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Hemmingson Genealogy Contest

Again Offered To Area 6th Graders

Kittson County Enterprise Article, April 7,1999


The Kittson County Historical Society invites Kittson County's6th graders to participate in the annual "Joel Hemmingson GenealogyContest."

This is the seventh year of the contest. First place prizeis $50 along with other cash prizes for second and third place and two honorablementions.

The rules for the contest are: participants must be inthe 6th grade; the essay must be written about a person; 400 word minimum- 600 word maximum; bibliography; title page, deadline is April 30.

Essays from the past six years can be found on the internet.Dennis Matthews, a former Kittson County resident, has put these essayson his web page, along with essays from Martha Robert's students in Humboldtduring the late 1960s and 1970s. The web page also includes other familyhistories from Kittson County and the Red River Valley.

The web page address is

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