2013-02-21 / Columns

Back In Time

10 YEARS

King George Becker and Queen Margaret Senger reign for 2003 at the Strasburg Care Center. State raises Emmons County ag land values by 7.75%. Char Heer of Hazelton is appointed National Dairy Council Ambassador.

25 YEARS

Pat Malone to step down from the Linton City Council seat after 16 years in office. The August Vetter family of Linton were chosen as 1987 Family of the Year by St. Anthony’s Council 5955 of Linton.

50 YEARS

Fort Yates asks for an access road in Emmons County wherever the ferry landing is to be located. County Red Cross board to be organized at Linton. Fox hunt to be held at Westfield.

75 YEARS

Committee men favor corn as best crop for Emmons County. Parity price of wheat is set at $1.16 bu. but doesn’t affect 1938 crop. Red Owl: Coffee 2 lb. can 53¢; Sugar 10 lb. 59¢; Lettuce two heads 9¢.

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