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BACK IN TIME: Mitchell man overseas

June 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pictured are some of the enlisted men in the ground crew in front of two of the DH-4 planes in the 50th Aero Squadron in World War 1. The picture was taken at the Clermont-en-Argonne Airdrome in France in 1918. Nelson Logan (1896-1977), who built Mit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Mitchell man overseas

June 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Pictured are some of the enlisted men in the ground crew in front of two of the DH-4 planes in the 50th Aero Squadron in World War 1. The picture was taken at the Clermont-en-Argonne Airdrome in France in 1918. Nelson Logan (1896-1977), who built Mit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Methodist Episcopal Church in Canistota

June 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

This image is a postcard showing the former Methodist Episcopal Church in Canistota. The postcard is not dated, but it was taken after the church was built in 1896. The men at the side of the building and the children on the steps are not identified….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND boundary crew had best days before battle

June 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

The boundary between the U.S. and Canada along North Dakota and Montana’s northern border was not surveyed until the early 1870s. Since much of it ran through Indian territory, the survey crew was escorted by members of the U.S. military stationed …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND boundary crew had best days before battle

June 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

The boundary between the U.S. and Canada along North Dakota and Montana’s northern border was not surveyed until the early 1870s. Since much of it ran through Indian territory, the survey crew was escorted by members of the U.S. military stationed …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

WOSTER: When stations still provided service

May 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

I struggle sometimes to locate the latch that pops the hood on my pickup, but there was a time when I was a bit of a mechanic.

That time was decades ago, and mechanical things were more, well, mechanical. If something went wrong, you’d pop the hoo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Flashback Friday: 3M Birthplace in T.H. Recorded by Plaque

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

From the May 21, 1964 issue of the Two Harbors Chronicle & Times

The birthplace of Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Co., now a titan in American industry, was recorded for posterity in Two Harbors last Thursday with the unveiling of a plaq…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

BACK IN TIME: Bike safety circa 1950

May 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

This photo shows VFW members doing a bike safety check in front of City Hall at the corner of Second Avenue and Rowley Street. Kneeling on the left is VFW member Chuck Summers, and on the far right is Police Chief Robert Kneeland. To the left of Knee…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Century and 125-year farms, ranches to be honored at State Fair

May 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

HURON — Continuing a tradition it began in 1984, the South Dakota Farm Bureau will again be honoring farm and ranch families who have owned their land for 100 years or more.

Application forms are available now and are due back by Aug. 9, in time…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Mitchell police circa 1940

April 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

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