KIMBERLY TOWNSHIP, MINNESOTA
Front row: Julia Oppegard, George Ayres, Luther Howard, Clara Midthun
Next row: John Merritt Sheeks, Martin Midthun, Cecil Sheeks (in front of Martin), Louis Midthun, Einar Sogard, Betsy Sogard (Lundberg), Hans Midthun, Ralph Oppegard, Ole Brown (in front of Ralph), Minnie Brown, Albert Oppegard, Joel Sogard (in front of Albert)
Back row: Leonard Sogard, Minnie Sogard, Anna Midthun, and Mildred Oppegard.
Kimberly school district 8 was established in 1892 and classes were held until consolidation with Aitkin 1961. The first school house was a log frame structure. The student body posed here for the picture of the front steps of the second school house along with the teacher, Mr. O’Hara, in 1910.
This picture and caption was published in the Aitkin Independent Age on Feb. 2nd, 2002.
Photo contributed by Randy C. Wall who also researched the names.
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