In Days Gone By
Kittson County Enterprise
13 November 1991
1901 - 90 years ago
Judge J. J. Ferguson celebrated the event of his 53rd birthdaylast Sunday. Dr. Demars and J. D. Henry paid tribute to the host in neatlittle speeches, while others toasted to the trend of "many returnsof the day."
Ole Nordstrom, while shoeing a horse last week, receiveda kick in the hand which disabled him so that it will be some time beforehe will be able to resume his work at the shop.
The following have our thanks for paid up subscriptionsthis week: C. W. Jackson, S. Wakefield, Thos. Coleman, Hallock; Aug. Bergstrand,H. N. Lindberg, Kennedy; Robt. Griffith, St. Vincent; Ida Olson, LaFayette;Chas. Gadadus, Stillwater, and Tom Winters, Northcote.
Abe Johnson has closed up his Bazaar store and has accepteda position with C. J. McCollom & Co.
Mr. Lundgren has a fine new stock of gent's furnishinggoods on which he is making a cut of 20 percent on every dollars worth ofgoods bought in his store. It will pay you to give him a call.
1941 - 50 years ago
Miss Arlene Younggren, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Younggrenof Kennedy, tendered her resignation to the Kittson County AgriculturalConservation Association to accept a secretarial position with the U.S.Electrical Manufacturing Company of Minneapolis.
Oct. 31, Miss Joan Davnie, daughter of the late WilliamF. and Mrs. Davnie of this place, was married to Mr. Charles Eugene Phillipsof Kansas City, MO.
The Rev. Melby of this place is a radio minister. He hasbeen speaking over the Grand Forks station, commonly known as KFJM for twoyears.
Mesdames E. R. Veblen, E. G. McVean, Lyman Brink, and Rev.and Mrs. H. P. Roberts were guests of the Stephen chapter, O.E.C. last Tuesdaynight. The occasion being initiation ceremonies for the 12th candidate thisyear.
Frank Schulte has bought the old city hall building whichhe will move to his propery on the west side where it will be remodeledand made into a modern dwelling house.
Mrs. J. W. Vought, formerly of Hallock but now of Kennedy,where her husband is employed with the Kennedy Trading Co., attended a partygiven in honor of Mrs. Stanley Erickson at the home of Mrs. Eldred Lindahlone evening last week.
Mr. John Hemmes has purchased a new Ford.
1966 - 25 years ago
The bowling equipment of the Prairie Lanes is now beingdismantled and is being moved from here.
Susan Finney, St. Vincent, has been named secretary ofher sophomore class at the Thief River Falls Junior College. Susan is thedaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Finney.
The 1966 All-Conference football team was selected. Theyare Kim Mattson, Jeff Pederson and Terry Berg.
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Bogestad returned home after havingspent about 10 days taking a little trip. They spent last weekend at Billings,Montana then went on to Colorado and then to other states and stops beforereturning home.
Army Sergeant Roger Rl. Anderson, 22, son of Mrs. NoraAnderson, Halma, participated throughout October in the defense of CampRadcliff at An Ke, home of the 1st Air Cavalry Division's base camp in Vietnam.
1981 - 10 years ago
Kittson County's 1981 Conservation Farmer of the Year isDoug Nelson of Lancaster, a grain and sunflower grower who has been farmingsince 1966.
A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ron Fossell, Hallock, Nov.6. She has been named Melinda Kay.
A girl was born to mr. and Mrs. James Peterson of St. VincentNov. 14. She has been named Beth.
A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. James Holmquist of HallockNov. 14. She has been named Julie Ann.
Volleyball All-Conference players are Lucinda Nicholson,Lancaster; Jeannie Johnson, Kennedy; Carol Costin, Hallock, and Paula Reeseof Greenbush.
Stanley Swanson celebrated his 74th birthday at the cabinby enjoying a wild meat dinner with family and friends.
The second annual Hallock Skate-A-Thon was held at theice arena with approximately $6,000 raised.
James Karas of Pembina was named to the position of AreaPort Director headquartered at Noyes.