Years Ago In Pine County

50 Years Ago –1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer June 22, 2000) The Methodist Church of Pine City was the scene of a beautiful wedding Wednesday, June 14, when Miss Ruth Korf, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Korf, became the bride of Milford Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hanson of Braham.  The Rev. J. Miller performed the single ring ceremony before an alter decorated with baskets of lilies and bridal wreath.

50 Years Ago –1950 (Published in the Pine  City Pioneer June 22, 2000)  Miss Marion Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robe Brown of Pine City, became the bride of Lawrence Shermer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Shermer, also of Pine City at a pretty wedding ceremony at the Zion Lutheran Church Friday, June 16 at 1 o’clock.

50 Years Ago –1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer June 22, 2000) Delores Stoffel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stoffel, was united in marriage to Adrian Eich of Minneapolis on June 10, at 9:30 a.m. in a double ring ceremony performed by the Rev. Daniel McEnery at the Immaculate Conception Church.

75 Years Ago –1925 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer June 22, 2000) A very pretty wedding took place last Tuesday, June 30 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception when Agnes Tachney became the bride of William Drimel.

75 Years Ago – June 11, 1925 (Published in the Pine County Courier June 8, 2000) Word reached here last week that W. W. DeLa passed away at the Soldier’s Home in Minneapolis last Tuesday.  Mr. DeLa made his home here for several years and was well know.  He was a Civil War veteran and an upright, conscientious Christian  man who was held in the highest respect by all who knew him. 

50 Years Ago - Sept. 28, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 28, 2000) Alfred Teich of Pine City passed away Thursday morning at 10:40 enroute to Lakeside Hospital.  He had been ailing the past year of heart trouble and other complications.

50 Years ago - Sept. 28, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 28, 2000) Before an alter decorated with candelabra and baskets of chrysanthemums and gladiola, Miss Lorraine Mae Shoberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gunnard Shoberg of Rock Creek, and Mr. Llewellyn D. Olson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Olson of Rock Creek, were united in holy wedlock at the East Rock Creek Baptist Church on Saturday evening Sept. 23 at 8 p.m.

50 Years Ago - Sept. 28, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 28, 2000) The wedding of Esther Marie Blumhoefer and Arnold Albert Knapp was solemnized in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Pine City, in a double ring ceremony at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 19.

100 Years Ago - Oct. 5, 1900 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 28, 2000) Erick Johnson, who looks after the water tank at Brook Park, has taken up with the old adage “that it is not good for man to be alone”.  Therefore, he has taken unto himself a wife, and will dwell within the gates of Brook Park.

 

 

100 Years Ago - Aug. 24, 1900 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 17, 2000) Married at Hinckley Aug. 13, 1900, by the Rev. J. J. Parish of this place, Miss Maggie Parish of Benton County, a sister of the pastor, to Mr. There on Hodgson of Aitkin.

100 Years Ago - Aug. 24, 1900 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 17, 2000) After a brief illness of less than a week, Joacim  Grimm, a well known resident of this place, passed peacefully away on Wednesday morning, Aug. 22.

50 Years Ago - Aug. 24, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 24, 2000) A very pretty wedding was solemnized at the First Presbyterian Church of Hinckley Sunday, Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. when Miss Marion Mans, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mans of Brook Park, became the bride of Robert F. Ford, son of Mr. and Mrs.  Clint Ford of Hinckley.

50 Years Ago - Aug. 24, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 24, 2000) Fred Gordon Smack, 20 year old nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Jacobson, has been reported as missing in action in Korea since July 22, according to a message received by the Jacobsons Thursday of last week.

50 Years Ago - Aug. 24, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 24, 2000) The Church of the Immaculate Conception in Pine City was the scene of a beautiful wedding Aug. 8 at 9 a.m. when Miss Catherine Pocta, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Pocta, became the bride of Mr. Leslie Unverzagt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Unverzagt, both of Pine City.

75 Years Ago - Sept. 3, 1925 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 24, 2000) Miss Ruth Inez Oberg was united in marriage to Norman Lucast of Minneapolis last Saturday at the Methodist parsonage at West Rock.

50 Years Ago - Aug. 3, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 3, 2000) Frank O. Kuss, son of the late Cyrill and Rose Kuss, of Pine City, died at Baker, MT Friday, July 28 from a heart attack.  At his untimely death, he was 57 years old.

50 Years Ago - Aug. 3, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 3, 2000) The marriage of Florence Pangerl, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mike R. Pangerl, and Virgil Johnston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Art Johnston, of Summit SD, took place on July 7 at Bison, SD.

50 Years Ago - Aug. 3, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 3, 2000) Baseball fans in Pine City were sorry to learn last week of the death of Axel W. Carlson, former president of the Pine County Baseball League, at Sturgeon Lake.

50 Years Ago - Sept. 7, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 7, 2000) A pretty wedding was solemnized at the Union Congregational Church at Sandstone Sunday afternoon, Aug. 27, when Miss Evelyn Ann Rypkema, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin
Rypkema, became the bride of Ernest Teich, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Teich of Pine City.


 

 

 

50 Years Ago Sept. 7, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 7, 2000) Open house was held last Sunday afternoon and evening Sept. 3 at the Beroun Cafe Hall in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Haberman on  their golden anniversary.  Mr. and Mrs. Peter Haberman are pioneer settlers of this community.  Mr. Haberman came here from Steel County in 1896 with Frank Skalicky and Anton Pavek, making the trip with a team of horses, taking five days.

75 Years Ago - Sept. 17, 1925 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 7, 2000) William McKusick and Miss Luella Dunegan were married at the parish house of the St. Paul Cathedral by the Rev. Lawrence Ryan on  Thursday,  Sept. 10.

75 Years Ago - Sept. 17, 1925 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 7, 2000) Miss Helen Anderson of Mora and George Clark of Brook Park were quietly married at the Brunswick parsonage Saturday.

25 Years Ago - Sept. 17, 1975 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 14, 2000) The Zion Lutheran Church of Pine City was the scene of a beautiful wedding July 19, 1975 when Pamela Marie  Teich, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Robert Teich, became the bride of Steven Ernest Wiener, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wiener.  The double ring ceremony was performed by Pastor David Bode in the presence of 250 guests.

25 Years Ago - Sept. 17, 1975 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 14, 2000) Kenneth E. Deming, 48, publisher of the Hinckley News, died Saturday night, Sept. 13 at his home in Hinckley.  He had been failing health for the past 14 months with heart disease.

50 Years Ago - Sept. 14, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 14, 2000) scene of a very quiet, but impressive ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 6, when Lois Saari, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Saari of Pine City, became the bride of Norman C. Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Anderson of Allendale.

75 Years Ago - Sept. 24, 1925 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 14, 2000) Miss Mary Hejny was united in marriage last Tuesday morning to Oscar Bealka in the Church of Immaculate Conception at Pine City.

75 Years Ago - Sept. 24, 1925 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 14, 2000) The wedding of Miss Jessie Waller and  Warren G. Derr was solemnized at high noon Sunday, Sept. 20 at the home of the bride’s mother.

75 Years Ago - Sept. 24, 1925 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 14, 2000) John J. Pulkrabek and Miss Anna Mary Chalupnik were united in marriage at Beroun last Tuesday morning at 9:30 o’clock at St. Joseph’s Church by Father Leo.

75 Years Ago - Sept. 24, 1925(Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 14, 2000) Frank Pistulka and Emma Cerny were married last Tuesday morning.

50 Years Ago Sept. 21, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 21, 2000) Lois Vettling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd C. Vettling of Beroun, became the bride of Eugene Pavelka, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Pavelka, also of Beroun, in a high nuptial mass at the St. Joseph’s Church in Beroun Saturday, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m.


50 Years Ago Sept. 21, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 21, 2000) The Mission Covenant Church of Rush City was the scene of a pretty wedding Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. Sept. 16, when Donna M. Larson, of Minneapolis daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Larson of Rush City, became the bride of Raymond Ovick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Ovick of Pine City.

75 Years Ago - October 1, 1925 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer September 21, 2000) Approximately 100 friends and relatives gathered at Cassidy’s Cafe Sunday evening in honor of the 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs.  F. J. Cassidy.


 75 Years Ago – 1925.(Published in the Pine City Pioneer October 5, 2000) Gilbert Hyland and Miss Ruth F. Berglund of Rock Creek were united in marriage by Rev. Stanley at the parsonage in Rush City Saturday evening at 7:30.

25 Years Ago - Oct. 8, 1975 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer October 5, 2000) Rock Creek-East Rock; Congratulations go out to Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Stevens who have a daughter, Daniella Maria, born at the Mora hospital on Friday, Sept. 26.  She has two brothers, Shawn and Doug, to welcome  her home.

25 Years Ago - Oct. 8, 1975 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 5, 2000) Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kick are happy to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Becky Lynn, to Stephen Hallan.

25 Years Ago - Oct. 8, 1975 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 5, 2000) Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stephan, Pine City, are happy to announce the arrival on Sept. 30 of their chosen son, Branden Matthew.

25 Years Ago - Oct. 8, 1975 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 5, 2000) Baby girl, Kimberly Marie, born Sept. 29 to Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Miller, Pine City.

25 Years Ago - Oct. 8, 1975 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 5, 2000) Baby boy born Sept. 29 to Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Mayer, Pine City.

25 Years Ago - Oct. 8, 1975 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct., 5, 2000) Mr. and Mrs. John Falta are the parents of a baby girl, born Oct. 3, at Lakeside Hospital.  She has been named Helen Marie.

50 Years Ago - Oct. 26, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 26, 2000) Lorena Lieser, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clement J. Lieser, of Slayton, became the bride of Mr. Thomas C. Kryzer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kryzer of St. Paul, formerly of Pine City, in a semi-formal summer wedding at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Slayton, Sept. 2 at 10 a.m.

50 Years Ago - Oct. 26, 1950 Published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 26, 2000) The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Pine City, was the scene of the wedding Oct. 21 of Mary Teresa Hodge, daughter of Mrs. Webster Hodge of Pine City, and Frank Weatherby Lackie of Minneapolis, son of Mrs. Jesse Pinney of Two Harbors.

50 Years Ago - Oct. 26, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 26, 2000 Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Shatava were honored on their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 22 by a family reunion of their children and close friends.  The celebration was held at their home in the west part of town.  Mr. and Mrs. Shatava were married on Oct. 22, 1900 in Czechoslovakia.  To this union was born 10 children.

50 Years Ago - Oct. 26, 1950 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 26, 2000) Brunswick Road: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stoffel are the proud parents of a baby girl, Susan Marie, who arrived Oct. 3.

75 Years Ago - Nov. 5, 1925 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 26, 2000) David Karsky and Miss Dagmar E. Nelson were united in marriage by the Rev. John Lowe at the Methodist parsonage last Sunday at high  noon.

100 Years Ago  - Nov. 2, 1900 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 26, 2000) Lawrence Poferl and Miss Anna Slough were marred at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Minneapolis on Nov. 1 at 8 a.m.

75 years ago…1926 Published in the Pine City Pioneer July 5, 2001) Two members of the Blanchard family were married in Chicago last week when Miss Mildred, daughter and William, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Blanchard, were both married there.  Miss Mildred’s wedding took place Friday morning at 10 o’clock when she was united in marriage to Forest Kincade.  William and Miss Margaret Kenny were united in marriage Saturday afternoon at 4 o’clock at the Lady of Sorrow Church.

75 years ago…1926 Published in the Pine City Pioneer July 5, 2001) Magnus Larson, who lived about six miles southeast of here in a shanty, was found dead in the road on the night of the Fourth.   Mr. Larson had been to Rush City.  Larson’s team came home with the wagon seat broken, and upon search being made, his lifeless body was found lying by the side of the road.  The Corner was called and on investigation, it was found that his neck was broken.

75 years ago…1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 12, 2001) Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Morrow arrived from Princeton, IL last Monday for a visit at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Morrow.  Ernest was married about a month ago and this is his first trip home with his bride.  His many friends extend congratulations.

50 years ago…1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 19, 2001) Mr. and Mrs. Raymond G., Swanson celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on July 1 at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Robert and Pearl Peterson, who held an open house in honor of the occasion.  About 100 friends and relatives called during the afternoon to congratulate the couple.

50 years ago on July 19, 1950 (Published in the Pine County Courier July 19, 2001)
Louis Dick, a prominent local pioneer, passed away at Duluth last Monday.  He came to Sandstone in 1904 and started a clothing store, which he sold to Jos. H. Klein in 1914.  He continued to make Sandstone his home as he owned several farms near Grindstone lake.  He is survived by three sisters.

75 years ago, July 15, 1926 (Published in the Pine County Courier, July 12, 2001) Mr. and Mrs. John Eitens are rejoicing over the arrival of a baby girl at their home last Thursday.

75 years ago, July 15, 1926 (Published in the Pine County Courier, July 12, 2001) A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Kimball at the local hospital Monday evening.


 

 

75 years ago July 1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer July 26, 2001) A pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Norton at Meadow Lawn last Tuesday at high noon when their daughter, Miss Ruth Genevive, became the bride of Raymond D. Andrews of Alton, IL.  The Rev. John Lowe officiated, assisted by Dr. Barker.

75 years ago July 1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer July 26, 2001) William J. Gross and Miss Elizabeth Wimmer were united in marriage by Father Leo last Tuesday morning at nine o’clock.  The wedding was performed at the Church of Immaculate Conception.

50 years ago July 1926 (Published in the Pine County Courier, page 5, July 26, 2001) A baby boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Greenly Tuesday of this week.  He will be known as Bennett Dale.

25 years ago July 1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer July 26, 2001) Mr. & Mrs. Leo Reed, with their 12 children, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 25, with a family gathering of 200 people at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.  This is the first time in 31 years that the entire family has been able to be together.  Grandchildren and great grandchildren number 106, with one great great grandchild.

25 years ago 1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer July 26, 2001) A large crown of relatives and close friends from Beroun, Pine City, St. Paul, Cambridge, Rush City, Coon Rapids and West Rock gathered at the Dick Kuzel home to help Dick and Diane celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary.

75 years ago July 1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer July 26, 2001) William F. Henderson, brother of Tom Henderson of Pine City, was accidentally killed at Duluth last Thursday afternoon when he came in contact with a high power electric wire.  He was employed by the Minnesota Light & Power company and was out working with a crew on the line.  It is thought that he received a light shock that threw him against the power line.

100 years ago July 1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer July 26, 2001) This year’s state Fair will be a record breaker.  Vice President Roosevelt will open it.

75 years ago August 1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Aug. 16, 2001) Adolph Vojta, 15 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincel Vojta who reside northeast of Pine City, was accidentally drowned while out fishing last Sunday afternoon.  The tragedy occurred between four and five o’clock in the Snake River, about 4 ½ miles below the dam.

75 years ago Aug. 1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Aug. 16, 2001) Howard Johnson of Rush City was united in marriage to Miss Olive Johnston last Saturday evening in the Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis.

50 years ago Aug. 1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Aug. 16, 2001) Miss Phyllis Swanson became the bride of Harold Kick in Our Redeemer Lutheran Church on Aug. 4.  A reception was held in the church basement for about 120 friends and relatives of the bride and groom


 

 

75 years ago Aug. 1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Aug. 16, 2001) Two former Pine City young men were married in Chicago last Saturday afternoon when Paul Benda, son of Mrs. Mary Benda, and Emery Blanchard, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Blanchard, married sisters at a double wedding.  Mr. Benda’s bride is Miss Marion Lehmann, and Miss Frances Lehmann is the bride of Mr. Blanchard.

75 years ago Aug.  1926 (Published in the Pine County Courier Aug. 20, 2001) Grandpa K.G. Feyma informs the Courier of the birth of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Feyma of Ventura, California on Aug. 11.  Of course Mr. Feyma’s countenance was radiant with smiles and he proudly informed us that he now has 21 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

75 years ago. Aug. 1926 .(Published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 30, 2001) A pretty wedding was solemnized last Saturday morning, Sept. 11, at the Sacred Heart Church at Rush City when Miss Marie Dyrland became the bride of Charles Gass Jr.

75 years ago Aug. 1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 30, 2001) The following births have been reported:  A boy to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pranghoffeer; a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Lambert Odendahl; a girl to Mr. and Mrs. L. Lewellen; a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Allan Lindquist; a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sterling.

75 years ago Aug. 1926 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 20, 2001) Henry J. Kvech and Miss Marian J. Pekarek were united in marriage last Tuesday morning about 8:30.  The ceremony was performed by Father Leo at the parish house in Pine City.  Miss Tillie Caroon was the bridesmaid and Alois Baum acted as best man.

25 years ago March 3, 1976 ((Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 1, 2001)Births:  A girl born Feb. 20 to Mr. and Mrs. John Eberhart, Pine City.

50 years ago March 1, 1951 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 1, 2001) Mrs. Lillian Glader of Rock Creek passed away at Midway Hospital in St. Paul on Saturday, Feb. 24, following a short illness.  She was 58 years old.

50 years ago March 1, 1951  (Published in the Pine  City Pioneer March 1, 2001) Mrs. Eva Norton Dvorak, a former resident of Pine City, died in Minneapolis on Feb. 6 at the age of 48 years of cancer, after an illness of three months.

75 years ago March 11, 1926  (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 1, 2001) Ben Anderson of Grasston and Sara Sheck were united in marriage at Minneapolis Saturday, Feb. 27 and came to Grasston to his home that night.  The bride was born and raised in Iowa, and the groom has farmed near Grasston for a number of years.

100 years ago March 8, 1901  (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 1, 2001) Born, Thursday morning, March 7, to Mr. and Mrs. Math Prochaska, a son.  The mother and child are doing nicely and Math is brim full of happiness over the first boy.

50 years ago March 15, 1951 (Published in the Pine County Courier March 15, 2001) A baby boy, Ronald Lee, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Troolin at the Mora hospital March 11.  The young man tipped the scales at 7 lbs. nine ounces.

25 years ago March 10, 1976 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 8, 2001) Dorothy Alice Kraft, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred W. Kraft, became the bride of David Lowell Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Hill of Pine City in a double ring marriage ceremony solemnized on Jan. 24 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception.  Monsignor Michael J. Hogan officiated at the exchange of nuptial vows.

25 years ago March 10, 1976 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 8, 2001) Carol Anne Kraft, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Wilfred W. Kraft, Pine City, became the bride of Dr. David E. Janda, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Janda of Grand Island, NE, in a double ring marriage ceremony solemnized on Dec. 27 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Pine City.  Monsignor Michael J. Hogan officiated at the exchange of the nuptial vows.

50 years ago March 8, 1951 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 8, 2001) Hans Dan Hanson passed away at his home in Brook Park March 2 from a heart attack at the age of 35 years.

50 years ago March 8, 1951 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 8, 2001) The First Presbyterian Church of Hinckley was the scene of a pretty candlelight wedding Friday evening, March 2 at eight o’clock when Miss Betty Rypkema daughter of Sheriff and Mrs. Hannes Rypkema, became the bride of Kenneth Bennewise of Duluth.

50 years ago March 8, 1951 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 8, 2001) Brook Park: Sympathy is extended to Mrs. Frank Blahnik and Mr. Anton Libra, whose aged father, Joseph Libra, passed away Friday very suddenly.  Friday evening, after feeding the chickens, he came into the house complaining of a sudden chill.  His son told him to sit down in his favorite rocker, while he got a blanket for a wrap.  Death came only a few minutes later.

50 years ago March 8, 1951 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 8, 2001) Mr. and Mrs. Willard L. Swanson are the proud parents of a boy, born at the Miller Hospital.  He was named Douglas Willard.

100 years ago March 15, 1901 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 8, 2001) Miss Ethelyn Allen, one of the Pine County school teachers, was married on last Saturday, March 9 to Mr. Hermann S. Lesure, an energetic and prosperous farmer.  The ceremony took place at the residence of Ivan D. Curryer near Hinckley.  The Rev. S. F. Wishard of Pine City officiated. 

25 years ago March 17, 1976. (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 15, 2001) Births: Jennifer Marie Nickey was born Feb. 10 to Mr. and Mrs. Nial Nickey, Pine  City.

50 years ago March 15, 1951 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 15, 2001) Beroun: Mr. and Mrs. Beny Ausmus of Pine City are proud parents of a baby girl named Gail Ann, born March 2.

50 years ago September 13, 1951 (published in the Pine County Courier, September 13, 2001) Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Dancer are the proud parents of a baby girl born t the Rush City hospital Sept. 1.  She has been named Marilyn Kaye.  The Dancers have now moved to Gilbert where Kenneth is employed in the mines.

75 years ago September 30, 1926 (published in the Pine County Courier, September 27, 2001) The news reached here last Saturday that Mrs. Wm. Aiken, one of Sandstone’s most highly respected old ladies, had passed away at a St. Peter hospital the day before.  She was 74 years old.

25 years ago, September 23, 1976 (published in the Pine County Courier, 20, 2001) September A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Troolin, Jr. in Duluth on Sept. 22.  He is named Robert Charles Vincent.

50 years ago, October 11, 1951 (published in the Pine County Courier, Oct. 11, 2001) Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gjertson are the proud parents of a baby boy, Robert Allen, born Oct. 5 at Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis.  Mrs. Arthur Martin left Monday evening to spend a few days at the Gjertson home and see her new grandson.

75 years ago Oct. 1926 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct 4, 2001) Matt Roy Caroon and Miss Sylvia W. Leu were united in marriage by Judge Wilcox at the courthouse last Thursday afternoon at two o-clock.  The bridal couple was attended by William and May Caroon, brother and sister of the groom.

75 years ago  Oct. 1926 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct, 4, 2001) John Bogue and Miss Margaret Hady took their friends and relatives completely by surprise a few days ago when they announced they had been married for nearly three years.  Thee ceremony was performed Dec. 31, 1923, at thee Church of the Holy Redeemer in St. Paul.

100 years ago Oct. 1901 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct, 4, 2001) Monday, Oct. 7, 1901, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church by the Rev. Father Buechler, Miss Marion Wimmer of the town of Royalton was joined in the bonds of wedlock to Mr. Charles Sandon of Duluth.

75 years ago Sept. 1926 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 13, 2001) A surprise party was held at the William Danger home last Sunday to celebrate Mr. Danger’s 68th birthday.  Those present were Mrs. Fleck of St. Paul, Erick Coleen and family of Bock and Henry J. Danger and family of Greeley.  Bill is one of thee pioneers in this neck of the woods as he has been a resident of this community for the past 44 years.  He looks just as hale and hearty as he might have looked 44 years ago.

75 years ago Sept. 1926 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 13, 2001) Miss Helen Jesma Breckenridge and Matthew Clare McMillian of Stillwater were united in marriage in St. Paul last Thursday afternoon.

25 years ago Sept. 1926 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 13, 2001) Grace Fleming celebrated her 100th birthday Sept. 11 at a party in her honor at Lakeside Nursing Home in Pine City.  She credits her long life to “loving to dance” and still does twice each week.

50 years ago Sept. 1926 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 13, 2001) Delores Petersen, daughter of Mrs. Laura Petersen of Rock Creek, became the bride of Harold Baum, the son of the Louis Baums of Rock Creek, at a high mass at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Pine City.

10 years ago Oct. 1991 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 18, 2001) Brook Park News:  Congratulations to Evy and  Swan Eklund.  They have been married 64 years.  They are both 87 years old and still live on the former Swedlund farm where they have lived since 1936.

50 years ago Oct. 1951 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 18, 2001) All the brothers and sisters helped their father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. George Kick, celebrate their 43rd wedding anniversary at the Carl Peterson home.

50 years ago Oct. 1951 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 18, 2001) Mrs. Harold  Anderson and Miss Genevieve Cutler entertained at a bridal shower at the Anderson home on Sunday afternoon for their cousin, Doris Hady.  The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Hady.

75 years ago  Oct. 1926 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 18, 2001) Ray Hoefler was united in marriage to Miss Blanche Mitchell at Ely last Saturday morning at teen o’clock.

100 years ago  Oct. 1901(published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 18, 2001) Married in St. Paul on Thursday evening, Oct. 17, 1901, Miss Mary Wiederman to Mr. John Erickson, both of this place.

100 years ago   Oct. 1901 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 18, 2001) Miss Amelia Cort, who has been working in Duluth for the past year, arrived home on Sunday to visit her parents and be present at the 25th anniversary of their marriage.

100 years ago  Oct. 1901 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 18, 2001)
Married in St. Paul Oct. 16, Miss Alois Hamline of Meadow Lawn to Mr. Louis Furhman of West Superior.

50 years ago Oct. 1901 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 25, 2001)
Miss Lois Foster, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Foster of Rutledge, became the bride of Mr. James Youngbauer, Pine City.  The ceremony was read by Father McEnery of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Pine City.

50 years ago Oct. 1901 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 25, 2001)
The marriage of Ann Marie Pulkrabeck, daughter of John Pulkrabek of Duluth, and Robert L. Ardner, son of Mrs. Wilma Ardner of Pine City, took place at the Church of St. Joseph in Beroun.  The Rev. Andrew P.  Gallik read the double ring ceremony, and Father Frank Gaber performed the High Mass.

75 years ago Oct. 1901(published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 25, 2001) Webster G. Hodge and Miss Quin Riegeer will be united in marriage today in Minneapolis.

75 years ago  Oct. 1901(published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct., 25, 2001) Mr. and Mrs. S. G. L. Roberts of Pine City announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Elizabeth Adams, to Jarrold A. Petraborg.

100 years ago Oct. 1901 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 25, 2001) Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cort celebrated their Silver Wedding last Saturday evening at their home in the Town of Royalton.

50 years ago Nov. 1951 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 1, 2001Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Foster, a son, Gregory Lee, at Rush City hospital on Sunday, October 21.

100 years ago Nov. 1901 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 1, 2001)
Married by the Rev. J. C. Hartley at the parsonage Wednesday afternoon, November 6th, Mr. Elmer Smith to Miss Maud Blanchard.  Both are from Meadow Lawn.



 

 

50 Years Ago March 1952 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 28, 2002)  Mrs. Jack  Trollen, Mrs. Everett Hill and Miss Jeanette Stumne were hostesses at a bridal shower in honor of Miss  Ruthellen Tomlinson.  She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Tomlinson and will be married to James Berglund on April 4.

75 Years Ago March 1927 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 28, 2002) Miss Victoria Okerson and Mr. Clarence Anderson were united in marriage at Pine City on Tuesday, March 22.  Justice Stephan performed the ceremony.

100 Years Ago March 1902(Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 28, 2002) At the residence of Justice Wilcox on Monday, March 31 by Justice Wilcox, Miss Mary E. Lefever and Eugene Wilcox were joined in the holy bonds of wedlock.

100 Years Ago  March 1902 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 28, 2002) At the residence of the Rev. H. Taylor on Monday morning, March 31, Miss Bertha Stoll and Jonn E. Lundgren, both of Sandstone, were made one.

100 Years Ago March 1902 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer March 28, 2002) Election day passed off quietly the following officers being elected: President, F. E. Smith; Councilman R. L. Wiseman; Ed madde, John Stochl, Frank Poferl; Treasurer, George Kick; Assessor, C. I. Heywood; Street Commissioner, Adolph Radden; and Justice of the Peace, A. H. Lambert.

50 Years Ago April 1952 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer April 11, 2002) Death came to Robert Wilcox, 81, retired Judge of Probate of Pine County and Pine City’s longest-time resident.  His health had been failing since August of last year, and four weeks ago, he suffered the first of two heart attacks that brought about an acute condition.


100 Years Ago April 1902 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer April 11, 2002) Wednesday afternoon what might have proved a serious accident occurred when a sailboat tipped over in the middle of the river just west of the railroad bridge.  Louis Kowalke, eldest son of Otto Kowalke, John Breckenridge, eldest son of J. Y. Breckenridge, and Wayne Lones, second son of J. L. Lones, were in the boat.  The boys suffered no other injury than a good scare and a thorough wetting in ice water.

50 Years Ago April 1952 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer April 18, 2002) The Pine City Methodist Church was the scene of a beautiful wedding when Ruthellen Tomlinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Tomlinson, Sr., and James Berglund, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Berglund, were united in marriage.  The day was also the 63rd wedding anniversary of the bride’s paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Tomlinson of Granada, who were present at the ceremony.


 

 

 

 

 

 

100 Years Ago April 1902 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer April 18, 2002) At St. Mary’s Church in this village on Monday morning at 11 a.m., Miss Elizabeth Mikco of St. Paul and Mike Osen of the Twon of Royalton were married.  The bride was supported by her sister, Miss Thresia Mikco, and Miss Lena Petchel; the groom was supported by his brother, Joseph Osen, and Willie Erhart.  The Rev.  Fr. Buechler performed the ceremony.  After the ceremony, the bridal party departed at once for the home of the groom in the Twon of Royalton, where dancing and a general good time was participated in by the large number of friends of the contracting parties. 

50 Years Ago May 1952 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer May 2, 2002) Marriage vows were spoken by Irene M. Mortenson of Rush City and Jerome J. Peters of Pine City at a High Mass at the Sacred Heart Church in Rush City.  Father Payant performed the double ring ceremony.  Ray Arimond of Pine City sang the Mass, and he also sang “Panis Angelicus” and “Ava Maria.”

75 Years Ago  June 1927 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer June 6, 2002) A very pretty wedding was solemnized at the home of the Rev. Harry Barnes in  Beroun last Saturday afternoon when Miss Alice Lucille Daniels became the bride of Mr. Albert Herdina.  Only immediate relatives attended the ceremony, which was a simple one.  Following the ceremony, the newlyweds left for Duluth by motor on a short weekend trip.  The bride was attended by Miss Carol Kelly and Merill Daniels.  Only one brother of Miss Alice attended the groom.  The ring service was used.

100 Years Ago June 1902 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer June 6, 2002) Miss Kate Barnum left for Des Moines, Iowa, where she will attend school in that city.

25 Years Ago June 1952 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 13, 2002) A surprise charivari party was held on Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Pangerl on Friday evening for their 30th anniversary with about a hundred people attending.  A good time was had by all.


100 Years Ago  June 1902 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 13, 2002) Dr. Morgan, the dentist who has had 24 years constant practice, will make visits to Pine City once a month.  Best teeth, $10 per set.  Teeth filled from 50 to 75 cents.  Teeth pulled without pain by use of laughing gas.  All work warranted.

25 Years Ago 1977 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 20, 2002) Friends and relatives helped Mrs. Halmet Johnson celebrate her 80th birthday at Lakeside Nursing Home.

50 Years Ago  June 1952 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 20, 2002) The courthouse in Pine City was struck by lightening at about 11 p.m .last Thursday and resulted in a fire which ran through the attic and part of the upper floor of the building. 

50 Years Ago  June 1952 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 20, 2002) The First Presbyterian Church in Pine City was the scene of a double wedding when Doris Tracy became the bride of Ernest Lindahl and Donald Tracy was united in marriage to LaVonne Lange.  The Rev. John Nastin performed the double ring ceremony.



 

 

 

50 Years Ago  June 1952 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 20, 2002) Five graduates of the Pine City High School were awarded degrees at the commencement exercises at Memorial Stadium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.  They are Carl J. Iverson, Donald Van Prooien, Herman A. Hancock, William Hamlin and John N. Shumway.

75 Years Ago June 1927 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 20, 2002) Miss Gladys Friday, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Friday of Rock Creek, became the bride of Henry Lubrecht, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lubrecht of Pine Town, at a very quiet ceremony performed at the Methodist parsonage June 18.  They left on Sunday night by car for Box Elder, MT, where they will remain for the summer.


75 Years Ago June 1927 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 20, 2002) Miss Helen Lundin, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Lundin of Pine City, was united in marriage to Fred W. Pals of Meservy, IA on June 2.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Clark at the Methodist parsonage.


75 Years Ago  June 1927 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 27, 2002) June Weddings: Harriet R. Brown and Emmet L. Martin; Hyacinth Evelyn Peterson to Francil L. Bettger; Catherine Elizabeth Hawley and Charles Joseph Relchow.


75 Years Ago June 1927 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 27, 2002) On Sunday morning at about 10 o’clock a large Studebaker Sedan driven by Leo Gallik, living east of Pine City, crashed into a horse drawn vehicle in which Mrs. B. W. Ferguson, her daughter, Vera, and Grace Ward, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Ward, were driving and Mrs.  Ferguson was very seriously injured.  The buggy was demolished by the impact, and all the occupants thrown into the road.  Mrs. Ferguson received the most serious injuries, was unconscious when picked up by the Lloyds and brought to town for medical attention.  She suffered a broken shoulder, two deep gashes on the head, internal injuries and a seriously injured neck.  This latter injury is so serious that she cannot be moved to a hospital or the sanatorium, where x-rays could be taken.  She is at the Stratte home under constant care.

75 Years Ago June 1927 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 27, 2002) Sig Striegl, formerly of Pine City, left Minneapolis Saturday for Quebec with his orchestra.  “The Minnesotans,” and they will go from there to Europe.  Sig is going on his own this year and has booked engagements in various European cities.  This orchestra is made up of University of Minnesota students where Sig is now attending and is under his management and direction.

100 Years Ago June 1902 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 27, 2002) The Pine City Mercantile Company will close their store all day July 4th.  They intend to put in the full day in celebrating.


50 Years Ago July 1952 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 4, 2002) A family reunion was held at the L. E. Therrien residence in Minneapolis, the occasion being the celebration of the 52nd wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Therrien.  Pine City residents attending were Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Nelson and Billy, and Mr. and Mrs. R. Hegman.


 

 

 

50 Years Ago July 1952  (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 4, 2002) In a car-truck collision north of Beroun, John P. Hicks, driver of the car, was killed and John Kroll, driver of the truck, escaped with only a bump on the head.  Kroll was making a left turn into the driveway of his home when Hicks pulled to the side to pass another vehicle and ran into the truck.  The car was badly damaged and the truck only slightly.

75 Years Ago July 1927 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 4, 2002) Again the angel of death has laid his hand on the head of a prominent citizen and faithful public official, calling him from the duties of a busy life to that last long resting place.  It becomes our duty to chronicle the death of  R. J. Hawley, or “Rody” if you please, for the past 29 years the sheriff of this county and one of the best known and most universally admired men in public life in this section of the state.

100 Years Ago  July 1902 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 4, 2002) A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Vedder last Sunday morning.  The mother and child are doing nicely and Chas. Is correspondingly happy.

50 Years Ago Jan. 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer January 2, 2003) Ole Andersen, 90, father of Mrs. Rasmus Petersen of Mora and grandfather of Mrs. George I. Clem, died in Minneapolis Monday, Dec. 29 after an illness of only one day, having been active in life up to that time.


50 Years Ago Jan. 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer January 2, 2003) Picnic hams in the Super Valu ad were 35 cents a lb. beef chuck roast 45 cents a lb. and port roast 43 cents a lb. a 20 lb. box of Delicious apples could be had for $2.29, and Sunkist navel oranges were two dozen for 39 cents.

 

75 Years Ago Jan. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer January 2, 2003) In 1927 there were two completely separate newspapers in Pine City. One was the Pine County Pioneer, owned by W. P. Gottry and son, Frank. The other was The Pine Poker, owned by W. S. McEachern and Dr. R. Wilcox.

 

75 Years Ago Jan. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer January 2, 2003) Funeral services were held for Lucille Bernice Erickson, three-day-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Erickson on Tuesday afternoon. Services were read by the Rev. Stanley of Rush City. Pallbearers were Nina and Effie Hendrickson, Alice Ruddquist and Marcell Schmidt.

50 Years Ago Jan. 1953(published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 9, 2003) Sgt. Dale R. Wilcox of Rush City was killed in action in Korea. Dale was a basketball player while in the Rush City High School and will be remembered by many boys from this community.


75 Years Ago Jan. 1928(published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 9, 2003) Earl Cutler and Miss Edith Jewell were married in St. Paul.

75 Years Ago Jan. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 16, 2003) Leslie Nowling and Miss Gladys Anderman were married Jan. 8.

75 Years Ago Jan. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 16, 2003) George W. Carlson of Rock Creek and Miss Dorothy Riley were married in Washington, D. C. Dec. 28.


75 Years Ago Jan. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 16, 2003) Catherine Becvar, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Becvar, died at the home of her parents in Hustletown. She had been ill since April when she had to stop teaching school. She was 21 years of age and a graduate of Pine City High School.

100 Years Ago  Jan. 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 16, 2003) William Engler has moved his family into the Rabsteinek house north of E. L. Seaveys.


100 Years Ago Jan. 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 16, 2003) Boys were born to Mrs. Albert Glasow, Mrs. Adam Biedermann, Mrs. John Wurm, Mrs. Robert Saunders, Mrs. Fred Ausmus, Mrs. Monroe Shuey and Mrs. Frank Kveck.

75 Years Ago Jan. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 23, 2003) Art Smith and Eben Gillespie purchased the Gillespie Auto Company Garage.

75 Years Ago Jan. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 23, 2003) Miss Louis Nys and Leonard Pearson of Rock Creek were married Jan. 12.

50 Years Ago Jan. 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 30, 2003) Walter L. Price, 61, well known resident of the Willow River community, was instantly killed shortly after five o’clock on Jan. 23 when the car in which he was riding was struck by a Northern Pacific train.


50 Years Ago Jan. 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 30, 2003) There will be an open house for Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Hendrickson on their Golden Wedding anniversary Thursday afternoon at the East Rock Creek Baptist church from 2 o’clock to 5 o’clock p.m.

