Hancock Looking Back 1-21-10
10 YEARS AGO
(Taken from the Thursday, January 20, 2000 issue of the Hancock Record.)
The Hancock Clinic will now be open four days a week with the addition of Nurse Practitioner Rachel Wilcox. Rachel will be seeing patients at the clinic on Monday afternoons. She will bring with her Ann Thompson, her nurse, and Cara Puchalski, medical assistant.
15 YEARS AGO
(Taken from the Thursday, January 26, 1995 issue of the Hancock Record.)
Preparing for and adopting some new policy changes were on the agenda for the Hancock Board of Education in its first meeting of 1995. Supt. Russ Larson reported to the board that the teachers had spent part of their in-service day learning more about the Graduation Rule policy which is being considered by the state.
The Benson branch of the 1st American State Bank of Minnesota opened its doors on Monday, Jan. 23. It is owned by Mark Leighton, who also owns the 1st American State Bank in Hancock.
40 YEARS AGO
(Taken from the Thursday, January 22, 1970 issue of the Hancock Record.)
Mr. and Mrs. Ole Tollefson, Starbuck, announce the engagement of their daughter, Norma, to Lamont Jeitz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Jeitz. A June 27 wedding is being planned.
Starbuck knocked Hancock out of a four-way tie for the top spot in the Pheasant Conference in basketball with a convincing 80-60 score over the Owls on their floor Friday night. The Buck now share the lead with Chokio-Alberta following Herman's upset win over previously undefeated Graceville.
75 YEARS AGO
(Taken from the Friday, January 25, 1935 issue of the Hancock Record.)
There is every prospect of a good fast girls basketball game this evening at the school gym as the Murdock lassies are coming up determined to take home the bacon. Coach Irene Angier will start the regulars with Captain Betty Murphy, Genevieve Reitz and Dorothy Wente at forward and Linda Schmidgall, Marguerite Jepma and Lorraine Mecklenburg at guard positions. Coach Angier has three complete teams in training and can throw in plenty of substitutes if the need arises.
100 YEARS AGO
(Taken from the Friday, January 21, 1909 issue of the Hancock Record.)
Don't fail to see Harold Barton, Prince of Handcuffs, in his own original gallows mystery and death defying escapes -- with the Gloria Dare Vaudeville Co., at the Opera House Tuesday night Jan. 25th. This act alone is well worth the price of admission.
Little Miss Maisie Bahe has so far recovered from her recent severe attack of appendicitis as to be able to be up and around again, though it will be some weeks before she will be the "butter-ball" she was before her illness.