2013-03-07 / Columns

Back In Time

10 YEARS

Strasburg State Bank announced that the bank is making a $15,000 gift to the Linton Hospital Foundation Capital Campaign. Long Lake NW Refuge Complex celebrates 100th birthday of national refuge system. Mark and Irene Ahrens Fisher of Big Lake, Minn., buy Hot Spot Pizza from Kenny and Doris Jochim.

25 YEARS

The Strasburg Farmers Elevator will be under new management as of April 1 when present manager Jim Ryckman will be replaced by veteran elevator manager Myron Flemmer. The First Annual John Deere Days and Grand Opening March 1 of Linton’s newest farm machinery dealer, Sayler Implement, was held.

50 YEARS

Linton City Council hears proposals for new fire, police alarm system. Robert Starr, Linton, ends affiliation with the Red Owl grocery system he managed since 1957. Warm weather starts Spring & Beaver Creek flowing this week.

75 YEARS

Emmons County to join in grasshopper fight; Emmons County will receive without cost, poisoned bait. A rise in temperature from 4 below zero Monday night to up in the 50s yesterday has cleared the hills of most of the winter’s snow in the Linton neighborhood.

Red Owl: Wheat Puffs lg. 5 oz. pkg. 5¢; Olives qt. jar 29¢; Oranges 220 size dozen 25¢.

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