65 Years Ago Items taken from the Tribune of May 16, 1952 Winning scholastic honors for the Class of 1952 of Alberta high school were Jeanette Mary Gausman, daughter of Mr and Mrs Edward Gausman, who is valedictorian, and Jane Lenore Fluegel, daughter of August Fluegel, who is salutatorian. Jeanette has registered at Hamline University where she will major in medical technology. Jane plans to attend St. Benedict's college.
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Sun of May 6, 1952 Wednesday's special shopping day in Morris for May will offer the first 1,500 mothers a beautiful orchid from Morris businesses. One lucky mother was present at the Cruze Electric and Sporting store. Ken Cruze pinned an orchid on Mrs. Don Vipond of Herman in Cruze's store.
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Tribune of May 9, 1952 A new steel and concrete bridge spanning the Pomme de Terre river near the Ernest Kieffer farm in Framnas, on county highway 34, was opened for traffic last week. The new structure replaces the steel and wood bridge which collapsed last March under the weight of a county snowplow. Costing in the neighborhood of $8,000, the new bridge has a traffic surface 22 feet wide supported by five heavy steel I-beams.
Items taken from the Sun of April 25, 1972
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Tribune of April 25, 1952 Farmers who are champing at the proverbial bit awaiting an opportunity to get into their fields might get a measure of consolation from recollections of past years. Two years ago tomorrow, on April 26, 1950, following a four-inch snowfall experienced another two inches of snow three days later-and temps during that week ranged from 24 to 43 degrees. It was not until the middle of May that a general start was made on field work. That was the latest spring n record.
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Sun of March 25, 1952 Deanna Lofquist , Chokio, won the Stevens county spelling championship in the annual contest at the Morris high school. Deanna, a pupil in the Chokio public schools, won the right to represent this county in the state contest by out-spelling 35 other youngsters from all sections of the county. Second place in the contest was Robert Raatz of the Morris public schools. Third place was Murlin Johnson of district 30, Chokio. Ranking fourth was Kathleen Ver Steeg of district 45.
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Tribune of March 28, 1952
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Tribune of March 14, 1952
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Tribune of March 7, 1952 The Very Reverend John A. Fearon, pastor of Assumption church in Morris, has been named a Domestic Prelate by His Holiness, Pope Pius XII, and will now bear the title of Right Reverend Monsignor. Monsignor Fearon now becomes a member of the papal household and is entitled to certain privileges and rights connected with that honor.
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Sun of February 26, 1952