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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...
120 Years Ago- Feb 15, 1900 John Witte buckled onto his well-kept steeds a well-made set of harness last Friday, made by the skillful hands of Louis Martin, assisted by Dr. Malone. Yes, they are the fellows  that turn out the strap work. Isaac Dahle came home from school at Madison last week, being...
120 Years Ago- Feb 8, 1900 Ole Bjelde did not remain long in the milk supplying business and has withdrawn from the business and put his wagon under cover. This gives Henry Johnson increased trade. Rev. W. G. Shaw, of Chicago, agent of the Home Finding Association for Destitute Children, will speak...
120 Years Ago- Feb. 1, 1900 Miss Kate Lynch, who has finished her trade with Mrs. Docken, is now sewing at Mrs. John Wolf’s. The funeral of Mrs. Guri Thompson (Rue) last Friday was very largely attended. Over sixty teams made up the procession to the church, where Rev. Gunderson, delivered a...
120 Years Ago- Jan. 18, 1900 The first carload of windmills ever received at this place was unloaded this week by the firm, Syvrud & Peterson. Mrs. Sophia Brattrud and Dr. W..J. Malone, both of this place, were married Tuesday, Jan. 16, in the Mount Horeb Methodist Church parsonage. Mrs....
120 Years Ago- Jan. 11, 1900 John Johnson of Harmony, Minn. is here on a visit, and is apparently enjoying himself among the fair ones of the village. Whether he will return single-handed as he arrived or not remains to be seen. It don’t pay to repair shoes if you can’t get the work done cheap and...

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