver tea will be served by Mrs. C.A. Hurd, Mrs. A. Walser, Mrs. O....
100 years ago January 26, 1921 Before a large audience at the Slosson Opera House last evening the contests for declamatory honors were held. Vernon Thompson, oratorical class, won first over all. Gena Bakken was first in dramatics and Priscilla Jenson was first in the humerous class. At the...
100 years ago January 19, 1921 Farm Bureau interest is not lacking in Worth County. This was shown when 300 farmers from the various parts of the county gathered at Northwood to attending annual meeting of the county organization. At the meeting officers unanimously elected were  O.K. Storre,...
100 years ago January 12, 1921 The annual business meeting of the Worth County Farmer’s Mutual Insurance Association was held on Wednesday at the courthouse. Every township in the county was represented. Officers elected were Ole Lobben, president; N. J. Nelson, vice president; T.C. Rone,...
100 years ago January 5, 1921 Student Carl Ylvisaker, of St. Paul, has accepted the pastorate of the Norwegian Lutheran Church to succeed Rev. Storaasli, Army chaplain, and will take up the work in two weeks. He comes from a ministerial family, his father and all but one of his brothers being...
100 years ago December 22, 1920 Mr. Oscar Egland and Miss Clara E. Hengesteg were made man and wife in the Silver Lake parsonage at four o’clock last Sunday afternoon in the presence of their parents and relatives. Messrs Norance Undahl and Lawrence Ferley served as best men and Misses Ida...
100 years ago December 15, 1920 Mrs. Harold J. Williams and Mrs. M.J. Shauger, of Manly, came up on Wednesday to be present at the wedding of their brother, Arnoldus Krogh to Miss Irene Lundberg, which took place that evening. Yesterday it appeared that winter had come for sure. A strong wind...
100 years ago December 8, 1920 The dedication of the new school building at Joice will be held on December 10. Several speakers will be there for the occasion besides Mrs. Nora King, the county superintendent, and Miss Jane Wiley, the county nurse. Dr. C.A. Hurd has added to his large collection...
100 years ago November 24, 1920 Northwood High defeated Clear Lake 14 to 7. The inability of Clear Lake’s forward wall to stop Northwood’s line bucks cost the game for the resort lads. The Northwood high school girls basketball team was defeated by the Osage high school girls at Osage by the...

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