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In Days Gone By

Kittson County Enterprise

21 Oct 1998

1898 - 100 years ago

Probably one of the best yields in the county this seasonwas that of Joe Purvis. Off of 84 acres, a crop of 4,758 bushels was threshed.

Ducks and geese are beginning to fly south and our sportsmenare having lots of sport. C. F. Peterson and T. M. George have been verylucky so far.

Owing to the disagreeable weather, the Hallock fair hasbeen postponed to Nov. 1.

G. A. Murray, Donaldson, appeared before the board of countycommissioners with a large ditch petition to drain the swampy land eastof that place. The petition was granted a hearing.

John McGlashen, St. Vincent, made this city a brief visiton business connected with the R.L.D. Association which has recently beenorganized in this place.

1948 - 50 years ago

The Agricultural Supply company of Hallock has a crew ofmen at work laying foundation for a 60x100 foot quonset building which willbe used to house the county highway equipment. The building is made entirelyof steel, is fireproof, will be insulated and when completed will cost $28,000.

While hunting ducks along a ditch dump which runs southand east of the Edwin and Albert Eckholm farms, east of Lancaster, CliffordBouvette, editor of this paper, saw a very large beaver that was pure white,apparently a genuine albino.

Marriage vows were exchanged by Catherine Layhon, daughterof Mr. and Mrs. Alex Layhon, Pembina and LaVerne Klegstad, son of Mr. andMrs. Franz Johnson, Hallock, Oct. 18 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church.

Hallock welcomed the family of Attorney Burt Sundberg whomoved here from Kennedy. Mr. Sundberg purchased the P. O. Hanson home recentlyand is established in the law profession here. Burt is well known, the sonof Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sundberg, Kennedy, his grandfather being the late SenatorB. E. Sundberg.

Clarence Iten, Humboldt, moved a recently purchased ruralschool house into town and will remodel for a home.

1973 - 25 years ago

M. C. Dipple turned over the keys to his Uptown StandardService to Mike Klegstad, the new owner. The occasion marked the end ofalmost four decades of connection with Standard Oil for Mr. Dipple.

Raymond Carlson and Andy Lyberg, owners of the HallockMileage, announced that they have acquired the Gulf station property andthe Gulf bulk tank site in Hallock. The service station will house a newbusiness called the Hallock Sports Center. They have engaged the servicesof Sherwood Anderson and his son, Tom, to operate and manage this new businessventure.

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Randy Nordin, Lancaster,at the Kittson Memorial Hospital Oct. 16. She has been named Kristine SuzAnne.

Cathy Nowacki, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Nowacki,has accepted employment as an LPN at the University of Minnesota Hospitalin Minneapolis.

Kathy Easter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herb Easter, St.Vincent, and Tom Twamley, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Twamley, werecrowned queen and king of the Humboldt homecoming festivities by Shane Stewart,a Huskie.

1988 - 10 years ago

Phylis Hoffman retired after 21 years with the Head StartProgram, first as a teacher and for the past nine years as program coordinator.

Five Hallock High School students were selected to participatein the Northland Area High School Honor Band. Students selected were: ChrisHomstad, Kevin Schmidt, Christine Schmidt, Jeannine Schmidt, and Tara Nelson.

Wanda Cederholm, a senior mass communication major fromHallock, is the sports editor of the Bemidji State University student newspaper,the "Northern Student."

Bob Jaszczak's fiance arrived here from Indonesia. He mether while working in Indonesia for Land O'Lakes. Her name is Idha Widawatiand she is a veterinarian. Their wedding has been set for Oct. 29.

1993 - 5 years ago

A moose, dressed out at 830 pounds, was shot in CaribouTownship recently. Members of the hunting party were Jerod Hanson, Hallock;Shawn Hanson, Lancaster, and their grandfather, Byron Hanson, also of Hallock.



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