2013-01-31 / Columns

Back In Time

10 YEARS

Two Linton fishermen, Mark Vander Vorste and Jesse Kuntz are rescued after pickup breaks through ice on Lake Oahe. Linton’s Dakota Sno Blade, a manual snow removal tool, owned by Melvin, Robert and Don Jahner of Linton—appears on two QVC shows.

25 YEARS

The first step has been taken in the implementation of a flood control plan in the Beaver Creek basin. Odessa School meeting to consider break-up pattern. New Strasburg Fire Hall is open for business.

50 YEARS

Below-zero temperatures noted at Linton on 21 consecutive days. Linton Civic Club hears proposal for river ferry over the Missouri River west of Linton. Hi-Way Grocery to hold grand opening Feb. 1-2, owner is Herb Walther.

75 YEARS

North Dakota State Board of Railroad Commissioners will hold a hearing Feb. 10 at Braddock on the proposal to discontinue the telephone exchange office at Braddock and moving the switchboard to Hazelton under one operator. Red Owl: Gold Medal flour 49 lb. bag $1.99;Apples 40-lb. box $1.39; Lettuce, head $.05; Van Camps Soup 3 lge. $.25.

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