In Days Gone By

Kittson County Enterprise

28 October 1998

1898 - 100 years ago

The arrival of a new baby is reported at the home of JamesDavnie.

Clerk Armstrong issued a marriage license to Charles G.Johnson and Miss Thilda Thorstenson, both of the Town of Jupiter.

Frank Hallberg has rented the Borgorson House at Donaldson.He is a good hotel man and will no doubt give Donaldson people satisfactionin his line of business.

Chris Hauglund's 13 year old boy met with a very seriousaccident. He was out feeding the horses at noon when one of them kickedhim on the side of the head, making him unconscious. Dr. Muir, Hallock,was sent for, and elevated the broken fragments into position, stitchedup the wound and dressed it. The boy was out in 10 days and is now workingon a threshing machine, apparently all right although the doctor gave verylittle hopes of his recovery. Mr. Hauglund is postmaster at Deer P.O. wherehe keeps a general store.

1948 - 50 years ago

Howard Robertson, son of D. A. Robertson, Hallock, of latereferred to often as the oldest practicing druggist in the USA, wrote toA. D. Bornemann, local attorney, stating that he was on the road again,this time with Paul Whiteman on a month's concert tour. Howard plays tromboneand has been identified with many of the best orchestras in the USA, includingthe late John Phillip Sousa.

Mr. and mrs. Byron Hanson and Mr. and Mrs. Herb Diamond,Humboldt, left for Prince Edward Island, just off the coast north of thetip of Maine. They went to visit at the home of Mrs. Diamond's father, nowin his 93rd years. Mrs. Hanson is a daughter of Mr. and and Mrs. Diamond.They are making the trip by car by way of Duluth and Niagara and expectto be gone about four weeks. Returning, they will visit New York City, Washington,D.C., and other points of interest.

June Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Nelson, LakeBronson, was entered in the Miss Washington contest to compete for MissAmerica by a large Seattle bus concern. She didn't win the title but wasgiven over $500 worth of clothing to complete her wardrobe for the contest.June is employed by the Bell Telephone Co. of Seattle.

Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Tranberg recently celebrated their 50thwedding anniversary. Their many friends came to congratulate them when thecouple held open house.

Lud Johnson, son of Probate Judge Levi Johnson, has boughtHome Cafe at Kennedy, a concern he owned years ago. His daughter and son-in-law,Mr. and Mrs. John Eschler, Hallock, and his son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. AltonJohnson, rural Kennedy, will operate the business.

The Humboldt Methodist Church will celebrate its 50th anniversaryNov. 5-7.

Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Johnson and children moved into theW. H. Johnson home and the Wilson Eihlertsen family moved into the AdrianJohnson home.

The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Winter, Judy Anne,was christened at Methodist Church.

Charles Walters, Wm. Murray and Roy Linder, all of theNorthcote vicinity made up a party that enjoyed a pheasant hunt over theweekend at Breckenridge.

Pastor and mrs. Malm were surprised at the Red River Lutheranladies aid at which time they were the recipients of a home canned fruitshower. This was a welcome home party after the summer of study at Northwesternand Valparaiso Universities.

The Humboldt Methodist Church was the scene of a weddingOct. 10 when Dorothy Rustad, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Rustad, Humboldt,and Burton Turner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Turner, Humboldt, exchangedvows. The couple will make their home on their farm near Humboldt.

1973 - 25 years ago

Many friends and relatives came to help Mr. and Mrs. JohnWallenberg celebrate their golden wedding anniversary, Oct. 14.

Dennis Sobolik and son Blake, Bob Severson and son Mark,Harris Johnson, Craig and Chris drove to South Dakota where they enjoyedpheasant hunting.

Work has been started on the artificial ice plant for theHallock Curling club. Ernie Klegstad, Ragnar Johnson, Orville Wilson, LeonardBengstson and John Landberg have been busy preparing the floor and constructinga building to house the equipment.

1988 - 10 years ago

Twin girls were born to Rick and Deb Gail, Hallock, Oct.18 at the Kittson Memorial Hospital. They were named Melanie Rae and MadelineRose.

Jerod Hanson, Kent Waller and Traves Peterson went to Lockand Load Hunting Club, Middle River, spent the night and went goose huntingin the morning.

The Kittson County North Cougars closed out their regularseason with a 55-6 win over the Valley North Raiders. The win, the seventhin a row for KCN, was the final tune up before entering playoffs.

1993 - 5 years ago

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Carlson, Argyle, announce the engagementof their daughter, Kristin Lee, to Christopher Jerome, son of Mr. and Mrs.George Bean, St. Charles, Ill., formerly of Hallock. A Nov. 27 wedding isplanned.

Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drug (TAD) students from KittsonCentral fifth grade who attended and camp about awareness were: Amy Klegstad,Jamie Visness, Matthew Thoreson and Jason Webster. Those attending fromkennedy were Kimberly Grundstrom and Brett Lindgren. Lancaster studentsattending were: Amber Wilson and Sarah Peterson. Kimberly Grundstrom and Brett Lindgren. Lancaster studentsattending were: Amber Wilson and Sarah Peterson.