50 Years Ago Jan. 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 30, 2003) Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Smith were honored at a reception at their home Saturday evening in observance of their 25th wedding anniversary. The reception was arranged as a surprise for the Smiths by their daughter and son, Marlys and Arthur, with the assistance of several friends and relatives of the family.

50 Years Ago Jan. 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 30, 2003) Pfc. Harvey Brones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Brones of Pokegama Township, was seriously injured in a parachute jump while in training at Fort Bragg, SC. Brones, along with other members of his Company of the 82nd Airborne Division, was making a mass jump from the plane, when a parachuter who had made the jump after Harvey passed him in mid-air and in so doing, took some of the wind out of his chute, which speeded his descent to earth.


75 Years Ago Jan. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 30, 2003) Harry Otis, father of Earl Otis, passed away at his home in Kent on July 24th.

 

75 Years Ago Jan. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 30, 2003) E. F. Gillespie of Cambridge passed away at his home in that place, Jan. 20th.

75 Years Ago Jan. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 30, 2003) Funeral services for John Zbytovsky were held from the Presbyterian Church, Jan. 26th.


75 Years Ago  Jan. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 30, 2003)
John Oldenberg, Finlayson businessman for 35 years, passed away at his home there on Jan. 22nd.

75 Years Ago Jan. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 30, 2003) Walter Udean and Signe A. Setterlund were married by Judge Wilcox Jan. 21st.

100 Years Ago Jan. 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 30, 2003) Married by the Rev. Fr. Buechler on Tuesday morning, Jan. 27, 1903 at 10 o’clock, Miss Bessie Jedlicka to Mr. John Houdek, both of this place. Miss Carrie Kubecek acted as bridesmaid, and Albert Houdek, a brother of the groom, as best man.


100 Years Ago Jan. 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, January 30, 2003) Saturday evening the Ladies Reading Club and their husbands mete at the residence of Chas. Laing loaded down with tin ware of all descriptions, and from there went to the home of Miss Kate Harte when they took her by surprise and showered her in tin ware in honor of her marriage to Arthur Eugene Eddy, of Billings, MT, which will take place at the residence of H. W. Harte on Feb. 4th.

50 Years Ago Feb. 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, February 13, 2003) Mr. and Mrs. Byron Farley returned to their home at Grand Rapids after spending several days at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Mach. The new baby daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Mach was christened Elizabeth Marie.


75 Years Ago Feb. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, February 13, 2003) Funeral services for Johannes Erickson were held from the home of his son, John Erickson, at Rock Creek.


75 Years Ago Feb. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, February 13, 2003) Mrs. Peter Sagmoen passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hawkinson in St. Paul, Feb. 7th.

75 Years Ago Feb. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, February 13, 2003) Emil Welland, cabinet maker, and better known as “Old Emil,” died suddenly at his home here, Feb. 4th.


75 Years Ago  Feb. 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, February 13, 2003) A baby by was born to Mr. and Mrs. Grant Nicoll Feb. 16th.


100 Years Ago  Feb. 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, February 13, 2003) Charles Heywood, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. I. Heywood, passed away at his home here Feb. 10 after being very ill for the past two months with consumption.

50 Years Ago Feb. 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, February 20, 2003) Thomas W. Ling, resident of Pine City since 1886, passed away at Lakeside Memorial Hospital on Feb. 16 from the effects of a stroke that he suffered last Saturday. He had been downtown on Friday, and although his 89 years had slowed him somewhat, he appeared in his usual good health. The news of his death came as a surprise to all who knew him.


 

 

50 Years Ago Feb. 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, February 20, 2003) About 80 relatives and friends attended an open house held at the HerbWhiting home when Mr. and Mrs. Whiting celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary.

100 Years Ago Feb. 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, February 20, 2003) Married at the residence of the groom’s parents, Wednesday evening, Feb. 18 at 8:30, Miss Louise Becker to Joseph Tallon. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. E. Loomis of the M. E. Church. They were supported by Miss Alma Becker, a sister of the bride, and Frank Poferl.

50 Years Ago Feb. 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 27, 2003) Pvt. Adolph Fedder, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Fedder, was pleasantly surprised when he met Arnold Nelson of Pine City and Donald Holmstrom at Eta Jima, Japan. All three are serving in the U.S. Army. Adolph has been in the army for a year, seven months of which has been spent in the medical corps in Japan.

75 Years Ago Feb. 1928(Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 27, 2003) A baby girl, Shirley May, was born Feb. 16 to Mr. and Mrs. Thorwald Thomsen.

75 Years Ago Feb. 1928 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 27, 2003
) Dr. A. K. Stratte reports the following births: A girl to Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Striegl; a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Fred T. Nordenstrom; a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Felten; a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Clementson and a boy to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Freeman.


75 Years Ago Feb. 1928 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 27, 2003) Alice Vaughn and Gerald Lawler were married in St. Paul Feb. 16.

100 Years Ago 1903 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 27, 2003) Married at the residence of the groom’s parents, Feb. 18, Miss Louise Becker to Joseph Tallon. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. E. Loomis of the Methodist church. They were supported by Miss Alma Becker, a sister of the bride, and Frank Poferl.

50 Years Ago  March 1953(published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 6, 2003) Quite a large number attended the surprise silver wedding anniversary for Mr. and Mrs. Augustinie Finger. It was held at their schoolhouse, District 25.


75 Years Ago March 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 6, 2003) Hildegard Butler and Augustine Finger were married at the home of the bride’s parents at Beroun Feb. 22nd.


75 Years Ago  March 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 6, 2003)
Funeral services for Frank J. Chalupnik were conducted by Fr. Guilfoyle from St. Joseph’s Church in Beroun. He died Feb. 24 at Norfolk, NE.


75 Years Ago (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 6, 2003) Peter Christenson, Rock Creek pioneer, died Feb. 23 at the age of 72 years.

75 Years Ago March 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 6, 2003) The last rites for Elizabeth Stephan were held from the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stephan.


100 Years Ago  March 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 6, 2003)
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nelson of Meadow Lawn died of membranous croup.

75 Years Ago  March 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 6, 2003) On Monday evening, Herman Johnson, who lives on the Russell Road about five miles southeast of this place, received a telegram from Starbuck that stated his brother Carl had fallen a victim to that dreadful disease, consumption.


75 Years Ago, March  1928 (published in the Pine County Courier, February 27, 2003) The final debate in the Pine County Debating League was held in the Sandstone School assembly last evening when Askov, representing the northern half, met Sandstone, who had won over the south half. The Askov team, composed of Misses Florence Keller, Freda Hansen and Astrid T Groveson, was defeated by the Sandstone team, composed of Misses Faye Colby and Elizabeth Swanson, and Robert Dredge.

50 Years Ago Feb.  1953  (published in the Pine County Courier, February 27, 2003) Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lange of Brainerd are happy to announce the birth of a baby boy on Feb. 20. He weighed in at 10 lbs. 6 ounces.

75 Years Ago March 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 13, 2003) Fire destroyed the farm home of Wm. C. Olson, southeast of Rock Creek.


75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 13, 2003) Henry Buirege was elected chief of the fire department at their annual meeting. Other officers elected were: Tom Ling, captain; John D. Wilcox, 1st Lt.; Robert Wilcox, treasurer, and W. P. Huber, secretary.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 13, 2003) Mrs. Ed Crepeau, former Rock Creek resident, passed away at Ogilvie, March 3.

100 Years Ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 13, 2003) A young man by the name of McKenzie of Rush City was quite seriously injured at the railroad in this place on Wednesday morning. His right ear was torn and the right side of his face was crushed.

100 Years Ago  1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 13, 2003) Chas. Foster of Rock Creek was quite seriously hurt at the sawmill at that place Saturday, Feb. 28 when three of his fingers were accidentally severed and a thumb was badly jammed. Mr. Orvis, of the same town, met with a similar accident at the Steven’s mill, east of Rock Creek. His thumb was crushed and part of his fore finger was cut off.

50 Years Ago 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 20, 2003) Pfc Leo J. Smetana arrived home Friday from Mannhelm, Germany, after spending 18 months with the 95th Armored Division in that place.


75 Years Ago  1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 20, 2003) Homer Brouland, brother-in-law of Mrs. J. M. Collins, died in St. Paul.


75 Years Ago  1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 20, 2003) Simon R. Husted, brother of Mrs. John Becvar, died at age 72 March 9 at the Becvar home in Meadowlawn.



75 Years Ago  1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 20, 2003) Pine City village officials elected Tuesday were Ben Boo, Mayor; Carl Holmberg, Councilman; Clark Pennington, Clerk, J.D. Boyle, Justice of Peace; Charles Stephan, Constable..


75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 27, 2003) Mr. and Mrs. Byron Kelsey of Brook Park celebrated their golden wedding anniversary March 20th.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, April 24, 2003) Mrs. Wm. Machart Guptil of Beroun died Saturday, April 14 at the University Hospital. Burial took place at Birchwood Cemetery, Pine City.

100 Years Ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, April 24, 2003) Mr. Hartley of this place had the misfortune to cut the thumb of his left hand nearly off with an axe Thursday of last week while splitting wood.

100 Years Ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, April 24, 2003) James Hurley has a crew of men at work this week putting the second story of his corner building in shape for Dr. Lyon of Braham. Dr. Lyon is coming here to locate and expects to start a hospital and will also attend to outside practice.


50 Years Ago 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2003) A boy, Bradley Jerome, weighing 7 ½ lbs. was born to Pfc. and Mrs. Jerome McCormick on April 26. Jerome is serving with the Army in Korea. Mrs. McCormick is making her home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Nelson.


50 Years Ago 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2003)  Mr. and Mrs. Herman Klande were honored on their silver wedding anniversary when their children were hosts at a surprise party at the Klande home.


75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2003) Wm. F. Schumacher, former Pine City businessman, died at his home at Two Harbors after a bad attack of the flu. Burial took place at Carroll, Iowa.


75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2003) Frank Tkach died at his home east of Pine City and burial took place April 25 at Birchwood Cemetery.


75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2003) Ed Bever and Amelia Saumers, daughter of Frank Saumer, were married April 24.

100 Years Ago (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2003) John Bjorkman, an old resident of Pine Town, was quite seriously injured by falling from his buggy on Thursday of last week while going from this village to his home. The injury caused paralysis, and at the present time, his condition is critical.


100 Years Ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2003) At St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Tuesday afternoon at 1:30, Miss Katie Novak and Tony Pesek were joined in the holy bonds of matrimony by the Rev. Fr. Buechler.


100 Years Ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2003) Wednesday, the 29 at high noon at St. Mary’s Church, occurred the marriage of Miss Mary Barbara Kunz of the Town of Chengwatana to Prof. Frederick F. Rihm of St. Paul, the Rev. Fr. Buechler officiating.



75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 8, 2003 Evelyn Nelson, 14 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nels E. Nelson of Pokegama, died at her home. The Rev. Steging conducted the funeral services at Zion Lutheran Church, and burial took place at Birchwood.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 8, 2003 Mrs. Bertha Peterson, 80 years of age, died April 27 at her home at West Rock. The Rev. Peterson of North Branch conducted the services for her funeral.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 8, 2003) Mrs. Joe Skalicky of Beroun died April 30 at University Hospital. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Albert Basta of Pine City.


50 Years Ago 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2003) Seven cars full of local well-wishers chivaried the newlyweds, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Steiners, at the bride’s home (Guptils) east of Beroun.

50 Years Ago 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2003)
An 8 ½ lb. boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Stevens at the Rush City Hospital on Mother’s Day, May 10. The young man has one sister and two brothers waiting for him at home.


75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2003) Lester Wilcox, son of Judge and Mrs. Robert Wilcox, was united in marriage on May 17 to Grace Winnes, daughter of Mrs. Hannah Winnes of West Duluth.


75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2003) Teddy Buselmeier won first place in the written spelling contest, and Charlotte Anderson of Rock Creek won first place in the oral spelling contest.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2003) Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stephan of Beroun celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Holetz and children of Pine City and Vinc Stephan and family of Brook Park were there. Vincent and Mrs. Holetz are son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stephan. Mr. Stephan is 87 years old and Mrs. Stephan 78. Both are well and able to do all of their own work. Mr. Stephan has a lovely garden put in again this spring.

100 Years Ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2003) Oscar Lewe received a telegram from Madison, MN informing him of the sad intelligence of the death of his father. He left the same day on the afternoon train. We are sorry to see Oscar go as he was one of the leading players in the band.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 22, 2003) Marie Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nelson, married Marshall Hughes of Spring Lake, MI, May 16.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 22, 2003) Funeral services for Mrs. Frank Mabacek of Beroun took place May 14, conducted by Father Guilfoyle. Her death occurred at Watersmeet, MI May 10.




100 Years Ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 22, 2003) The sad news reached here on Saturday last that Frank Clary, the popular traveling man that had made this town for a number of years and who was well known by the young people of our village, had died on that a morning. His death was caused from an operation for appendicitis, which was performed a few days before. Among those from here who attended the funeral of Mr. Clary at St. Paul on Monday were Jas. Hurley, Wm. Hurley, M. B. Hurley, Agnes Hurley, Mrs. J. D. Vaughan and Mrs. A. H. Lambert.

50 Years Ago 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 5, 2003) The Silver Wedding Anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Seedorf was celebrated last Sunday with a gathering of 125 of the Seedorf’s family and friends at a surprise picnic held at the Joe Felton Farm. Joan Seedorf, Janice Jewell and Eileen Felton pooled their efforts toward a beautiful three-tier anniversary cake, and three long tables were abundant with food.

100 Years Ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 5, 2003) St. Mary’s Catholic Church was the scene of a very quiet wedding at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, at which time Father Buechler pronounced Miss Margaret Madden of this place and Frank Hargan of Duluth man and wife. The bride was supported by her sister, Miss Nellie, and the groom by his brother, Mike.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 5, 2003) Weddings: Eugeina Erhart and Frank J. Thill, Rudolph Sylvester Voijta and Rose Smetana.

100 Years Ago  1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 5, 2003) On Sunday, this village and community were pained to learn of the death of “Andy” Youngbauer, as he was best known, which occurred at his home in Royalton at 4 a.m. Sunday.


50 Years Ago 1953 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 19, 2003 Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Therrien celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 19, 2003 Funeral services for Lucille Valley were held here June 11.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 19, 2003) Miss Linnea Haglin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Haglin, passed away in Minneapolis June 12.


75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 19, 2003 Joseph Krotky and Josephine Kolar were married at Beroun by Father Gullfoyle June 11.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 19, 2003) Violet Jansen of Pine City and Edward E. Pixley, Jr. of Bear River were married here June 10 by Rev. Clark.


75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 19, 2003) Mrs. Veronica Auers, mother of Otto Auers, passed away at Luck, WI. June 12.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 19, 2003) William D. O’Brien, N.P. station agent at Harris, died suddenly at his home there June 13.


100 Years Ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 19, 2003) Married: Miss Thera Sloan to Mr. Daniel Payne at the residence of the bride’s mother on the north side of town at nine o’clock. The Rev. Loomis of the M.E. Church performed the ceremony. The wedding was a quiet one, and only a few of the relatives of the contracting parties were present.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 10, 2003) Mrs. Carl Eiles passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. W. Sommer, June 29 at the age of 77 years.


100 Years Ago 1903 published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 10, 2003) Mrs. Kate Stephan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Stephan, and Anton Michalson, druggist at Hinckley, were married July 8.

100 Years Ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 10, 2003) Walter Sellers, son of John W. Sellers, former Pine City resident, was drowned in the Columbia River at Leahy, Washington, June 22.


75 Years Ago (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 10, 2003) Mrs. Carl Elles passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. W. Sommer, June 29 at the age of 77 years.

75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 10, 2003) Mrs. Kate Stephan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Stephan, and Anton Michalson, druggist at Hinckley, were married July 8.

75 Years Ago 1928 published in the Pine City Pioneer July 10, 2003) Walter Sellers, son of John W. Sellers, former Pine City resident, was drowned in the Columbia River at Leahy, Washington, June 22.

100 Years Ago 1903 published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 24, 2003) A brand new girl arrived at the home of Sheriff R. J. Hawley on Thursday morning of this week, July 23.


75 Years Ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 31, 2003) Frank Levandowski was instantly killed when hit by a car about a mile south of Sturgeon Lake the night of July 24.

100 Years Ago1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 31, 2003) The many friends of Robert John Tate of Rock Creek will be pained to hear of his death, which occurred on Wednesday of this week.


100 Years Ago1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 31, 2003) Joseph Ouradnik and Miss Katherine Zeman were married July 29 by Judge Robert Wilcox..

100 Years Ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 7, 2003) Robert John Tate, an old time resident of the county, passed away at his home in Rock Creek Town July 29.

100 Years Ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 7, 2003) The misses Anna Kick and Alvina Grimm left Tuesday morning for St. Paul where they acted to the capacity of bridesmaids at the wedding of Miss Kick’s cousin, Miss Lydia Fuhrmann, which occurred this week.


 

 

50 Years Ago 1953 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 14, 2003) Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Westrom were guests of honor at the celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary held at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church on Aug. 9.

75 Years Ago 1928 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 14, 2003) Five people were drowned in Grindstone Lake while in bathing.  The five were Mrs. Chas. Lindeen and two children, Irene, 14, and Willard, 10, and John Ness, all of Cloquet, and William Lindholm of Mahtowa, father of Mrs. Lindeen.

75 Years Ago1928  (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 14, 2003) A tragic accident occurred here Aug. 8 when Garrison Gorman, 16 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Gorman, drowned in Cross Lake.  He had ridden his horse into the lake and when the horse started to struggle after hitting a drop-off, Garrison slipped off his back and was probably hit by one of the forefeet of the horse, knocking him unconscious.  He went under and did not come to the surface again.

75 Years Ago 1928 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 14, 2003) Funeral services for Henry Oakes, former resident of Pine City, were held here Aug. 8.


100 Years Ago 1903 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 14, 2003) Miss Ethel Hall and Arthur McClellan, both of Brook Park, were united in marriage at the M. E. parsonage in this village at 2:30 o’clock, Aug. 13 by the Rev. W. E. Loomis.

100 Years Ago1903 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 14, 2003) Ferdinand Adler passed away at his home here Aug. 12.


25 Years Ago 1978 (Published in the Pine County Courier, August 28, 2003) An open house will be held for Mrs. Hilda Davis in honor of her 85th birthday on Sunday, September 10 at the Albert Eitens home.  Her children will host the event.


75 Years Ago 1928 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 28, 2003) William J. Korbel, son of Mrs. Anna Korbel, and Miss Amelia Peters, daughter of William Peters, were married by Father Guilfoyle, Aug. 20th.


75 Years Ago 1928 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, September 4, 2003) Miss Ingrid Jensen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas Jensen, was married to  Alexander Eckstrand of Minneapolis on August 21st.

75 Years Ago 1928 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, September 4, 2003) Glenn Beecher, living southwest of Rock Creek, died at Bethesda Hospital, St. Paul, on August 29th.

100 Years Ago 1903 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, September 4, 2003)  Married at the M.E. parsonage in this village, Miss Florence Berkey to Mr. Lyle Gibson, both of Hustletown.  The Rev. Loomis officiated.  The bride is a bright young lady of good qualities and will no doubt make an ideal better half for Mr. Gibson.  The husband is a young man, stead in his habits and well liked by his many friends.

75 Year Ago 1928 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, September 18, 2003 Funeral services for John S. Collett were held Tuesday, Sept. 11


75 Years Ago 1928 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, September 18, 2003) Ed Boyle, Rush City merchant, passed away at his home there on Sept. 12.

75 years ago 1928 published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 16, 2003) Mrs. John Sobotka, mother of Ottocar Sobotka, passed away in St. Paul Oct. 5.

75 years ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 16, 2003) The last rites for John A. Rozum, former resident of this community and father of Mrs. A. M. Karas, were held at Manitowoc, WI Oct. 9th.

100 years ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 16, 2003) Fred Bulrge died at his home in Pine City Wednesday morning, Oct. 14 after an illness of nearly three months of lumbago of the kidneys.


100 years ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 16, 2003) Miss Bridgete O’Riley and Mr. Thomas Spain of North St. Paul were united in marriage here on Oct. 14.

75 Years ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 30, 2003 Gust Lund, brother-in-law of Chas. Beckman of Rock Creek, passed away at Two Harbors.

75 Years ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 30, 2003 John Miska, resident of Pine Town, passed away at his home Oct. 21st.


100 Years ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 6, 2003 The large residence of John E. Norstrom at the head of Pokegama Lake was destroyed by fire which started from a defective stove pipe.


100 Years ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 6, 2003 Married, Olive Smith to Elbert Bede, Thursday, Nov. 5 at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Smith, at Sunrise.

100 Years ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 6, 2003 Little Samaria has had its name changed to West Rock.


100 Years ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 6, 2003 A birthday party was given in honor of John Olson Saturday evening. Only married people were present, and to them a bounteous repast was served at midnight. All report a good time and wish Mr. Olson’s birthday would come every month.

75 Years ago 1928 (published in the Pine County Courier, Nov. 6, 2003) The St. Willibrord’s Catholic Church was the scene of a very beautiful wedding Tuesday morning at 9 o’clock when Miss Helen Watrin became the bride of Anton Nicklay of Barnsville. Rev. Fr. McEnery performed the impressive wedding ceremony. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Mildred, as maid of honor and by Miss Mary Lentsch of St. Paul as bridesmaid. Miss Frances Nicklay of Barnsville, the bridesmaids niece, acted as flower girl. After the ceremony, the party drove to the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Watrin, at Grindstone Lake where a wedding dinner was served. In the evening a wedding dance was given at Groningen Hall.


75 Years ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer November 20, 2003 Marie Buckley and Gordon Graham were married by Father Leo here Nov. 2nd


75 Years ago 1928 (published in the Pine City Pioneer November 20, 2003) A double wedding was performed by Father Gilfoyle at St. Joseph’s Church, Beroun, when Christine Piha and Henry Pulkrabek and Lillian Pulkrabek and Edward Youngbauer were united in marriage.

100 Years ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer November 20, 2003) Mr. John E. Lindberg and Miss Laura Bursch were married Nov. 11 at the home of the bride at Lindstrom. Mr. Lindberg is the buttermaker at this place (Rock Creek) and will occupy the house which the creamery company recently bought from Mr. Holt.

25 Years ago 1978 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 11, 2003) Charlotte O’Malley, 80, and a resident of Lakeside Nursing Home, was a winner in an essay contest for residents of long term care facilities in Minnesota. The theme of the letter was, “Why I Am Thankful.”

100 Years ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 11, 2003) Word has been received here announcing the marriage of Archie Axtell to Miss Lulu Bassett, the wedding taking place Dec. 1, in Lewiston, ID.


100 Years ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 11, 2003) After suffering for several years and being especially afflicted for the past few months with heart failure, Hans Boettger, an aged resident of this village, joined the ranks of the majority Saturday noon at 12:30 at the residence of his brother-in-law in this village.

100 Years ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 11, 2003) Married at the First M.E. Church in Minneapolis at high noon, Sunday, Dec. 6, Mr. B. E. Greenfield to Miss Laura M. Hoyt. Mr. Greenfield is the local manager of the Mutual Telephone Co.


100 Years ago 1903 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 11, 2003) Died: Ernest, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gross, Friday the 4th at the age of seven months and three days.

50 Years Ago 1954 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 1, 2004) It was in 1916 that Milt Parrish and Ben Boo of Stillwater, purchased the yard from the Pine City Saw Mill Co., with Mr. Boo coming here as the active manager.  Later, Parrish sold his interests to Mr. Boo, but the original firm name was maintained over the 37 years that they have been in business here.  Since the death of Mr. Boo in 1947, the management of the yard has been taken over by his son, Ben Boo, Jr.  The yard was originally built by the late Henry W. Harte, who also built and operated the Pine City Mercantile for a number of years.

100 Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 1, 2004) John Hurley, a nephew of James Hurley and brother of Jos. Hurley of this place was united in marriage to Miss Anna Shattuck of Stillwater, Dec. 28th

100 Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 1, 2004) Arthur, the 2 ½ year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hemple of Pokegama, died Dec. 31st.

 

100 Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 8, 2004) The headline for an obituary read: “Life’s Work Ended.”.  Death has again visited us, and taken from our midst an old resident.  Wednesday at 10 o’clock the angel of death called and Mrs. Furstenberg answered its summons.  She had been ailing for some time and on Friday she was taken worse.  On Tuesday, Dr. Wisman was called and he pronounced her malady pneumonia.  She kept growing weaker until death came to her relief.  Mrs. Furstenberg was a mother, a faithful wife, a good neighbor, a great lover of home and its surroundings and was never so happy as when with her husband she would be around working at home.

50 Years Ago 1954 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 22, 2004) Lorie Gaye was born to Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hoefler Jan. 12.  The Hoeflers also have another daughter, Roxanne, who happily welcomed her mother and new sister home.

75 Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 22, 2004) Mrs. Martin Schultz, mother of William and Oscar Schultz, died in Minneapolis, Jan. 15.

75 Years Ago 1929 published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 22, 2004) Joseph Veverka, former resident and father of Mrs. Albert Neubauer of Pine City, died in Minneapolis Jan. 14th.

75 Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 22, 2004) Albert Klande, resident of Pine City for 34 years died at his home here Jan. 14th.

75 Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 5, 2004) Funeral services for Edward Stumne, brother of Iver Stumne, were held from the Lutheran church Jan. 23, the Rev. Steging officiating.

75 Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 5, 2004) Clara Fore of Henriette and Fred Nash of Dawson, were married at Mora Jan. 29. 

75 Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 5, 2004) Charles Gustav Holmstrom, a resident of Pokegama Township for 38 years, passed away Feb. 8th.

75 Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 5, 2004) A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clair Shuey Jan. 30; a baby girl to Mr. and Mrs. Algot Johnson, Feb. 7th; a baby boy to Mr. and Mrs. Hans Hanson, Feb. 6th; a baby boy to Mr. and Mrs. William Miller, Feb. 8th; a baby girl to Mr. and Mrs. Axel Hollstrom and a girl to Mr. and Mrs. A.T. Moen.

100 Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 5, 2004) Word was received in Pine City that Charles H. Griffith and Ellen Palado, of Seattle, WA, were married at that place Feb. 9th.

100 Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 5, 2004) Pneumonia claimed another victim, and Rock Creek mourned the loss of one of her best and most popular women, but she has gone to the great beyond.  Mrs. Frank Simmons died at her home, battling for nine days with that all too common and dreaded disease.

 

100 Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 5, 2004) Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cummings are the happy parents of a baby boy born Jan. 28th.

75 Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 12, 2004) Services were held for Mrs. John Grandt.  The pallbearers were her six sons, Henry, William, August, Otto, Fred and Hans.

100 Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 12, 2004) Monday morning, Feb. 15, at St. Mary’s Church, occurred the marriage of Miss Annie Bazil of this place and Jos. Brush of Beroun.  The Rev. Fr. Buechler performed the ceremony.  The bride is the oldest daughter of Thos. Bazil, who resides about two miles east of here on the St. Croix Road and is well and favorably known.  The groom is one of the successful farmers of Beroun and is in every way fitted as a husband to the lady of his choice.

100 Years Ago 1904  (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 12, 2004) Born, Saturday morning, to Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Blanchard, a son.  The  mother and child are doing well and Albert is happy.

50 Years Ago 1954 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 19, 2004) Mr. and Mrs. Joe Broz of Pine City observed their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 15.

50 Years Ago 1954 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 19, 2004) Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Bradley of Brook Park celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14.

50 Years Ago 1954 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 19, 2004) There is a free wedding dance (Donald Stumne and Eldriene Radamacher) on Saturday night at Pine Camp ballroom.

75 Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 19, 2004) Funeral services for Charles G. Holmstrom, resident of Pokegama Town for 38 years, were held from the Methodist Church of Pine City on Feb. 11th.

75 Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 19, 2004) The house on the C.E. Williams farm east of Pine City was completely destroyed by fire Tuesday morning of this week.

75 Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 19, 2004)  John Widstrand, resident of the Rock Creek community, passed away at his home there on Feb. 10th.

75Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 19, 2004) Mrs. Minnie Beversdorf of Janesville, WI was granted a divorce from Charles Beversdorf because he only took one bath a year.

100  Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 19, 2004) Twin boys were born to Mr. And Mrs. Herman Teich on Jan. 24th.

100  Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 19, 2004) Married by Judge Wilcox on Feb. 13, Miss Minnie Gluesing to August Nortrup, both of Willow River.

 

100Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 19, 2004 ) Louis Blihoved passed away at Fergus Falls on Feb. 13.  The remains were brought herefor burial, which took place on the 15th.  Pallbearers were Henry & Louis Bulrge, J. Axztell, Fritz Johnson, Frank Poferl and Ernest Dosey.

75 Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 26, 2004) A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Parsons of Rock Creek.

25 Years Ago 1979 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 18, 2004) Case Nieboer, retired Clerk of District Court, died March 11, 1979 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Paul, at the age of 76.  He was born in the Netherlands and came to the United States in 1913.

75 Years Ago 1929 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 18, 2004) Wenzel Branzovsky, Chengwatana resident for 12 years, passed away at a Minneapolis hospital March 7th.

100 Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 18, 2004) Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Carlson of the town of Royalton are the happy parents of a pair of boys, born Saturday, March 12th.

100 Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 18, 2004) Mr. and Mrs. Frank Poferl are rejoicing over the arrival of their first born, a daughter.  The little one arrived Tuesday morning.

75 Years Ago 1929  (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 25, 2004)  Garland Lyseth and Miss Ethel M. Von Busch, both of Meadow Lawn, were married March 28 at the Methodist parsonage.  Miss Adelia M. Tallon, Pine City, was united in marriage March 20 to James D. Davy, Minneapolis.

100 Years Ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 25, 2004)  Funeral services for Mrs. Mack Green, 20, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Chaffee, were held from the Presbyterian church, the Rev. O.O. Bernstein of St. Paul officiating.

 75 Years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 31, 2007)  Ben Cummings, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cummings, was married to Helen McMinn of St. Paul.

75 Years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 31, 2007) Former resident John S. Sticka died at Scio, OR at the age of 40 years.  He was the son of John  Sticka who ran a hardware store north of the Agnes Hotel until fire destroyed the

100 years ago 1907  (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 31, 2007) Robert Harte, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Harte and Mable Wands of Chippewa Falls, WI, were married June 6 at the home of the bride's parents in Chippewa Falls.   Robert is the manager of the grocery department of the Big Store in Pine City.

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 31, 2007) Anna Kruse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kruse, married August Zastrow on June 5 at a pretty church wedding at the Methodist Church, with the Rev. J.J. Parrish reading the marriage vows.

100 years ago 1907  (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 31, 2007) Ed Hanson of Pine City and Ena Snell of Comfort were married on Saturday, June 1 at Mora in the Presbyterian Manse.

 

50 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 3, 2007) Dr. and Mrs. Carleton G. Kelsey will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary with an open  house in the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. C.M. Kelsey in Roseville.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 3, 2007)  Albert Beck of Hinckley was drowned at the Yellow Banks on the St. Croix River at the school picnic on June 7.  He was a member of the freshman class.  Albert was an orphan and made his home with the Albert Sikkink family.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 3, 2007) Mrs. Johanna Justesen, mother of Mrs. Jens Miller, died at the Miller home here, and burial services took place at Ringsted, Iowa. 

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 3, 2007) Funeral services for Tom Heywood, former Pine City resident and cousins to the Connaker family, were held at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in Minneapolis June 6.  Attending the services from here were Mrs. R. J. Hawley, Mrs. Peter Engel, Mike, Ben and Catherine Hurley

100 years ago 1907  (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 3, 2007) Thirteen year old Jennie Jellinek, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John  Jelinek, died at her home here June 7.  The Rev. J.J. Parish officiated at the burial services, and her playmates were honorary pallbearers.  They were Agnes Conners, Rose Crataon, Julia Dosey, Josephine Jumer, Julia Rybak and Catherine Hurley.

50 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 21, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ouradnik of Beroun were pleasantly surprised by their many relatives, neighbors and friends, the occasion being their 25th wedding anniversary.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 21, 2007) Eugene Sullivan, son of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Sullivan of Pine City, passed away June 19th.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 21, 2007) Funeral services for William Bottin, Sr. were conducted from the Presbyterian church, June 16th.

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 21, 2007) Funeral services for John Faulkner, a resident here for the past 30 years were conducted here June 26th.

25 years ago 1982 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 28, 2007) The 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Tollefson was celebrated at the Beroun Pavilion.

25 years ago 1982 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 28, 2007) Open house was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Pangerl, Sr. in observance of their 41st wedding anniversary.

25 years ago 1982 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 28, 2007) Lola Virginia Hair, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Hair, Jr. of Belton, TX, and Robert W. Shuey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clair Shuey, Pine City, were married June 7 at the First Baptist Church, Belton, TX.  Dr. James Basden performed the ceremony at an eight o’clock evening service.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 28, 2007) The marriage of Miss Mildred L. Olson, West Rock, to Mr. Arvid H. Carlson, Braham, was solemnized at a 12 o’clock ceremony on June 22 at the home of the bride’s parents.

 

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 28, 2007) Edward J. Ouradnik and Bernadette F. Posel were united in a marriage ceremony performed by Father Gallik, Beroun, on June 23rd.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 28, 2007) A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Mills on June 22.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 5, 2007) J. B. Butler, resident of Pine City since 1894, passed away at his home here on July 4th.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 5, 2007) Charles Kozisek and Miss Emma Chalupnik of the Beroun community were married by Father Gallik on July 3rd.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 5, 2007) A beautiful wedding was solemnized by the Rev. Charles J. Swanson at the Methodist parsonage at West Rock when Miss Sadie Carlson became the bride of Mr. Nels A. Anderson.

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 5, 2007) Julius Dosey spent the fore part of the week in Stillwater because of the death of young Tozler, which occurred at Balsam Lake, WI by the upsetting of a sailboat.  Mr. Dosey was in the employ of the Tuzlers.

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 5, 2007) Mrs. Julius Dosey passed away at her home here on July 7 after an illness of two months.

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 5, 2007) Miss Dalsy Berkey and Elmer Carrier were married at the home of the bride’s parents in Hustletown on July 6th.

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 5, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Pangerl of Royalton Town celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary at their home on July 6th.

75 years ago July 7, 1932 (published in the Askov American July 12, 2007) Miss Clara Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Nelson of Bruno, became the bridge of Mr. William Degerstrom, July 2nd.

75 years ago July 7, 1932 (published in the Askov American July 12, 2007) Word was received by Hjalmar and Svend Petersen that their father, Lauritz Petersen, 76, had passed away at the home of a daughter in Decorah, Iowa.

10 years ago July 10, 1997 (published in the Askov American July 12, 2007) Anna Wermerskirchen turned 100 on June 11 of this year.  Anna lives at Pine Medical Health Care Facility now.  She spent much of her life on a farm south of Bruno, where she and her husband, Jacob, raised 11 children.  She patiently and alertly answered questions as best she could.  Asked how she had lived so long, Anna answered, “I try to eat the food that’s good for you. I try to do what’s good.  I guess it’s a healthy place to live around Askov, There’s quite a few old people.”  The reporter thanked her for her time.  She answered with a smile, ‘My time isn’t worth much.”

75 years ago July 14, 1932 (published in the Askov American July 19, 2007) Mrs. Ludvig Mosbek, 70, Askov, died after a lingering illness.  She came to Askov with the settlers in 1906 and became known as the mother of the Danish colony at Askov.

 

75 years ago July 14, 1932 (published in the Askov American July 19, 2007)  Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Jensen became the proud parents of a baby girl Sunday and Mr. and Mrs. Soren Christensen received a baby girl Monday morning.

10 years ago July 17, 1997 (published in the Askov American July 19, 2007) Kelly and Alisa Nelson are happy to announce the arrival of a little girl, Sydney Shays, born Sunday, July 13.

10 years ago July 17, 1997 (published in the Askov American July 19, 2007) Jens  Abrahamsen celebrated his 86th birthday last Saturday with many family members present.

10 years ago July 17, 1997 (published in the Askov American July 19, 2007) Brittany Paige, daughter of Brett and Michelle Paige celebrated her 5th birthday Sunday by having several members of her family come to bring her best wishes and gifts.

50 years ago July1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 19, 2007) Pine City friends and former students will be interested in the marriage of Miss Mary Jean Danger, former music teacher in the Pine City School, and Donald Holmquist.  The wedding was held at Zion Lutheran Church, Pine City, the Rev. A. W. Roegge performing the double ring ceremony.

75 years ago July 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 26, 2007) James Ballata, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Ballata, and Miss Jessie Cummings, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Cummings, were married July 252, by Father O’Mahoney.

75 years ago July 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 26, 2007) Lewis H. Prior passed away at Ah-gwah-ching, Minnesota July 12.

75 years ago July 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 26, 2007) Miss Irma J. Pekarek, 19, daughter of Joseph Pekarek of Rock Creek, passed away at University Hospital July 23.

75 years ago July 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 26, 2007) John F. Rohlf passed away at his home southwest of town July 23.

25 years ago July 1982 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 2, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. Deane Fischer celebrated their golden anniversary, for which relatives and friends came from as far away as California, Montana, North Dakota and Nebraska.

25 years ago July 1982 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 2, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. Stan Fohrman celebrated their 50th anniversary with a very large crowd in attendance.  In the later part of the afternoon, the Chmielewski Orchestra played for dancing.  Their children, Donna, Billy and Penny, and their families were all home for the occasion.

