2013-02-14 / Columns

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10 YEARS

John and Mary Kocher of Bismarck, formerly of Hague, celebrate 70 years of married life on Valentine’s Day. North Dakota State Highway Patrol assigns new K-9 unit to trooper Rick Weigelt of Linton.

25 YEARS

Complete renovation of the old Welk homestead at Strasburg is fast approaching. Everett Jones of Herreid, S.D., has been shearing sheep for 30 years. Low snow pack to affect river levels in the Dakotas, was only 68 percent of normal on Feb. 1.

50 YEARS

A solid week of weather in which the mercury slid below zero only once gives Emmons County residents the general feeling that the worst cold of the winter is over. Farmers Home Administrator lent $715,000 to county farmers during all of 1962. Linton Hospital patient total passes 10,000.

75 YEARS

Heavy snow and wind blocked all roads. Farmers seed Thatcher, new rust resistent variety of wheat.

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