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In Days Gone By

Kittson County Enterprise

02 June 1999

1899 - 100 years ago

Frank Brodin and family have moved out to the farm.

C. F. Peterson is placing a fine, large cistern under hisbarn.

Mrs. J. B. Muir is visiting with her folks at Hamiltonfor a few days.

The rarest combination of good things ever put togetheris Rocky Mountain tea. It cures pimples, rheumatism, sick headache. Soldby all druggists in Hallock.

Adolph Swenson, formerly with Tingblad & Sjostrom,has accepted a position with the H. W. Wallace harness making establishmentat Drayton.

Olaf Lindgren is having his residence torn down and rebuiltin a more roomy and modern style.

1949 - 50 years ago

R. C. (Bob) Nelson joined the staff of the bank as of June1. Mr. Nelson recently disposed of his farm implement business and is arrangingto dispose of other personal business interests, and will devote full timeto bank work on a permanent basis. Mr. Nelson is a member of the Hallockcouncil, and secretary of the Kittson County fair board. He is 31 yearsold, married and has two sons.

Carl Ash, son of Wm. Ash, St. Vincent, was honored at Crookstonwhen a crowd gathered in recognition of his service to the people of thevicinity as their county agent.

Door prizes given by the Adrian Johnson Electric Companyat their recent farm day were won by Mrs. Andy Adamson, Hallock, electriciron; Swante Peterson, Hallock, radio, and Julian Novacki, Orleans, washingmachine.

Raymond Wallenberg, Orleans, is credited with catchingthe largest walley this season in Lake of the Woods. He was fishing at MorrisPoint and landed a 9 3/4 lb., 30 inch long walleye. Raymond is 18 yearsold.

Milton Bloomquist, accompanied by Adeline McKibbin, motoredto Detroit Lakes where they spent the Memorial Day weekend.

Irene Twistol, daughter of Oliver Twistol, and Paul Blide,son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Blide spoke their marriage vows May 22 in the HallockLutheran Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Swanson, Mr. and Mrs. Mayne Cameron,Mr. and Mrs. Willis Lilliquist and Mr. and Mrs. John Bloomquist were guestsat the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Blomquist.

About 40 guests were entertained at the Morris Ingemanhome for their daughter, Cheryl, who celebrated her fourth birthday.

A new basement and addition to the house is being builtat kenneth Lang farm, Garfield Easter and Wm. Sylvester, carpenters, withKier Matthews assisting.

1974 - 25 years ago

Mrs. Anna Bergem celebrated her 103rd birthday May 21 atthe Kittson Memorial nursing home. Mrs. Bergem is the mother of Mrs. AlHoffman, Hallock.

Mr. and Mrs. Lee Thornhild (Mildred Nordling), Texas havemoved into the rural home of Hilma Olson, where they plan to spend the summer.

Jeff Homstad arrived home from Torranak Calif. where hehas been employed since last fall. He has lived with his sister, Deanna,and her husband, the Lester Hansons. Rodney Koop, Hallock, who has attendedBible College in Los Angeles, came home with Jeff.

Greg and Kenneth Norby, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Norby,Hallock, were among the graduates from the AVTI at Thief River Falls. Bothgraduated from automobile mechanics, and Greg has accepted employment withthe Bus Plant at Pembina and Kenneth is working for Betlach of Hallock.

1989 - 10 years ago

John and Helen Braun, Lake Bronson announce the engagementof their daughter, Poeggy, to Steve Porter, son of Marlyce and Hjalmer Vig,Pembina, and the late Gary Porter and Peggy Porter, Karlstad. An Aug. 19wedding is planned.

Steve and Laurie Lofstrom announce the birth of TannerJase, born May 16 at Grand Forks. He has two brothers, Kristoffer, 6, andJordan, 3. Grandparents are David and Beverly Lundberg, Kennedy and Ernestaned Muriel Lofstrom, Karlstad.

1994 - 5 years ago

Grand opening of the new Hallock Coast to Coast Store washeld with ribbon cutting ceremonies. The store has been owned by Robin andTim Olson for the past 10 years.

Outstanding athletes honored for their blue ribbon trackand field oparticipation at the Kittson Central Elementary School were DavidOgorek, Lesley Dahl, and Jeffrey Backous.



ahl, and Jeffrey Backous.