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In Days Gone By

Kittson County Enterprise

19 August 1992

1892 - 100 years ago

John Finney reports pretty good work in the harvest fieldand that is the cutting with two binders in two days, 55 acres of wheat.

Thos. Harborn and James Inglis of this city have each beenprize winners at the World's Fair, in the shape of No. 1 hard wheat, whichthis county can always boast of.

Andy Spence, V.S. was seen on our streets but it was hardtelling who he was, owing to his drive through the rain from Emerson here.He was quite a sight, 'tis true.

W. A. Adams has several experts through this part of thecounty at work seeing that the McCormick is kept going right and owing tothe machines in use, the experts are kept busy.

J. H. Shaw, the druggist, has been having an over-run ofbusiness the past week in his store and he informs us that if business keepsup like it is now he will have to replenish the store wih a complete stockof goods year long.

1942 - 50 years ago

Harold Lang, who has been employed for some time past inthe Cities Service Oil Station, has accepted a new position at the HallockCreamery.

Donaldson's super baseball team won its game from Gatzke.The score was three to four and the game was another thriller for the largenumber of fans who turned out to witness it. Lloyd Svedin of Hallock wason the mound this time and pitched a well balanced game from start to finish.

Private Eugene Carlson, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. AxelCarlson, arrived home on a short furlough from Pensacola, FL, Naval AirStation.

The Hallock Girl Scouts enjoyed an outing at Lake Bronson.They were chaperoned by Mrs. Lyman Brink, Mrs. Warren Treleaven, and Mrs.Bill Pemberton.

The stork was really busy this week at the hospital deliveringbouncing baby boys. He left a 10 pound boy Aug. 4 for mr. and Mrs. ErnestJerome, Hallock, a 10 pound boy for Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Tri, Humboldt,August 12, and a seven and one-half pound boy for Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nelson,Hallock.

Miss Evelyn Fertig enjoyed a well-earned vacation at Kennedyduring which time she visited with her sister, Mrs. Henry Meek.

1967 - 25 years ago

Superintendent of Schools, John Liapis, has been notifiedthat he has been named school administrator from this county and will behonored at the Minnesota State Fair.

Earl Gorvin of the Donaldson community, driving a 1964Chevrolet poickup truck, collided with a stray horse two miles south andthree-quarter miles east of Kennedy. The animal was killed. The truck wasdamaged to the extent of an estimated $600 to $800 dollars. Three smallchildren riding in the truck were not injured.

Winners of the NFO essay contest were Cindy Baldwin, Humboldt;Michael Rustad, Humboldt; Linda Lambert, Lake Bronson; and David Bergh,Hallock.

Mr. and Mrs. Willard Anderson, St. Vincent, announce themarriage of their daughter, Linda, to Dale Skinner, son of Mr. and mrs.Searl Skinner, Karlstad. They were married Aug. 5, 1967

Mrs. Wesley Sutherland entertained in honor of her husband'sbirthday. Guests were Mr. and mrs. Furman Johnson and family, Larry Johnsons,Steve Boychuks, Harry Sutherlands, and Steve Gillies.

1982 - 10 years ago

A young visitor from Holland, Menno Schuiringa, is spendingthree months with the Rodney Webster family, St. Vincent, this summer.

Kennedy John Deere competed in the district men's softballtournament in Crookston. They finished in the top 12 out of 48 teams losingto Lake George 7-6.

Winners in the men's golf league were: Putters League -Rich Brettingen and Mike Green; Chippers League - Rod Gustafson and RonBaldwin, and Drivers League - Orvile Pearson and Bill Krumholz.

A boy was born to Mrs. and Mrs. James Lang, Hallock, andhas been named James Douglas.

Mrs. Edgar Grandquist, Mrs. Ernest Bostad, Mrs. AdrianJohnson, Mrs. Wilbur Lindgren and Mrs. Gladys Rynning drove to Pitt to pickblueberries.

Mrs. Bill Saterlund, Billie Jo, Robin and Jerry Olson,Duluth, visited with Charlotte Satterlund recently.

Graduating from Moorhead State University were MicheleDykhuis, Humboldt and Debra Gorski, Lancaster.

1987 - 5 years ago

Two Hallock Farms were recognized by the Minnesota StateFair and the Farmer Magazine among 182 others as 1987 Century Farms. Theare the Ferdie Forfang farm, which has been in the Forfang family since1882, and the Edward Jerome farm, which has been in the Jerome family since1878.

Kay and Gordon Carlson announce the birth of their firstgrandson, Andrew Charles, son of Joan and Greg Gottsman, Brooklyn Park,Aug. 11, 1987.

Dan Gunnerson of Reno, NV visited with his grandparents,Robert and Ellen Gunnarson, Lake Bronson.

Harlen and Janet Iverson served birthday cake and ice creamhonoring Kyle on his first birthday, Aug. 11.

Julie and Melinda Fossell, Hallock, spent an afternoonwith grandma and grandpa Fossell on their farm. They had their friend StephanieLosch, with them.

Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Johnson attended the special programon the 50th anniversary Kittson County WPA project at the site of the LakeBronson State Park dam.


versary Kittson County WPA project at the site of the LakeBronson State Park dam.