25 years ago July 1982 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 2, 2007) Brian and Debbie Bombard, Pine City, announce the birth of a son, Joseph Brian, on July 16 at the Cambridge memorial Hospital.

75 years ago July 1982 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 2, 2007) Harold Truesdell and Miss Mildred McAvoy were married at the Sacred Heart Church, Rush City, Aug. 1.

75 years ago July 1982 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 2, 2007) Carl Holmberg, Jr. and Miss Mary Ann Stebbins were married at Northfield on July 28th.

 

100 years ago July 1907 ({published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 2, 2007) John W. Hunt, pioneer resident of Pine City, passed away at his home here Aug. 5,.  Burual was in Birchwood Cemetery with S. Kilgore, F.A. Hodge, Douglas Greeley, James Hurley, S.G.L. Roberts and James H. Wandel acting as pallbearers.

100 years ago July 1907 ({published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 2, 2007) An 11 lb. boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Alex Henderson on Aug. 7th.

75 years ago Aug. 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 16, 2007) A large crowd of friends gathered at the Chengwatana Town Hall to celebrate Art Geisler’s birthday.  Everyone danced, played cards and made merry until the wee small hours of the morning.

75 years ago Aug. 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 16, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. Pete Okeson were pleasantly surprised at Rush City by relatives and friends, the occasion being their 40th wedding anniversary.

100 Years ago Aug. 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, August 16, 2007) Miss Nora Miller and Raleigh Killmer were married at Brook Park on Aug. 21st.

50 Years Ago Aug. 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Aug. 23, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Pangerl are the proud parents of a baby girl born Aug. 20th.  She has been named Lou Ann Virgene.

75 Years Ago Aug. 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Aug. 23, 2007) Miss Grace Giese of Pine Lake and George Petry were married in a double wedding ceremony at the Pine County Fair Aug. 20.

75 Years Ago Aug. 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Aug. 23, 2007) Miss Helen Erhart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. G. Erhart and Frederick J. Kalm were married by Father O’Mahoney, Aug. 20th.

75 Years Ago Aug. 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Aug. 23, 2007)  Ernest Morrow, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Morrow of Rock Creek died in Ohio, Aug. 23rd.

75 Years Ago Aug. 1932 (published in the Pine  City Pioneer, Aug. 23, 2007) Miss Louise Blanchard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Blanchard and Robert Osgood were married at Moose Lake, Aug. 21st.

50 Years Ago Sept. 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 6, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. Charles Minar announce the marriage of their daughter Ann Marie to Dennis A. Eng.  The marriage took place in Coos Bay, Oregon.

75 Years Ago Sept. 1932  (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 6, 2007) Miss Julian Jo Tacheny, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Tacheny was married to Charles McCluskey by Father O’Mahoney, Sept. 5th.

100 Years Ago Sept. 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 6, 2007) Vladimere Vacinek was in town Wednesday and made application to Clerk of Court Rath for a license to wed Miss Mary Kacer.  The parties both hail from Beroun.

75 years ago Sept.15, 1932 (published in the Askov American Sept. 13, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. Joe Parvey are the happy parents of a baby girl born Sunday at their farm home west of town.  Mother and child are doing nicely.

50 years ago Sept. 12, 1957 (published in the Askov American Sept.13, 2007) At a candlelight ceremony Saturday evening at the grace Lutheran Church in Superior, Miss Phyllis Lundgren of Finlayson became the bride of  Alvin Ceaglske of Esko.

50 years ago Sept. 12, 1957 (published in the Askov American Sept. 13, 2007) Relatives and friends gathered at the Jacob Christensen home Sunday to help Mr. and Mrs. Christensen celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary.

10 years ago Sept. 18, 1997 (published in the Askov American Sept. 13, 2007) William “Bill” Colton, 74, of Cloquet, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2997 at Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet.

75 years ago Sept. 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 20, 2007) Walter P. Gottry, publisher of the Pine County Pioneer and resident of Pine City since 1886, died at his home here Sept. 23rd.

100 years ago Sept. 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 20, 2007) The marriage of Mr. I. A. Holler and Miss Elsie Swanson, Sandstone, took place in Pine City.  In the evening they drove out to the home of his sister, Mrs. John MacAdam, where a number of friends greeted them with tin pans, bells. Etc.

100 years ago Sept. 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 20, 2007) Mr. Karl W. Knapp and Miss Gladys Slocumb were married Sept. 21.  The wedding took place at the Inn on the west bank of Pokegama Lake, with the bride’s uncle, Rev. L. V. Slocumb, of Webster, SD performing the ceremony.

10 years ago Sept. 1997 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 27, 2007) Gordy and Pat Petrick celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sept. 30th.

100 years ago Sept. 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 27, 2007) On Sept. 21 at a little after 1 p.m. at the home of the bride’s parents at the Inn on Lake Pokegama, occurred the ceremony that made Dr. Karl W. Knapp and Miss Gladys Slocumb man and wife.

100 years ago (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 27, 2007) A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Plessel Oct. 1st.

50 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 4, 2007)  The daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Janke will be hostesses at an open house at the Janke home in observance of their parents silver wedding anniversary.  Everyone is welcome.

50 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 4, 2007) The twenty-fifth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Swedberg of Pine City will be Sunday, Oct. 13, with an open house at their home.  The Clint ladies, former neighbors of the couple will be the hostesses.

50 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 4, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. Joe Oliverius celebrated their 19th wedding anniversary and were presented with a beautiful gift.

100 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 4, 2007) Dr. K. W. Knapp and bride returned to this place after a two week sojourn in Dubuque and other cities in Iowa.  He was ready for business in the Volenec building where he would be pleased to see all in need of dental work.

100 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 4, 2007) A very pleasant surprise was tendered Grandma Teich at the home of her son, Charles, at the copper mine, the occasion being her 74th birthday.

50 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 11, 2007) An open house was held Sunday, Oct. 13 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Janke when they celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.

 

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 11, 2007) Joseph Hazel and Miss Francis Miller were married by Father Koernen, Oct. 15th.

50 years ago 1957  (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 18, 2007) A silver wedding anniversary for Mr. and Mrs. Ed Swedberg was celebrated at their Pine City home with an open house hosted by the women east of Braham where the Swedbergs formerly lived.  The group included Mmes, Otto Nelson, Lee Mansmith, Albin Peterson, Charles Downing, John Westerlund and Carl  Setterlund and also Mrs. Isabel Stoneberg, now of Braham.

10 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 18, 2007) Mrs. Viola Baum announced the engagement of her daughter, Cecelia, to John Lundin, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Lundin of Grantsburg.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 25, 2007) Mrs. Henry Davis passed away at her home here on Oct. 19th.

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 25, 2007) Heinie Kruse and Miss Edith Zastrow were married here Oct. 28th.

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 25, 2007) Miss Maud Roflf, daughter of Henry Rohlf and Wm. Collins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Collins, were married in Pine City on Oct. 26th.

50 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 1, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. George Lehet were pleasantly surprised by friends and relatives on the occasion of their silver wedding anniversary.

50 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 1, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Smith observed their 506th wedding anniversary Nov. 6.  Mrs. Smith came to Pine City with her parents from North Dakota 58 years ago on Oct. 31.  Mrs. Smith is 75 years of age and Mr. Smith is 80.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 1, 2007) Miss Emily Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nelson and Edwin C. Reid of Lakewood, Ohio were married in Pine City Oct. 29th.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 1, 2007) Miss Pearl Halverson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Halverson and Leo Kunz were married in Minneapolis, Oct. 22nd.

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 1, 2007) A very pleasant surprise party was tendered Miss Alma Gustafson at the Grand Army Hall, the occasion being her birthday.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 8, 2007) Miss Marian Erickson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Erickson of Rock Creek and Thomas W. Johnson of Harris, were married at the home of the bride, Nov. 5th.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 8, 2007) Funeral services for Mrs. Hulda Lindgren, 66, were held at Milaca Nov. 2 with burial in Milburn cemetery, east of Pine City.  Mrs. Lindgren was a former resident of the Pine Town community.

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 8, 2007) W. H. Russell and wife celebrated the 50th anniversary of their marriage.  They were two of Pine City’s oldest residents having come here just after the railroad was built.  There was nothing here but a trading store for the Indians and a saloon.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 15, 2007) George Schmidt of Rock Creek, died suddenly from a heart attack Nov. 15, while in deer hunting camp, north of Two Harbors.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 15, 2007) Joe Hickle, 17, was killed while hunting deer in Cloverton area Nov. 15.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 15, 2007) Joseph Kothera, resident here for the past 34 years passed away at his home here Nov. 11th.

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 15, 2007) Mrs. Betsy Hanson passed away at her home southeast of Rock Creek, Nov. 13th.

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 15, 2007) Michael B. Hurley was married to Miss Ella Josephine Prendergast of St. Paul at Manitou, Colorado, Nov. 16th.

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 15, 2007) Frank Kodym and Miss Anna Urban were married at Chicago, IL Nov. 14th

 

50 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 22, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. Robert Salonek (Marlys Montgomery) of Minneapolis, are the proud parents of a son, Steven Robert, born Nov. 19 at Swedish Hospital.

 

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 22, 2007) A tragic accident happened in Pine City Nov. 22 when Charles Richard Larson, son of Mrs. Louis Larson and Betty Jane Iverson, youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Iverson, were drowned in the Snake River when they slipped through the ice at the end of 8th St.  Both children were four years old, and their little footprints leading to the water directed those who were searching for them.

 

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov, 22, 2007) Chester Greenly, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Greenly of Pine City and Miss Edith Voit of Sandstone were married at Moose Lake, Nov. 11th.

 

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 22, 2007) Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Gottry celebrated their golden wedding anniversary, Nov. 22

 

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 22, 2007) Cards were received announcing the marriage of Miss Ella Josephine Pendergast, St. Paul to Michael B. Hurley, at Manitou, Colorado, Nov. 16th.

 

50 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 29, 2007) Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. Anderson honored them on their 25th wedding anniversary at a party at Scotty’s Streamliner.  About 200 guests gathered to help celebrate the event.

 

50 years ago 1957 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 29, 2007) The marriage of Art Roubinek and Josephine Walkowiak took place at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis on Nov. 30th.

 

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 6, 2007) Mrs. Mary Youngbauer, resident of this community for 42 years, passed away at the home of her daughter Agnes Stumne of Minneapolis on Dec. 1st.

 

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 6, 2007) Christ Heisler Sr. one of Pine County’s early settlers, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Patrick Connaker at Hibbing on Dec. 5th.

 

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 13, 2007) Funeral services for David Haynes were held here from the Presbyterian Church, Rev. D. W. Thompson officiating. Dec. 11th.

 

 

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 13, 2007) Henry Hoefler and Miss Mabel Gehl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gehl, were united in marriage, Dec. 19th by Fr. Koerner.

 

25 years ago 1982 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 27, 2007) One snow related death was reported near Beroun, the result of a vehicle pedestrian accident.  Darlene Ann Thieman, 19, of Pine City was struck and killed as she walked north on Interstate 35, one half mile south of Beroun.  She had apparently been going to seek help because her car was stuck in a snowdrift.

 

25 years ago 1982 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 27, 2007) Glenn Adams of Henriette and Miss Lorraine Olson of Hinckley were married Dec. 24, at 4:30 p.m. at Massena, NY.  The group is employed by the St. Lawrence Seaway, they will return to Henriette to settle on the groom’s farm.

 

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 27, 2007) Doris Mattson, 4 daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Algot Mattson of the West Rock community, died at St. Mary’s hospital, Duluth on Dec. 23rd.

 

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 27, 2007) Howard Studt, 10, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Studt of  Greeley died in a Minneapolis hospital Dec. 21.

 

75 years ago 1932 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 27, 2007) Funeral services for Mrs. Jos. Pliva, resident of Pokegama Township for 30 years were conducted by Father Gallik at St. Joseph’s Church, Beroun, Dec. 24.

 

75 years ago 1932 (published  in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 27, 2007) When Percy Edwards and Miss Florence Bourcy went to Grantsburg, Wisconsin to be married by an old friend, Rev. John Fredenbaugh, they found their Minnesota license couldn’t be used there.  The clergyman accompanied them to the closest Minnesota territory, the river bank in Pine County.  The temperature was 15 below zero, but they stood outside and were married (that’s love for you).

 

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 27, 2007) At 7 p.m. New Year’s evening at the residence of Rev. Father Koerner, the words were spoken that bound together for life two of Pine City’s most esteemed young people.  Herman Borchers, eldest son of Mrs. Herman Borchers, and Miss Anna Kothera, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kothera.

 

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 27, 2007) Ellen Ekberg, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Ekberg, living east of town, died at the family home Christmas day.

 

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 27, 2007) Charles Voracek, employee at the Agnes Hotel, died suddenly from pneumonia Dec. 26th.

 

100 years ago 1907 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 27, 2007) Miss Ada Enos and Edward Gray were married at Rock creek Dec. 31st.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 3, 2008) John Hotin, G.A.R. veteran and one of Pine County’s first residents died at his home northeast of town Jan. 3.  He died from injuries received when crushed between two horses while feeding them in the barn.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 3, 2008) Oscar F. Brandes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Brandes and Miss Elizabeth Brackett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Brackett, were married in Minneapolis, Jan. 8th.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 10, 2008) Frank Chmelik received a message informing him of the death of his brother M/Sgt. L. A. Chmelik, at Tokyo, Japan.  His death resulted from a cerebral hemorrhage received in injuries in an automobile accident Saturday.  Sgt. Chmelik was 59 years of age.  Negotiations are underway to have the remains returned here for burial.

 

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 10, 2008)  Mrs. August Borg died at her home here on Jan. 8th.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 24, 2008) Hiram (H) Brackett, about 72 years of age, a native son of Pine City, died a the Arrowhead Rest Home at Eveleth on Dec. 29.  He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. H.E. (Bert) Brackett, pioneer residents of Pine City, the family coming here in 1868.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 24, 2008) A double wedding was held at the Assembly of God Church here on Jan. 17 when vows were exchanged by Delores Long and Marvin Lewis Anderson and also by LaVern Olson and Dale Long.  The double ring ceremonies were performed by Rev. Jerral Jones.  Parents of the couples are Mr. and Mrs. Joe Long, Pine City, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Olson, Hinckley, and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Anderson, Sandstone.  The brides were maids of honor for each other, and the grooms were best men for one another

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 24, 2008) Funeral services for John Paul Bartos, former resident of Pine City, were conducted by Father O’Mahoney from the Church of Immaculate Conception, and the remains laid at rest in Calvary Cemetery.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 24, 2008) Jos. W. Neubauer passed away at a St. Paul hospital Jan. 26 after an illness of only one week.  Death resulted from pneumonia.  Mr. Neubauer opened a butcher shop in Pine City in 1898.  He left a wife and six children.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 24, 2008) Angus Gunn, one of Sandstone’s eldest citizens, passed away at the Mayo Bros. Hospital in Rochester on Jan. 17th.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 31, 2008) Mrs. Jane A. Redding passed away at the home of a daughter in Duluth Feb. 1st.  She was the mother of Mrs. J. Adam Bede and D. P. Redding of Pine City. .

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 14, 2008) Miss Cecelia Baum, daughter of Mrs. Louis Baum of rural Pine City and the late Mr. Louis Baum, became the bride of Johnny Lundin, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Lundin of Grantsburg, WI at the Immaculate Conception church, Pine City on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 10 a.m. Mass.  Rev. Daniel McEnery performed the ceremony.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 14, 2008) Mrs. O. H. Ingram passed away at the home of her son, Jess Ingram, on Feb. 16th.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 14, 2008) Mrs. Elizabeth Holmberg, mother of Carl Holmberg of Pine City, passed away in Minneapolis, Feb. 14 at the age of 88 years.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb.14,  2008) James Hurley celebrated his 81st birthday at his home in Pine City on Feb. 10th.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 14, 2008) A double birthday party was held at the Pokegama Sanatorium, the occasion being the anniversary of the births of Mrs. Iver Strumne and Mrs. Gust Ebbert, the matron at the Sanatorium and the second cook.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 14, 2008) Born to Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Soderbeck, Feb. 18, a girl.

 

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 14, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. James Madden celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Feb. 15th.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 21, 2008) Airman first class Lowell Neilson and Miss Valerie Ana Dunton Wait (Miss Margate 1957) of Westgate, England, exchanged her sash of office for bridal attire Dec. 21, when she was married at St. James Church, Garlinge.  The wedding was attended by six beauty queens, those of Westgate, Cliftonville, Westbrook, Birchington, Herne Bay and Deal.  Lowell Neilson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Anders Neilsen of rural Pine City.  He enlisted in the Air Force in September, 1954 the year of his graduation from the Pine City High School.  He re-enlisted in December 1957.  He and his bride are not expected to visit here until May 1959.  (this was taken from the bride’s hometown paper in England.)

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 21, 2008) Henrietta Novy, daughter of Mrs. John Novy, formerly of Pine City, became the bride of Philip James Miller, son of Theodore H. Miller of St. Paul, at 9 a.m. mass on Jan. 11 at Corpus Christi Church, St. Paul

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 21, 2008) A birthday party was held at Lakeside Memorial Hospital on Saturday afternoon in honor of George Peterson on his 94th birthday.  A birthday cake and ice cream were served to fellow patients and the hospital staff.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 21, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Clyde P. Shumway announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Alice, to Theodore Marshall Brown of Winston-Salem, NC son of Mrs. L. Grubbs, Winston-Salem.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 21, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Jose Daig of West Allis,  Wisconsin announce the engagement of their daughter Carol to Richard E. Luedtke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Luedtke of  Beroun.  Richard is the manager of a Midwest Tire and Supply store in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 21, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Ward DeLong of Brook Park announce the engagement of their daughter, Lorene to Thomas McClellan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. McClellan.

 

75 years ago 1933  (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 21, 2008)  Mrs. Agnes Cherrier, pioneer resident of Pine City, passed away at her home on Feb. 22.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 21, 2008) Mrs. Crofoot, who formerly lived east of Pine City, passed away at Sycamore, Illinois on Feb. 9th.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 21, 2008) Thomas Cosgrove and Miss Minnie Glasow were married at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Glascow, on Feb. 26th.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 21, 2008) Miss Mary Nemee of Beroun and John Soukup, were married at St. Mary’s Catholic Church here Feb. 25th.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 28, 2008) Services for Sharon Ann Broz, 15 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Broz, East Rock Creek community, were held at the Church of Immaculate Conception with Rev. Daniel McEnery officiating.  Sharon was born at Rush City, the daughter of William and Christine (Miska) Broz.  She was happily growing up and enjoying her school life, when she became ill on Feb. 14.  When her condition became serious she was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital, where she died three days later.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 28, 2008) Mrs. Nels Oakland passed away at her home near Friesland, Feb. 20th.

 

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 28, 2008) A few friends and neighbors spent the evening at the Erickson home helping Emil celebrate his birthday.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 6, 2008) Married by Judge Wilcox at the Wilcox house on March 10th was Henry Rohlf, a farmer on the Brunswick Rd. and Dorothy Meyer of Hinckley.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 13, 2008) Miss Anna Buckley, daughter of Mrs. Mike Buckley and Clifford Mills, son of Mrs. Harry Mills of Rock Creek, were married by Father O’Mahoney, March 5.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 20, 2008) Miss Genevieve Tate, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Tate, passed away at University hospital March 18 after about a two month illness.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 20, 2008) Funeral services for Peter E. Toman were held from the Presbyterian church March 20.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 20, 2008) Mrs. Bertha Forsberg passed away at their farm home in Rock Creek town, March 15.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 27, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Dale Metcal have a new baby daughter born March 12.  They named her Lisa Ann.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 27, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Edward Stransky are the parents of a son, born March 28 at Rush City hospital.  He has been named Guy Eugene.  His brothers are Bobby and John and a sister Jane.  Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Anton Witte.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 27, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Norman Bodell proudly announce the arrival of a baby girl, Valorie Gladys born March 18.  The Bodells also have Cindy, four, and Rodney, three, to welcome the newcomer.  Mrs. Bodell is the former Audrey Nowling.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 27, 2008) Gilbert MacAdam, son of Jack MacAdam of Meadow Lawn and Miss Beatrice Willis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Willis of Deer River, were married March 24.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 27, 2008) Surprise birthday parties were given for Harvey Lyseths 17th birthday and Miss Alderman.  It all happened in Meadow Lawn.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, April 3, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Peter O. Blost of the West Rock community, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on April 2.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, April 17, 2008) Charles m. Boo, father of Ben and Clinton Boo of Pine City passed away at his home in Stillwater April 18.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, April 17, 2008) Andrew Jackson of Pokegama celebrated his 50th birthday on Easter Sunday by inviting his relatives and friends to his home to share in all the good things prepared by Mrs. Jackson for the occasion.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, April 17, 2008) Funeral services for a nephew of O. P. Wicklund of Pokegama were held here on April 23.

 

 

10 years ago 1998 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2008) Henry and Evelyn Sommer celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends at a party hosted by their children at the Pine City Country Club.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2008) Mrs. Della Myring, sister of Mrs. Henry Halvorson, died in a Minneapolis hospital, May 2nd.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2008) Charles A. Freeman, a resident of the West Rock community for 47 years passed away at his farm home May 1.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2008) Funeral services for Frank Gross, resident of this community for 40 years, took place at the Church of Immaculate Conception, on May 2.  Father O’Mahoney officiated.

 

100  years ago 1908  (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 1, 2008)  Pat Kennedy, who has been staying around these parts for several years, drowned in the St. Croix River east of town on May 4.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 8, 2008) Mrs. Herman Schmidt of Hinckley died May 8, from the affects of burns she received when struck by lightning.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 8, 2008) A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Milton Haug on May 4.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 8, 2008) Miss Alma Gustafson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gustafson, and August Wickstrom were married here May 14.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2008) Three deaths resulted from a head-on collision two miles south of Sandstone on Highway 61 Sunday.  Killed instantly was Walter Lindner 22, of Hinckley Eugene Engman 28, Princeton, died later at the Pine County Memorial Hospital at Sandstone.  Ray Lindner, 21, brother of Walter died at the hospital Monday.  The parents of the Lindner brothers were killed in a car crash north of Rush City last year. 

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2008) John Erhart celebrated his sixth birthday by having Tom Ellig, Paul Onken, Peter Anderson and Stevie Ovick as his supper guests.  John is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Erhart.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2008) Miss Bessie Pobuda, daughter of Mrs. Anna Pobuda of Pokegama and Emil Smetana, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Smetana, also of Pokegama, were united in marriage at St. Joseph’s Church, Beroun, May 16th.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2008) Miss Geneva Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Smith of Chengwatana and Elmer Noreen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Noreen of Munch, were married by Rev. Thompson May 14.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stephan of Beroun celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary, May 18.

 

100 years ago 1908  (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2008) Hans Franson, who made his home with his brother, John Franson, who resides 8 miles east of this place, passed away May 16th.

 

100 years ago 1908  (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 15, 2008) A. E. Anderson, former resident of East Rock Creek, and presently teaching at Moose Lake, was drowned at Hell’s Gate on the Kettle River, north of Sandstone, May 17th.

 

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 22, 2008) The recent announcement of the  marriage of Mrs. Liewellyn Tierney and Walter Silesky was a pleasant surprise to the community.   The wedding took place on March 3, and the newlyweds chose to keep the secret until the end of the school year.  Mrs. Silesky has resigned from her teaching position after four years on the faculty of the Pine City Public schools.  Mr. Silesky is the proprietor of the Fair Store Grocery, Department.

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 22, 2008) Mrs. Julia Anderson celebrated her 79th birthday at Lakeside Memorial Hospital.  Her daughters and daughters-in-law Mrs. Arthur Prior, Mrs. Bernard Wood, Mrs. Larry Anderson and Mrs. Robert Anderson spent the afternoon with her.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 22, 2008) An 8 pound, 14 ½ ounce daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Johnson May 25 at the Rush City Hospital.  They plan to name her Juli Ann.  The Johnsons also have a son, Gerald Robert, almost 15 months old.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 22, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Lester Bombard have a new son, Brian, born May 25 at Rush City Hospital.  He weighed over eight pounds.  The Bombards also have four other sons and three daughters...

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 22, 2008) Caroline Soderbeck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Soderbeck, and Melvin Kienlen were married in St. Paul on May 22. 

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 22, 2008) Nels Nyrud, prominent Willow River businessman, was drowned in Lake No. 1 east of there on May 21.

 

50 years ago 1958  (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 29, 2008) The sudden death of Edward A. Shaske came as a shock and with deep regret throughout Pine County where he was well and favorably known.  Mr. Shaske passed away unexpectedly at his home in Brook Park of a heart attack at the age of 70 years.  He had been a case worker for the Pine County Welfare Board for 19 years.

 

50 years ago 1958  (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 29, 2008) Friends and neighbors of Dr. and Mrs. E. G. Nethercott honored them in the observance of their 25th wedding anniversary Sunday after morning services at First Presbyterian Church.

 

75 years ago 1933  (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 29, 2008) Harry Davis, World War veteran, passed away at his home here May 26, death resulting from a heart attack.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 29, 2008) Joseph Rous, former Pine City resident for many years, passed away at Los Angeles on May 26.

 

75 years ago 1933  (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 29, 2008) Mrs. Peter Okerson, resident of Rock Creek Township since 1889 passed away at a St. Paul hospital May 27.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 29, 2008) A bridal shower was held at the John Marty home in honor of Miss Ruth Anderson.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, May 29, 2008) Miss Cecelia Wosmek, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wosmek and John  Zick, were married at St. Mary’s church, June 2.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 5, 2008) Bennie Jon DeBoer and Miss Ruth Marie Anderson, daughter of Mrs. Freda Anderson of Rock Creek were married June 3.

 

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 5, 2008) George Pobuda, son of Mrs. Anna Pobuda of Pokegama and Miss Delphia Steen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Steen of Hinckley, were married June 3.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 5, 2008) Mary Agnes Hawley, daughter of Mrs. R. J. Hawley and William J. Stotts, son of Mr. And Mrs. D. C. Stotts of Appleton, were married June 6.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 5, 2008) Chris Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Miller, Sr. and Miss Violet Jensen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thorwald Thomsen, both of the Meadow Lawn community were married June 3.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 5, 2008) William Broz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Broz and Miss Christine Miska, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Miska, were married June 7th.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 12, 2008) Miss Loretta Kunesh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kunesh, and John Bauer, Jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. John Bauer Sr. both of Pokegama, were married by Father O’Mahoney, June 12.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 12, 2008) Albert “Burt” Stephens, millwright for the Pine City Mill, died at his home on June 15th.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 12, 2008) Rev. Samuel Parish of Wellington, Mass. And Miss Bessie McKeen of Minneapolis and Rev. John Parish and Miss Mary Ruth Sunburg of Anoka, were married in Minneapolis, June 15.  Rev. J. J. Parish, father of the two grooms performed the ceremonies.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 19, 2008) Funeral services for Miss Agatha Baumchen were held at St. Joseph’s Church, Beroun, June 19.  She was the victim of a shooting incident at International Falls.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 19, 2008) Edwin Edin son of County Auditor and Mrs. Andrew P. Edin and Miss Ethel Carlson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carlson, were married at Rush City, June 13.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 19, 2008) Miss Hannah Dahl and Fred Hart of the West Rock Community were married June 24th.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 19, 2008) J. A. Sebesta, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Sebesta and Miss Mary F. Baliata, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Baliata, were married at Beroun June 23rd.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 26, 2008) Funeral services for Forest Gereaux were held in St. Paul, June 26th.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 26, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bloom were the proud parents of a baby girl born June 24th.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 26, 2008) Albert Arndt and Miss Anna Bwecker were married in Minneapolis June 23rd.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 3, 2008) Miss Florence Duvall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Duvall, and Arne Hokstad of Sandstone, were married June 30th.

 

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 3, 2008) John A. Franson, father of Mrs. G. A. Rydlund of Rock Creek, died at his home in Marshfield, Oregon, June 20.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 3, 2008) Herb Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Smith of Meadow Lawn and Miss Lucille Olson were married in St. Paul, June 30th.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 3, 2008) Harold Maygren of Hinckley, and Miss Helen Johnson, daughter of Mrs. Adam Biedermann, were married June 14th.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 3, 2008) Miss Fanny Kruse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerd F. Kruse and Gustave Teich, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Teich were married in Pine City on July 9th.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 3, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Peters, living on the Brunswick Road, celebrated their silver wedding anniversary on July 5th.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 10, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Baliata celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at their home here on July 9.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 10, 2008) George Holler, father of Mrs. Schuyler Kilgore, passed away at the home of a granddaughter in Hadesville, Illinois July 6.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 10, 2008) Funeral services for the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. S. G. I. Roberts were held from the home July 13.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 17, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lange were the proud parents of a baby boy.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 17, 2008) Mrs. Rudolph Lueck, mother of Mrs. Otto Kowalke, passed away at the home of her daughter on July 23rd.

 

75 years ago July 27, 1933 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN July 24, 2008) Hans Halverson, 60, grocer and resident of Sandstone for 28 years was drowned in the Kettle River yesterday.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 24, 2008) Miss Bessie Pavek and Edward Kozak were married by Judge Robert Wilcox, July 26th.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 24, 2008) Miss Frances Johnson and William Pobuda were married by Father O’Mahoney, July 25h.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 24, 2008) Mrs. Sarah Henderson, mother of Tom Henderson of Pine City, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Brennan, in Sidney, Montana July 18th.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 24, 2008) Funeral services for Joseph Toman were conducted from the Presbyterian Church, July 24.  Mr. Toman passed away at his home in Pine City on July 21 at the age ofnearly 85 years.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, July 24, 2008) A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene L. Wilcox, July 24th.

 

 

75 years ago July 27, 1933 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN July 24, 2008) Friends of Mrs. Joe Stepan drove to her home west of Willow River Saturday to help her celebrate her birthday).

 

50 years ago July 24, 1958 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN July 24, 2008) A baby girl, their second, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Galen Krantz Monday in a Minneapolis hospital.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 31, 2008) Joe Housk of Hinckley and Evangeline Wahlberg of Sandstone were united in marriage at a public wedding at the Pine County Fair Aug. 19.  Flowers girls were Phyllis Maisoneuve and Jean Buselmeier.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July31, 2008) Five sons, all ministers, and a daughter, the wife of a minister, gathered in Pine city Aug. 7 to celebrate the 60th wedding anniversary of their parents,  Rev. and Mrs. J. J. Parish.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 31, 2008) Enoch Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gust Anderson of West Rock, drowned in Rock Lake, Aug. 2.

 

75 years ago Aug. 3, 1933 (published in the Askov American July 31, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Mikrot of Denham are the proud parents of a girl born Friday, July 28th.

 

50 years ago  July 31, 1958 (published in the Askov American July 31, 2008) A double ring ceremony in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Hinckley Saturday united in marriage Margaret Sebald, daughter of Mrs. Katherine Marudas, and Mr. Roy Sebald, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Sebald of Askov.  The young couple went on a honeymoon trip to northern Minnesota and on their return will make their home in the Hans Anderson residence in the west of part of Askov.

 

50 years ago July 31, 1958 (published in the Askov American July 31, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Bobbie Johnsen are the happy parents of a daughter, Kerry Joy, born a the Rush City hospital.

 

10 years ago Aug. 6, 1998 (published in the Askov American July 31, 2008) Merle Krabbe, daughter of William and Jessie McCutchan, passed away July 29 at her home at the age of 86 years.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jens, in 1994.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 7, 2008) Mrs. Andrew Bystrom of Rock Creek township passed away at her home Aug. 5.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 7, 2008) Rev. and Mrs. J. J. Parish celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary here on Aug. 10.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug 7, 2008) Arthur Schultz and Miss Rose Bartos were married in Duluth on Aug. 11.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 7, 2008) Miss Bertha Guetzkow died at the home of her parents in Danewood on Aug. 10.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 7, 2008) Miss Mary Pranghofer of Royalton township and Edward Koran of St. Paul were married on Aug. 12.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 21, 2008) A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Teich Aug. 23.  The Teichs have two other children, David and Doug.

 

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 21, 2008) Carl Holmberg, a Pine City resident for 33 years and an employee of the Pine City Mercantile, died at his home Aug. 23.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 21, 2008) Miss Evangeline Wahlberg of Sandstone and Joe Houska of Hinckley were married in a public ceremony at the Pine County Fair, Aug. 19.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 21, 2008) Howard Nichols and Miss Vernnie Nichols, both of Meadow Lawn, were married here by Judge Atkinson, Aug. 25.

 

75 years ago Aug. 22, 1933 (published in the Askov American Aug. 21, 2008) Miss Alma Marie Olesen and Mr. Carl Dixen, both of Askov, were united in marriage at the Danish Evangelical Lutheran church at Askov.

 

75 years ago Aug. 22, 1933 (published in the Askov American Aug. 21, 2008) Ben Karlberg, a resident of Birch Creek Township, passed away in St. Mary’s hospital, Duluth, following  an operation 10 days previously.

 

50 years ago Aug. 21, 1958 (published in the Askov American Aug. 21, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. George Jirovec Sr. celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday afternoon.

 

50 years ago Aug. 21, 1958 (published in the Askov American Aug. 21, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Herber Thoompson of Willow River announce the marriage of their daughter, Colleen Yvonne, to Richard Woolaver, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Woolsaver of Cape Vincent, New York.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 28, 2008) Miss Cecile Wurm, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Wurm of Pine City and Arnold Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Anderson of Rock Creek, were married in Pine City on Aug. 26th.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 28, 2008) Herman M.  Warfield, father of Frank Warfield of Pine City, died at his home in Austin on Aug. 23rd

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 28, 2008) Bert Burton of Rock Creek was accidently killed in South Dakota when he fell from a threshing separator while it was bring moved from one setting to another .  One wheel ran over his body killing him instantly.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Askov American September 4, 2008)  Mrs. J. K. Larsen of Askov passed away att the University hospital in Minneapolis following several  months’ illness.  Survivors are her husband and two daughters, Thora (Mrs. C. Eriksen), and Signe, (Mrs. J. P. Madsen)

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Askov American September 4, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Anderson welcome a new baby daughter born Monday in the Pine County Memorial hospital in Sandstone.  She will be known as Kathy Sue.  This makes six girls and four boys in the Anderson family.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer September 4, 2008) Mrs. John O. Lindgren of Mora, former resident of Greeley, passed away at the Princeton Hospital Sept. 2 after an illness of only a couple of days.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, September 4, 2008) Born on Saturday morning, Sept. 5 to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Teich, a bouncing 11 and a half pound baby boy.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 11, 2008) Twin girls were born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Oman on Sept. 12.  The little misses weighed in at 7 lbs. 5 ozs. And 6 lbs. 8 ¾ ozs.

 

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 11, 2008)  A baby boy, John Raymond, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Fedder on Sept. 9 at Rush City Hospital.  The little man weighed in at 8 lbs. 2 ½ ozs.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 18, 2008) A very quiet wedding was solemnized at the Sacred Heart parsonage last Saturday, Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. when Miss Louise Corrier was united in marriage to Mr. Russell Chadwick.  Rev. William Neudecker performed the ceremony.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 18, 2008) A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. James Morrow of Rock Creek.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 18, 2008) Louis, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Gust Teich, died of summer complaint.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 2, 2008) Bert E. Greenfield of Minneapolis died last week at the age of 79.  He was a resident of Pine City about 50 years ago.

 

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 2, 2008) An open house will be held in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Clynes golden wedding at the Presbyterian church.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine city Pioneer, Oct. 2, 2008) Charles Smith, resident of West Rock for the past 13 years, died at his home there last Monday at the age of 68 years.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine city Pioneer, Oct. 2, 2008) Wm. F. Plessel and Miss Geneva Peil were united in marriage last Saturday afternoon, Sept. 30.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine city Pioneer, Oct. 2, 2008) Mrs. Frank Kryzer, who lived southeast of Beroun in Chengwatana, passed away Oct. 4 after an illness of the past two years.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine city Pioneer, Oct. 2, 2008) John  Berens, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jos Berens of Minneapolis and Miss Agnes Bauer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Bauer of Pine City, were united in marriage on Saturday morning, Sept. 30 at 9 a.m. at the Church of Immaculate Conception.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine city Pioneer, Oct. 2, 2008) George W. Davis, 48 years old, was found dead Tuesday afternoon.  The body was discovered about 5 p.m. by Hugo Saumers, who was on his way home after helping Harry Davis dig potatoes.  As he was crossing a field he found the body lying on the ground among some trees a short distance from where they had been working.

 

100 years ago 1908  (published in the Pine city Pioneer, Oct. 2, 2008) Married Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 7, 1908 at 5 p.m. at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. .Martin Schultz by Rev. P. Schlimmer, of Inver Grove, Mr. Adam Schlimmer of Granite Falls and Miss Edith Schultz of this place.  The bride was gowned in crepe de chene and carried bride’s roses.

 

75 years ago Sept. 21, 1933 (published in the Askov American Sept. 18, 2008) Death visited Bruno and took from that community Mrs. Abe Markus, wife of one of its merchants.  The funeral was held from the Johnson Funeral parlors in Duluth.

