2013-03-14 / Columns

Back In Time

10 YEARS

Linton Industrial Development Corporation funds boost local businesses and organizations. Brian Bosch, owner of 1st Class Auction Services is the new president of the N.D. Auctioneers Association. Roxanne Henke of Wishek publishes her second book, “Finding Ruth.”

25 YEARS

Leo Hulm and son, Virgil, will open Hulm’s Food Center in Linton in the spring in the former L&R Western Shop building. Linton City Council adopted a resolution to sponsor a grant application toward funding for the proposed new fire hall for the Linton Fire District. Dean and Wally Dockter, meat market managers of Dockter’s Jack & Jill were named Master Market Award winners for outstanding excellence by Nash Finch.

50 YEARS

Linton businesses slumped in 1962; Emmons showed slight increase. Linton School received word that the school is fully accredited for 1962- 63. Jack & Jill: Chuck roast 49¢ lb; Hamburger lean 39¢ lb. N.D. potatoes 100 lbs. 1.89; Ice cream 1/2 gal. 59¢.

75 YEARS

Sixty-six tracts of land rented at land leasing; highest bid for hayland was $90 for 160 acres west of Hazelton. Highest amount for cultivated land received was $160 for N1/2 of 11-134-76. Corn is the state’s best crop and most reliable.

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