2013-05-02 / Community News

Back In Time

10 YEARS

Cleo and Lorrie Schnabel retire after 37 years with Strasburg Farmers Lumber. U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan will participate in a high tech question and answer session via the internet with Linton High students.

25 YEARS

EC Crop walkers for Hunger raised $4,000 for walking a 6 mile course at Linton. The sign 2 miles north of Linton greeting visitors to the city was recently renovated. The N.D. Centennial Commission has put its stamp of approval on a project to develop the Lawrence Welk homestead and sod house at Strasburg as a tourist attraction.

50 YEARS

Linton City Council has taken steps to start a second street lighting project. Super Valu: Chuck roast, 43¢ lb.; Pillsbury cake mix, 3 pkg./89¢; Starkist tuna 3 (6 1/2 oz.) cans 89¢; Winesap apples, 4 lbs. 59¢.

75 YEARS

Strasburg is growing, population increases one-third in the last nine years; according to church census; currently 1,050 people residing in village. Ninety-six Emmons County teachers write exams for teachers certificates. Six hundred twenty farms sign up for crop insurance.

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