 

75 years ago Sept. 28, 1933 (published in the Askov American Sept. 25, 2008) Miss Peggy Ploeger, Sandstone, and Mr. Svend Andersen, Askov were united in marriage, the ceremony being performed by the Rev. John A. Hughs.

 

 

75 years ago Sept. 28, 1933 (published in the Askov American Sept. 25, 2008) Miss Selma Olean, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Olean of Finlayson, and Mr. Wallace Turnquist, Becker, were united in marriage in the Methodist church at that place.

 

50 years ago Sept. 25, 1958 (published in the Askov American Sept. 25, 2008) Ill for the past two years, Jacob J. Wermerskirchen, a Bruno area resident since 1940, passed away early Wednesday morning at St. John’s Hospital in St. Paul.

 

25 years ago Sept. 22, 1983 (published in the Askov American Sept. 25, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jessen spent last week at the Dr. Kevin Jessen home in Tomah, Wisconsin.  A boy, Andrew Martin was born Sept. 9.  The Jessens also have a daughter, Heather.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 9, 2008) The rite of confirmation was observed in three separate services at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church for nine young people who have completed two years of instruction.  Confirmands were: Patricia Anderson, Diane Blazek, Walter Erskine, Beverly Nelson, Gene Norstrom, Bonnie Ostrom, Rollinda Reich, Barbara Sausen and Garay Sward.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 9, 2008) Funeral services for Mrs. Frank Kryzer were conducted by Father Gallik from St. Joseph’s church, Beroun, last Saturday, Oct. 7 and the remains laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 9, 2008) A pretty wedding took place eat the home of Rev. Thompson when Miss Mabel Hawkins became the bride of William France at 10 a.m. on Oct. 11.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 9, 2008) Miss Irene Morrow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Morrow and Everett Berglund, son of Mrs. Anna Berglund, both of Rock creek, were united in marriage Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 10 at 4 p.m.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 9, 2008) The last rites for Charles Smith were Thursday afternoon, Oct. 5.  He was laid to rest in the West Rock cemetery.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 9, 2008) A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Russell Martinson at St. Andrews Hospital on Oct. 10th.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 9, 2008) Died at the home of his nephew, John Nordstrom, who resides on the St. Croix Road about four miles east of this place, Charles E. Johnson, aged 59 years, Mr. Johnson was born in Sweden and came to this country in 1887 and settled in Wisconsin.  He came to Pine City to the home of his nephew in 1894 and has remained there since.  He has been a sufferer from a cancer for the past four or five years and death came to his relief yesterday afternoon, Thursday, Oct. 15, at 1 o’clock.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 16, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Russ Martinson Jr. are the proud parents of a baby girl born Oct. 17 at the Rush City Hospital.  Kathy Lee weighed 7 pounds 4 ½ ounces.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 16, 2008) Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon, Oct. 9 at the Piper chapel in Tacoma for Mrs. Mary B. Olson who died Saturday, Oct. 7 at her home in Tacoma.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 16, 2008) Miss Frances Ann Karas, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Karas, became the bride of Miland E. Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Miles E. Brown, at a quiet wedding performed by Rev. Carl Steging at the Zion Lutheran parsonage Oct. 21.

 

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 16, 2008) The many friends of Albert Nys, scattered all over the state, are mourning today because of his death Oct. 22.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 16, 2008) A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Leo Thiry on Oct. 15th.

 

100 years ago 1908  (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 16, 2008) Several from the Hustletown vicinity attended the reception in honor of the marriage of Louis Clyne and Lulu Powell.

 

75 years ago Oct. 12, 1933 (published in the Askov American Oct. 9, 2008) Clarence Melancon and Gladys Rowe, Duquette, were united in marriage and are making their home at Duquette.

 

75 years ago Oct. 12, 1933 (published in the Askov American Oct. 9, 2008) Another wedding took place Saturday when Felix Kvasnicka of Park Township and Florence Hedberg were united in marriage.

 

75 years ago Oct. 12, 1933 (published in the Askov American Oct. 9, 2008) A new baby boy at the Ketchum home makes it seven boys in a row.  Mother and number seven are doing fine.

 

50 years ago Oct. 9, 1958  (published in the Askov American Oct. 9, 2008) Ill for the past year, Mrs. Carl K. Larsen, an Askov resident since 1918, passed away early Friday at the Pine County Memorial hospital in Sandstone.

 

25 years ago Oct. 6, 1983  (published in the Askov American Oct. 9, 2008) On Wednesday,  Sept. 28, the day of Mace Keyport’s 30th birthday, a wonderful saintly person passed away at the age of 86, at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake, Cecelia Keyport, Cecelia raised five sons and two daughters.

10 years ago Oct. 15, 1998 (published in the Askov American Oct. 9, 2008) Tim and Nadine Loew are happy to announce the birth of their little girl, Haley Lyn, born on September 30 at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 23, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Tom Gay of the St. Croix Valley, are proud parents of a son born Oct. 20 at the Rush City hospital.  He weighed 8 lbs. and 15 ounces.  They now have a fine family of four boys and two girls.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 23, 2008) Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Pangerl were conducted from the home of Rev. L. Johnson, Methodist pastor, last Saturday, Oct. 28th.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 23, 2008) A very pretty double wedding was solemnized by Father Gallik at St. Joseph’s Church in Beroun last Monday morning, Oct. 30 at 9 a.m. when Adolph J. Soukup, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Soukup who live south of Pine City was united in marriage to Miss Frances A. Venhora, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Venhora of Meadowlawn, and his sister, Miss Mary Soukap became the bride of George H. Anderson of West Rock.

 

50 years ago Oct. 23, 1958 (Published in the Askov American Oct. 23, 2008) Wedding vows were exchanged in the Bethlehem Lutheran church parsonage at Askov Saturday uniting in marriage Miss Frances Dahlgren of Kerrick and Jackie Johnsen of Askov.

 

50 years ago Oct. 23, 1958 (Published in the Askov American Oct. 23, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Henry Frahs of Askov announce the engagement of their daughter, barabara Ione, to Mr. Paul Morgensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Morgensen, also of Askov.

 

25 years ago Oct. 20, 1983 (Published in the Askov American Oct. 23, 2008) Joy Anne Pearson, 45 of Coon Rapids, passed away quietly at her home Oct. 11 after a long illness with multiple sclerosis and cancer.

 

 

25 years ago Oct. 20, 1983 (Published in the Askov American Oct. 23, 2008) Darrell and Lori Loew are the happy parents of a boy, Dean Allan, born October 12th.

 

25 years ago Oct. 20, 1983 (Published in the Askov American Oct. 23, 2008) Roger and Cindy Jensen are the happy parents of a girl, Molly Kay, born Oct. 13th.

 

25 years ago Oct. 20, 1983 (Published in the Askov American Oct. 23, 2008) Word was received by relataives lasat week of the death of Sigurd Lunde in Solvang, California.

 

10 years ago Oct. 29, 1998 (Published in the Askov American Oct. 23, 2008) Tympathy to the family of Dolores Marotz who passed away Monday, October 26th.

 

10 years ago Oct. 29, 1998 (Published in the Askov American Oct. 23, 2008) Sympathy is extended to Jack and Nancy Pearson McCullough of Eyota in the death of their daughter, Julie Wheeler of Anoka.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 23, 2008) Bessie Strachota celebrated her birthday at her home north of town.

 

25 years ago 1983 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 30, 2008) Terry and Wendy Leger announced the birth of their son Coory Wayne Leger on Oct. 4th.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 30, 2008) More than 135 guests signed the guest book at Mr. and Mrs. Art Scofield’s golden wedding anniversary party held at the H.  Berndt home in Brook Park.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 30, 2008) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Piel of Peru, Indiana on Oct. 28, identical twin daughters, Delores Viola weighing 3 pounds, 13 ounces, and Denise Mildred, weighing 4 pounds, 2 ounces.  Mother and babies are doing well, but the babies will remain in the hospital for about a month.  Proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Wood and Mr. and Mrs. Justus Johnson.  This is Mrs. Johnson’s second set of twin grandchildren.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 30, 2008) Funeral services for John Christensen were conducted by Rev. L. Johnson, Methodist pastor, from the Goodrich Funeral Chapel.  Reamins were laid to rest in Milburn Cemetery.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 30, 2008) John D. Vaughn, one of the earlay officials in Pine County, passed away at his home in St. Paul on Nov. 1st.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Oct. 30, 2008) Mrs. Josephine Cecelia Bogue, resident of Pine City for the past 21 years passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. A. Ramsdell of Alden on Nov. 3rd.

 

75 years ago Nov. 2, 1933 (Published in the Askov American Oct. 30, 2008) There was a shower at the Kvasnicka home Wednesday in honor of Mrs. Felix Kvasnicka(nee Blanche Hedberg).  Many useful gifts were showered on the new bride.

50 years ago Oct. 30, 1958 (Published in the Askov American Oct. 30, 2008) Raymond Olesen, son of Mrs. Pearl Olesen, now living in Eugene, Oregon, and Miss Rita Wermerskirchen of Jordan, were united in marriage in Eugene Sataurday.

 

50 years ago Oct. 30, 1958 (Published in the Askov American Oct. 30, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Pat Gaivin are parents of a baby girl born Monday at the Pine County Memorial hospital.  She will be known as Elizabeth Annelle.

 

 

25 years ago Oct. 27, 2983 (Published in the Askov American Oct. 30, 2008) Margaret Meier celebrated her 85th birthday last Sunday with an open house at the Askov Senior Citizen Center.

 

50 years ago 1958 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 6, 2008) A tragic truck accident took the life of Roger Skalicky, Hinckley, when the brakes of his truck failed as he was coming down a hill in Duluth.

 

75 years ago 1933 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 6, 2008) Miss Edna Hawkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Hawkins and Felix Odendahl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Odendahl were married here Nov. 8 at the Church of Immaculate Conception.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 6, 2008) Funeral services for Rodney L. Swanson, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Swanson of West Rock were held from the West Rock Methodist Church Nov. 12.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 6, 2008) A bridal shower was held at the Hank Berndts’ home in honor of Mrs. Lawrence Chase.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 6, 2008) Edmond Minar and Lizzie Skluzacek were joined in the holy bonds of wedlock by Rev. Father Tieger at St. Mary’s Church.  The best man was Anton Skluzacek.

 

75 years ago Nov. 2, 1933 (Published in the Askov American Nov. 6, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Emil Sostak, living west of town in Birch Creek Township, became the happy parents of a girl Saturday.

 

75 years ago Nov. 2, 1933 (Published in the Askov American Nov. 6, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tietz are rejoicing over the arrival of a girl who came to brighten their home October 27th.

 

10 years ago Nov. 5, 1998 (Published in the Askov American Nov. 6, 2008) Happy Petersen celebrated her 88th birthday anniversary Sunday afternoon.

 

10 years ago Nov. 5, 1998 (Published in the Askov American Nov. 6, 2008) Sympathy is extended to David and Cindy Heiller, Malika and Noah in the passing of Cindy’s mother, Lorely Olson, who died October 28 at her home in Brooklyn

Park.

 

75 years ago 1933 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 13, 2008) Mrs. J. Adam Bede, resident of Pine City for 30 years, passed away at her home in Duluth where she had lived the past six years.

 

75 years ago 1933 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 13, 2008) A very pretty wedding was held at the St. John’s Lutheran church at Kroschel last Saturday Nov. 18, when Augusta Zaudke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zaudke of Hinckley became the bride of Carl Kruse, son of Mr. and Mrs. Casper Kruse of Pine City.

 

75 years ago 1933 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 13, 2008) John Jacob Becvar passed away at the home of his brother Winslow in Colorado, Iowa on Nov. 17.

 

75 years ago Nov. 16, 1933 (published in the Askov American, Nov. 13, 2008) Miss Edith Julia Olson of Bruno was married to Mr. Erick Werner Nelson in a ceremony at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Larson east of Askov.

 

50 years ago Nov. 13, 1958 (published in the Askov American Nov. 13, 2008) A highway accident September 26 claimed the life of Harry Boulden, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anald Boulden, residing three miles east of Sandstone.

 

25 years ago Nov. 10, 1983 (published in the  Askov American Nov. 13, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Heber Thompson celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on Saturday.

 

 

25 years ago Nov. 10, 1983 (published in the Askov American Nov. 13, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Ovid Jensen are the proud parents of a son, Kyle Matthew, born November 3rd.

 

25 years ago Nov. 10, 1983 (published in the Askov American Nov. 13, 2008) On Reformation Sunday, Oct. 30, David Storebo, son of Imogene Storebo, and Robin Jorgensen, son of Chris and Irene Jorgensen, were confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bruno.

 

10 years ago Nov. 19, 1998 (published in the Askov American Nov. 13, 2008) Funeral services were held Nov. 4 at the L.D.S. Chapel for Carl E. Pearson who assed away Nov. 1 at the Pine Medical Center in Sandstone.

 

75 years ago Nov. 23, 1933 (published in the Askov American Nov. 20, 2008) Mrs. Mary Martichuski of Denham died in the Moose Lake Community Hospital, after being ill only a few hours.  She leaves her husband and 12 children, also two sisters and her mother.

 

50 years ago Nov. 20, 1958 (published in the Askov American Nov. 20, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Whiting will observe their silver wedding anniversary by holding open house at their home in Sturgeon Lake on Sunday.

 

50 years ago Nov. 20, 1958 (published in the Askov American Nov. 20, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Leif Jorgensen of Sandstone are the parents of a baby girl, Pamela Joy, born Tuesday at the Pine County Memorial Hospital in Sandstone.

 

10 years ago Nov. 26, 1998 (published in the Askov American Nov. 20, 2008) Congratulations to Brett and Julie Mlaskoch on the birth of their second child, Morgan Ann.

 

10 years ago Nov. 26, 1998 (published in the Askov American Nov. 20, 2008) A group of friends and neighbors gathered for dinner at the Partridge Café on Thursday evening to help Bob and Bev Kenowski celebrate their golden wedding anniversary.  Congratulations.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 20, 2008) A car accident Friday night took the life of a local youth, Wallace Baum, 18 year old son of Mrs. Viola Baum, Pine City.  The accident happened about 11 p.m. on east 70 just below the farm of Russell Martinson Jr.  The tragedy wasn’t found until 9:30 a.m. the following morning when Martinson Sr. noticed the wheels of the car sticking out of water in a creek and called authorities.  Death caused by a broken neck was instantaneous.

 

25 years ago 1983 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 27, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Aloysius F. Bina Sr. will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 3 at the Community Hall in Pine City.  The party is hosted by their children and all friends and relatives are invited.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 27, 2008) Miss Artamise Shermer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Shermer and Edmund O’Donovan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick O’Donovan, both of Hinckley, were united in marriage Wednesday morning, Nov. 29 at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick’s Church at Hinckley.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 27, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Matt Youngbauer were the happy parent sof twins, born Nov. 29th.

 

75 years ago Nov. 30, 1933 (published in the Askov American Nov. 27, 2008) An 8 pound daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Clarey Jensen Nov. 20.  It is the first grandchild for both the mother’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Saasted, and the father’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jens B. Jensen.

 

 

75 years ago Nov. 30, 1933 (published in the Askov American Nov. 27, 2008) The home of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hedberg was blessed with the arrival of a girl Friday, their first child.

 

50 years ago Nov. 27, 1958 (published in the Askov American Nov. 27, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Willis Korpi of Excelsior are the proud parents of twin boys, Gary Kim, born November 5 and Gregg Kurt born Nov. 6.  The grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Korpi, called on them and also visited relatives.

 

50 years ago Nov. 27, 1958 (published in the Askov American Nov. 27, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Paul Paulsen and Robert, Lorraine and Paul Jr. left Tuesday morning for Hayes, Kansas to attend the wedding of their daughter, Joann, to Mr. Herbert Ruder of that community.  Both young people are employed in  Denver, Colorado, and they will make their home there.  The wedding has been set for Saturday.

 

50 years ago Nov. 27, 1958 (published in the Askov American Nov. 27, 2008) A baby boy was born early Monday at the Pine County Memorial Hospital in Sandstone to Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Nelson (Anita Thomsen) of  Bruno.  He will be known as Larry Lee.

 

25 years ago Nov. 24, 1983 (published in the Askov American Nov. 27, 2008) Lloyd Bates celebrated his 90th birthday in Bruno on Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Senior Citizens Center.  Bates is Bruno’s oldest citizen.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 4, 2008) Joseph Sebesta, former pioneer merchant of Beroun, passed away in St. Paul at the age of 77 years following an illness of over a year.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 4, 2008) A baby boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Jacobsen Dec. 12th.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 4, 2008) Born Dec. 10 to Mr. and Mrs. Patrick O’Connor, a bouncing girl baby.  The mother and child are doing fine.

 

75 years ago Dec. 7, 1933 (published in the Askov American Dec. 4, 2008) Miss Evelyn Olson of Grafton, North Dakota, became the bride of Mr. Ellis Whiting of Sturgeon Lake at a ceremony at the Swedish church in Moose Lake.

 

75 years ago Dec. 7, 1933 (published in the Askov American Dec. 4, 2008) Miss Sophia Shudy and Mr. Anthony Romanowski, both of Sturgeon Lake, were united in marriage tin Minjneapolis.

 

75 years ago Dec. 7, 1933 (published in the Askov American Dec. 4, 2008) Mrs. Herman Mader was taken last Thursday to the hospital at Moose Lake where a dandy baby girl was born.

 

25 years ago Dec. 1, 1983  (published in the Askov American Dec. 4, 2008) Tim, Cheryl and Ryan Zaudtke are proud to announce the arrival of Casey Thomas born Nov. 21.  Grandparents are William and Nancy Loew and Herbert and Faye Zaudtke.

 

10 years ago Dec. 3, 1998 (published in the Askov American Dec. 4, 2008) Wayne and Rosie Nelson of Deer River came Monday to help Clara Sorensen celebrate her 93rd birthday at the Pine Medical Health Care Center together with other relatives and friends.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 11, 2008) Joe Dufeck, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Dufeck who live southwest of Hinckley and Miss Carol Newman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Newman, also of Hinckley, were quietly married last Saturday.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. B. Shefveland at Duluth.

 

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 11, 2008) Miss Marie Vaughn was called to St. Paul Monday by the sudden death of her father, Martin F. Vaughn.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 11, 2008) George Gardner and Miss Edna M. Gilbertson were united in marriage at the home of his cousin, Mrs. Frank Swanda last Saturday afternoon, Dec. 16.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 11, 2008) Mrs. John P. Anderson of Royalton township passed away at her home on Monday evening Dec. 18 at the age of 77 years.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 11, 2008) Emil Hoefler passed away at the Pokegama sanitarium last Friday, Dec. 15 at 5:20 a.m.  Death resulted from pneumonia which developed from shock and exposure following an automobile accident.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 11, 2008) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Broz, a son, and Joe was wearing a broader than usual smile.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Askov American Dec. 11, 2008) A baby boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Swanson Sunday.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Askov American Dec. 11, 2008) Mrs. Mary Swanson, one of Askov’s sturdy pioneers, celebrated her 88th birthday Sunday at her home north of the village.  Relatives and friends called to extend congratulations and to enjoy a cup of coffee with her.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Askov American Dec. 11, 2008) Herbie Mielke had a birthday party recently.  Nine friends came to help him celebrate.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Askov American Dec. 11, 2008) Mrs. Maynerd Monson and children and Miss Clarice Monson attended the wedding of Mrs. Monson’s niece, Barbara Irons, to James Gilman in Hinckley Saturday.

 

25 years ago 1983 (published in the Askov American Dec. 11, 2008) Sympathy to the family of Lester Dracy who died Friday at his home in Bruno.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Askov American Dec. 18, 2008) The Oak Lake community was saddened by the death of William Koecher.  The funeral was from the German Lutheran church in North Branch.  He leaves to mourn his death, his father, seven brothers and four sisters.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Askov American Dec. 18, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Koecher are the proud parents of a son born Dec. 15 at the Moose Lake Community Hospital.

 

25 years ago 1983 (published in the Askov American Dec. 18, 2008) Lester Dracy, 64, of  Bruno passed away Dec. 2, 1983.  He spent his entire life farming in Bruno.  Funeral services were held Dec. 8 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bruno with the Rev. Lance Isaacson officiating.

 

75 years ago 1933 (published in the Askov American Dec. 25, 2008) A baby girl arrived at the house of Mrs. And Mrs. Tony Sebald Friday. A girl also arrived at the home of Mr. And Mrs. Hans C. Rasmussen.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Askov American Dec. 25, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. James Cunningham are the proud parents of a boy born Dec. 15 15 Pine County Memorial Hospital in Sandstone.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Askov American Dec. 25, 2008) Open house will be held at the Madison casino in Sandstone for Mr. and Mrs. Albert Juhl who will be celebrating their silver wedding anniversary.

 

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 25, 2008) On Dec. 13, at 11:30 a.m. at the church of the Immaculate Conception, Helen Blumhoefer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Blumhoefer, Pine City and Eugene Anderson son of Mr. and Mrs. Axel Anderson, Pine City, were united in marriage Rev. Daniel McEnery performed the double ring ceremony.

 

50 years ago 1958 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 25, 2008) Mr. and Mrs. Donald Olson are the proud parents of a baby girl born Dec. 17 and weighing 8 pounds 10 ounces.  She has been named Bonita Kay.

 

100 years ago 1908 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 25, 2008) On Dec. 21, at the residence of the bride’s mother near Rock Creek, Archie Enos and Catherine Dorschak were joined in wedlock.

 

10 years ago 1998 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 1, 2009) A car train accident in Hinckley claimed the life of a 27 year old man and injured his seven year old son.  Derrick DeWayne Williams died shortly after 5 p.m. after being taken to the Pine Medical Center in Sandstone from injuries sustained in the accident.  His son was hospitalized and in good condition.

 

25 years ago 1984 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 8, 2009) A mother and two children died in a fire at their mobile home near Pine City early on the morning of Dec. 29.  Dead are Carolyn Lange, 28, her son Mark Douglas, 7, and daughter, Stephanie Ann, 13 months.  Carolyn Lange was reportedly five months pregnant at the time she died.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 8, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Nelson of Pokegama are the proud parents of a baby girl born Jan. 4 at the Rush City Hospital.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 8, 2009) Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Doenz were conducted by Father O’Mahoney last Monday morning Jan. 8 at 10 o’clock from the Church of Immaculate Conception.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 8, 2009) Mrs. J. Pepin passed away at her home south of Rock Creek last Sunday, Jan. 7, Mrs. Pepin had been ailing for 13 years and her condition had been more or less serious the past three years.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 8, 2009) On Dec. 21, Clara Ruth Nelson of Seattle Washington became the bride of Lee Mansith of Greeley.

 

25 years ago 1984 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 15, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Vern Fore were celebrating their golden wedding anniversary on Jan. 21 at the Brook Park Lions Den.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 15, 2009) An elderly farm couple burned to death last Saturday afternoon when their farm home, located near Finlayson, burned to the ground.  The victims were identified by Pine County coroner Frank Gottry as Chris Bauman, an invalid, and his wife, both about 70 years old. According to Mr. Gottry, the blaze started in an overheated chimney and completely destroyed the frame house.  It is believed Mrs. Bauman either wouldn’t leave the house without her husband or died trying to get out.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 15, 2009) Funeral services for Charles Lewellen were conducted from the Brook Park M. R. Church last Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock by Rev. T. J. Wilson of Hinckley.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 15, 2009) The murdered man found west of Brook Park last Dec. 29 has been identified as Tony Masilionis.

 

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 15, 2009) At the home of the bride’s parents three and one half miles west of this place on the Brunswick Road. Dec. 20 Mary Madison became the bride of Morton Ostrander of Millbank, S.D.  They were married by Rev. J. C. Paddock, pastor of the Presbyterian Church.

 

75 years ago Jan. 11, 1934 (published in the Askov American Jan. 8, 2009) A double wedding with three Askov young people involved took place in Chicago Tuesday, Jan. 2 when Mr. Albert Juhl and Miss Marie Jensen and Mr. Ragnar Sundsten and Miss Erna M. Petersen respectively were united.

 

75 years ago Jan 11, 1934 (published in the Askov American Jan. 15, 2009) A surprise party was given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Bonnin Saturday evening in honor of Earl Bonnin’s 21st birthday.

 

75 years ago Jan. 11, 1934 (published in the Askov American Jan. 15, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Albert Vork of Sandstone observed their 50th wedding anniversary with all their nine children present at the event.  Mr. and Mrs. Vork were presented with a fine set of silverware, as well as other gifts.

 

50 years ago Jan. 15, 1959 (published in the Askov American Jan. 15, 2009) Glen Richard Olesen of Askov and Miss Joan Ione Krook of Glendive, Montana, were united in marriage at a 6 o’clock double ring ceremony Friday in Glendive.

 

50 years ago Jan. 15, 1959 (published in the Askov American Jan. 15, 2009) Wedding vows spoken on New Year’s Eve in Anchorage, Alaska, united in marriage Miss Viola Arazim of Willow River and Louis G. Markson of Seattle, Washington.

 

50 years ago Jan. 15, 1959 (published in the Askov American Jan. 15, 2009) A baby boy, Brian David, was born Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Vidtor Mosbek.

 

50 years ago Jan. 15, 1959 (published in the Askov American Jan. 15, 2009) The Warren Larson family helped Walter Rydberg of Sandstone celebrate his birthday Friday.

 

50 years ago Jan. 15, 1959 (published in the Askov American Jan. 15, 2009) Myrtle Abrahamsen, 74, died on Jan. 7, 1984 at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake.

 

10 years ago Jan. 14, 1999 (published in the Askov American Jan. 15, 2009) Services were held Jan. 12 for Marie (Mussie) Jensen at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Askov.

 

10 years ago Jan. 14, 1999 (published in the Askov American Jan. 15, 2009) Roy and Evelyn Birkholm received word that Roy’s cousin, Eugene Leewison, passed away Dec. 28 after a long illness.

 

75 years ago Jan. 18, 1934 (published in the Askov American Jan. 22, 2009) Miss Luella Wallner of Bruno, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wallner, became the bride of Mr. Victor Larsen of Askov, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Larsen.  The ceremony took place in the Swedish Lutheran church in Bruno.

 

75 years ago Jan. 18, 1934 (published in the Askov American Jan. 22, 2009) January 13 at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Lundgren, occurred the marriage of their daughter, Lydia to John Koski, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Koski.

 

75 years ago Jan. 18, 1934 (published in the Askov American Jan. 22, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bates are the parents of a boy born Monday, Jan. 15th.

 

 

10 years ago Jan. 21, 1999 (published in the Askov American Jan. 22, 2009) The community extends sympathy to the family of Vivian Jensen who passed away Saturday afternoon.  Funeral services were held Wed. Jan. 20 from the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Askov.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 22, 2009) Former resident Charles Bettinger, 31, resident of Charleston, IL died in Community Hospital where he had been a patient since Dec. 26.  He had been ill with leukemia.  Besides his wife and two sons, Charles III, age 10, and Maurice, age 6, he is survived by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bettinger Sr. of Pine City, one brother Robert and two sisters, Mrs. Herbert Jacobson (June) and Mrs. Howard Lindstrom, (Mae).

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 22, 2009) August Borg, a resident of the Pine City community for more than 33 years passed away on Tuesday afternoon this week.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 22, 2009) Funeral services were conducted for Mrs. Mary Kub at St. Joseph’s Church in Beroun on Monday morning, Jan. 22 by Father Gallik.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 22, 2009) Frank J. Karas and Agnes Spindler were joined in the holy bonds of matrimony at the courthouse by Probate Judge Robert Wilcox on Jan. 12th.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 29, 2009) Bert Holland of Ft. Madison, Iowa, a former resident of the Brook Park community passed away of a heart attack on Jan. 26.  He was 79 years old on Jan. 8th.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 29, 2009) Frank Poferl, who will be 82 on Jan. 29, was surprised with a birthday dinner attended by friends and relatives.  In spite of his many years, Mr. Poferl is in excellent health.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 29, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Larson are the proud parents of a son, Erick David, born Friday morning at Rush City Hospital.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 5, 2009) Funeral services for August Borg were conducted by Rev. L. Johnson last Friday afternoon from the home at 1:30 p.m. and from the Methodist church at 2 p.m.  The remains were laid to rest in the Pine Grove Cemetery.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 5, 2009) Mrs. John Pavek, resident of the Beroun community since 1895, passed away at her home last Saturday afternoon, Jan. 27th.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 5, 2009) A baby son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Vettling at the Mitchell home in Hinckley.  Also the William Wimmers welcomed a baby boy on Jan. 27th.

 

50 years ago Jan. 29, 1959 (published in the Askov American Jan. 29, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Archie Robinson are the proud parents of a daughter.  She will be known as Debra Lyn.

 

50 years ago Jan. 29, 1959 (published in the Askov American Jan. 29, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Dietz are the happy parents of a boy, Gregory Dean, born in the Pine County Memorial Hospital.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 12, 2009) Friends were surprised this week to learn that Jos. Carlson of the Pine City Mercantile was married. Mr. Carlson and Miss Doris Johnson of St. Paul were quietly married in the city on Dec. 31st.

 

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 12, 2009) Word was received here Monday morning that Mrs. Martin Vaughan died at her home in St. Paul that morning.  Mrs. Vaughan was a sister of James Hurley and Mrs. J. I. Vaughan of Pine City.

 

50 years ago Feb. 12, 1959 (published in the Askov American Feb. 12, 2009) Northern Pine County and the Finlayson area in particular lost a staunch community worker and builder last Thursday in the passing of Fred A. Schoenrock at the age of 65.  He had been working about his farm that day, but was in the house when he died unexpectedly of a heart attack.

 

75 years ago Feb. 22, 1934 (published in the Askov American Feb. 19, 2009) Thue Christensen of  Askov passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charlie Ring, in New Ulm.  He had been ill for about six years.  Mr. Christensen’s wife preceded him in death in 1927, and nine children survive him.  The funeral was held in the Danish Lutheran church in Askov and burial was made in the Askov cemetery.

 

75 years ago Feb. 22, 1934 (published in the Askov American Feb. 19, 2009) Mrs. Sadie Logstrom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Pelto of Finlayson, died at her home in Robbinsdale following a short illness with pneumonia and complications.

 

75 years ago Feb. 22, 1934 (published in the Askov American Feb. 19, 2009) Wednesday afternoon, Miss Elizabeth Buck became the bride of Ernest Madsen, both of Askov.

 

10 years ago Feb. 18, 1999 (published in the Askov American Feb. 19, 2009) Monday noon, Ernie and Evelyn Borchardt of Brooklyn Center took John and Clara Jorgensen out for dinner at Cassidy’s to help them celebrate their 67th wedding anniversary.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 26, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. John Kalb, residents of Pine City for the past 31 years celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at the Kalb home on Feb. 19th.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 26, 2009) Daughters were born to Mr. and Mrs. Alfon Anderson and Mr. and Mrs. Sam Carlson.  A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Milton Olson.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 26, 2009) A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Gallick in Millburn.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 26, 2009) Last week on Tuesday in his brother’s hotel at Mora, John A. Connor and Miss Hattie Williams said the words that bind them together for life.

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 5, 2009)

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Vesely Sr. were honored guests at the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Vesely, to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary.  Many relatives and friends were in attendance.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 5, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Johnson are the parents of a baby boy born Feb. 20 at the Rush City hospital.  He has been named Spencer Ward.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 5, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Doran are the parents of a baby girl born Feb. 28 at the Rush City hospital.  She has been named Lori Kaye.

 

75 years ago March 1, 1934 (published in the Askov American Feb. 26, 2009) John M. Anderson, respected resident of the Oak Lake community and of Pine County the past 32 years, died at his home following a short illness.

 

75 years ago March 1, 1934 (published in the Askov American Feb. 26, 2009) Miss Margaret Spilman of Sandstone and Mr. Henry Jensen of Askov were united in marriage in Minneapolis.

 

75 years ago March 1, 1934 (published in the Askov American Feb. 26, 2009) Mrs. Harold Jensen, Askov, died after a long illness with cancer.  She is survived by her husband and six children.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 12, 2009) Godfrey Anderson of West Rock died at Grantsburg Hospital this morning.  Death resulted from injuries received yesterday morning.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 12, 2009) George Vacinek son of Mr. and Mrs. Vaclav Vacinek who lives northeast of Pine City, passed away at St. Peter last evening.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American March 12, 2009) Announcement is made by Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Cronen of Markville of the marriage of their daughter, Elfie to Eldon Lewis of Cloverton.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American March 12, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Nels Pedersen celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary Saturday.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American March 12, 2009) John Ahlbom celebrated his 70th birthday in a big way Sunday with a potluck dinner and open house.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American March 5, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kangas of Finlayson are the proud parents of a boy born Feb. 22 at the Dr. Pearson home.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American March 5, 2009) Many friends and neighbors spent a social afternoon and evening on Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clemmen Christensen, the occasion being their silver wedding anniversary and Mr. Christensen’s birthday.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American March 5, 2009) A baby boy arriaved at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Larsen Friday.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American March 5, 2009) Mrs. Kildy St. Peter of the Bruno community passed away following an illness of pneumonia and dropsy.  She had been in ill health for a number of years.  Four children survive.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American March 5, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Art Schoenrock of Giese observed their 25th wedding anniversary at the McGrath Oxyoke hall Saturday evening, Feb. 14.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 19, 2009) Funeral services for Gotfred Anderson were conducted by Rev. Chas. J. Swanson from the West Rock M. E. Church lat Sunday afternoon, March 11th.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 19, 2009) Edward Madden was fatally injured while at work at the Knife Dam above Mora last Saturday.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American, March 19, 2009) That old bird, the stork flew over the Duquette community Sunday and dropped a baby boy at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Melancon.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American, March 19, 2009) Congratulations are extended by friends to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Foley on the arrival of their second daughter, born March 13th.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American, March 19, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cottrell are the proud parents of a by, Brian John, born March 12 at Pine County Memorial Hospital in Sandstone.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American, April 2, 2009) A pretty double wedding took place Tuesday evening at the Finnish National Lutheran Church at Finlayson when two sisters, the Misses Inez and Marion Mattson, became the brides of Merle Swanson and Brisben Street of Windemere, Township.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American, April 2, 2009) Miss Christine Jorgensen came home Monday from Minneapolis to be with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jorgensen, for their 20th wedding anniversary.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American, April 2, 2009) The shower for Mrs. Ejner Nielsen at the Warren Larson home was well attended.  The recent bride received many lovely gifts.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American, April 2, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Jerry E. Sostak are celebrating their silver wedding anniversary with open house on Sunday.  On Tuesday a community party will be held in their honor in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church parlors.  A program is being arranged by the committee in charge and lunch will be served.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American, April 2, 2009) A baby girl arrived Friday to brighton the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Holmstrom.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American, April 2, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Henry Frahs and Barbara and Mrs. Ruth Ball and Carole were in Duluth Saturday to attend the wedding of the ladies’ nephew, Dennis Archambault to Miss Jacqueline Olson.

 

25 years ago 1984 (published in the Askov American, April 2, 2009) Darlene Thompson, Lori and Kelli Robinson and Christine Flatten, all of Grand Forks, North Dakota, were weekend guests at the Ralph Johnsen home, coming to help Ralph celebrate his 75th birthday anniversary.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 9, 2009) Funeral services were conducted last Saturday afternoon, April 7 for Elof Swenson of Grasston.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 9, 2009) Edward M. Reinholdt passed away at his home on the north side of the river.  Pall bearers were T. Buselmeier, F. Kunz, J. M. Collins, A.  Cranton, E. Weigscheider and F. Gretsche.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 9, 2009) Died at his home 3 and ½ miles east of this place, Sunday morning of paralysis, August Nordstrom.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 16, 2009) Several young friends and their mothers helped Wendy Kick celebrate her fourth birthday Wednesday afternoon at her home.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 16, 2009) Mrs. Axel Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Olson of Pokegama Township, passed away in Minneapolis on April 4th.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 16, 2009) Mrs. Axel Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Olson of Pokegama Township, passed away in Minneapolis on April 4th.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 16, 2009) Wm. J. Stevens, resident or Rock Creek town since 1896 died at the University hospital on April 16th.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 16, 2009) A very pretty wedding took place on Thursday, April 12, when Miss Irene A. Karsky, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Karsky, and Mr. Edwin a Schumacher, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Schumacher of Brook Park were united in marriage, Rev. D. W. Thompson performed the ceremony at the Presbyterian manse at 11 o’clock.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 16, 2009) Gloria Grothe celebrated her birthday with a party at her grandparents’ home with a number of little friends attending enjoying birthday cake.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American April 9, 2009) John B. Gagnon of Sandstone passed away in the Pokegama sanatorium from injuries received while working on the new highway.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American April 9, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Harold Petry were honored Saturday evening by friends and relatives who gathered at the Danforth schoolhouse, the event being their 25th wedding anniversary.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American April 9, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Roy Birkholm have a new baby son, Brian Roy, born Saturday night.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American April 16, 2009) Dr. F. W. Greene of Bruno passed away.  He had been ill for the last two and one half years suffering from complications of old age.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American April 16, 2009) A very pretty wedding took place in the Willow River community Saturday when Miss Albina Prachar became the bride of Jerry Sostak of  Breman Township.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American April 16, 2009)  Miss Ebba Longstrom of Markville passed away at the Walker Sanatorium following an illness of 14 months with tuberculosis.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American April 16, 2009) Miss Gustina Basta and Mr. Joseph Vacinek and Miss Anna Vacinek and Mr. William W. Ferguson, all of Pine Township were married in a double wedding ceremony at the Pine City Methodist parsonage.

