In Days Gone By

Kittson County Enterprise

14 October 1998

1898 - 100 years ago

When John Gillispie, who lives south of town, went outto milk his coes he found two of them lying dead in their stalls. Mr. Gillispiethinks they had been poisoned by someone during the night.

David Sears shipped to Illinois a barrel of potatoes, webelieve is among the finest raised in the state, each one averaged no lessthan 16 ounces. They were raised on the Smith place, formerly the Searsfarm near town. Mr. Sears says he intends to show the farmers of Illinoiswhat kind of "spuds" we raise in Kittson County. He will distributethem among his neighbors for seed.

Mesdames Suffel, Dure and children left to spend the winterat Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Suffel accompanied them as far as Crookston.

If women have to pay taxes to the support of the government,how can we consistently refuse them to vote.

Dr. Lockwood reports the arrival of a brand new girl atthe home of August Lindman.

1948 - 50 years ago

Opal Thompson, receptionist in the office of Dr. G. W.McAllen, Hallock, and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thompson, took herfirst plane lesson, Robert Younggren of the local airport being her instructor."She flew the plane herself the first time up," Younggren said.

The northern mink ranch which is owned and operated byBill Krumholz, Jr., Hallock, is a concern of considerable size. This year,Mr. Krumholz says he is feeding 900 mink.

Mrs. P. O. Peterson left Kennedy by flyer for Minneapoliswhere she met Mrs. Fred Hedblom and Mrs. Theo. Visness who left Draytona week ago. From there they went to New York and boarded a ship bound forNorway.

Mr. and Mrs. George Lindgren and their house guest Mrs.Amanda Melass and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bernstrom and son were dinner guestsat the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Lindgren of Red River. The occasion wasin celebration of little Dickie Lindgren's birthday.

Margaret Paulson, daughter of Mrs. Hilda Paulson, Stephen,became the bride of Gordon Erickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Erickson,Kennedy, Oct. 2.

1973 - 25 years ago

Susie Larson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Loyal Larson, wasnamed UMC first runner-up for the 1973-74 Sunflower Bowl Queen title inCrookston.

Craig and Kirk Pearson, sons of Willard and Bonnie Pearson,Hallock, are making their home at the former farm home of the family inThompson Township.

Guests at the Donald Craigmile home in honor of Paul's13th birthday were: Theresa Larson, Lancaster; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Fowler,Martha Wass, Mr. and Mrs. Myron Swanson and family, and the Bill Satterlunds,Hallock; Mrs. Ronald Dahl and children, Donaldson; and Mrs. Milton Craigmileand boys.

Lancaster tromped Humboldt in football action by a scoreof 44-6. Terry Ogorek and Scott Timothy both put forth three touchdown efforts.Ogorek scored touchdowns on runs of 41 yards, three yards, and six yards.Timothy scored all his touchdowns on passes from Ogorek and Olsonoski.

1988 10 years ago

A baby girl was born to Keith and Kim Dziengel Sept. 30.She was named Melanie Jo and has two brothers, Lukas and Garrett and a sister,Kelsey, at home. Grandparents are Pete and LaVonne Dziengel, Kennedy, andIrvin and Doreen Anderson, Teien.

Kenneth and Audrey Lindgren, Mike and Joni Anderson andgirls went to Minneapolis to watch the Twin City marathon. Joni's brother,Darrell Lindgren, Huntington Beach, Calif. was one of the participants.

1993 - 5 years ago

Paul D. Craigmile has been named vice president of AmericanFederal Savings Bank in Hallock. Craigmile, a native of Hallock and a graduateof Hallock High School, joined American Federal in 1987.

Terry and Joan Osowski, Kennedy, announce the birth oftheir baby girl, Natalie Marie. She has a brother, Justin, and a sister,Kaylee, at home. Grandparents are Myles and Alice Sedequist, Hallock, andHiladore and Pauline Osowski, Grafton.

Duane Sand, Lancaster, was recently designated as qualifiedin submarines and is now entitled to wear the Gold Dolphins Insignia onhis uniform. Duane is the son of Judy Clow, Lancaster.

 uniform. Duane is the son of Judy Clow, Lancaster.