Early Files

100 years ago November 29, 1922 A business transaction has been completed, which will leave Northwood with but one newspaper after this week. The Pitman-Barnes Printing Co., owners of the Northwood Anchor, has purchased the Worth County Index of Captain W.A. Stickley and beginning with the next...
100 years ago November 22, 1922 Fire completely destroyed the school house in District No. 9, Barton Township. The fire was first discovered about 11 p.m. but a light had been noticed in the building about seven and again at 10. Nothing was saved of the building or contents and as one resident...
100 years ago November 15, 1922 Chas. Voorhias, 70, was killed by an enraged bull in the pasture of the Jim Platcek farm, two miles west of Grafton. When he did not return from the field the Platcek family instituted a search and found the lifeless body in the field, badly mangled. More than 1,...
100 years ago November 8, 1922 Three feet of snow fell at points in South Dakota, completely paralyzing traffic and communication with the outside world. Trains on the C. & N.W. railway were blockaded by heavy snowdrifts. Snow in Iowa is also reported and it is claimed that some fell in...
100 years ago November 1, 1922 Joyce Rustad has purchased the accessory department of the Northwood Auto Co. and will hereafter conduct it as a separate business, maintaining headquarters, however, in the building occupied by the Northwood Auto Co. Mr. Rustad has had much experience in this line...
100 years ago October 25, 1922 At a meeting at Grafton it was decided to have a local post of the American Legion there, charter to be issued at the beginning of 1923. Sixteen memberships were issued and the following officers were elected: William Borak, commander; Roy F. Christians, adjutant;...
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...

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