50 years ago 1959 ( published in the Askov American April 16, 2009) An 8 pound, 10 ½ ounce son was born Saturday to Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Almgren.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Askov American April 16, 2009)  Sympathy to the family of Dellarie Hataleli, 71, who passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 23, 2009) A quiet wedding took place at the Catholic parsonage last Thursday afternoon when Barbara Pirkl became the bride of Edward Quidding.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 23, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hady were grandparents of twin babies, a boy and a girl, born to their daughter, Katherine Tracy of Lemmon, SD.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American April 30, 2009) Mr. Harry Pletcher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Pletcher, and Miss Vivian Pearson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Pearson, all of Bruno, were united in marriage April 21, at the home of the Rev. David Farrington at Bruno.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Askov American April 30, 2009) Congratulations are extended to Michelle DeWitt and Nathan Sabe who were married Saturday.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Askov American April 30, 2009) Sympathy to the family of Verna Petersen who passed away April 20 at the age of 94.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 30, 2009) Mrs. John Johnson was born in Sweden March 1, 1851, and passed away at the home of her son, Ben Johnson in Rock Creek town April 21.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American May 14, 2009) Iver Norkoli and Miss Dena Makela, both of the Finlayson community, were united in marriage at the home of Rev. John A. Hughes in Sandstone.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American May 14, 2009) Miss Geraldine Broten of Sturgeon Lake and Dale Youngberg of Willow River were married at the St. Isidore’s Catholic Church Saturday, April 25.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American May 14, 2009) Mr. and Mr. Florian Gresczyk are the proud parents of a boy born April 21st.

 

25 years ago 1984 (published in the Askov American May 14, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Gary Johnson of Gillette, Wyoming, are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Jocelyn Ann, born March 26.  She is welcomed by four brothers.

 

25 years ago 1984 (published in the Askov American May 14, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Krogstad attended the confirmation of their granddaughter, Catherine Modrow at Bovey on Sunday.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Askov American May 14, 2009) Theodore Luoma, 80, Finlayson, suddenly took ill on a business trip and later passed away on Friday, May 7, 1999, in Kanabec Hospital, Mora.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Askov American May 14, 2009) Chris and Irene Jorgensen, Ralph and Peggy Hammer and Brytni, Elaine Pearson, Russell Jorgensen and Ron and Laurie Jorgensen and Jennie all went to Minneapolis on Sunday to help Arne Pearson celebrate his 60th birthday at their home along with many other friends and relatives.

 

25 years ago 1984 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 14, 2009) Former residents Randi and Terri Christenson of St. Charles, MO announced the arrival of their first child, Benjamin Michael.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 14, 2009) An open house will be Sunday, May 17, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Trollen in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hawkinson, who were recently married.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 14, 2009) Frank J. Kryzer, 84 years old, was fatally injured when he was struck by a car at Beroun.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 14, 2009) Jos. Valvoda passed away at his home in Pine City on May 10th.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 14, 2009) George Nicoll, resident of this community for the past 33 years passed away at his home.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 28, 2009) John Allen Percey, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Percey, who live southeast of town, was instantly killed last Saturday  night when he was struck by a car.  The accident happened around 11 p.m. about one and a half miles south of town.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 28, 2009) Helen Schmidt and Henry Vacinek were united in marriage May 27 by Rev. Carl Steging at Zion Lutheran parsonage.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 28, 2009) Several friends met at the Walter Eng home to help him celebrate his birthday.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 28, 2009) In last week’s issue, we noted the fact that Mrs. Schoettler was dangerously ill and before the news was read by the greater number of our readers she had passed to that bourn from which no traveler will ever return.

 

100 yeas ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 28, 2009) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dumeney at Hotel Agnes, a daughter.  That was the first child ever born in the hotel, and also the fact that it was born in May, the parents named her Agnes May.  Mr. Dumeney was the chef at the hotel having arrived here from Canada.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 4, 2009) On Saturday afternoon, June 2, the Charles Hendrickson home was the scene of a happy gathering when relatives witnessed the marriage ceremony of Miss Amy Hendirckson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hendrickson, and Harold Lindstrom, son of George Lindstrom, of Rock Creek.

 

100 years ago 1904 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 4, 2009) Last Tuesday evening, at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr.a nd Mrs. August Ausmus, occurred the ceremony that joined together Mr. William Kroschel of Kroschel and Miss Anna Ausmus.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American May 21, 2009) Miss Dora Christensen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. And. Christensen of Askov was united in marriage to N.  Gustafson at Duluth Sunday morning.

 

50 years ago 1959  (published in the Askov American May 21, 2009) A double ring ceremony in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church Saturday united in marriage Miss Judith Madsen of Askov and Philip Okroglis of Sturgeon Lake.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American May 21, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Everette Koecher are the happy parents of a son born May 7.  They now have two boys and two girls.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American May 21, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Johnsen are the happy parents of a son born Monday morning.  He has been named Timothy Lee.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Askov American May 21, 2009) Open house will be held for Ed Jorgensen’s 77th birthday on Saturday at the Askov Community Center.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Askov American May 21, 2009) Gary Molis, 47, Sturgeon Lake, died suddenly on Sunday, May 16, 1999, in Mercy Hospital, Moose Lake.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Askov American May 21, 2009) Mildred Pedersen celebrated her 96th birthday with a luncheon with her Bible study group at the home of Ed and Joyce Schaumburg and an open house followed.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American May 28, 2009) Spring flowers and pastel tints were in evidence at the marriage of Miss Vivian Eleanor Wahlquist, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Wahlquist of Kerrick, to Mr. Bert Leonard Wahlberg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Wahlberg of the Grindstone Lake community.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American June 4, 2009) Miss Irene Heinonen and Mr. Herman Oetterer, both of Finlayson, were united in holy matrimony at Father Bradley’s residence in Sandstone.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American June 4, 2009) John Grutkoski of Sturgeon Lake, died of a heart attack at his home three miles southwest of the village.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American June 4, 2009) Open house will be held Sunday afaternoon at the Pine River club hall in honor of Mr. and Mrs. John Oetterer of Finlayson who will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 11, 2009) Funeral services for Mr. and Mrs. Al  Fournier of Duluth were held at Minong, Wisconsin.  Mrs. Fournier was the former Laurna Sward of Pine City.  The couple was killed in an auto accident.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 11, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. John Nordstrom who live east of Pine City celebrated their silver wedding anniversary last Sunday afternoon.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 11, 2009) On June 9 Miss Amy and Harold Lindstrom were wed at the Charles Hendrickson home in Rock Creek.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American June 11, 2009) A pretty wedding of considerable interest occurred at Bruno at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. O. Pearson Saturday, June 2 when Miss Jessie M. Menike became the bride of Lloyd E. Shawl.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American June 11, 2009) The wedding of John Octterer and Misss Irene Heinonen, both of Finlayson community was solemnized Monday, June 4 at Father Bradley’s residence in Sandstone, the occasion being the bride’s 18th birthday.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American June 11, 2009) Dr. and Mrs. Robert Kolosky are the proud parents of a boy born May 19.  He will be known as Robert Anthony.

 

25 years ago 1984 (published in the Askov American June 11, 2009) Adeline Wallner left Wednesday afternoon to visit at the Bob Wallner home in Duluth.  Saturday they all went to Virginia to attend the wedding of Carol Wallner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Wallner, and Greg Anderson.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Askov American June 18, 2009) A pretty outdoor wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Koland of Sand Creek June 8 when their daughter, Miss Thora Koland, became the bride of Albert Swanson.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American June 18, 2009) Wedding vows were solemnized at the Ev. Free Church in Sandstone Saturday when Miss Joanne E. Fehrs of Willow River became the bride of Bruce King of Victor, Montana.

 

25 years ago 1984 (published in the Askov American June 18, 2009) Folmer U. Hansen of Tyler, died Tuesday evening, June 12.  Folmer, who was 83, was the son-in-law of Valborg Sandahl.  He was a lifelong resident of Tyler, and his funeral will be there.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Askov American June 18, 2009) Sympathy to the family of Faye Frederiksen who died peacefully at her home as the result of acute myclogenouse leukemia on June 4.   Services were held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church on Monday, June 7, 1999.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Askov American June 18, 2009) Truman Anderson, 84, beloved postmaster and store owner of Duquette, died June 2, 1999, at Benedictine Health Center, Duluth.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Askov American June 18, 2009) Jaran Wermerskirchen, 30, son of Lawrence and Carolyn Wermerskirchen of Bruno, passed away as a result of a car accident on June 5, 1999.  Funeral services were held June 8 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Sandstone.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 25, 2009) Before a candlelit altar in the Wyanett Free Church in Princeton, Bonnie Mae Berg, daughter of Trygve Berg, was united in marriage to Abe T. Korf, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Korf, Pine City.  Rev. Donald Mars performed the double ring ceremony before 200 guests.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 25, 2009) Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon for Mrs. Wm. Stevens, resident of Rock Creek town, by Rev. Lorenzo Johnson of the local Methodist church.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 25, 2009) A. M. Chaleen, retired Pine City merchant, passed away at his home here about 2 o’clock Tuesday morning after several months illness.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 25, 2009) A beautiful garden wedding was solemnized by Rev. D. W. Thompson at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Luoma of Floodwood.  To the strains of Logengren’s wedding march, played by Ole Haola, cousin of the bride, Lila Luma, was given in marriage to Fred Miller Jr. of Meadowlawn at 2 o’clock on Saturday, June 9.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 25, 2009) A. W. Piper and Mrs. Virgie Lones were quietly married in St. Paul on Thursday of last week by Rev. I. A. Perkins.

 

100 years ago, 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 25, 2009) Tuesday morning the long looked for wedding ceremony that joined together for life Miss Mollie Heml and Mr. James Goldsmith was solemnized by Rev. Fr. Leo at St. Mary’s Catholic Church at 10 o’clock.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 2, 2009) Hjalmar Petersen of Askov and Miss Medora Grandprey of Owatonna were united in marriage at the latter place last Thursday evening at the Associated Church with Rev. Paul M. Fowler of Sioux City, Iowa officiating.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 9, 2009) The blank square in the front page of the paper said “It’s a girl.” And the publisher explained that is what happens when the photographer becomes a father.  Mr. and Mrs. David Mills celebrated the 4th of July in a big way this year by becoming parents of a baby girl.  Dave, editor, photographer, has been rocketing around in outer space ever since.  Hopefully he will have film in his camera next week, and we’ll have a photo.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 9, 2009) On last Saturday morning the sad news was circulated that Edward Rebboltz, only son of Mrs. Joseph Wilke, of the Island Hotel and Summer Resort at Pokegama Lake had died at a hospital in St. Paul on Friday evening.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 16, 2009) One of Pine City’s fairest daughters, Kate Barnum, goes west and marries Roland Campbell of Spokane, Washington.

 

75 years ago June 28, 1934 (published in the Askov American, July 2, 2009) Miss Mary Storebo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Storebo of Bruno, and Mr. Edwin Olson of Stanchfield were married at Bruno.

 

75 years ago June 28, 1934 (published in the Askov American, July 2, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Max Market are rejoicing over the arrival of a big girl at their house born June 22.

 

50 years ago July 2, 1959 (published in the Askov American, July 2, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kostecky of Sturgeon Lake were honored on their 25th wedding anniversary Sunday at a reunion dinner given b their children at the Biltmore Inn at Edina.

 

50 years ago July 2, 1959 (published in the Askov American, July 2, 2009) Exchanging wedding vows Saturday in Bethlehem Lutheran Church were Miss Sherry Krogstad, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Krogstad of Askov, and Mr. Lyle Nelson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Nelson of Burno.

 

25 years ago June 28, 1984 (published in the Askov American, July 2, 2009) The children of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Johnson (Imogene Storebo) are happy to announce their marriage which took place on June 16th.

 

75 years ago July 5, 1934 (published in the Askov American, July 9, 2009) Arthur von Holbeck, 17 year old Hinckley Township boy, passed away with gangrene of the left lung from which he had suffered three days.  He was the son of Mrs. Emilia von Holbeck.

 

75 years ago July 5, 1934 (published in the Askov American, July 9, 2009) Mrs. Anna Paulson of Rutledge died at her home after an illness of several months.  Ten children and her mother, one sister and two brothers survive.

 

75 years ago July 5, 1934 (published in the Askov American, July 9, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Johnson are the happy parents of a girl born to them Friday.

 

75 years ago July 5, 1934 (published in the Askov American , July 9, 2009) A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Heber Thompson Friday morning weighing 8 pounds.  Mrs. Thompson and baby are getting along fine.

 

50 years ago July 9, 1959 (published in the Askov American, July 9, 2009) Stanley A. Pawlowski, Sturgeon Lake resident since 1901, was laid to rest yesterday in St. Isidore’s Catholic Cemetery following services.

 

50 years ago July 9, 1959 (published in the Askov American, July 9, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Peter Stulen will hold open house for their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday at their home.

 

50 years ago July 9, 1959 (published in the Askov American, July 9, 2009) Congratulations are extended by friends and relaties to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Pionk who were married at Barnum Saturday.

 

25 years ago July 5, 1984 (published in the Askov American, July 9, 2009) Tom Cisar and Michelle Keyport announce their engagement.  Parents are Duane and Pauline Cisar of Denham and Matt and Vi Keyport of Duquette.  A spring wedding is planned.

 

25 years ago July 5, 1984 (published in the Askov American, July 9, 2009) The Lindhart family was in St. Peter this weekend to attend Norma’s 25th year class reunion and Norma’s brother’s 30th wedding anniversary celebration.

 

10 years ago July 8, 1999 (published in the Askov American July 9, 2009) The children of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Johnsen are hosting a casual get together at the home of Earl and Karen in an early celebration of their parents 50th wedding anniversary.

 

75 years ago July 11, 1934 (published in the Askov American July 16, 2009) James A. Ogilvie of Norman Township died at his home due to hardening of the arteries.  He had been ill only two days.  He had been a resident of Norman Township for 20 years.  His wife and five children survive.

 

75 years ago July 11, 1934 (published in the Askov American July 16, 2009) Miss Florence Hedberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hedberg of Duquette became the bride of Mr. Kenneth Stennes of Minneapolis.  The wedding took place at the Bride’s home.  The couple will make their home in Minneapolis where the groom is employed.

 

75 years ago July 11, 1934 (published in the Askov American July 16, 2009) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Whiting at the Moose Lake hospital, a 6 pound girl,.  Mother and baby are doing fine.

 

75 years ago July 11, 1934 (published in the Askov American July 16, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Joe E. Stepan are the happy parents of a girl born to them early July 4.  She arrived in time to help celebrate our great national holiday.

 

75 years ago July 11, 1934 (published in the Askov American July 16, 2009) Eino Maki, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Maki of Finlayson, was united in marriage at  Duluth to Miss Matilda Stenman of Esko’s Corner.  They will make their home on the groom’s farm near Finlayson.

 

50 years ago July 15, 1959 (published in the Askov American July 16, 2009) Miss Esther Marie Sandahl, daught4er of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Sandahl of Askov, became the bride of Ronald Earl North, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert North of Superior, Wisconsin.

 

25 years ago July 12, 1959 (published in the Askov American July 16, 2009) Earl Vink died at his home in Wellesville, Kansas, Saturday.  He had been a resident of the Cloverton and Markville area for many years but lived elsewhere part of the time as work required.

 

25 years ago July 12, 1959 (published in the Askov American July 16, 2009) Mrs. Gary Sway and baby Aric came home from the hospital on Saturday and are doing fine.

 

10 years ago July 15, 1999 (published in the Askov American July 16, 2009) Josephine Krogh celebrated her 90th birthday on July 14.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 23, 2009) Clifford Lawrence Stevens and Edna Behrendt of Rock Creek were united in marriage by Rev. I. Johnson on July 14th.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 30, 2009) Sixteen year old Elisa Ann Kester lost her life in a single car accident about 6:40 p.m. on July 22.  She apparently lost control of the 1985 Oldsmobile station wagon she was driving southbound on County Road 24 about one mile off highway 48 and 20 miles east of Hinckley.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 30, 2009) Mrs. Semilda MacFarlane (Milly Rath), the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Rath, former residents of Pine City, suffocated in a fire at the Frontier building apartments in St. Paul early Tuesday morning.  The five alarm blaze, which began in cardboard barrels in the basement of Davini’s Sandwich Shop, was discovered and reported by Mrs. MacFarlane, who then roused occupants of the building before succumbing to the smoke.

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Pine City, MN July 30, 2009) Paul Schmidt of Rock Creek was united in marriage to Miss Rachael Donahower of Minnesota City last Thursday, July 26, at Decorah, Iowa.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Pine City, MN July 30, 2009) Funeral services for Mrs. Chris Voss, former resident of Pine City, were held in Minneapolis on Saturday, July 21st.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Pine City, MN July 30, 2009) A very pretty wedding took place at the Church of Immaculate conception, Wednesday morning at nine o’clock, when Miss  Barbara Erhart became the bride of Frederick Bobzin of Rush City.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Pine City, MN July 30, 2009) Miss Mildred E. Carlson and C. Richard Pedersen were united in marriage at the home of her parents on Cross Lake last Sunday, July 29th.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Pine City, MN July 30, 2009) A pretty wedding was solemnized at 5 o’clock Saturday evening, July 28, at the Presbyterian parsonage, Rush City, when Miss Bernice Smith of Rock Creek and Rush City, became the bride of Mr. Verne Chindlund.

 

25 years ago 1984 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Pine City, MN Aug. 13, 2009) An 80 year old Pine City man died Saturday when his car and a semi tractor/trailer collided at the intersection of Highway 324 and 13th St. in Pine City.  Henry Korf, Sr. died soon after the accident.  His wife, Elsie, 81, was in serious condition in Paul Ramsey Medical Center.  His daughter, Mildred Korf, 57 also of Pine city was listed in fair condition at the Rush City Hospital.  The driver of the semi, Harold Himle, 45 of Hibbing, was not injured.  The accident happened soon after the Pine City parade, when traffic was heavy throughout the city.  Korf pulled out in front of the semi, which was traveling west on Highway 324, according to the State Patrol.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Pine City, MN Aug. 13, 2009) Mrs. John Polivka, former resident of Pine City, was found dead in her bed Monday morning about 5:30.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Pine City, MN Aug. 13, 2009) On Sunday forenoon, Charles Wallen and son, Edwin Carl, were drowned in Pokegama Lake while in bathing.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Pine City, MN Aug. 13, 2009) The infant daughter of Ole Munkberg died at their home in Cornell.

 

75 years ago July 26, 1934 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN July 30, 2009) Miss Dagmar Christensen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Christensen of Askov, was married to Mr. Chas. Christensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Christensen of West Duluth.

 

75 years ago July 26, 1934 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN July 30, 2009) Mildred Carlson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carlson of Pine City, was united in marriage to Mr.C. Richard Pedersen of Askov, the ceremony being performed in Pine City.  The couple will make their home in Askov where the groom owns and operates the Corner general merchandise store.  The bride has taught in the Askov schools.

 

50 years ago July 30, 1959 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN July 30, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Howard Thomsen are the proud parents of a 5 lb. 4 oz son born Monday.  He will be known as Randy Lee.

 

50 years ago July 30, 1959 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN July 30, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Leo Jensen are the happy parents of a daughter, Rose Marie, born Friday in Sandstone.

 

50 years ago July 30, 1959 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN July 30, 2009) Wagner Arnold Julius Jensen, 75 of Longview, Texas, formerly of Askov, died on July 17, 1984, following an illness of three weeks.

 

10 years ago July 29, 1999 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN July 30, 2009) Many friends and relatives gathered at the Earl and Karen Johnson home Saturday to help them celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

 

10 years ago July 29, 1999 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN July 30, 2009) Rudy Bagge celebrated his 95th birthday at the Bagge farm with many friends and relatives attending.

 

75 years ago Aug. 9, 1934 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Aug. 13, 2009) Miss Gladys Goff of Friesland and Al Plaggerman of Sandstone were married in Hinckley.  They will make their home on the groom’s farm.

 

75 years ago Aug. 9, 1934 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Aug. 13, 2009) Miss Ellen Anderson, daughter of Mrs. Matilda Anderson of  Sandstone, was united in marriage to Robert Stanchfield of Hinckley.  They will make their home in Hinckley where the groom is employed.

 

75 years ago Aug. 9, 1934 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Aug. 13, 2009) Norman Eugene, a baby boy, arrived Aug. 2 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Jensen north of town.

 

75 years ago Aug. 9, 1934 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Aug 13, 2009) A pretty wedding occurred Sunday, Aug. 5 when Patricia Bernice Martin became the bride of Albin Mattson of Finlayson.

 

50 years ago Aug. 13, 1959 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Aug. 13, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Tietz are the proud parents of a daughter that came to brighten their home Sunday.

 

50 years ago Aug. 13, 1959 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Aug. 13, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sebald are the happy parents of a daughter, Gail Ann, born Saturday.

 

10 years ago Aug. 12, 1999 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Aug. 13, 2009) The children of Bobbie and Violet Johnson invite you to join them in celebrating their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Askov Community Center.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 20, 2009) George Soderbeck and Miss Iris Linnell were united in marriage Saturday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. L. Johnson at the Methodist parsonage.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 20, 2009) Nicholas J. Powers of Mora and Miss Mae Miller of Pokegama town were quietly marred in Minneapolis on Aug. 16th.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 20, 2009) Miss Evangeline Babolik and Laurence Schmidt were united in marriage in St. Paul on Tuesday, Aug. 14th.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 20, 2009) A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lewellin on Aug. 13th.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 20, 2009) Wednesday at about 11:30 word was received here that the village Marshall of Hinckley had been shot.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 20, 2009) A first born daughter was welcomed at the George Kick home.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 27, 2009) Charles Alan, 9 month old baby son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Youngbauer, passed away last Sunday, Aug. 26th.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 27, 2009) A pleasant surprise was rendered Mr. and Mrs. Herman Sandquist at the home of her brother, on the occasion of their recent marriage.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American Aug. 20, 2009) The wedding reception of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ludwig., held at Duxbury Hall, was well attended.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Askov American Aug. 20, 2009) Mrs. Art Nolan and Bruce attended the 50th anniversary celebration of the Falum Baptist Church on Sunday.

 

10 years ago 1999 (published in the Askov American Aug. 20, 2009) Happy 85th birthday to Ralph Molis.  He enjoyed a special family birthday party at his home with all the family and other relatives, probably 50 or more folks.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 3, 2009) Miss Marie Truesdell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I.A. Trusdell of Pine City, and Ralph Ohnstad of South St. Paul, were married Saturday, Sept. 1.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 3, 2009) Omar C. Holland, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Holland of Pokegama town, died last Saturday night at 1 o’clock from injuries received in an auto accident, a short time previous.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 3, 2009) As we go to press we learn that the 13 month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I. A. Holler died Wednesday night.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 3, 2009) W. A. Cummings’ youngest child died with diphtheria after an illness of only a few days.

 

50 years ago Sept. 3, 1959 (published in the Pine County Courier, Sept. 3, 2009) Paul D. Anderson, 54, Hinckley was instantly killed Saturday, Aug. 29, about 12:30 a.m. when struck by a Northern Pacific passenger train.  Anderson lived about 3 ½ miles southwest of Hinckley.  He had been in Hinckley that evening, but had left for home about 10:30 p.  He was walking down the railroad track toward his home when struck by the train.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 10, 2009) George Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Roberts and Miss Maxine Larsen were united in marriage in St. Paul on Sept. 5.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 10, 2009) Elias W. Hustad, former resident of Chengwatana, passed away in Minneapolis on Sept. 6th.

 

50 years ago Aug. 27, 1959 (published in the Askov American Aug. 27, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Lester Kowitz are proud parents of a girl that came to brighten their home.

 

25 years ago Aug. 23, 1984 (published in the Askov American Aug. 27, 2009) Many from the Sand Creek area attended the surprise party for Mrs. Ellen Berglund given in honor of her 80th birthday at the Sandstone Manor reception room.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 27, 2009) Daniel W. Ahern, 83, pioneer resident of Minnesota, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. E. J. Prochaska, of Pine City, where he had made his home for the past few years.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 17, 2009) William Osco one of three men who robbed the Standard Oil Station attendant at Sandstone last Monday morning was killed by Sheriff Hannes Rypkema in a gun battle shortly after the robbery took place.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 17, 2009) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Borchers Monday afternoon, a son.  The mother and child are doing nicely and Herman is proud of the young shoemaker which has arrived at his home and to show his joy was passing around cigars Tuesday morning.

 

25 years ago Sept. 6, 1984 (published in the Askov American Sept. 10, 2009) A welding accident claimed the life of a rural Askov man on Sept. 3.  Gary Lewis Stropes, 37, apparently was welding near a propane tank when the tank exploded.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

25 years ago Sept. 6, 1984 (published in the Askov American Sept. 10, 2009) The Rev. Richard Deursen passed away at his retirement home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Aug. 30.  Deursen served in many area Presbyterian churches, including Willow River Presbyterian, from which he retired.

 

75 years ago Sept. 6, 1934 (published in the Askov American Sept. 10, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Clemmon Christensen, Askov, have recently received word from their daughter, Miss Alfreda, at Paris, Texas, that she was married in that city to Fay I. Jones, the newlyweds will make their home in Paris.

 

75 years ago Sept. 6, 1934 (published in the Askov American Sept. 10, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Waletzko are happy over the arrival of a girl who came to brighten their home Aug. 29th.

 

50 years ago Sept. 3, 1959 (published in the Askov American Sept. 3, 2009) Congratulations are extended to Mr. and Mrs. John Ferguson on the arrival of twin boys.

 

10 years ago Sept. 2, 1999 (published in the Askov American Sept, 3, 2009)  Sympathy is extended to the family of Clarence Jessen, 82, whose funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Askov.

 

75 years ago Sept. 13, 1934 (published in the Askov American Sept. 17, 2009) Little Nancy Jean Rundquist, born Monday, Aug. 27 to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rundquist has had many callers from near and far during these first two weeks of her life.

 

50 years ago Sept. 17, 1959 (published in the Askov American Sept. 17, 2009) Vows were exchanged Saturday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church by Miss Barbara Frahs, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Frahs, and Mr. Paul Morgensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Morgensen.

 

50 years ago Sept. 17, 1959 (published in the Askov American Sept. 17, 2009) St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Willow River was the scene of the marriage of Miss Jacquelyn Nyrud of Willow River and Jess H. Oles of Cloquet on Saturday.

 

25 years ago Sept. 13, 1984 (published in the Askov American Sept. 17, 2009) Randy and Rosie Christensen are the proud parents of a baby girl, Angela Marie, born Monday morning.

 

25 years ago Sept. 13, 1984 (published in the Askov American Sept. 17, 2009)  Sincere sympathy to the family of Mae Anderson who went to her eternal reward on Sept. 3 at St. Mar’s Hospital in Duluth.

 

10 years ago Sept. 16, 1999 (published in the Askov American Sept. 17, 2009) Marie Johnsen celebrated her 90th birthday by having family and friends come to bring her good wishes.

 

10 years ago Sept. 16, 1999 (published in the Askov American Sept. 17, 2009) Karl Nielsen 57, passed away Monday, Sept. 13.  A memorial service will be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church on Thursday.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 1, 2009) Born to A/2c and Mrs. Robert Delaney, a daughter, Kimberly Ann on Sept. 13.  She was baptized Sept. 20 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Pine City.  Material grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Rohweder, were sponsors.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 1, 2009) A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stoffel on Sept. 26th.

 

75 years ago Sept. 20, 1934 (published in the Askov American Sept. 24, 2009) Vagn Aage Petersen, Askov, died in a Minneapolis hospital after a four-day illness.  Cause of his death was a ruptured appendix with complications of pneumonia.  He had been a guard at the Minnesota Reform school at St. Cloud.  He is survived by two children, one sister and four brothers.

 

25 years ago Sept. 20, 1984 (published in the Askov American Sept. 24, 2009) Hugo N. Johnson, 81, passed away Sept. 13 in the Swedish Hospital in Inglewood, Colorado.

 

25 years ago Sept. 20, 1984 (published in the Askov American Sept. 24, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Ed Delaney, Sandstone, are proud to announce the arrival of identical twin girls born Sept. 13.  They have been named Gena Marie and Joy Elizabeth.  The happy grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Bob Johnsen and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Delaney, Sandstone.

 

10 years ago Sept. 23, 1999 (published in the Askov American Sept. 24, 2009) Congratulations to Doug Nelson of Bruno who celebrated his 70th birthday Sunday at the Partridge Café in Askov with many friends and relatives.

 

10 years ago Sept. 23, 1999 (published in the Askov American Sept. 24, 2009) Congratulations to Randy and Cindy Mortensen who celebrated their silver wedding anniversary Saturday evening at Banning Junction together with many friends and relatives.

 

10 years ago Sept. 23, 1999 (published in the Askov American Sept. 24, 2009) Kyle Jensen, son of Ovid and Linda Jensen, and Molly Jensen, daughter of Roger and Cindy Jensen, were confirmed at the Sunday morning service at Bethlehem Lutheran church.

 

75 years ago Sept. 27, 1934 (published in the Askov American Oct. 1, 2009) Mr. Viggo Petersen, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Petersen of Askov and Miss Evelyn Larson of Sandstone were married in the Danish Lutheran church in Askov.  They will make their home in Minneapolis.

 

75 years ago Sept. 27, 1934 (published in the Askov American Oct. 1, 2009) Miss Marian Gontjes of Hinckley and Mr. Clarence Currie of Cloverdale were united in marriage at the home of the Rev. Paul Hendricks of Hinckley.  They will make their home on the groom’s farm east of Hinckley.

 

50 years ago Oct. 1, 1959 (published in the Askov American Oct. 1, 2009) Marriage vows were exchanged at a double ring ceremony in the Peace Lutheran Church in  Finlayson on Sept. 12 by Miss Ida Mae Parvey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. Joseph Parvey of Finlayson and Mr. Donald Uldbjerg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Uldbjerg, also of that community.

 

50 years ago Oct. 1, 1959 (published in the Askov American Oct. 1, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Myron Gruett (Darlene Ball) of Minneapolis are the happy parents of a daughter.  She will be known as Kelly Jean.  A sister, Michelle Lynn, joins in welcoming the newcomer.

 

50 years ago Oct. 1, 1959 (published in the Askov American Oct. 1, 2009) Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Ketchum on the birth of a son Sept. 20.  They young man will be named David George.

 

25 years ago Sept. 27, 1984 (published in the Askov American Oct. 1, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Dan Battaglia are the happy parents of a son born Sept. 17.  He has been named Joseph Peter.  Two brothers, Danny and Scott, were at home to greet him.

 

10 years ago Sept. 30, 1999 (published in the Askov American Oct. 1, 2009) The children of Mike and Ruthie Jorgensen invite you to share in the celebration of their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Askov Community Center.

 

10 years ago Sept. 30, 1999 (published in the Askov American Oct. 1, 2009) Come help celebrate Red Hansen’s 80th birthday at the Askov Community Center on Sunday, Oct. 10.

 

10 years ago Sept. 30, 1999 (published in the Askov American Oct. 1, 2009) Sympathy is extended to the family of Helen Pesheck who passed away peacefully Monday morning.

 

75 years ago Oct. 4, 1934 (published in the Askov American Oct. 8, 2009) Miss Myrtle Johnson of West Rock, daughter of the late Rev. and Mrs. Louis Johnson, became the bride of Mr. Homer Ross of St. Paul.  Mr. and Mrs. Ross will make their home in St. Paul.

 

75 years ago Oct. 4, 1934 (published in the Askov American Oct. 8, 2009) Wilbert and Albert Glienke were confirmed in the Lutheran church in Markville Sunday.

 

75 years ago Oct. 4, 1934 (published in the Askov American Oct. 8, 2009) Mrs. Frank Lynch of Hinckley died in a St. Paul hospital recently.  She had been suffering from amoebie dysentery for the past year.  Her husband and a daughter survive her.

 

75 years ago Oct. 4, 1934 (published in the Askov American Oct. 8, 2009) Friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Smith of Finlayson to help them celebrate their golden wedding anniversary.

 

50 years ago Oct. 8, 1959 (published in the Askov American Oct. 8, 2009) A bridal shower was held for Miss Mildred Bakke in the Faith Lutheran church parlors Sunday.  A short program was rendered after which Miss  Bakke was escorted to the shower table to open the gifts received from her many friends.

 

50 years ago Oct. 8, 1959 (published in the Askov American Oct. 8, 2009) Marriage vows were exchanged in the Peace Lutheran church in Finlayson by Miss Ida Parvey and Donald Uldbjerg, Finlayson.

 

25 years ago Oct. 4, 1984 (published in the Askov American Oct. 8, 2009) Come help celebrate Roy Carlson’s 90th birthday Oct. 10 at the Rutledge Community Center.

 

75 years ago Oct. 11, 1934 (published in the Askov American Oct. 15, 2009) William Penn, president of the William Penn Stone Co. of Sandstone, died at his home in Minneapolis at the age of 73.

 

75 years ago Oct. 11, 1934 (published in the Askov American Oct. 15, 2009) Miss Marie Belling, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Belling, west of Rutledge, became the bride of Mr. Walter Jensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Jensen of Askov.

 

50 years ago Oct. 15, 1959 (published in the Askov American Oct. 15, 2009) Mr. Donald Mishler, son ofMr. And Mrs. Joe Mishler of Cloverton, and Miss Adeline Oerhline of St. Cloud were married Saturday.

 

25 years ago Oct. 11, 1984 (published in the Askov American Oct. 15, 2009) Come help us celebrate Don Clausen’s 50th birthday on October 20 at the D.B.S. Hall in Askov.  Dotti Lou and her sons will play.

 

25 years ago Oct. 11, 1984 (published in the Askov American Oct. 15, 2009) A baby girl, Amanda Jo Keiller, was born early Saturday at St. Paul’s United Hospital to Steve and Margaret Keillor of Askov.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 15, 2009) Miss Amelia Benda, daughter of Mrs. Mary Benda of Pine City and Dr. Daniel Colburn, Minneapolis dentist, were united in marriage in the city yesterday.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 15, 2009) Frank Kunz, Minnesota pioneer and resident of this community for the past 34 years passed away at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. E. G. Nethercott, last Saturday, Oct. 13th. 

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 15, 2009) Edward F. Broz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Broz, and Miss Rosie Roubinek, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Roubinek, were united in marriage last Tuesday, Oct. 23.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 15, 2009) Miss Alvie Herman, daughter of Mrs. Anna Herman, of Pine City, was united in marriage to James B. Isaac of Minneapolis on Oct. 9th.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 15, 2009) Born Wednesday afternoon to Mr. and Mrs. Emil Hoefler, a son.  The mother and boy are getting along nicely, and Emil is a proud father and setting ‘em up to the boys.

 

75 years ago Oct. 18, 1934 (published in the Askov American Oct. 22, 2009) Miss Myrtle Kroschel became the bride of Mr. Rudolph Lick and Miss Elsie Lick became the bride of Mrs. Clarence Kroschel at St. John’s Lutheran church at Kroschel.

 

75 years ago Oct. 18, 1934 (published in the Askov American Oct.22, 2009) A wedding of interest to the younger set of Askov and Rutledge took place Sunday noon when Miss Marie Belling of Rutledge became the bride of Walter Jensen of Askov.

 

75 years ago Oct. 18, 1934 (published in the Askov American Oct. 22, 2009) A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Clausen last Thursday.

 

75 years ago Oct. 18, 1934 (published in the Askov American Oct. 22, 2009) A class of 27 young people were confirmed by Rev. A. E. Frost in the Danish Lutheran church Sunday.  They were Mildred Abrahamsen, Alma Christensen, Clara Elkjer, Ethel Hansen, Esther Hansen, Marie Hansen, Naomi Jensen, Alice Johnsen, Nelly Nielsen, Nora Sorensen, Svend Christensen,  Folmer Christensen, Ove Christensen, Thorvald Fisher, Arild Frederiksen, Arol Hansen, Arnold Hede, Raymond Jensen, Clarence Jorgensen, Leif Jorgensen, Harold Madsen, Leonard Madsen, Harry W. Nielsen, Everett Olesen, Dan Petersen, Robert Sandahl, and Helge Stottrup.

 

50 years ago Oct. 22, 1959 (published in the Askov American Oct. 22, 2009) Miss Carol Pals, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pals of Rush City, and Mr. Ronald Clark, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Clark of Askov, were united in marriage Oct. 10th.

 

50 years ago Oct. 22, 1959 (published in the Askov American Oct. 22, 2009) Beatrice Bergholm celebrated her sixth birthday with a group of little friends.  They were Susan and Shari Beise, Betsey and Tommy Haynes, Patty and Kevin MacDonald, Barbara and Eric Edin and Beverly and Ann Klein.

