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In Days Gone By

Kittson County Enterprise

21 April 1999

1899 - 100 years ago

Wheat 61 cents.

Miss Salma West left to take charge of her school nearJoe River.

Auditor Gunnarson has a quantity of sugar beet sed to giveaway free of charge to anyone that will call for it. The object is to givethe farmers of Kittson County a chance to experiment on the raising of sugarbeets.

Hallock has resumed its usual spring bloom and S. B. Lundis building a fine residence in the railroad addition south of town, nearthe Catholic church. Chris. Nelson is also putting up a fine residence nearthe Presbyterian church and another is being built by Leo. Little.

Dunbar's bakery will be moved to the Sjoholm place, recentlyvacated by N. P. Peterson. N. P. Peterson and family moved to their farmnear Northcote.

Vanstrum's lagoon is again well filled with water, andmost every evening boating parties may be seen pleasantly passing the timeaway.

Quite a heavy snowfall caused a drawback to seeding. Fullytwo inches of snow fell, which soon disappeared but was followed by rainand sleet.

1949 - 50 years ago

Miss Harriet Carlson, who is a member of the Roseau teachingfaculty, enjoyed her Easter vacation at the home of her grandmother, Mrs.Ole Carlson.

A group of neighbors and friends gathered at the farm homeof Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Walters for a house-warming celebration. The Walterspurchased the Roy Younggren farm a few miles west of Northcote.

Mr. and Mrs. Orville Wilson, who have lived in the Veblenhouse this winter, moved into their own newly constructed quonset home andare comfortably settled although the house is not completely finished.

Raymond Carlson, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Carlson is homefor a few days visiting with family and also demonstrating a cylinder andlubricating oil. Raymond operates a service station of his own in Minneapolis.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mill met their daughter, Dorothy Miller,at Grand Forks. Miss Miller, who is secretary of the Arabian American OilCo., arrived by plane for a two month vacation from Daran, Arabia.

Easter services in Humboldt were conducted by Rev. Holden,Pembina. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Diamond's baby, Marlys Elaine, was baptized.

Relatives and friends gathered at the Methodist churchto honor Mr. and Mrs. Ben Matthews on their 50th wedding anniversary.

Peter McEwen and Leona Johnson, Hallock, were married.

1974 - 25 years ago

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Larson, Hallock, announce the engagementof their daughter, Patricia Ann, to Ronald Sugden, son of Mrs. and Mrs.Ronald Sugden, Hallock.

Mr. and Mrs. Byron Dahl, Peter and Conrad, Vicki Hallberg,Joel Lilliquist and his friend attended the John Denver Concert at NDSU'snew field house at Fargo.

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hennum and most of their wedding partywent to the nursing home to pay a visit to Chester Walstad who was unableto attend the wedding.

Mrs. Fred Glidden returned from a two week visit to Hawaii.She was joined by her daugher, Marion Nardo, Downers Grove, Ill. and sister,Helen Swanson, St. Paul.

1898 - 10 years ago

Jeanette Seng, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Stancyk,Strandquist, and Curtis Forfang, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Forfang, Hallock,announce their engagement.

Kevin Hunter has been selected by the Lancaster LegionPost 214 to attend Boys State. Kevin is the son of Ken and kathy Hunter,Lancaster.

Susan Sand, Lancaster, a sophomore at Carleton College,is currently studying in Pau, France, through a study program. Sand is thedaughter of Judy Clow.

1994 - 5 years ago

Hallock Welcome Wheels welcomed Gary and Dawn Holm anddaughter, Therese, to Hallock. They moved here from Wahpeton.

Steven Rice and Jennifer Asp were married April 16 in SionLutheran Church, Lancaster.

Kittson Central girls basketball coach Carol Visness wasvoted Sub-Section 4A and Section 8A Coach of the Year.





ction 8A Coach of the Year.