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120 Years Ago- April 26, 1900 A man in this town kept his family in the street all night one night this week, but this might have been worse, as the house was also in the street on its way to a new location. Adelsten Berge of Minneapolis delivered a temperance lecture and gave some fine harp music...
120 Years Ago- April 19, 1900 The condition of Geo. Beaty is not very favorable at the present writing. Andrew Johnson of Finley is here. We have just had a glimpse of him, that’s all. Rev. E.C. Booth of Richland Center will supply the pulpit at Union Church morning and evening and at Blue Mounds...
120 Years Ago- April 12, 1900 Chas. Dahlen has postponed his trip out west until after tobacco harvest. Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Rogers have commenced housekeeping over the drug store. The wheel season is opening up in good shape. Lewis Martin and Dr. Malone are having their hands full of work. Farmers...
120 Years Ago- April 5, 1900 No less than five of the newly elected village officers reside on Park Avenue. The sad news of the sudden death of Dr. C. A. Gleason of this place last Sunday came very unexpected. In company with his wife he had just returned from church, sat down in his accustomed...
120 Years Ago- March 29, 1900 Hans Halferdahl has this week severed his connection with the lumber firm of Thompson, Mickelson & Halferdahl, and will move with his family to Brodhead, this state, where he will engage in the same business. N.H. Dryden is no more. Death came at last to his relief...
120 Years Ago- March 22, 1900 Mr. John Wagner went to Barron County, Wis., today. His friends will be pleased if he returns without getting lost. Mrs. Brustuen, the aged mother of Arne Brustuen is no more. She was laid to rest in the Springdale church cemetery Saturday, March 10. Samuel...
120 Years Ago- March 15, 1900 We have been charged with publishing poetry in the past that has been of inferior quality, and somewhat disagreeable to the fine poetic taste of some of our readers. This week we hope to be able to redeem ourselves by publishing an original production by one of our...
120 Years Ago- March 8, 1900 The Woodman boys of the camp at this place will rejoice over the missing tug-of-war rope having been found and restored to the lodge room. It was not the commercial value that makes it a cherished article, which goes to make up the paraphernalia of Camp No. 723. The...
120 Years Ago- Mar. 1, 1900 Martin Quisler is now located in the room in the rear of L. J. Bergh’s store, which makes a neat tailor shop.  Here Martin can be found ready to do his best in pleasing the public. Give him your work; he will appreciate it. Dr. W.T. Brown was here as advertised last...
120 Years Ago- Feb 22, 1900 On Thursday of last week, the startling news came that Wm. Nees had died suddenly at the home of Geo. Konley on his way to G.G. Stamn’s, and in a very mysterious manner. It appears he had taken along a lunch, consisting of mince meat pie, and had eaten the same shortly...

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