 

50 years ago Oct. 22, 1959 (published in the Askov American Oct. 22, 2009) Christian Sandahl, an Askov resident since 1921, died unexpectedly Monday morning on his farm southeast of the village, death resulting from a heart attack.  Mr. Sandahl was born in Toving, Morse, Denmark July 8, 1888.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 29, 2009) One of Pine City’s popular couples was united in marriage last Saturday evening Oct. 27, when Mildred Therien became the bride of Arthur Nelson at a pretty wedding performed by Rev. D. W. Thompson, Presbyterian pastor at the home of the bride’s parents.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 29, 2009) Mrs. Jane Hannah Butler passed away at her home here on Oct. 27th.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 29, 2009) Invitations are out announcing the marriage of Miss Lillian Bukacek and Albert Hudek, which takes place at the Presbyterian Church next Thursday evening at 8:30 o’clock.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Bukacek who reside on a farm about five miles northeast of this place on the Meadow Lawn Road.  Miss Lillian is a fine young lady and quite well known in this place, she having worked here for the past y ear.  Mr. Houdek is well and favorably known in this place as he has been employed as clerk in the grocery department of the Pine City Mercantile Co. ever since they have been doing business.  Albert is an honest, industrious young man and will make the lady of his choice a good husband.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 5, 2009) Friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Houdek gathered at the Houdek home to honor them on their 50th wedding anniversary.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 5, 2009) Mrs. Chas Lund, sister of Chas. Beckman of Rock Creek, passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital, Duluth on Sunday, Nov. 4th.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 5, 2009) Miss Muriel Heath and Elmer Marvin Nelson were united in marriage last Thursday, Nov. 1st

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 5, 2009) John Swanson and Iva Franklin were married last Sunday, Nov. 4th.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine  City Pioneer, Nov. 12, 2009) The marriage of Albert Houdek and Miss Lillian Bukacek took place at the Presbyterian Church.

 

75 years ago  Nov. 1, 1934 (published in the Askov American Nov. 5, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Per Larson of Denham were feted by being served a surprise dinner at their home, the occasion being their 40th wedding anniversary.

 

 

25 years ago Nov. 1, 1984 (published in the Askov American Nov. 5, 2009) Marie Miltersen celebrated her 87th birthday Friday by visiting at the Darwin Miltersen home in McGregor.  She was accompanied by Karen Johnsen and Hazel Serritslev.

 

10 years ago Nov. 4, 1999 (published in the Askov American Nov. 5, 2009) John Alan Wright, 53, of Sandstone passed from this life unexpectedly on Oct. 26, 1999.

 

10 years ago Nov. 4, 1999 (published in the Askov American Nov. 5, 2009) Services for Earl Henry Petry, 69, of Askov were held Thursday at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church with the Rev. Phil  Swenson officiating.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov. 26, 2009) A tragic car accident east of Hinckley early Sunday morning took the lives of two Pine City young men, Gerald E. Skalicky, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Skalicky, and husband of the former Barbara Miller of Beroun, and James Delaney, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Delaney., Pine City. 

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine Pity Pioneer Nov. 26, 2009) Morris Nielsen, 13 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Nielsen of Sandstone, was accidently killed while hunting Sunday afternoon.  His body was found by searchers Monday morning about 7:30 a.m.

 

75 years ago Nov. 29, 1934 (published in the  Askov American Dec. 3, 2009) Mrs. Ludvig Peterson of Bruno died at her home after ailing for the past year.  She is survived by her husband, three sons, three sisters and one brother.

 

 

75 years ago Nov. 29, 1934 (published in the  Askov American Dec. 3, 2009) Miss Ruth Calahan of Minneapolis and Mr. Clifford Pedersen, son of Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Pedersen of Askov, were married at the bride’s aunt’s home in that city.  The couple will make their home with the groom’s parents.

 

75 years ago Nov. 29, 1934 (published in the  Askov American Dec. 3, 2009) A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Krantz Sunday.

 

75 years ago Nov. 29, 1934 (published in the  Askov American Dec. 3, 2009) Miss Clara Bonk of North of Askov and Victor Price of the Willow River community were married in St. Mary’s Church Saturday.

 

75 years ago Nov. 29, 1934 (published in the  Askov American Dec. 3, 2009) Sofus Hermansen of Askov died in the University hospital in Minneapolis.  He had not been in good health for two years.  He is survived by one brother in the United States and two sisters and a step-mother reside in Denmark.

 

50 years ago Dec. 3, 1959 (published in the Askov American Dec. 3, 2009) A son was born to Mr. And Mrs. Donald Turner (Patricia Kelch) at the Siren, Wisconsin, hospital on Monday.

 

50 years ago Dec. 3, 1959 (published in the Askov American Dec. 3, 2009) Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hogan on the birth of number seven on November 19th.  She will be known as Mary Elizabeth.

 

50 years ago Dec. 3, 1959 (published in the Askov American Dec. 3, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Liljedahl (Carol Christensen) proudly announce the arrival of a daughter born Tuesday.  They are making their home at Millard, Nebraska.

 

50 years ago Dec. 3, 1959 (published in the Askov American Dec. 3, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Werner Lunde are the happy parents of a 9 pound, 10 ounce son, David Keith, born Saturday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth.

 

25 years ago Nov. 29, 1984 (published in the Askov American Dec. 3, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Gene Petersen of Askov are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sharon Petersen to Lee Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Johnsen, also of Askov.  The wedding will be January 19th.

 

25 years ago Nov. 29, 1984 (published in the Askov American Dec. 3, 2009) Kristine Ann Johnsen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Johnsen of Askov and John Fossum, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Fossum of Burnsville, are happy to announce their engagement.  Wedding plans are set for Jan. 25th.

 

25 years ago Nov. 29, 1984 (published in the Askov American Dec. 3, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Axel Swanson celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a party at Annie’s in Denham.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 10, 2009) Another one of Pine City’s pioneers has passed away with the death of Arnold Granton last Friday morning at 1 a.m.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 10, 2009) Death takes two infant baby girls, Shirley Ann, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kyncl was born Wednesday morning and passed away early Saturday morning.  Virginia Marilyn, baby daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. K. Nelson, was born W ednesday night passed away Sunday morning.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 10, 2009) Leonard Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Anderson of  West Rock, and Miss Susanne Pavick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Pavick of Hinckley, were united in marriage on Saturday, Nov. 24.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 10, 2009) Miss Irene Stephens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stephens of Pine City, became the bride of Kenneth Rudd Saturday evening, Dec. 8.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 10, 2009) Mrs. Christina Pries, resident of this community for the past 53 years, was called by death Dec. 10.

 

75 years ago Dec. 6, 1934 (published in the Askov American Dec. 10, 2009) John Arazim of Willow River died at the age of 76 years.  The body was cremated and the ashes buried beside his wife and son at Willow River.

 

75 years ago Dec. 6, 1934 (published in the Askov American Dec. 10, 2009) Carl Ranum of Askov took unto himself a bride, Ethel Warner of Rochester, where the ceremony was performed in the Danish Lutheran church.

 

10 years ago Dec. 9, 1999 (published in the Askov American Dec. 10, 2009) Walter Golberg, age 83, Sandstone, died Sunday at Fairview-Southdale Medical Center in Edina.

 

10 years ago Dec. 9, 1999 (published in the Askov American Dec. 10, 2009) A special birthday cake was served lasts Saturday at the Partridge Café for all those who came in to wish Donna Seefeldt best wishes on her 70th birthday.

 

75 years ago Dec. 13, 1934 (published in the Askov American Dec. 17, 2009) Woodrow Nelson, 18 year old farm boy living in Moose Lake, died after 11 days of suffering from the effects of the explosion which struck him in the face. Rupturing his esophagus and seriously affecting one lung.  The accident happened when he struck a match over the car gas tank.  He is survived by his mother and a sister.

 

25 years ago Dec. 13, 1984 (published in the Askov American Dec. 17, 2009) Congratulations are extended to Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Carlson who were married Friday evening in Nazareth Chapel at Northwestern College in Roseville.

 

10 years ago Dec. 16, 1999 (published in the Askov American Dec. 17, 2009) Join the family of Cora Abrahamsen in celebrating her 80th birthday on Sunday at the Askov Community Center.

 

10 years ago Dec. 16, 1999 (published in the Askov American Dec. 17, 2009 A nice party was held Saturday afternoon at the community center in honor of Arild Frederiksen’s 80th birthday hosted by  her children.

 

10 years ago Dec. 16, 1999 (published in the Askov American Dec. 17, 2009 A very  nice party was held at the Pine Medical Health Care Center in honor of Edna DeMaris’ 104th birthday on Wednesday.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 17, 2009) Former Pine City resident, businessman and Pirate ball player,  Gene A. Lewis, was killed in a mid-air plane collision.  He was on his way to Denver, CO when the plane he was piloting collided with a jet F861 four miles south of Cheyenne, WY.  The pilot of the jet, Captain William Meckum, parachuted to safety.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 17, 2009) Cards are out announcing the marriage of Miss Alma C. Dahl to George H. Lindstrom a week from next Sunday morning.

 

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 24, 2009) Married at the English Lutheran church at St. Paul, Wednesday, Dec. 15, Miss Clara Peil of this place to Frank Schmell of Chicago.  Mrs. Schmell is the eldest daughter of John Peil, who resides about eight miles east of here.

 

75 years ago 1934 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 24, 2009) P. A. Nystrom, pioneer resident of West Rock, passed away at his home there on Wednesday night of last week, Dec. 19th.

 

75 years ago Dec. 20, 1934 (published in the Askov American Dec. 24, 2009) A baby girl arrived Saturday morning to make happy the hearts of Mr. and Mrs. Lenard Lund.

 

50 years ago Dec. 24, 1959 (published in the Askov American Dec. 24, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Bill McKee are happy for the birth of a daughter born Saturday, Dec. 12th.

 

25 years ago Dec. 20, 1984 (published in the Askov American Dec. 24, 2009) A 17 year old Askov youth died after being struck by a Milwaukee Road locomotive on Dec. 11.  The incident took place at the south railroad crossing in Askov.  Daren Mike Buhl apparently attempted to cross the tracks in front of the train, although the cause of the accident is still under investigation.

 

25 years ago Dec. 20, 1984 (published in the Askov American Dec. 24, 2009) Many family members had dinner at the Roy Birkholm home Saturday and after dinner went to the Sandstone nursing home to help Pearl Stead celebrate her 84th birthday.  Diane Stead played the concertina for the entertainment.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 31, 2009) A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Leo Skluzacek, Pine City, on Dec. 23.  He was named Mark James.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 31, 2009) Dec. 27, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Thiry welcomed a nine lb. baby boy, Ted Allen.

 

50 years ago 1959 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 31, 2009) Dec. 28 Mr. and Mrs. Dick Gregor had a baby girl.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 31, 2009) A nine pound girl arrived as a Christmas present at the home of J. E. Therrien Friday morning.

 

100 years ago 1909 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 31, 2009) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Moses St. Germain, yesterday at 10 o’clock, a bouncing baby girl.  Mother and child are doing nicely, and Moses is a happy father.

 

75 years ago Dec. 27, 1934 (published in the Askov American Dec. 31, 2009) Wedding bells rang last night for an Askov-Sandstone couple, Erwin Krogh of Askov and Miss Ruth Moe of Sandstone went to the altar to become man and wife.

 

75 years ago Dec. 27, 1934 (published in the Askov American Dec. 31, 2009) Kenneth Bergseth celebrated his 8th birthday Saturday by entertaining several of his boy friends at a party.  Games were played and Mrs. Bergseth served lunch.

 

75 years ago Dec. 27, 1934 (published in the Askov American Dec. 31, 2009) Mrs. Henry VanGuilder of Nickerson died at her home after a three-day illness following a cerebral hemorrhage.  Her husband, five daughters and six sons survive her.

 

50 years ago Dec. 31, 1959 (published in the Askov American Dec. 31, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Degerstrom announce the engagement of their daughter, Lois, to Mr. Leon Nedegaard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emery Nedegaard.  Miss Degerstrom is a senior in the St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in Duluth, and Mr. Nedegaard is attending the University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN.

50 years ago Dec. 31, 1959 (published in the Askov American Dec. 31, 2009) Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Koecher and family were supper guests at the Edwin Koecher home in honor of James’ first birthday.  In the evening, Mrs. Hilding Magnuson and Beverly helped him celebrate.

 

25 years ago Dec. 27, 1984 (published in the Askov American Dec. 31, 2009) Word was received by relatives of the death of Signa Lewison Dec. 21 at Bell Flower, California, where she had been living at a retirement center.

 

25 years ago Dec. 27, 1984 (published in the Askov American Dec. 31, 2009) Christ Larsen celebrated his 102nd birthday Saturday at the Sandstone nursing home.  Many friends gathered to have coffee, ice cream and birthday cake with him.

 

10 years ago Dec. 30, 1999 (published in the Askov American Dec. 31, 2009) Deepest sympathy is extended to Gerry Knapp and family in the loss of their dear wife, mother and grandmother, Judy.  Her funeral was held Monday, Dec. 27, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church with Rev. Phill Swennson and Rev. Al Valerius officiating.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 7, 2010) Miss Julia Dosey and J.A. Peterson were united in marriage New Years day, Jan. 1, 1935.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 7, 2010) Miss Ruth Moe, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Peter Moe of  Sandstone and Erwin Krogh, son of Mrs. Chris Krogh of Askov were married at the home of the bride’s parents on  Wed. Dec. 26th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 7, 2010) Miss Mary J. Borchers, resident of Pine City since 1881, passed away at her home here Dec. 29.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 7, 2010) Mrs. Henry McClellan of Brook Park passed away on Wed. of last week, Dec. 26th.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 7, 2010) Final rites for John Raymond Kynel, 64, a Pine City barber for the past 34 years, were held at the Immaculate Conception Catholic church with Rev. Daniel McEnery officiating.  Kynel died suddenly from a heart attack.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 7, 2010) Sunday forenoon word was passed around town that Miss Alice Stephan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. F. Stephan, who lives in the southern part of the village had passed away.

 

75 years ago Jan. 3, 1935 (published in the Askov American Jan. 7, 2010) Death visited the home of Henry Van Guilder Christmas Eve at 9 o’clock and took Mrs. Julia Ann Van Guilder at the age of 65 years after an illness of only three days following a cerebral hemorrhage.

 

50 years ago Jan. 7, 1960 (published in the Askov American Jan. 7, 2010) Miss Lillian Whelan of Superior, Wisconsin, well known in the north Pine County area, died Tuesday of last week of a heart attack.  She was the sister of Mrs. Margaret Sullivlan of Bruno and Mrs. Nell Sexton of Willow River.  Miss Whelan taught at Bruno, Rutledge, Duluth and Superior.

 

50 years ago Jan. 7, 1960 (published in the Askov American Jan. 7, 2010) Alton Lee Wait, a resident of the Oak Lake area for over half a century, passed away Tuesday morning at the Pine County Memorial hospital in Sandstone.

 

10 years ago Jan. 6, 2000 (published in the Askov American Jan. 7, 2010) Vagn Duus, who was the first baby born in Askov, passed away Dec. 31, 1999, in Solvang, California.  He was the son of K. H. Duus who was one of Askov’s founders.

 

75 years ago Jan 10, 1935 (published in the Askov American Jan 14, 2010) The 50th milestone in the married life of a respected Askov couple was observed Sunday when Mr. and Mrs. Niels Olesen were feted by a host of friends during the afternoon and evening.

 

75 years ago Jan. 10, 1935 (published in the Askov American Jan. 14, 2010) Windemere lost two of its old pioneers the past week when Swan Olson and Mrs. John Lyden passed away.

 

10 years ago Jan. 13, 2000 (published in the Askov American Jan. 14, 2010) Our sympathy to the family of Toful Kosloski whose funeral was Jan 8 at Faith Lutheran Church.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan 14, 2010) Birth announcements were Jan 7, Mr. and Mrs. James Bender, Pine City, a girl. Jan 8, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Najmon, Pine City, a girl.  Jan 9, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lewellen Jr. Beroun, a boy.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 14, 2010) Johanna Maria Anderson was born Oct. 7, 1873, in Hellfors, Verke, Sweden.  Her sudden death Thursday evening Jan. 3 came as a real shock to her many friends.

 

75 years ago Jan. 17, 1935 (published in the Askov American Jan. 21, 2010) An infant son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Eskel Anderson Jan. 9th.

 

75 years ago Jan. 17, 1935 (published in the Askov American Jan. 21, 2010)  Joseph Betker, pioneer farmer of Sturgeon Lake Township, died from pneumonia.  He is survived by seven children.

 

75 years ago Jan. 17, 1935 (published in the Askov American Jan. 21, 2010) A heart attack was fatal to Joseph Dupre of Finlayson.  He had been ill three days.  His wife and seven children survive.

 

25 years ago Jan. 17, 1985 (published in the Askov American Jan. 21, 2010) Galen and Cindy Beck are the proud parents of Jeffrey Ernest, the first baby of 1985 born at Mercy Hospital, Moose Lake.

 

25 years ago Jan. 17, 1985 (published in the Askov American Jan 21, 2010) Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Dale Storebo on the birth of a son.  Bet Jenny is a happy little sister.

 

25 years ago Jan. 17, 1985 (published in the Askov American Jan. 21, 2010) Colt Jeffrey Edin was born Jan. 13 to Clara and Jeff Edin of Nebraska.

 

25 years ago Jan 17, 1985 (published in the Askov American Jan. 21, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Svardal attended the funeral of Ingolf Summerland, a life-time friend, at the Cloverdale Lutheran Church on  Saturday afternoon.

 

25 years ago Jan. 17 1985 (published in the Askov American Jan. 21, 2010) Congratulations to the newlyweds, Lynn Ellis and Daniel Dienn, who were married Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Trinity Lutheran Church.

 

10 years ago Jan. 20, 2000 (published in the Askov American Jan. 21, 2010) Sympathy is extended to the Lewie Sorensen family.  Lewie passed away Jan. 13 at the Mercy Health Care Center in Moose Lake following a long illness.  Inurnment will be held at a later date at the Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery in Askov.

 

10 years ago Jan 20, 2000 (published in the Askov American Jan 21, 2010) The community also extends sympathy to the family of Gary Nielsen, 58, of Forest Lake who died Jan. 13th.

 

10 years ago Jan. 20, 2000 (published in the Askov American Jan. 21, 2010) Chuck and Anne Leonard of Crystal are proud to announce the arrival of a baby daughter, Serena Kathryn, born Jan. 13, 2000.

 

75 years ago Jan. 24, 1935 (published in the Askov American Jan. 28, 2010) Saturday night, a number of friends sprang a surprise on Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Golden, the occasion being their 25th wedding anniversary.

 

75 years ago Jan. 24, 1935 (published in the Askov American Jan. 28, 2010) Mrs. Alma Louise Dahlen of Windemere died after a week’s illness with uremia.

 

75 years ago Jan. 24, 1935 (published in the Askov American Jan. 28, 2010) Mrs. Joe A. Maser died at her farm home near Sandstone after complications from a recent operation set in and proved fatal.  She is survived by her husband and 11 children.

 

75 years ago Jan. 24, 1935 (published in the Askov American Jan. 28, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. C. Sebald celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, Jan. 8.

 

50 years ago Jan. 28, 1960 (published in the Askov American Jan. 28, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Carl Linge are the happy parents of an 8 lb. 4 oz son.  He will be known as Douglas Carl.

 

50 years ago Jan. 28, 1960 (published in the Askov American Jan. 28, 2010) A bridal shower was given at the Norman Bluemke home in honor of Miss Aileen Bluemke Sunday.

 

50 years ago Jan. 28, 1960 (published in the Askov American Jan. 28, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tietz of Willow River announce the engagement of their daughter; Esther Mae, to Mr. Raymond R. Waletzko, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Waletzko.

 

25 years ago Jan. 24, 1985  (published in the Askov American Jan. 28, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Bob Johnsen and other family members helped Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Molloy celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary at their home in Finlayson on Sunday afternoon.

 

25 years ago Jan. 24, 1985  (published in the Askov American Jan. 28, 2010)Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jorgensen are the proud parents of a girl, Michelle JoAnne, born Saturday, Jan 19 (on her mother’s birthday) at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth.

 

10 years ago Jan. 27, 2000  (published in the Askov American Jan. 28, 2010) Congratulations are extended to Jerry and Lisa Funk, who live north of Askov, on the birth of Rebecca Ann.

 

10 years ago Jan. 27, 2000  (published in the Askov American Jan. 28, 2010) Sympathy is extended to the family of Henry Nielsen, whose funeral was held last Saturday from the Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

 

10 years ago Jan. 27, 2000  (published in the Askov American Jan. 28, 2010) Bob and Margie Dubois went to Proctor on Sunday to visit at the Marty and Sheila Dubois home and to get acquainted with their new granddaughter, Sophia Ann, who was born Jan. 21.  She has a big brother to welcome her into the family.

 

25 years ago 1985 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Jan. 28, 2010) Sherry and Nick Berchin of Pine City announce the birth of a daughter on Jan. 13.  Brittany Rose has one brother, Steve, and five sisters, Tracy, Kristi, Kara, Jolana and Tiffany, to welcome her home.

 

25 years ago 1985 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 28, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Steve Eck wish to announce the birth of their daughter, Amber Colleen on Jan. 8.  She has three sisters, Georgy, Jackie and LeAnn.

 

25 years ago 1985 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 28, 2010) Dan Witt, son of a rural Pine City couple, apparently was aboard the chartered Lockheed Electra turbo prop that crashed early Monday morning in  Reno, Nevada. Seventy persons are believed dead in the crash.  Dan Witt is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Witt, Brook Park.

 

25 years ago 1985 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 28, 2010) An 18 year old Hinckley man, Khris Quick, was killed Monday Jan. 21, while driving his snowmobile on the Grindstone River.  The Sheriff’s Office reported Quick struck a tree on an island in the river.  He was pronounced dead at the scene by Pine County Coroner, Dr. Ralph Mach.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 28, 2010) The community was grieved to hear of the death of little Teddy Libra, the seven year old twin brother of Eddy, who died of pneumonia after a brief illness.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 28, 2010) A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Basta Jan. 15.

 

100 years ago 1910  (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 28, 2010) Martin Odenthal, who resided on a farm six miles west of this place on the Brunswick road, died at his home Monday afternoon at 4 o’clock after an illness of about 24 days, he having been till on the evening of Dec. 31.

 

100 years ago 1910  (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 28, 2010) Mrs. Barbara Sekl, who has resided with her son Charles on the east side of the N.P. railway, passed peacefully away Tuesday afternoon at 4:45 the cause of death being old age.

 

100 years ago 1910  (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 28, 2010) Cards were out announcing the marriage of Mr. Joseph France to Miss Kate Frank on Jan. 25 in Olivia.  The young couple were well known in this place.  After visiting for some time at Olivia and other places, they would make their home on the France farm two and a half miles northwest of this place.

 

50 years ago Feb. 4, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 4, 2010) Mrs. Elizabeth Cluett entertained a few friends and relatives in honor of Fern Adams’ fifth birthday.  The small guests were Marlene Matthes, Chucklie Ketchum, DeeAnn and Donnie Cluett.

                                             

50 years ago Feb. 4, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 4, 2010) Wedding vows were exchanged Saturday afternoon by Miss Audrey Mae Plaisted of Bruno and Mr. Maurice Espointour of Askov in the Church of Latter Day Saints in Golden Valley.

 

50 years ago Feb. 4, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 4, 2010) Two men who had done much towards the civic and cultural development of the Askov community in earlier days here were called to rest the past week.  The first was Adolf Jensen, who died at the age of 80 at the farm home of his son, Wagner Jensen.  The other was Martin Sorensen, 87, in failing health for some time, who passed away at the Lakeside Nursing Home in Pine City.

 

25 years ago Jan. 31, 1985 (published in the Askov American Feb. 4, 2010) Come and celebrate their 40th anniversary with Iver and Verna Parvey at an open house on Sunday, Feb. 10, at Peace Lutheran Church, Finlayson.

 

10 years ago Feb., 4, 2000 (published in the Askov American Feb. 4, 2010) Sympathy is extended to the family of Klara Nielsen, 86, who passed away Thursday, Jan. 27.  Her funeral was held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church on Monday, Jan. 31st.

 

10 years ago Feb., 4, 2000 (published in the Askov American Feb. 4, 2010) The entire community is once again shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Darreld Schreader of the Denham area on Monday morning, Jan. 31st.

 

10 years ago Feb., 4, 2000 (published in the Askov American Feb. 4, 2010) Last Saturday more than 100 friends and family of Tom Zipoy gathered at the Faith Church to help Tom celebrate his 90th birthday.  The party, hosted by his nieces and nephews, was indeed a very special happy day for Tom.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 4, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Joseph France were feted Sunday, Jan. 24 by friends and relatives at their home at an open house in honor of their golden wedding anniversary.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 4, 2010) Miss Dorothy Kruse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kruse, formerly of Pine City, and Albert C. Clark, son of E. A. Clark of LeRoy, MN were united in marriage at the parsonage last Saturday evening at 8:15.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 4, 2010) Funeral services for Albert E. Yanke will be held this Thursday afternoon from the Zion Lutheran Church.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 4, 2010) Mrs. Hans Wieck, one of Pine City’s oldest residents, passed away Friday, Jan. 25th.

 

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 4, 2010)A baby girl came to brighten the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilcox.  And, the stork also visited at the home of J. E. Caroon on Jan. 9th and left a fine baby boy.

 

75 years ago Feb. 7, 1935 (published in the Askov American Feb. 11, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Street are the proud parents of a girl,  Beverly Ann, born Jan. 31, at the Moose Lake Community Hospital.

 

50 years ago Feb. 11, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 11, 2010) One of Askov’s oldest citizens, both in age and point of residence here, was called to rest Tuesday in the passing of Mrs. Jorgen Jensen, 88, at the Lakeside Nursing Home in Pine City.

 

50 years ago Feb. 11, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 11, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Roy H. Auld of Sturgeon Lake will be honored on their silver wedding anniversary at Faith Lutheran Church Sunday.

 

50 years ago Feb. 11, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 11, 2010) Barbara, Eric and Ann Edin visited at the Orien MacDonald home Sunday afternoon to help Cynthia MacDonald celebrate her second birthday.

 

50 years ago Feb. 11, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 11, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Frands Jensen announce the arrival of a son born Thursday at the Pine County Memorial Hospital.

 

50 years ago Feb. 11, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 11, 2010) Wedding vows were exchanged Saturday afternoon by Miss Audrey Mae Plaisted of  Bruno and Maurice Espointour of Askov in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Golden Valley.

 

50 years ago Feb. 11, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 11, 2010) The William Koecher and Wayne Meyer families helped Grandpa Koecher celebrate his 86th birthday at a supper at the Lyman Meyer home.

 

25 years ago Feb. 7, 1985 (published in the Askov American Feb. 11, 2010) Sincere sympathy is extended to Marvin and Evelyn Koecher, their sons, Dan, Bruce, Jerry, and Kevin and their daughter Karen in the loss of their son and brother Wayne Koecher who was killed in a car accident on Friday evening from all of us in the Duquette community.

 

25 years ago Feb. 7, 1985 (published in the Askov American Feb. 11, 2010) Sharen Petersen, daughter of Gene and Joyce Petersen of Askov and Lee Johnsen, son of Earl and Karen Johnsen of Askov, were united in marriage on Jan. 19, 1985, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Askov.

 

10 years ago Feb. 10, 2000 (published in the Askov American Feb. 11, 2010) The community extends its sympathy to the family of Klara Nielsen, who passed away Jan. 27th.

 

10 years ago Feb. 10, 2000 (published in the Askov American Feb. 11, 2010) Alice Bagge’s sister, Roseanne Bush, 84, of Duluth, passed away Monday  night.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 11, 2010) Rose Vacinek Lauer and Joel Swanson were united in marriage at the parsonage last Saturday in a 1:30 p.m. ceremony performed by Rev. Steging of Zion Lutheran Church.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 11, 2010) Funeral services for Albert E. Yanke were held at the Zion Lutheran church by Rev. Steging last Thursday afternoon.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 11, 2010) While working in St. Paul Miss Matilda Kunesh was burned to death Monday night.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 11, 2010) On Monday afternoon at the home of the bride, about two and a half miles northwest of this palce, Miss Mary france and John Roubinek were joined in the holy bonds of matrimony, Rev. J. A. Paddock of the Presbyterian church tying the nuptial knot.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 11, 2010) Married at the Wieck residence by Rev. O. W. Fisher, Saturday forenoon at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 5th Miss Anna Boesch and Mr. Carl Leuth, both from Rush Lake.

 

50 years ago Feb. 18, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 18, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Nelson of Moorhead are the proud and happy parents of twins, a boy and a girl, born Friday.  The girl weighing 5 pounds, 1 ounce, has been named Laurie Jean, and the boy, 4 pounds, 11 ounces, will be known as Lee Edward.  The babies are in an incubator at this writing.

 

50 years ago Feb. 18, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 18, 2010) Mrs. Harvey Anderson and Donald were in St. Paul Saturday to attend the wedding of the former’s niece, Miss Joyce Stephan, to Mr. George Zengel of St. Paul. 

 

50 years ago Feb. 18, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 18, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Clarey Jensen were in Cloquet Sunday to visit at the James Schmidt home and to see Debra Kay, born recently to Mr. and Mrs. Schmidt.

 

Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Prachar are the proud parents of a 9 lb. son born last week.  He will be known as Randall.

 

50 years ago Feb. 18, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 18, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Frank Okronglis of Sturgeon Lake will be honored Sunday on their 40th wedding anniversary.

 

25 years ago Feb. 14, 1985  (published in the Askov American Feb. 18, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Trygve Koland returned home Tuesday from Stephen after attending the funeral of Verna’s mother, Mrs. Marie Benson.

 

25 years ago Feb. 14, 1985  (published in the Askov American Feb. 18, 2010) Pat and Annelle Galvin were in Minneapolis Sunday to attend a personal shower for their daughter, terri, given at the Annette Brandes home.

 

25 years ago Feb. 14, 1985  (published in the Askov American Feb. 18, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Delaney are very happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Wendy Kay to Richard Edwin Meyer Jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard “Dick” Meyer of Lindstrom.

 

25 years ago Feb. 14, 1985  (published in the Askov American Feb. 18, 2010) Tony Krogstad, Doris DeWitt, Curt and Mary Meier and Russ Krogstad, Heather and Roland Palmer were Sunday afternoon guests at the Clifton Krogstad home to help Wilma celebrate her birthday.

 

10 years ago Feb. 17, 2000  (published in the Askov American Feb. 18, 2010) Roger and Cynthia Jensen of Askov and George and Marie Watrin of Sandstone announce the engagement of their children, Shanna Lynn and Matthew John.  The wedding is being planned for Oct. 14, 2000.

 

10 years ago Feb. 17, 2000  (published in the Askov American Feb. 18, 2010) Brad and Kris McCulloch are proud to announce the arrival of a baby boy, Jacob Fredrick.

 

10 years ago Feb. 17, 2000  (published in the Askov American Feb. 18, 2010) Rod Hansen called on Tuesday afternoon to report that June Kilstofte Kent, former Askov resident now living in San Antonio, died that morning in Houston.

 

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 18, 2010) A tragic gun accident took the life of Thomas Gillespie, 12 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. (Ike) Gillespie of Pine City.  The boy accidently shot himself while cleaning the gun, a .22 caliber rifle.  The bullet struck him in the heart and is believed to have caused instant death.  Tommy had attended a church meeting in the afternoon with his mother and sisters and had returned home ahead of the family.  He was alone at the time of the accident and his body was found by his sister, Mary, when the family returned home.  His father, an auto dealer, was in Chicago on business.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 18, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. John Roubinek of Minneapolis were honored on their golden wedding anniversary at the Edward Roubinek home in Pine City.  Dinner was served to 25 guests which included brothers and a sister of the honored couple and the attendants of 50 years ago, Mrs. Helen Brotanek and Joe Holetz.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 18, 2010) Frank J. Cassidy, prominent Hinckley café owner died at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 18, 2010) A surprise party was held on Mr. and Mrs. John Ballata Saturday evening to celebrate their silver wedding anniversary.

 

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 18, 2010) Born on Sunday last to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Behrendt, a son.  The mother and child are doing well and Fred is a happy father.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 18, 2010) A surprise was given Arlow Nichols at his home by a number of his friends, it being his 20th birthday.  The evening was spent playing games after which a fine lunch was served.  Girls were scarce around, as two fellows had to take one girl home.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 18, 2010) Miss Bessie Pulkrabek entertained friends at her home in honor of her 16th birthday.

 

50 years ago 1969 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 25, 2010) Open house in honor of the 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Skalicky will be held at the Beroun Tap and Café on March 6.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 25, 2010) Miss Dorothy Dempsey became the bride of  Tom Deebach at a marriage ceremony performed by Father Rieger in the Catholic parsonage at Hinckley last Thursday morning, Feb. 14th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 25, 2010) B. J. Johnson, resident of Royalton for the past 54 years passed away Feb. 18th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 25, 2010) Miss Katherine Smetana and Kenneth Von Busch were united in marriage at a quiet wedding performed by Rev. Hughes, Congregational minister, at his home at Sandstone last Monday afternoon Feb. 18th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 25, 2010) Miss Mildred J. Anderson and Bernard Wood were united in marriage last Saturday evening in a quiet ceremony performed by Rev. D. W. Thompson, Presbyterian pastor, in the manse.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb 25, 2010) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ausmus on Feb. 22 a 10 lb daughter.  The mother and child are doing nicely and Fred is happy.

 

75 years ago Feb. 21, 1935 (published in the Askov American Feb. 25, 2010) A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Swanson Wednesday morning.

 

75 years ago Feb. 21, 1935 (published in the Askov American Feb. 25, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. John Nelson of east Bruno are the happy parents of a boy born February 11 at Barron, Wisconsin, where Mrs. Nelson is staying at present.

 

50 years ago Feb. 25, 1960 (published in the Askov American Feb. 25, 2010) Mrs. Alfred Holm, a resident of the Sand Creek-Danforth area since 1912, passed away at her home there Saturday at the age of 67.  Beda Nyberg was born in Mora on July 12, 1892, and on November 24, 1912, she was united in marriage at Ogilvie to Alfred Holm.  They have made their home in this area since that time.

 

10 years ago Feb. 24, 2000 (published in the Askov American Feb. 25, 2010) Gene & Joyce Petersen and Sharen Johnsen attend the funeral of Minnie Frase last Thursday afternoon at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Sandstone.

 

25 years ago 1985 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 4, 2010) Pioneer publisher Dennis Winskowski and his wife Carol welcomed a new addition to their family, Baby boy Luke was pictured in a congratulations greeting from the staff.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 4, 2010) An open house in honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Hallstrom of Brook Park will be held on March 6, at the Quamba Baptist church.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 4, 2010) Curtis M. Johnson, the man who became nationally famous as “a big town merchant in a small community” because of his merchandising methods while operating a hardware business at Rush City, died at University hospital Friday afternoon.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 4, 2010) Mrs. John Novak passed away at her home in Pokegama town on Feb. 22.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 4, 2010) Bengt John Johnson was born in Rysby Parish, Smoland, Sweden on the 24th day of August 1856 and passed away at his home at West Rock on February 25th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 4, 2010) George N. Hanson, resident of Pine City for the past eleven months passed away at his home here Feb. 25.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 4, 2010) A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kubat on Feb. 15th.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 4, 2010) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jay Netzer Thursday afternoon, Feb. 24 a 12 pound boy.  The mother and child are doing nicely and Jay is a happy father.

 

75 years ago Feb. 28, 1935 (published in the Askov American March 4, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Art Lilljedahl are the proud parents of a son born Monday, Feb. 25th.

 

75 years ago Feb. 28, 1935 (published in the Askov American March 4, 2010) Mr. Peter Serritslev and Miss Esther Abrahamsen of Askov were married.  The couple will make their home on the bride’s mother’s farm, which the groom ahs been operating the past few years.

 

50 years ago March 3, 1960 (published in the Askov American March 4, 2010) Ruth Ball received word that she has another grandchild, a 6 pound daughter born Feb. 14 to Capt. And Mrs. George Ball at Victorville, California.  The little miss has been named Sandra Dee.

 

50 years ago March 3, 1960 (published in the Askov American March 4, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Enar Edin announce the birth of a son, Scott Edwin, born Feb. 16 at the Pine County Memorial Hospital.

 

50 years ago March 3, 1960 (published in the Askov American March 4, 2010) A pretty wedding took place Saturday in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Willow River when Miss Esther  Tietz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Tietz, became the bride of  Mr. Raymond Waletzko, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Waletzko, also of that community.

 

25 years ago Feb. 28, 1985 (published in the Askov American March 4, 2010) A birthday dance for Leonard, Leona and Leonilla Katchmark will be held at the Corral Bar in Willow River for their 45 birthday.  Music will be by Granda’s Orchestera.  Come out and wish the triplets a happy birthday.

 

25 years ago Feb. 28, 1985 (published in the Askov American March 4, 2010) Brian and Debra Petersen of Coon Rapids are happy to announce the birth of a daughter, Anna Lise, born Tuesday, Feb. 26th.

 

10 years ago March 2, 2000 (published in the Askov American March 4, 2010) Mag Sebald attended the visitation for Hattie Skinner, 86, in Hinckley last Tuesday evening.

 

75 years ago March 7, 1935 (published in the Askov American March 11, 2010) Albert J. Warren, one of Kerrick’s oldest settlers, died at his home there.  He is survived by his wife, a daughter and other relatives

 

75 years ago March 7, 1935 (published in the Askov American March 11, 2010) Mrs. Ben Sangrene of Willow River died from septicemia.  Survivors include her husband, two children and her father.

