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Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, August 12, 2008

'Rock The Block' on tap Saturday (08/12/08)
Times Gone By (08/12/08)
100 years ago Yesterday morning a terrible tragedy occurred at the farm home owned by Albert Hanson, one mile south and one-half mile west of Larrabee, where two brothers Solomon and Carl Swanson were killed by being overcome by foul air in a well. Sunday morning they attempted to clean out the well and Carl Swanson went down with a rope tied around him. ...
Happy Trails on New Public Land (08/12/08)
Horses and riders from ten Iowa counties converged on Martin's Access over the weekend of August 2-3 to share a trail ride and a meal, while learning about the county's new land acquisition and development plans. Some of the local riders had been on the park's equestrian trails before, while others found the scenery new and easy on the eyes...
Willow Community Class of 1968 Reunion (08/12/08)
The Class of 1968 from Willow Community School celebrated its 40th class reunion at the Quimby Golf Club on July 26th, 2008 Front row (left to right) - Janene (Bierman) Nelson, Rosemary (Husman) Steffen, Leafy (McGee) Gahagan, Jane (Nicolaisen) Boothby, Karen (Simonsen) McMahon, Linda (Kuhrts) Talley, Karen (King) Orrell, Shirley (Braunschweig) Sundberg, Donna (Carstens) Burbach, Wanda (Thomas) Dreeszen, Anna Lee (Jenkins) Olson...
Basic Biittner: Psychic sportswriters (08/12/08)
On July 31, Major League Baseball's trading deadline, many big trades occurred, including two deals involving "future Hall of Famers" Ken Griffey jr. and Manny Ramirez. During the same week, there were many stories on the sports pages concerning "future Hall of Famer" Brett Favre...