February 7, 2024 at 11:41 a.m.

Looking Back - Do you remember when...



  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

February 7, 1924

   The men of Kego turned out in force to put up ice for the Longville Creamery.

   Frank Warner of Inguadona has trapped six wolves this season.

   Nearly all the youngsters of Trelipe gathered at Snowball Hill Sunday and spent the day skiing,

75 Years Ago

February 4, 1949

   Louis Munnell is at Ottertail Point helping John Fairbanks cut wood.

   Russell, son of Norman Hanson, returned to Longville after spending a couple of months in California attending school.

   Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Forbes are both employed at a large turkey ranch in Iowa.

50 Years Ago

February 7, 1974

   The Golden Age Group with 28 members met at the Cottage Café for cards and visiting.

   The manager Bruce Engen and all employees of the Remer OK Hardware attended the Hardware Convention and Buyers show in St. Paul.

25 Years Ago

February 9, 1999 

  Rich Erickson, 93 of Remer, moved to Boy River in 1910. He married Ruth Resler in 1934 and they returned to farm in Boy River. In 1938 he started the Erickson Resort on Big Boy Lake which he owned until 1971.

   Dennis Hurd, 44, died February 1st at his home in Whipholt. He married Mary Fox in 1984. He joined the Marines after high school.

   Clarence Richardson, 69, of Sugar Point passed away. He was born at Blackduck Point to John and Lucy (Johnson) Richardson. He worked in the woods before joining the military.


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