 

50 years ago March 11, 1960 (published in the Askov American March 11, 2010) Relatives and friends called at the Martin Johnson home Tuesday to enjoy a cup of coffee and to extend greetings to Mr. Johnson, the occasion being his 88th birthday anniversary.

 

25 years ago March 7, 1985 (published in the Askov American March 11, 2010) Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. John Zebrasky Jr. on the birth of a girl March 1.  She has been named Katri Ruth.

 

25 years ago March 7, 1985 (published in the Askov American March 11, 2010) Sincere sympathy to the family of  Edwin Hedberg in his passing away.  His funeral was held at Oak Lake Church on March 6.

 

25 years ago March 7, 1985 (published in the Askov American March 11, 2010) Victoria Petersen celebrated her 91st birthday Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the home of Delpha Christensen.  Local relatives and friends called and also Erma Lawson of Robbinsale.

 

10 years ago March 10, 2000 (published in the Askov American March 11, 2010) Sympathy is extended to the family of Kelly Nelson, 39, who passed away Thursday after a lingering illness.  She is survived by her husband, Farrell, and three children.

 

10 years ago March 10, 2000 (published in the Askov American March 11, 2010) Art and Delpha Christensen received word Friday that they had become great grandparents.  A son, Connor, was born to Larry and Jodi Backes of Libertyville, Illinois.  Jim and Bonny Christensen of Granville, Ohio, are the grandparents.

 

25 years ago 1985 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, March 11, 2010) Pioneer publisher Dennis Winskowski and his wife Carol are the parents of a beautiful three-month old adopted son that they have named Matthew.  Their three year old adopted son Luke was thrilled to have a baby brother and the Winskowskis were ecstatic when they received the call that the baby was coming.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 11, 2010) Births: Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Pavelka, Pine City, a girl on March 3 and on March 6, a girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Madison, Pine City.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 11, 2010) Mrs. Emilie Josewsky, resident of Royalton, passed away at her home last Friday, March 1st.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 11, 2010) George Nichols Hanson was born in Bornholm, Denmark on Jan. 13, 1874, and passed away at his home in Pine City on Monday, Feb. 25th.

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 18, 2010) Severin Wanous, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Wanous of Chengwatana, and Miss Josephine  Stransky, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Stransky of Owatonna, were united in marriage by Judge Robert Wilcox at Pine City Tuesday morning, March 5.

 

75 years ago March 14, 1935 (published in the Askov American March 18, 2010) Mrs. Jennie Sandwick died at her home in Sandstone.  She leaves three brothers to mourn her passing.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 25, 2010) Born to Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Wiley on Sunday, March 20, a daughter.  The mother and child are doing nicely and Fred is now the happy father of two daughters.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 25, 2010) Married yesterday afternoon at four o’clock by Rev. J. A. Paddock, Miss Clara Gustafson to Mr. Carl Larson.  The young couple are well know in this place.

 

25 years ago 1985 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 25, 2010) A Rock Creek boy was presumed drowned Sunday, March 17, after falling into Rock Creek while playing with two other boys.  Carl Wiedeman, son of Tom and Linda Wiedeman of Rock Creek was playing with friends on a mound of hard packed snow along the creek bank when a part of the snow bank broke off, spilling him into the creek.  The accident occurred just east of Highway 61 in the city of Rock Creek where a bridge crosses the creek.  It was reported to the sheriff’s office at 8 p.m.  The Pine County Deputies, the Pine City Fire Department and ambulance crews rushed to the scene.  Tom Schrade and state trooper Tom Cieluch, wearing diver’s gear, attempted to locate the boy but were unsuccessful.  A swift current and the murky condition of the water they said hampered the search.  The search continued the next day. 

 

75 years ago March 21, 1935 (published in the Askov American March 25, 2010) Mrs. Susan Smith of Bruno died.  Funeral services were held from the Presbyterian church there and also in Rockton, Illinois, where burial was made beside the body of her husband.  She is survived by her son, Roland.

 

75 years ago March 21, 1935 (published in the Askov American March 25, 2010) Miss Celia Korpi of Finlayson and Mr. Grant Hildebrandt of Beroun were married at Finlayson.  Mr. Hildebrandt is depot station agent at Beroun and the couple will make their home there.

 

75 years ago March 21, 1935 (published in the Askov American March 25, 2010) Edward Buggie, pioneer resident of Finlayson, died after being seriously ill with intestinal flu and complications.  His wife and seven children survive him.

 

50 years ago March 24, 1960 (published in the Askov American March 25, 2010) A pioneer resident of the Askov-Bruno area was called to rest Friday in the passing of Mrs. Fredolin Martinek of Bruno.  She had been ill for five years and was 64 years of age.

 

50 years ago March 24, 1960 (published in the Askov American March 25, 2010) Congratulations are extended by friends to Mr. and Mrs. Tony Schweiger on the birth of a daughter March 9.  She will be named Cindy Sue.

 

50 years ago March 24, 1960 (published in the Askov American March 25, 2010) Mrs. Dwayne Johnson and Mrs. Carrie Abrahamsen accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Fred Peterson and Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Abrahamsen of  Sandstone to Stillwater last Thursday to attend the wedding of Miss Doris Jean Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Johnson, to Mr. Larry See, also of Stillwater, the ceremony taking place in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Bayport.

 

10 years ago March 23, 2000 (published in the Askov American March 25, 2010) Larry and Barb Johnsen are proud to announce the arrival of their first grandchild, Brooke Elizabeth, who was born to Marcus and Rachel Roberts of Beaver Creek, Ohio.

 

 

75 years ago March 28, 1935 (published in the Askov American April 1, 2010) Wilbert Vork and Miss Iris Creighton, both of Sandstone, were married at the groom’s home there.

 

75 years ago March 28, 1935 (published in the Askov American April 1, 2010) Friends and neighbors gathered at the Askov DBS hall to help Mr. and Mrs. Jens J. Krogh celebrate their silver wedding anniversary.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 1, 2010) Mrs. J. S. Crom passed away at the home  of her son Edgar, at Henriette last Friday morning, March 22.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 1, 2010) Mrs. Curtis M. Johnson, former Rush City resident, passed away at her home in Minneapolis, March 23.

 

75 years ago April 4, 1935 (published in the Askov American April 8, 2010) Louis Erickson of Fond du Lac, formerly of Danforth Township, died.  Those who survive him are his widow, seven sons and three daughters.

 

75 years ago April 4, 1935 (published in the Askov American April 8, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. George Steen of Cloverdale observed their silver wedding anniversary at their farm home.

 

50 years ago April 7, 1960 (published in the Askov American April 8, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Viggo Petersen are happy to announce the arrival of their first grandchild, a son having been born to Mr. and Mrs. Gene Petersen of Puyallup, Washington.  He has been named Darren Eugene.

 

50 years ago April 7, 1960 (published in the Askov American April 8, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Olesen and daughters and Mrs. Fred Olesen were in Osseo Sunday afternoon to help Fred C. Olesen celebrate his 50th birthday.

 

25 years ago April 4, 1985 (published in the Askov American April 8, 2010) Word has been received of the passing of a former Askov-Bruno resident, John Degerman.  He passed away March 23 of a heart attck in his home in Lake Elsinore, California.  He is survived by his wife, Luella, and two sisters, Joanne Annis of South Gate, California, and Vi DeMaris of Duluth.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, April 8, 2010) Funeral services were held at Immaculate Conception Catholic church for Teresa Kathrine Hawley, 78.  Her husband Roderick, J. Hawley preceded her in death.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, April 8, 2010) John C. Prokosch and Miss Emma Hanson were united in  marriage last Saturday afternoon, March 30.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, April 8, 2010) A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Leoanrd Melsha at Los Angeles, CA March 24.  Leonard is the son of Mrs. C. F. Melsha, former owners of the Pine City Bottling Works.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 8, 2010) Frank Chalupnik entertained friends in honor of his fourteenth birthday Sunday evening.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 8, 2010) Last Friday  morning at about 2:30 a man by the name of Thos Murphy, while stealing a ride from Duluth to St. Paul on the through freight, met death by falling from the railroad bridge that crosses the Snake River at this place.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 8, 2010) A surprise party was rendered Mr. and Mrs. L. Lones at their home near the wagon bridge on Tuesday evening in honor of the twenty-fifth anniversary of their married life.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 15, 2010) Volney Tennis Kenna passed away at the home of his mother here last Thursday, April 4th.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 15, 2010) Joseph A. Chalupsky, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Chalupsky died at his home in Beroun Thursday, April 7th.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 15, 2010) Married on Tuesday, April 12, at the residence of the Judge of Probate, Miss Euphemia Nelson to Claus Johnson.  The contracting parties were supported by Miss Olive Nelson and Axel Hansen.

 

75 years ago April 11, 1935 (published in the Askov American April 15, 2010) Miss Matilda Peura of Finlayson and Mr. Oscar Palo of Hibbing were married at the bride’s home.  They will make their home on the groom’s farm near Hibbing.

 

75 years ago April 11, 1935 (published in the Askov American April 15, 2010) Mrs. C. T. Anderson of Windemere died.  She had been ill a week with a fractured hip.  She is survived by her husband, four daughters and one son.

 

50 years ago April 14, 1960 (published in the Askov American April 15, 2010) Funeral services for Rolllo Schoonmaker, Bremen Township were held yesterday in Moose Lake.  He married Dahra Horn in 1946.

 

50 years ago April 14, 1960 (published in the Askov American April 15, 2010) Axel Birkholm celebrated his 70th birthday Sunday when a large number of relatives and friends gathered at his home.

 

25 years ago April 13, 2000 (published in the Askov American April 15, 2010) Herber Thompson passed away on March 28 and his funeral was held from the Presbyterian church on Tuesday, April 2.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 22, 2010) Mrs. D’Qust, mother of W. D’Oust, passed away at her home in Duluth at the age of 87.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 22, 2010) Albert Novak, son of Mrs. Cecelia Novak, of Pine town passed away at the state hospital in Cambridge on April 20.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 22, 2010) Raymond J. Prochaska, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Prochaska of Beroun and Ruth Annderman, daughter of Mrs. Mary Davidson of Hinckley were united in marriage on Sunday, April 21.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine  City Pioneer April 22, 2010) Miss Alice Hanson became the bride of Joseph Smetana Jr. in a ceremony performed by Father O’Donahue at the Church of Immaculate Conception on Wednesday morning, April 24.

 

 

75 years ago April 28, 1935 (published in the Askov American April 22, 2010) Miss Karen Elkjer and Mr. Chris Molgaard, both of a Askov, were married in Pine City.  They will make their home on a farm near Askov.

 

 

75 years ago April 28, 1935 (published in the Askov American April 22, 2010) Mrs. Anna Kepler of  Rutledge died at St. Mary’s hospital in Duluth from appendicitis.  Survivors include her husband, six daughters and four sons.

 

50 years ago April 21, 1960 (published in the Askov American April 22, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. James Zalesky Jr. of  Sturgeon Lake announce the engagement of their daughter, RoseAnn, to Pfc Victor Doboszenski, son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Doboszenski of Willow River.  PFC Doboszenski is station with the armed forces in Stuttgart, Germany.  No date has been set for the wedding.

 

25 years ago April 18, 1985 (published in the Askov American April 22, 2010) A birthday party honoring William Degerstrom on his 79th birthday was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Loew Sunday afternoon.

 

25 years ago April 18, 1985 (published in the  Askov American April 22, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Carl Linge were in Lauens, Iowa, Saturday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Linge’s brother, Knkud Christensen, who died of a heart attack.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 29, 2010) Vincel J. Svoboda was found dead in the barn at his farm in Pokegama town yesterday morning.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 29, 2010) Dr. Wm. McLaughlin of Rush City passed away at St. Andrews hospital, Minneapolis, Tuesday, April 30th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 29, 2010) Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Aubrecht will be held from the home in Pokegama town this Thursday morning.

 

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 29, 2010) Miss Mary Katherine Smetana and Louis Lawrence Roubinek were united in marriage last Tuesday evening, April 30th.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 29, 2010) The death of young Albert Novak was announced.  He suffered with paralysis and rheumatism, which went to his heart.  He was an industrious and hardworking 18 year old who left his parents and several brothers to mourn his departure.

 

75 years ago April 25, 1935 (published in the Askov American April 29, 2010) Mrs. G. E. Hendricks of Danforth died of cancer.  She is survived by her husband, four sons and two daughters.

 

75 years ago April 25, 1935 (published in the Askov American April 29, 2010) Mrs. Carl H. Gluesing of Willow River died at the University Hospital in Minneapolis where she had undergone an operation.  Death was due to a pulmonary embolism.  Her husband preceded her in death two months ago.  Survivors include seven children.

 

50 years ago April 28, 1960 (published in the Askov American April 29, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Chris Molgaard celebrated their silver wedding anniversary Sunday when a large number of relatives, friends and neighbors called at their home to extend congratulations.

 

50 years ago April 28, 1960 (published in the Askov American April 29, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dietz of Minneapolis are the happy parents of a son, Douglas Michael, born Sunday in St. Mary’s Hospital

50 years ago May 5, 1960 (published in the Askov American May 6, 2010) Wedding announcements have been received that Miss Rosalie Ward was married in Denver, Colorado, to James Clapper of that city April 27.

 

25 years ago May 2, 1985 (published in the Askov American May 6, 2010) Mrs. Yvonne Thompson, Jackie Johnson, Pat and Jean Wood, Eva Marcus and Glen Novak attended the burial of Heber Thompson on April 24.

 

25 years ago May 2, 1985 (published in the Askov American May 6, 2010) Mettie Petersen celebrated her 85th birthday Tuesday of last week of the Clarence Jessen home. 

 

25 years ago May 2, 1985 (published in the Askov American May 6, 2010) Family members gathered at the Bill Rote home Sunday to help Leone Rote celebrate her 91st birthday and retirement party for Harriet Marks of St. Paul.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 6, 2010) John William Olson, resident of the West Rock community for nearly 50 years, passed away at his home there on Wednesday of last week, May 1.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 6, 2010) Miss Bertha A. Stumne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Iver Stumne of Pokegama, and Amos R. Peterson of Waterville, were united in marriage last Thursday, May 2.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 6, 2010) Following is a lst of graduates from Pine City high school for the year 1935: John Anderson, Samuel Burton, Margaret Clyne, Frank Gillespie, Carl Glasow, Mildred Hegstrom, Betty Hunt, Jack Ingram, Elaine Johnson, Harriet Johnson, Leona Johnson, Marguerite Johnson, Marlone Johnson, Ardoth Karas, Mary Kubat, Ray McClellan, Muriel Milliren, Blanche Nelson, Earl Nelson, Sylvia Nelson, Helen Peters, Marie Plasek, Perry Roberts, William Sauser, Dorothy Schultz, Clarabel Schultz, Paul Stoffel, Irene Swanson, Richard TAmke, Florence Trollen, Rosalie Webber and Leonard Whiting.

 

100 years ago 1910 (Published in the Pine City Pioneer May 6, 2010) Dr. R. L. Wiseman received his automobile buggy direct from Indiana on Tuesday morning and during the day he could be seen at almost any time running it up and down the streets getting on to its working and learning to steer it around the corners.  The doctor has certainly got a fine buggy with a guaranteed speed of thirty miles an hour, but the doctor says if he can run it at half speed he will be satisfied, as that will be a great saving of time, as the very best of horses will not average over eight miles.

 

75 years ago May 9, 1935 (published in the Askov American May 13, 2010) John T. Larson of Sand Creek died.  He had been failing in health for the last seven years.  He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife and two children, two brothers and two sisters.

 

50 years ago May 12, 1960 (published in the Askov American May 13, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Verner Clausen are celebrating their silver wedding anniversary May 17 with an open house at their home.

 

25 years ago May 9, 1985 (published in the Askov American May 13, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Storebo announce the marriage of their daughter, Syliva, to Bruce Schweiger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Schweiger.

 

25 years ago May 9, 1985 (published in the Askov American May 13, 2010) Gerald and Myrle Papenfuss celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a party on Saturday, April 27 given by their children.

 

25 years ago May 9, 1985 (published in the Askov American May 13, 2010) Sympathy is extended to the family of Frank Mlaskoch who passed away on Saturday.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday at the Presbyterian Church in Willow River.

 

 

25 years ago May 9, 1985 (published in the Askov American May 13, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Bill Loew Sr. were in Austin and Blooming Prairie from Friday until Sunday.  Friends and relatives came on Sunday to help Mrs. Bill Loew celebrate her 50th birthday.

 

50 years ago May 19, 1960 (published in the Askov American May 20, 2010) A large number of relatives and friends gathered at the Verner Clausen home south of the village Tuesday afternoon and evening to help Mr. and Mrs. Clausen celebrate their silver wedding anniversary. 

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 20, 2010) Wm. F. McKusick and Miss Eleanor M. Kron were united in marriage at the ST. Anthony parish house in Minneapolis last Saturday, May 18th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 20, 2010) Miss Gladys Howell, daughter of Mrs. Joseph Foley of Hinckley, and Mr. Leonard Quidding, both of Henriette, were quietly married Monday morning, April 13th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 20, 2010) Miss Ida Kraetzner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Kraetzner of Finlayson, and Claude Kadous of Pine City, were united in marriage last Monday, May 20th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 20, 2010) Miss Rosella MacAdam and William Novy were united in marriage at Coleraine on Saturday, May 11.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 20, 2010) Funeral services for Carl G. Olson were conducted by Rev. E. Bloomquist last Saturday.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 27, 2010) Mary Prokosch, daughter of Mrs. Margaret Prokosch of Grasston, was married to Leonard Downing, eldest son of Richard Downing, Saturday evening, May 25.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 27, 2010) Tillie Panagerl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael R. Pangerl, was united in marriage to Val Skoag of Minneapolis.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 27, 2010) Funeral services for Israel Erickson were conducted by Rev. John L. Parish May 22nd.

 

75 years ago May 23, 1935 (published in the Askov American May 27, 2010) Miss Ida Louise Kraetzner of Finlayson became the bride of Claude Kadous of Pine City on  Saturday, May 18th.

 

75 years ago May 23, 1935 (published in the Askov American May 27, 2010) A wedding in the Danish Lutheran church in Askov united Miss Emily Jensen and Verner Clausen.

 

75 years ago May 23, 1935 (published in the Askov American May 27, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stepan Sr. are the proude parents of twin boys.  They have been named Robert and Richard.

 

50 years ago May 26, 1960 (published in the Askov American May 27, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Joe Furey are the happy parents of a boy who came to brighten their home May 17th.

10 years ago May 25, 2000 (published in the Askov American May 27, 2010) Congraulations to Lloyd and Carol Simonson who have recently celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary.

 

10 years ago May 25, 2000 (published in the Askov American May 27, 2010) Sympathy to the family of Phyllis Buck who passed away at the Pine Medical Center in Sandstone, having been a resident there since 1992.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 3, 2010) Funeral services were conducted last Tuesday afternoon, June 4, for Dolores Johnson of Grasston.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 3, 2010) Mrs. S. P. Lundin passed away at her home here last Monday evening.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 3, 2010) Miss Savella Reiser became the bride of Clarence Kryzer at a pretty wedding performed by Fr. Gallik, with requiem mass at St. Joseph’s church, Beroun, yesterday morning June 5.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 3, 2010) A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Monte DeForest on May 26th.

 

75 years ago May 30, 1935 (published in the Askov American June 3, 2010) A babay girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred G. Nielsen Thursday.

 

75 years ago May 30, 1935 (published in the Askov American June 3, 2010) A baby boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarey B. Jensen Saturday.

 

50 years ago June 2, 1960 (published in the Askov American June 3, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Ingemansen of Mora are the happy parents of a daughter Mary Kay, born Monday.

 

75 years ago June 6, 1935 (published in the Askov American June 10, 2010) Miss Phyllis Hogan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Hogan of Kerrick, became the bride of William Nyrud of Willow River.

 

75 years ago June 6, 1935 (published in the Askov American June 10, 2010) Mrs. John Walta of Willow River died at the family home.  She had diabetes and tuberculosis.  She is survived by her husband, three sons and four daughters.

 

75 years ago June 6, 1935 (published in the Askov American June 10, 2010) Mrs. B. F. Rowe of Dudquette was buried at Holyoke. She is survived by her husband and eight children.

 

50 years ago June 9, 1960 (published in the Askov American June 10, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Degerstrom of Askov announce the engagement of their daughter, Janet Kay, to Mr. Donavon Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs.  Charles Hanson of Bruno.  No date has been set for the wedding.

 

 

50 years ago June 9, 1960 (published in the Askov American June 10, 2010) A lovely garden wedding took place at the John Filtz home in Denham when Wilma Mae, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Filtz of  Denham, was united in holy wedlock to Mr. Russell E. Vetsch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Vetsch of Denham.

 

25 years ago June 6, 1985 (published in the Askov American June 10, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Bob Colsrud of Finlayson are the proud parents of a boy, Wesley, born June 1 at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake.  Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Krogstad of Askov are the maternal grandparents.

 

10 years ago June 8, 2000 (published in the Askov American June 10, 2010) Don and Venice Cluett invite you to join them in the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary at their home in Kerrick on July 1st.

 

10 years ago June 8, 2000 (published in the Askov American June 10, 2010) Minnesota May Bocheck passed away May 27 in St. Paul where she has resided for many years.  She was 96 ½ years old and will be remembered by students, friends and Presbyterian church family as she was an organist in the church and a school teacher for many, many years.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 10, 2010) Miss Lillian Van Reese, daughter of Mrs. A.  Van Reese of Rutledge, and Leo Anderson, son of Mrs. Mary Davidson of Hinckley, were united in marriage at Pine City last Monday morning, June 10.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 10, 2010) Frank Radly, resident of Pine City for the past 38 years passed away at the Pokegama sanatorium last Sunday.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 10, 2010) Miss Vera E. Smith and Russell F. LaTourelle were united in marriage on Wednesday of last week, June 5th.

 

75 years ago June 13, 1935 (published in the Askov American June 17, 2010) Miss Othelia Paulsen and Mr. Carl M. Hyldahl were married in California.  They will make their home in Askov.

 

75 years ago June 13, 1935 (published in the Askov American June 17, 2010) Mr. Edward F. Olson of Askov was married at Westfield, Iowa to Miss Julia Johnson.  They will make their home on the groom’s farm near Askov.

 

75 years ago June 13, 1935 (published in the Askov American June 17, 2010) A shower was given at the Chas. Purdy home Friday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Purdy who were married recently.

 

75 years ago June 13, 1935 (published in the Askov American June 17, 2010) A shower was given at the Art Wood home Thursday in honor of their daughter, Doris, who will be a bride in the near future.

 

50 years ago June 16, 1960 (published in the Askov American June 17, 2010) Saturday Ralph and Nora Johnsen and Oline Hermansen attended the wedding reception of Caroline (Jensen) Blum and William Steele in Cedar.  They were married June 1 in Christ Lutheran Church in Las Vegas.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 17, 2010) Tuesday afternoon, June 18, Miss Elsie Leona Hawkins became the bride of George William Roubinek at a pretty ceremony performed at the Presbyterian Church by Rev. D. A. Thompson.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 17, 2010) Miss Gladys Beavers and Albert Kubat Jr. were united in marriage Saturday, June 15th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 17, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Wilcox were hosts at a wedding dance at the Star Pavilion last week when friends learned of their marriage which took place on April 11 of this year.  The wedding ceremony was performed by Rev. Quartley at the Presbyterian manse in Rush City.  The bridal couple  were attended by Margaret V. Engler and Tony Holler.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 17, 2010) Mrs. Theresa Shila, resident of Royalton Town for the past 33 years, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Albert Seidel, Tuesday night.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 17, 2010) A very pretty wedding ceremony was held on the lawn at the pleasant farm home of J. S. Foster, of Rock Creek, when Miss Emma A. Wilkins and Volney E. Foster were joined in the holy bonds of matrimony by Rev. O. W. Fisher who used the beautiful ring service.

 

75 years ago, June 20, 1935 (published in the Askov American June 24, 2010) Miss Dorothy Fiske of Kerrick was married to Mr. James Stauffer of Jamestown, North Dakota, in the Grand Marais Congregational church.  They will make their home in Grand Marais where the groom is employed.

 

75 years ago June 20, 1935 (published in the Askov American June 24, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Sostak are the proud parents of a boy born to them Sunday.  Mother and baby are doing fine.

 

50 years ago June 23, 1960 (published in the Askov American June 24, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gustafson will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with open house at their home in Sandstone.

 

25 years ago June 20, 1985 (published in the Askov American June 24, 2010) There will be an open house on Saturday, June 22 for Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Meier in honor of their 25th wedding anniversary at their home in Bruno.  Hosted by their children.

 

25 years ago June 20, 1985 (published in the Askov American June 24, 2010) David and Cindy Heiller are happy to announce the birth of a daughter, Malika Lynette, born June 18 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth.

 

10 years ago June 22, 2000 (published in the Askov American June 24, 2010) A pretty wedding took place June 10 at the Vilstad Church in Bruno when Misi DeRugs and Paul Gangl exchanged vows with Pastor Phill Swenson performing the ceremony.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 24, 2010) A very pretty wedding was solemnized by Father O’Mahoney at the church of Immaculate Conception on Tuesday, June 25, at 9 o’clock, when Miss Bernadette Kraft, daughter of Mrs. Apollona Kraft, became the bride of Nicholas Wurm, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Wurm.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 24, 2010) Dr. Chas. Swenson, prominent physician and surgeon and civic leader of Braham, died at his home there on Saturday, June 22.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 24, 2010) Rev. W. K. Gray who was pastor of the M. E. Church in this place for the past year and eight months, and who left here two weeks ago today and was going by boat to Buffalo, NY passed away.  When reaching Port Arthur, Miss Fannie, his daughter, who accompanied him, called a physician who said he had pneumonia and advised him to get off the boat and rest for a few days.  He continued to fail and on Monday evening, June 13, he passed away.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 24, 2010) Wednesday afternoon Mr. Royal Hunt and Miss Agnes Stochl were joined in the holy bonds of wedlock by Rev. P. Knutson of Duluth.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 1, 2010) About 150 friends and relatives attended the 40th wedding anniversary open house held for Mr. and Mrs. Joe M. Pangerl at their home.  Hosts to the event were the children of the honored couple.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 1, 2010) Charles Louis Butler passed away at his home here last Saturday  night.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 1, 2010) John Joseph Novak, resident of Pokegama town for 32 years passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ernest Martin, in Pocahontas, AK, Wednesday of last week, June 26.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 1, 2010) Allie Klicker, son of August Klicker, of Pine City and Miss Evelyn Olson, daughter of Mrs. Christine Olson of Chippewa Falls, WI were united in marriage on Tuesday of alst week, June 25.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 1, 2010) Bernard T rollen and Miss Margaret Hoelschier were united in marriage in St. Paul last Saturday, June 29th.

 

75 years ago June 27, 1935 (published in the Askov American July 1, 2010) Gusten Paulson of Birch Creek died after being ill with pneumonia about a week.  He is survived by his wife, two daughters and five sons.

 

75 years ago June 27, 1935 (published in the Askov American July 1, 2010) A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hans G. Larsen last Thursday night.

 

50 years ago June 30, 1960 (published in the Askov American July 1, 2010) A bridal shower was held at the Fred Telker home Tuesday evening honoring Miss Norma Nelson who became the bride of John Hill Saturday.

 

50 years ago June 30, 1960 (published in the Askov American July 1, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Paul Carlson of Finlayson announce the engagement of their daughter, Marian, to Mr. Stanley Littlefield, son of Mr. and Mrs. Myron Littlefield of Range, Wisconsin.

 

25 years ago June 27, 1985 (published in the Askov American July 1, 2010) The engagement of Maureen Dolores, daughter of Elliott and Dolores Swenson, Bruno, to Bernard Wayne, son of Bernard and Clarice Loew, Askov, is announced.  The wedding will take place at Saint Patrick’s Church, Hinckley, on July 20.

 

75 years ago July 4, 1935 (published in the Askov American July 8, 2010) Mrs. Julius F. Slott Sr. pioneer resident of Askov, died after a second stroke of paralysis.  She is survived by six children.

 

75 years ago July 4, 1935 (published in the Askov American July 8, 2010) Miss Vera Ploeger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jake Ploeger of Sandstone, Mr. Carl Gustafson, also of Sandstone, were married in the Sandstone Bible church.  They will live in St. Paul.

 

75 years ago July 4, 1935 (published in the Askov American July 8, 2010) Erick Sippolla, a citizen of Sandstone for more than 40 years, died.  He is survived by his wife and two stepdaughters.

 

75 years ago July 4, 1935  (published in the Askov American July 8, 2010) A very pretty wedding was solemnized in the Willow River Presbyterian Church June 21 when vows were exchanged by Miss Doris Wood of Willow River and Milton Lehnert of LeCenter.

 

 

50 years ago July 7, 1960  (published in the Askov American July 8, 2010)Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Youngberg celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary at their home July 3.  The party was given by their five children.

 

50 years ago July 7, 1960  (published in the Askov American July 8, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Joel Doty of New Brighton announce the birth of a son to them last Thursday at the Fairaview Hospital in Minneapolis.  A sister and a brother join in welcoming the new member of the family. Who has been named Grant Allan.

 

25 years ago July 4, 1985  (published in the Askov American July 8, 2010) Joyce Tvedt and Clifford Tebbitt have announced their plans to marry on July 27 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Askov. 

 

10 years ago July 6, 2000   (published in the Askov American July 8, 2010) Marvin and Gladys Johnson, Bruno, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house Saturday, July 15, 2000, at the Askov Community Center.

 

10 years ago July 4, 2000  (published in the Askov American July 8, 2010) Les and Sandy Gutknecht of Askov announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Gutknecht to Dan Bennett, son of Mike and Nancy Bennett of Sandstone.  They will be married Sep. 30, 2000, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Sandstone.

 

10 years ago July 4, 2000  (published in the Askov American July 8, 2010) Sympathy to the family of Bette Ziegler who passed away from cancer on June 27 at her home.

 

10 years ago July 4, 2000  (published in the Askov American July 8, 2010) A very pretty wedding took place on  Saturday, June 24, at the Lakewood Evangelical Free Church in White Bear Lake.  Ryan Thomsen, son of Howard and Loretta Thomsen of Kerrick, and Leah Hoekwater, daughter of Dale and Sue Hoekwater, and Keith and Lynda Bart of Grand Rapids, Michigan were united in marriage.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 8, 2010) A very pretty wedding took place July 3 at 6 p.m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry R. Hobart when their daughter, Ruby Mae, was united in marriage to Earl M. Alcott.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 8, 2010) Miss Gertrude Kitchen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Kitchen of Pine City, and C. Severson were united in marriage in Minneapolis last Saturday.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 8, 2010) Word was received here that Mrs. Frank Svanda, who has been an inmate of the City hospital, St. Paul, for the past two months, during which time she has undergone three operations, had passed away.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 8, 2010) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Caspar Kruse Saturday last, a nine lb. son.  Mother and son are getting along nicely.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 8, 2010) Died at the home of her son, Ole, on his farm southwester of here, Grandma Soderbeck.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 15, 2010) Peter M. Haug, a resident of the Pine City community for the past 31 years passed away last Saturday, July 13th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 15, 2010) Mrs. Alois Hora, siste of Albert Kubat of Pine City passed away at her home at Owatonna last Friday, July 11th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 15, 2010)  John W. Duvall, resident of this community for the past 22 years, passed away at his home north of town last Tuesday, July 16th.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 15, 2010) Mrs. Alguire of Rock Creek died Tuesday at age of nearly ninety.

 

75 years ago July 11, 1935 (published in the Askov American July 15, 2010) Jens Andersen of  Askov died after a lingering illness.  The deceased and Hans Jorgensen had been partners for the last 30 years.

 

75 years ago July 11, 1935 (published in the Askov American July 15, 2010) Miss Vera Ploeger and Carl Gustafson of sandstone were united in marriage June 29 at the Sandstone Bible Church.  Little Violet Ploeger was the flower girl.

 

75 years ago July 11, 1935 (published in the Askov American July 15, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hyldahl, who were recently married in California, treated some of their many friends to a very nice dancing party in the D.B.S. hall.

 

75 years ago July 11, 1935 (published in the Askov American July 15, 2010) A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Archie Schmidt June 27th.

 

50 years ago July 14, 1960 (published in the Askov American July 15, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Jack Jacob are the proud parents of a 6 lb. 13 oz. daughter born Thursday.

 

50 years ago July 14, 1960 (published in the Askov American July 15, 2010) Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Magnuson who were married in St. Paul on Saturday.

 

10 years ago 2000 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 22, 2010) A 43 year old woman, Valorie Kay Lindelien, was found dead in her truck east of Beroun, the victim of a one vehicle accident.  She lived just east of the accident scene.  Deputies and ambulance personnel arrived at the scene and found the truck doors locked and smoke inside the vehicle.  A fire under the dash of the truck apparently started after it went in the ditch and caused the dash to melt and emit smoke in the closed cab.  An autopsy was performed on the victim and indicated she died of smoke inhalation.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 22, 2010) Funeral services for John W. Duvall were conducted last Thursday morning, July 18th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 22, 2010) Henry Stephan, last remaining Civil War veteran in the county, passed away at his home in Beroun Wednesday evening.

 

50 years ago July 22, 1960 (published in the Askov American July 22, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Klocke announce the birth of Glenn Gerald, born Friday morning at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth.  Both Mrs. Klocke and baby were to return home yesterday.

 

10 years ago July 20, 2000 (published in the Askov American July 22, 2010) Congratulations to Frands and Edith Jensen who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Saturday and Sunday.

 

75 years ago July 25, 1935 (published in the Askov American July 29, 2010) A bridal shower was given by friends in honor of Miss Corrine Sahlen at the sand Creek schoolhouse Friday evening.

 

50 years ago July 28, 1960  (published in the Askov American July 29, 2010) Wedding vows were spoken in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church Saturday when Miss Delorews Willialms of  Denham became the bride of August Behrman of Finlayson.

 

25 years ago July 25, 1985 (published in the Askov American July 29, 2010) Owen and Betty Petersen are happy over the arrival of a daughter, Crystal Ann, born in Mercy Hospital, Moose Lake, Monday, July 22.  Albert and Myra Petersen are the paternal grandparents.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 29, 2010) Mrs. John Kalb passed away at her home here yesterday morning.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 29, 2010) Daniel W. Scofield passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Allan Lindquist last Friday, July 26.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 29, 2010) William Albrecht, resident of this community since 1926 passed away at the Pokegama sanitorium last Sunday morning, July 28th.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 29, 2010) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Olson, Grand Forks, ND a fourteen pound boy.  Mrs. Olson was Miss Josephene Buselmeier.

 

75 years ago Aug. 1, 1935 (published in the Askov American Aug. 5, 2010) Mr. Victor Johnson of Kerrick took as his bride Miss Levina Thompson of Duluth at a ceremony performed in the First Norwegian Lutheran church in Duluth.

 

50 years ago Aug. 4, 1960  (published in the Askov American Aug. 5, 2010) The sight of a snake on her pantry shelf fatally shocked Mrs. Albert VanDerWerf of Sandstone.  Survivors are her husband, two sons, her mother and several sisters and brothers.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 5, 2010) A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Russell Martnson Jr. on July 27th.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 5, 2010) A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Lindstrom on August 1.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 5, 2010) An 8 ¾ lb. baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lindell on July 27th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 5, 2010) Roy L. Ward and Marie Thieman were united in marriage last Thursday, Aug. 1st.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 5, 2010) Frank Milliren and Dora DeChaney were married last Saturday, Aug. 3.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 5, 2010) Mrs. Vaclav Kryzer passed away at the home of her son, Christ Kryzer of Beroun Aug. 1st.

 

50 years ago Aug. 11, 1960 (published in the Askov American Aug. 12, 2010) A group of relatives and friends gathered at the John Sway home  Tuesday to help John celebrate his 80th birthday.

 

50 years ago Aug. 11, 1960 (published in the Askov American Aug. 12, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Krogstad announce the arrival of another son, Anthony Eugene, born Sunday in the Sandstone hospital.

 

50 years ago Aug. 11, 1960 (published in the Askov American Aug. 12, 2010) A sudden heart attack took the life of Frank Gottry, 677, Pine County coroner, and a veteran newspaperman.

 

25 years ago Aug. 8, 1985 (published in the Askov American Aug. 12, 2010) Sympathy to the family of Pearl Elizabeth Stead, 84, who passed away at the Sandstone Area Nursing Home in  Sandstone on August 2, 1985.

 

25 years ago Aug. 8, 1985 (published in the Askov American Aug. 12, 2010) Congratulations to Kevin and Judy Nelson on the birth of a daughter.

 

25 years ago Aug. 8, 1985 (published in the Askov American Aug. 12, 2010) The open house at Faith Lutheran was well attended Sunday in honor of Nellie Hillbrand’s 90th birthday.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 12, 2010) Michael Thelen, 21, Albany, was accidently killed last Thursday morning, Aug. 4, while engaged in construction work on a bridge job on new freeway 35 south of Hinckley. 

