2013-01-10 / Columns

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10 YEARS

A.P. “Al” Schmidt,who retired Dec. 31, 2002, reflects on 40 years of service as County Judge, Clerk and Register of Deeds. Hazelton Development raised $75,000 for Prairie Village project. Emmons County Guard members are among those called to active duty at N.D. air bases.

25 YEARS

Paul W. Kurtz farm at Hazelton is 105 years old and still going strong. Linton City Council discusses funding for new fire hall. Emmons County Superintendent of Schools, Alvin Tschosik, declines to run for re-election after 34 years.

50 YEARS

Snow and cold wave replaces balmy temperatures in the county. 1962 marked the second consecutive year there was an increase in marriages and a decrease in births in Emmons County. Super Valu: Sugar 10 lbs. 98¢; Pork roast 49¢ lb.; Chicken of the Sea Tuna cans 3/89¢.

75 YEARS

Strasburg to open new high school gym, can hold basketball games and dances. Five inches of snow falls in Linton which contained heavy moisture. Funds are available for purchase of registered bulls in Emmons County.

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