September 16, 2023 at 2:56 p.m.
Information for 100, 75, 50 and 25 year news briefs was researched and gathered by Renee Geving and Cec McKeig from Cass County newspaper archives at the Cass County Historical Society.
100 Years Ago
September 20, 1923
Little Jimmie Mix had the misfortune to break his arm while playing at the Twin Lakes school at Inguadona.
Harry Aultman and family are settled into what is known as the Bessie Brooks hone. Harry drives the school bus route to the Boe school.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hawkinson of Bena attended the show at Federal Dam Sunday night.
75 Years Ago
September 17, 1948
Clifton E. Nelson, 20 and Lauretta Beatrice Myers, 18 of Remer applied for a marriage license.
Brookman’s Restaurant in Longville was built and owned by Jim and Effie Mix and is located between Fuller’s store and Jerry’s Sport Shop. One of the finest eating places in the area.
Dave Peterson returned to Hackensack after 3 weeks in the harvest fields of North Dakota. His son is now out there.
50 Years Ago
September 20, 1973
The Community Card Club will again resume for the fall and winter months at Mascot Resort on Webb Lake on Wednesday, September 26th with a pot luck supper and cards.
A bridal shower honoring Mrs. Douglas Lego was held at the Federal Dam village hall Wednesday evening with 35 ladies enjoying the hilarious games planned by Mrs. Ray Hinz, Mrs. Joe Chalich, Mrs. Kenneth Smith and Mrs. Monte McKeig.
Ralph Shoemaker brought his sister, Mrs. Irving Seelye of Winnie Dam over to the Gordon Griffin home at Federal Dam. He left Friday for his home in California.
25 Years Ago
September 22, 1998
Hazel DeBoer died Sept. 18th. She married Herbert “Pete” DeBoer on Dec. 15, 1945. They moved to Remer in 1952 where they operated the Happy Host Café for 26 years.
Tena and Dennis Johnson celebrate their 30th anniversary on Sept. 26th at the Boy Lake town hall.
The Longville Pavilion was officially presented to Remer/Longville School District #118 Thursday evening by the Longville Lions Club.
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