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 12, 2010) Hugh Alguire, resident of the Rock Creek community for the past 45 years, passed away at the University hospital early last Saturday morning.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 12, 2010) Charles Kurzhals was born in Saxon, Germany, Jan. 5, 1850 and passed away in Austin, Friday August 9th.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 19, 2010) The sudden and unexpected death of Mrs. Albert VanDerWerf of Sandstone, 28 years of age, was attributed to finding a garden snake wrapped around the milk bottle on the third shelf of her cupboard when she went to get some milk for her infant.  It was thought that her heart was weak and could not stand the strain of such a fright.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 19, 2010) Arthur V. Buck was born in Brighton, Iowa, July 29, 1875, being at the time of his death 60 years and 12 days of age.

 

75 years ago Aug. 15, 1935 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) A baby girl arrived Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sigurd Lunde.

 

75 years ago Aug. 15, 1935 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) William Richard Kolosky, 16, of the Sturgeon Lake area, died in the University Hospital from injuries received when he leaped from a freight train, which he had ridden from Willow River to Sturgeon Lake.

 

50 years ago Aug. 18, 1860 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence DeRungs are the proud parents of twin boys born Friday at the Pine County Memorial Hospital in Sandstone.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 26, 2010) Mrs. Henry Studt, former resident of Pine County, passed away at her home in Rush City on Aug. 22nd.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 26, 2010) Carl Schwarz, 87, passed away at the home of his son, Henry Schwarz, yesterday morning.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 26, 2010) a 6 ¼ lb. baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Haugen at the Swedish Hospital, Minneapolis, on Aug. 22nd.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 26, 2010) Kathryn Uana Nills Anderson was born June 26, 1888 in Will County, Wilmington, Illinois and passed away at her home near Rush City, Aug. 5.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 26, 2010) Friday evening at ten o’clock, Adolph Olson, a young man of 34 years of age, died at the home of his parents who reside at West Rock.

 

75 years ago Aug. 22, 1935 (published in the Askov American Aug. 26, 2010) Relatives joined in tendering Mr. and Mrs. Rasmus Petersen a dinner at the home of his brother Svend, Sunday.  The occasion was Mr. and Mrs. Petersen’s silver wedding.

 

75 years ago Aug. 22, 1935 (published in the Askov American Aug. 26, 2010) Miss Marie Johnson of Sandstone and Mr. Evart Goranson of Sturgeon Lake were married at the home of the bride’s grandmother in sandstone.  The couple will make their home in St. Paul.

 

25 years ago Aug. 22, 1985 (published in the Askov American Aug. 26, 2010) Marueen Swenson, daughter of Elliott and Delores Swenson of Bruno and Bernard Loew, son of  Bernard and Clarice Loew of Askov were united in marriage on July 20 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Hinckley.

 

10 years ago Aug. 24, 2000 (published in the Askov American Aug. 26, 2010) A Victorian garden bridal shower was held at Les and Sandy Gutknecht’s on Saturday for Katherine Gutknecht.  The shower was given by her aunt Pat.  The bride to be received many useful and beautiful gifts.  Some wore Victorian style clothing, hats and gloves and all.

 

25 years ago 1985 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 2, 2010) Gerald Kelling 44, of Rt. 1 Grasston, died in a farm machinery accident at his home.  He was killed instantly when a tine on a chopper box blade struck him in the back of the head.  Pine County deputies said the victim apparently had trouble with the machine and looked too far into the box while the blades were turning.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 2, 2010) A rural Brook Park boy was killed Tuesday afternoon while riding his bicycle on Highway 23, about five miles east of Mora.  The victim, Dennis Lillienthal, 9, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Lillienthal.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 2, 2010) Funeral services for Carl Schwarz were conducted by Rev. Carl Steging from the Zion Lutheran Church last Friday afternoon.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 2, 2010) Miss Olive Flaten became the bride of Lloyd S. Clyne at a pretty wedding performed by Rev. John L. Parish at the Methodist Church last Sunday, Sept. 1st.

 

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 2, 2010) Paul Deebach, 77 years old, passed away at the home of his son, George Deebach, at Pine City on Wednesday morning of last week.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 2, 2010) Monday morning at about 7 o’clock the sad news was received here that Miss Kathryn Brackett who was visiting with her aunt Mrs. Jos. Couture, of St. Johns, North Dakota, had been drowned in Fish Lake near that place.

 

75 years ago Aug. 29, 1935 (published in the Askov American Sept. 2, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Walter Makela were given a post-nuptial shower at their home Sunday afternoon.

 

75 years ago Aug. 29, 1935 (published in the Askov American Sept. 2, 2010) Mr. Dale E. Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Miller of Bruno, was united in marriage to Miss Jennie  Severson of  Cameron, Wisconsin, in a ceremony in Duluth.  The couple will make their home in Duluth.

 

50 years ago Sept. 1, 1960 (published in the Askov American Sept. 2, 2010) Congratulations are extended to Mr. and Mrs. John Zebrasky upon the arrival of a son, Daryl Kent, born Aug. 25.

 

50 years ago Sept. 1, 1960 (published in the Askov American Sept. 2, 2010) A double ring ceremony in the Oak Lake Lutheran Church near Kerrick Saturday united in marriage Miss Marietta Koecher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Koecher of Kerrick, and Mr. Duane Lemmerman of Duluth.

 

25 years ago Aug. 29, 1985 (published in the Askov American Sept. 2, 2010) Funeral services for Edwin F. Koecher, 73, of Kerrick, were held on Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Oak Lake Lutheran Church.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 9, 2010) H. M. Dempsey, prominent Hinckley businessman, passed away at his home there Tuesday evening.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 9, 2010) Miss Dorothy Caroline Carlson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. Carlson, was married to Wesley Omar Flaten, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Flaten Monday at the Carlson home.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Sept. 9, 2010) Grandma Norstrom was buried from the G.A.R. hall in this place Saturday afternoon at two o’clock with Rev. H. H. Parish officiating.

 

75 years ago Sept. 5, 1935 (published in the Askov American Sept. 9. 2010) Miss Mable Nedegaard and Hans Petersen were united in marriage Sept. 5 at the Danish Church in Solvang, California.  A reception was held at Atterdag College.

 

25 years ago Sept. 5, 1985 (published in the Askov American Sept. 9, 2010) Kevin and Judy Nelson of Willow River are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Kimberly Ann, born Aug. 2 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Duluth.

 

10 years ago Sept. 7, 2000 (published in the Askov American Sept. 9, 2010) William Jokela, 65, of Sandstone, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth following heart surgery on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2000.

 

10 years ago Sept. 7, 2000 (published in the Askov American Sept. 9, 2010) George Larsen received word that John Wagner passed away on Sept. 1 of a heart attack.  John is the husband of Ruth “Larsen” Wagner of Williston, North Dakota.

 

10 years ago Sept. 7, 2000 (published in the Askov American Sept. 9, 2010) Lee and Sharen Johnsen would like to announce the arrival of their first grandchild, Jayden Lee, who arrived Saturday to Jennifer and Dusty Smith of Idaho Falls, Idaho.

 

10 years ago Sept. 7, 2000 (published in the Askov American Sept. 9, 2010) Nickolas allen Ecklund was born Aug. 23 to Doug and Wendy Ecklund.

 

75 years ago Sept. 12, 1935 (published in the Askov American Sept. 16, 2010) Miss Frances Irons of Cloquet was married to Mr. Edward Nelson.

 

75 years ago Sept. 12, 1935 (published in the Askov American Sept. 16, 2010) Lawrence E. Hanson of Pine township was instantly killed when struck by a Northern Pacific freight train.  The young man was riding a bicycle and failed to see the train when he came to the crossing.  Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Hanson.

 

50 years ago Sept. 15, 1960 (published in the Askov American Sept. 16, 2010) Wedding vows spoked in St. Clements’ Catholic Church in Duluth Saturday united in marriage Miss Joyce Stupak, daughter of Mrs. Isabel Stupak of Duluth, and Mr. Leoanrd Lund, son of Mrs. Lydia Lund of  Askov.

 

50 years ago Sept. 15, 1960 (published in the Askov American Sept. 16, 2010) A double ring ceremony is St. John’s Lutheran Church in Finlayson Saturday united in marriage Miss Lorraine Heinonen, daguther of Mr. and Mrs. Kaarlo Heinonen of Finlayson, and Mr. Harold Chesbrough, son of Mrs. Libbie Chesbrough of Sandstone.

 

50 years ago Sept. 15, 1960 (published in the Askov American Sept. 16, 2010) Two Askov young people were united in marriage Saturday in Bethlehem Lutheran Church when vows were exchanged by Miss Lois Ann Degerstrom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Degerstrom, and Mr. Leon Nedegaard son of Mr. and Mrs. Emery Nedegaard.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 23, 2010) A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shuey on Sept. 17 and on Sept. 20, Dr. and Mrs. R. F. Mach had a baby boy.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 23, 2010) Jessie Anderson became the bride of Daniel Hanson at a pretty wedding performed by Merlin McGladery at the home of the bride’s parents.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 23, 2010) We understand that Frank Kruse, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald E. Kruse, of this place, was married last Thursday, the 15th to Miss Elizabeth Snyder, of North Redwood.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 23, 2010) Married at Hustletown yesterday noon at the home of the bride, Rev. W. H. Powell of Windom and Mrs. Minnie Carrier of Hustletown.  Rev. H. H. Parish of this place performed the ceremony.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 23, 2010) The wedding of Miss Barbara Jedlicka and James E. Schlice took place at St. Mary’s Catholic church Tuesday  morning. Rev. father Leo conducted the service.

 

75 years ago Sept. 19, 1935 (published in the Askov American Sept. 23, 2010) Miss Agnes Misukanis became the bride of Mr. Peter Zebaski in a quiet ceremony in St. Isidore’s Catholic Church in Sturgeon Lake.

 

75 years ago Sept. 19, 1935 (published in the Askov American Sept. 23, 2010) Heart disease proved fatal to Thomas Hannu, an old Finlayson resident.  He is survived by his widow, three sons and four daughters.

 

50 years ago Sept. 22, 1960 (published in the Askov American Sept. 23, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Engels, the former new music instructor in the Askov schools, are the happy parents of a daughter, born in Dulutlh.  She has been named Cynthia Jean.

 

50 years ago Sept. 22, 1960 (published in the Askov American Sept. 23, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Jerry E. Sostak are the happy parents of a daughter, Emmy Lou, born Friday morning in the Pine County Memorial Hospital in Sandstone.

 

25 years ago Sept. 19, 1985 (published in the Askov American Sept. 23, 2010) Ruth L. Olesen, 69, died Friday, Sept. 13, 1985, in St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.

 

10 years ago Sept. 21, 2000 (published in the Askov American Sept. 23, 2010) A very pretty autumn wedding took place Saturday in the yard of Jo Pearson when her son Erin Pearson and Nicole Wagner exchanged wedding vows.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Sept. 30, 2010) The last rites for Josep Pangerl, Sr. were conducted by Father O’Mahoney, assisted by Father Chisholm, last Thursday morning from the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

 

75 years ago Sept. 28, 1935 (published in the Askov American Sept. 30, 2010) Marion Willie entertained several of her little friends Friday, the occasion being her seventh birthday.  Her mother, Mrs. Albert Willie, served ice cream and cake.

 

75 years ago Sept. 28, 1935 (published in the Askov American, Sept. 30, 2010) The Sand Creek school house was the scene of a large gathering Tuesday night when friends and relatives surprised Mr. and Mrs. Dan Svardal in honor of their 25th wedding anniversary.

 

50 years ago Sept. 29, 1960 (published in the Askov American Sept. 30, 2010) A son was born Saturaday to Mr. and Mrs. Warren Nedegaard in Minneapolis.  He was named Keith Allen.

 

50 years ago Sept. 29, 1960 (published in the Askov American Sept. 30, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Louis Brabeck are rejoicing over the arrival of a granddaughter born Saturday to Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Brabec of Finlayson.  She is the only granddaughter, they have seven grandsons.

 

50 years ago Sept. 29, 1960 (published in the Askov American Sept. 30, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sahlen and Cindy were in Duluth Saturday evening to attend a silver wedding anniversary party for Mr. and Mrs. Edward Erickson.

 

25 years ago Sept. 26, 1985 (published in the Askov American Sept. 30, 2010) Sympathy is extended to the family of Lola Murphy who passed away Sept. 20 following surgery.

 

75 years ago Oct. 3, 1935 (published in the Askov American Oct. 7, 2010) Many people attended a party in honor of the silver wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Swanson of the Sand Creek community Friday evening.

 

75 years ago Oct. 3, 1935 (published in the Askov American Oct. 7, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Melancon announce the arrival of an 8 lb girl born Sunday night.

 

75 years ago Oct. 3, 1935 (published in the Askov American Oct. 7, 2010) Nels Pearson, a pioneer of the Denham community, died of bronchial pneumonia.  He is survived by his wife and four daughters.

 

50 years ago Oct. 6, 1960 (published in the Askov American Oct. 7, 2010) Mrs. Marian Brabec and Eugene Gerard, both of Willow River, were united in marriage in the Faith Lutheran Church in Denham Saturday evening.

 

50 years ago Oct. 6, 1960 (published in the Askov American Oct. 7, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Florian Chmielewski are the proud parents of a boy born Sept. 26th.

 

50 years ago Oct. 6, 1960 (published in the Askov American Oct. 7, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jensen are the happy parents of a son, David Lee, born last Thursday in the Pine County Memorial Hospital in Sandstone.

 

25 years ago Oct. 3, 1985 (published in the Askov American Oct. 7, 2010) Harold Sorensen celebrated his 89th birthday Saturday with a family picnic at the Ken Nelson home.  All his grandchildren came except one from Michigan.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 7, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wurm were honored Sunday, Sept. 25 on their 30th wedding anniversary with an open house at the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John Wurm.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 7, 2010) Death came suddenly to Henry Neville on Saturday as he was working on the roof of the Eli Huber residents.  Mr. Neville, a lifetime resident of Pine City and carpenter by trade, suffered a heart attack and death was instantaneous.  He was 71 years of age.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 7, 2010) Joseph Smetana Sr. passed away Oct. 11. 

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 7, 2010) Ray Nutting, proprietor of the Nutting Bakery, died suddenly last Friday afternoon Oct. 11th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 7, 2010) Mrs. A. B. Ziegler, resident of Brook Park for the past 40 years, passed away on Oct. 8.

 

75 years ago Oct. 10, 1935 (published in the Askov American Oct. 14, 2010) Joseph Zasoski Sr. Moose Lake mill operator, is dead and his wife is in the community hospital in that village seriously injured as a result of an accident on a Soo Line grade crossing a mile west of Moose Lake.

 

75 years ago Oct. 10, 1935 (published in the Askov American Oct. 14, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Eino J. Kari are receiving congratulations since their marriage Saturday in Duluth.  Mrs. Kari was the former Ida Lundgren.

 

50 years ago Oct. 13, 1960 (published in the Askov American Oct. 14, 2010) Susan Liann, born Saturday at the Pine County Memorial Hospital in Sandstone.

 

50 years ago Oct. 13, 1960 (published in the Askov American Oct. 14, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Olesen will observe their silver wedding anniversary with open house at their home the afternoon and evening of Thursday, Oct. 20.

 

50 years ago Oct. 13, 1960 (published in the Askov American Oct. 14, 2010) The Evangelical free Church in  Sandstone was the scene of a beautiful candlelight wedding Oct. 1, when Miss Darlene Koland and Morris Carlson were united in marriage.

 

25 years ago Oct. 10, 1985 (published in the Askov American Oct. 14, 2010) Dr. Martin Munson, 63 former area physician passed away at Estill Springs, Tennessee, following a brief illness.  Dr. Munson practiced in the Barnum and Moose Lake areas for more than 30 years.

 

10 years ago Oct. 12, 2000 (published in the Askov American Oct. 14, 2010) Welcome, sweet Sarah Joy Jennifer Kvam, born to Darrin and Jennifer Kvam on Sept. 29, 2000 at 9:22 a.m. weighting 9 lbs. 3 ¾ ounces and 20 inches.

 

10 years ago Oct. 12, 2000 (published in the Askov American Oct. 14, 2010) Congratulations to John and Ruth Ann Ecklund on the arrival of their little granddaughter, Allison Kaye, who was born Sunday, Oct. 8 to Drs. Daniel and Leah Ecklund of LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 14, 2010) A number of friends and relatives gathered at the Edward Noreen home to help them celebrate their first wedding anniversary.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 14, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Roy Nowling are the proud parents of a baby boy.

 

75 years ago Oct. 24, 1935 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Oct. 21, 2010) A Willow River young couple joined the ranks of married folk when Miss Lydia Gross, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jurash, and Mr. Milton Price were married at St. Mary’s Church.  They will make their home in Willow River.

 

50 years ago Oct. 20, 1960 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Oct. 21, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Emery Nedegaard of Askov announce the engagement of their daughter Donna to Mr. Willard Norgaard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Norgaard of Arlington, South Dakaota.  A Christmas wedding is being planned.

 

25 years ago Oct. 17, 1985 (published in the Askov American October 21, 2010) Michelle Meier and Robert DeRungs were united in marriage on Saturday, Sept. 21 in Peace Lutheran Church Finlayson.

 

10 years ago Oct. 19, 2000 (published in the Askov American Oct. 21, 2010) Congratulations are extended to Shanna Lynn Jensen and Matthew John Watrin who exchanged wedding vows Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. 

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 21, 2010) Frank Burda dropped dead while at work last Tuesday morning.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 21, 2010) Miss Lucille Biedermann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Biedermann of Pine City and William Reinsmith of Hinckley, were united in marriage ton Saturday, Oct. 19,, at Waukegan, Illinois.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 21, 2010) Miss Lydia Habrman and Rudolph Plisek were united in marriage on Tuesday of last week, Oct. 22, at Beroun.

 

75 years ago Oct. 24, 1935 (published in the Askov American Oct. 28, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Jake Wadetzko are the proud parents of a girl born Oct. 8.  The little one will be named Gertrude Caroline.

 

75 years ago Oct. 24, 1935 (published in the Askov American Oct. 28, 2010) Miss Amelia Schuse and Mr. John Doboszenski, both of Willow River, were married at St. Mary’s Church there.  They will make their home on a farm.

 

75 years ago Oct. 24, 1935 (published in the Askov American Oct. 28, 2010) George Beck of Finlayson died at his home after being ill with pleurisy and bronchial pneumonia.  He was 72years old and had been a resident of Finlayson for 44 years.  He is survived by his wife and six children.

 

50 years ago Oct. 27, 1960 (published in the Askov American Oct. 28, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Albert Krogh of Askov announce the engagement of their daughter Barbara Ann to Mr. Craig E. Anderson of St. Paul Park.  A Christmas wedding is planned.

 

50 years ago Oct. 27, 1960 (published in the Askov American Oct. 28, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Chris Ingemansen celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday when a large number of guests from Askov and elsewhere came to visit them and extend congratulations.

 

10 years ago Oct. 26, 2000 (published in the Askov American Oct. 28, 2010) Relataives and friends gathered at the Cozy Corner Inn on Saturday evening to help David and Toni Royer celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 4, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schwarz welcomed an 8 ½ pound baby girl.  A baby girl was also born to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Struxness.

 

50 years ago Nov. 3, 1960 (published in the Askov American Nov. 4, 2010) Mrs. S. Chr. Dixen, Askov resident since 1911, died unexpectedly about 6 o’clock Tuesday evening at the home of her daughter, Ellen, Mrs. Fred Jorgensen, with whom she had been living for several years.

 

75 years ago Nov. 7, 1935 (published in the Askov American Nov. 11, 2010) Abe Markus, general store merchant in Bruno, was married in Chicago to Miss Lillian Segal of that city.  They will live in Bruno.

 

75 years ago Nov. 7, 1935 (published in the Askov American Nov. 11, 2010) Mr. E. G. Berry and Mrs. Edna M. May of Sand Creek were quietly married at Sandstone.  They will make their home on the groom’s farm east of Sandstone.

 

50 years ago Nov. 10, 1960 (published in the Askov American Nov. 11, 2010) A group of girls gathered at the Herbert Mielke home Saturday for a birthday party in honor of Miss Rose Mielke.

 

10 years ago Nov. 9, 2000 (published in the Askov American Nov. 11, 2010) Don’t forget to help the retired mayor, Harold Fisher, celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 11, 2010) Marguerite A. Bloomquist, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bloomquist of Rock Creek, and Gordon Scofield, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Scofield of Meadowlawn were united in marriage last Sunday, Nov. 17.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 11, 2010) Albert Gross died suddenly at the home of his brother Frank who resides four miles west of this place on the Brunswick road.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 18, 2010) Mrs. Alfred Moen of Rock Creek passed away at St. Andrews hospital, Minneapolis Tuesday, Nov. 26th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 18, 2010) Two brothers, David T. and Edward W. Houde, were married at a double wedding last evening, Wednesday Nov. 27th.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 18, 2010) David Houde was united in marriage to Miss Grace Hawkins and their attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Woodheard, sister and brother-in-law of the groom.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 18, 2010) Edward Houde was united in marriage to Miss Helma Carlson and their attendants were Rudolph Carlson and Grace Olson, brother and cousin of the bride.

 

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 18, 2010) Isabel Spinler and Frank Weis were married Nov. 6 by Father O’Donahue.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 18, 2010) Robert Ellsworth Carpenter and Verna Evelyn Olson were united in marriage Nov. 9 by Rev. John L. Parish at the Methodist Church.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 18, 2010) Charles Heineman gave a birthday party in honor of his 65th birthday and invivted quite a number of intimate friends.

 

 

75 years ago Nov. 14, 1935 (published in the Askov American Nov. 18, 2010) Mrs. Hans Clausen of Askov died in a Minneapolis hospital from complications following an operation. She is survived by her husband, 12 children, six brothers and three sisters.

 

75 years ago Nov.14, 1935 (published in the Askov American Nov. 18, 2010) Mary Waleski, 84, a former resident of the Sturgeon Lake community, died at the home of a daughter in Superior, Wisconsin.  She is survived by six children.

 

50 years ago Nov. 17, 1960 (published in the Askov American Nov. 18, 2010) Oscar Lauterbach, Askov farmer, died Monday morning at the Lutheran Hospital in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, where he had been a patient the past month, undergoing major surgery.  He had been ill the past several months.

 

50 years ago Nov. 17, 1960 (published in the Askov American Nov. 18, 2010) Wedding vows were exchanged at Mason City, Iowa, Nov. 5 by Miss Judith Leonard of St. Paul and John Monette of Bruno.

 

25 years ago Nov. 14, 1985 (published in the Askov American Nov. 18, 2010) Funeral services for Douglas Storebo, 48, of Coon Rapids were held at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, Blaine.  He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, and daughter Kelly of Coon Rapids.

 

25 years ago Nov. 14, 1985 (published in the Askov American Nov. 18, 2010) Jill and Larry Czelusta are the proud parents of a baby girl, Leanne Frances, born Nov. 4th.

 

10 years ago Nov. 16, 2000 (published in the Askov American Nov. 18, 2010) George and Marie Swanson are happy over the arrival of a baby girl born Oct. 28 at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake.  The little miss will be known as Lauren Marie.  She has a brother and sister, Benjamin and Elizabeth, to welcome her into the family.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 25, 2010) Married by Judge Wilcox, Tuesday morning, John Kosta and Miiss Emma Piha.  Mr. Kosta has been a butcher in this place for the past two years and has made many friends here who wish him joy.

 

100 years ago 1910) published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov.25, 2010) A quiet wedding ceremony was solemnized at the John Westman home a few miles southeast of this place on Nov. 5 at which time Miss Freda Westman and Godfrey Anderson, both of Rock Creek, were joined in the holy bonds of matrimony by Rev. Black of Rush City.

 

75 years ago Nov. 21, 1935 (published in the Askov American Nov. 25, 2010) Mr. Howard Stanton and Miss Mary McLevis, both of the Willow River community, were married in the Catholic parish house in Sturgeon Lake.  They will reside in Willow River.

 

75 years ago Nov. 21, 1935 (published in the Askov American Nov. 25, 2010) Magdaline Dowalski, 84, of Windemere Township died.  She had been ill during the past two years.  She is survived by her husband and one daughter.

 

50 years ago Nov. 24, 1960 (published in the Askov American Nov. 25, 2010) Fred W. Dammann, 83, a farmer in the Bruno area since 1932, was laid to rest in the Vilstad Cemetery yesterday following services at the Larson Funeral Home in Sandstone.  Pallbearers were Alfred Pavelka, Frank Mee, Herman Maraotz, William Marihart, Leon Beavens Sr. and John Wahlstrom.

 

25 years ago Nov. 21, 1985 (published in the Askov American Nov. 25, 2010) A rural Sturgeon Lake man died in a farm equipment accident on Nov. 16.  Raymond Edward Mikrot, age 32, was apparently working on a trailer when the tractor he was using rolled back, pinning him between the tractor and the trailer.

 

10 years ago Nov. 23, 2000 (published in the Askov American Nov. 25, 2010) Leslie Ashmore was born on Nov. 24, 1937.  He passed away on Nov. 16, 2000, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth.  The funeral was at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bruno.

 

75 years ago Dec. 5, 1935 (published in the Askov American Dec. 9, 2010) The Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Bruno was the scene of a pretty wedding Thanksgiving morning when Miss Wilhelmina Purull becme the bride of Julius Waletzko.

 

75 years ago Dec. 5, 1935 (published in the Askov American Dec. 9, 2010) A stork visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lund Tuesday and left a baby boy who will be known as Richard Eldred.

 

75 years ago Dec. 5, 1935 (published in the Askov American Dec. 9, 2010) An 8 pound girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Whiting at the Moose Lake Hospital Saturday, Nov. 30th.

 

50 years ago Dec. 8, 1960 (published in the Askov American Dec. 9, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Arnold S. Sorensen are the happy parents of a daughter, Sheila Joy, born Monday in the Pine County Memorial Hospital in Sandstone.

 

50 years ago Dec. 8, 1960 (published in the Askov American Dec. 9, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Tietz are the proud parents of a girl born Nov. 29.  She has been named Janet Marie.

 

50 years ago Dec. 8, 1960 (published in the Askov American Dec. 9, 2010) A candelight service in the Wrenshall Lutheran Church Saturday united in marriage Miss Carol Collver of that community to Clifford Erickson of Holyoke.

 

25 years ago Dec. 5, 1985 (published in the Askov American Dec. 9, 2010) Congratulations to Terry and Rene Nelson on the birth of their first child, a boy born Nov. 20.  He has been named Drren Charles.

 

10 years ago Dec. 7, 2000 (published in the Askov American Dec. 9, 2010) Congratulations to Shane and Jenny Siebert on the birth of a daughter Sophia Lucille, on Nov. 29.  She has two brothers, Jacob and Jamison, to welcome her home.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 9, 2010) Phyllis L. Herrud, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Herrud of Pine City became the bride of Michael C. Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Miller of Pine City before a beautifully decorated altar with red and white gladiolus on Saturday, Nov. 26 at 2 p.m. before 150 guests.  The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Douglas Throckmorton of the Presbyterian church.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 9, 2010) Robert P. Odendahl, prominent farmer of this community, passed away at his home here last Thursday.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 9, 2010) Rumor had it that Joe Parent Jr. and May Stevens, of the Rock Creek area, were quietly married at the county seat.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 9, 2010) Thursday, Dec. 1, 1910, by Judge Johnson of Hastings, Miss Tillie Toinka and Mr. F. P. McKusick were joined in the holy bonds of matrimony.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 16, 2010) A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Roubinek, Pine city on Dec. 10th.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 16, 2010) Mr. J. Wilfred Metcalf of St. Paul announces the engagement of his daughter Marjorie Muriel, to Mr. John Edwin Carpender, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Carpender, Oakland, CA.  The couple will be wed Dec. 17 in Oakland.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 16, 2010) Services for Frank Vacek of Mission Creek were conducted on Thursday.

 

75 years ago 1935 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 16, 2010) Services for frank Najmon were held this afternoon by Sigurd Drland from his home.

 

50 years ago Dec. 15, 1960 (published in the Askov American Dec. 16, 2010) Susan Liann, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Rote, was christened Sunday morning in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

 

50 years ago Dec. 15, 1960 (published in the Askov American Dec. 16, 2010) A group of friends gathered Monday evening to help Joe Siezak celebrate his 70th birthday.  Hostesses were Mrs. Nettie Novak, Mrs. Milton Price, and Mrs. Evelyn Severson.

 

50 years ago Dec. 15, 1960 (published in the Askov American, Dec. 16, 2010) Relatives and friends helped Soren Christensen celebrate his 86th birthday the past weekend.

 

25 years ago Dec. 12, 1985 (published in the Askov American Dec. 16, 2010) Word was received Monday to relatives that Gary and Joyce (Meier) Alexander, who were vacationing in Spain, were in a car accident.  Gary was killed and Joyce is hospitalized.

 

10 years ago Dec. 21, 2000 (published in the Askov American Dec. 23, 2010) Dale and Marion Clausen celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a dinner party at the Partridge Café on Saturday, Dec. 9, which was hosted by their children.

 

25 years ago Dec. 19, 1985 (published in the Askov American Dec. 23, 2010) George Ekberg died December 7, 1985 in Minneapolis.

 

25 years ago Dec. 19, 1985 (published in the Askov American Dec. 23, 2010) The people of the Willow River community wish to extend their most sincere sympathy to the family of Roger Wood who passed away suddenly at his home early Thursday morning.

 

75 years ago Dec. 19, 1935 (published in the Askov American Dec. 23, 2010) A wedding was performed Saturday afternoon in the German Lutheran minister’s parsonage at Moose Lake when Hosmer Miller and Miss Helen Matthes were united.  Attendants were Miss Dorothy Southerton and Ralph Matthes.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 23, 2010) December 14 a baby boy was welcomed to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Nelson.  On Dec. 19 a girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hammer.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 23, 2010) Fred McKusick was recently married and rented rooms in the Susan Shearer house in the western part of town and commenced housekeeping.

 

100 years ago 1910 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 23, 2010) Joseph Wilke died Sunday, Dec. 18, 1910.  Marie Busch passed away Dec. 8, 1910 in California.

 

75 years ago Dec. 26, 1935 (published in the Askov American Dec. 30, 2010) A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Swanson Friday, Dec. 20 in a Minneapolis hospital.

 

75 years ago Dec. 26, 1935 (published in the Askov American Dec. 30, 2010) The wedding of Eino Hendrickson of Finlayson and Miss Hazel Thomopson of Willow River took place at the bride’s home Saturday.

 

 

50 years ago Dec. 29, 1960 (published in the Askov American Dec. 30, 2010) A double ring ceremony in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church Monday afternoon united in marriage Miss Barbara Ann Krogh and Craig E. Anderson of St. Paul Park.

 

50 years ago Dec. 29, 1960 (published in the Askov American Dec. 30, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Nos are the proud parents of a daughter born Saturday morning.

 

50 years ago Dec. 29, 1960 (published in the Askov American Dec. 30, 2010) Mr. and Mrs. Victor Johnson of Finlayson  announce the engagement of their daughter, Mildred Ann, to Mr. Howard Korpi, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Korpi, also of Finlayson.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 30, 2010) Many Fox, 38, and Harry Mitchell, 38, burned to death in their two room cabin at Mille Lacs Lake early last Sunday  morning.  The fire was discovered about 4:30 a.m.  The cabin burned to the ground and their car, which was parked next to it, was also burned.

 

50 years ago 1960 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 30, 2010) Twin boys were born to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Johnson on Dec. 25.  A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Becvar on Dec. 26th.

 

75 years ago Jan. 2, 1936 (published in the Askov American Jan. 6, 2011) Jimmie Peterson, young son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Peterson of Bruno, died in Colonial Hospital in Rochester.

 

50 years ago Jan. 5, 1961 (published in the Askov American Jan. 6, 2011) Now serving in the U.S. Air Corps in Germany, A/2c Dale E. Clausen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Verner Clausen of Askov, was married recently to Miss Marion Hanf, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hanf of Frankfurt, Germany.

 

50 years ago Jan. 5, 1961 (published in the Askov American Jan. 6, 2011)) Vows spoken in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Askov Friday evening united in marriage Miss Donna Nedegaard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emery Nedegaard of Askov, and Mr. Willard Norgaard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Norgaard of Arlington, South Dakota.

 

10 years ago Jan. 4, 2001 (published in the Askov American Jan. 6, 2011) Sympathy is being extended to the family of Marvin Johnson who passed away at his home in Bruno on Sunday evening, Marvin will be missed by many all over the area for his friendliness and great sense of humor.

 

10 years ago Jan. 4, 2001 (published in the Askov American Jan. 6, 2011) Nicholas Zaudtke celebrated his 8th birthday on Monday, New Year’s Day.

 

25 years ago 1986 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 6, 2011) Mrs. Leo W. Powers, Elmwood Park, IL announces the marriage of her daughter, Melanie Cecile, to John Sullivan Hawley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Hawley Sr. Pine City.  The bride is a graduate of Southern Utah State College, majoring in zoology.  The groom attended St. Cloud state University and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota as a chemical engineer.  The couple is in the Peace Corps residing in Nkubu, Kenya, East Africa.

 

25 years ago 1986 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 13, 2011) A 25 year old rural Willow River man died early Sunday morning in a snowmobile accident on the north side of Rutledge. Robert Allen DeRungs, 25, was killed when the snowmobile he was driving southbound on County road 61 struck the rear of a parked pickup truck.  County deputies and state troopers responded to the scene with the Sandstone ambulance.  The county coroner pronounced DeRungs dead at the scene.  The accident occurred at 12:25 a.m.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 13, 2011) Announcement was made of the marriage of Rosalie Webber Johnson to Russell D. Thompson, St. Paul, on Jan. 9.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 13, 2011) Robert Doran, 73 years of age, a long time resident of this community, passed away at Lakeside Hospital Jan. 8.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 13, 2011) The marriage of Miss Marlys Anderson of Minneapolis to Glenn Stumne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Strumne of Minneapolis, took place in that city at a double ring ceremony on Dec. 29th.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 13, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. John Hyda celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at their home on Dec. 31. when a number of relatives assembled to spend the afternoon with them.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 13, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thoman are the parents of a son born at Rush City hospital on Jan. 1.  This is their second son.  The eldest is nine years old.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 13, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. George Bjorklulnd, Henriette, celebrated their 30th anniversary Sunday, Jan. 7.  The centerpiece was a large decorated cake.  A three course dinner was served for the immediate families.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 13, 2011) A large number of friends, relatives and neighbors from a wide area gathered at the home of Mr. And Mrs. David Davidson Dec. 17 at an open house to help them celebrate their golden wedding anniversary.

 

100 years ago 1911 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 13, 2011) Two of Pine City’s worth were wed at St. Paul, Alfred Glanville and Edna Davis.

 

75 years ago Jan. 9, 1936 (published in the Askov American Jan. 13, 2011) Donald Wilson, formerly of near Willow River, was married to Miss Blanche Johnson of Moose Lake at that place Saturday.

 

25 years ago Jan. 9, 1936 (published in the Askov American Jan. 13, 2011) Joseph VanGuilder and Christine Carlson were married on Dec. 23 in Carlton.  Joe is the son of Karl and Dorothea VanGuilder of Nickerson.  Christine is the daughter of Walter and the late Erna Carlson of Englewood, Florida.

 

25 years ago Jan. 9, 1936 (published in the Askov American Jan. 13, 2011) Renee Eve Johnsen, daughter of Lee and Sharen Johnsen of Askov, was born in  Sandstone on Nov. 20, 1985.  She became ill just three days before she passed away at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale at the age of one month and 12 days.

 

25 years ago Jan. 9, 1936 (published in the Askov American Jan. 13, 2011) A happy  new gift came to Earl and Krista Jensrud’s home.  Enon Earl was born on New Year’s.

 

25 years ago Jan. 9, 1936 (published in the Askov American Jan. 13, 2011) George, Diane and Christian Frederiksen are happy to announce the birth of a son and brother, Robert Carl, born Jan. 6th.

 

10 years ago Jan. 11, 2001 (published in the Askov American Jan. 13, 2011) Mag Sebald called to report that former Askov banker Lucy Ambers died on December 28 in Shell Lake, Wisconsin.  She was 89.  Her husband, Morris, died in 1995.  Morris purchased the bank in Askov in 1953, then sold it in 1963 to John D. O’Brien.

 

25 years ago 1986 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 20, 2011) “It’s a boy.”  Paul and Tina Bacigalupi of Pine City are the proud parents of the first baby of 1986 to be born to a local couple.  Daniel Paul arrived at 2:42 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 6 and weighed seven pounds, 10 ounches.  Pine City’s first baby was born at Kanabec Hospital in Mora.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 20,2011) A charred body, presumably that of Levi Henter, 60, was found in the smoldering ruins of his faram home seven miles northwest of Pine City.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 20, 2011) Stella Munkberg and Vernon Cummings were married out Henriette way.

 

100 years ago 1911 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 20, 2011) One of the largest funerals ever held in Beroun was for Mrs. Albert Chalpusky.

 

75 years ago Jan. 16, 1936 (published in the Askov American, Jan. 20, 2011) Friends and neighbors extend hearty congratulations to the  newlyweds, Mr. and Mrs. Wally Wicklund.  Mrs. Wicklund was formerly Beyrle Barnett.

 

50 years ago Jan. 19, 1961 (published in the Askov American, Jan. 20, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Roger Sundgaard are the proud parents of a son born, Jan. 6th at the Pine County Memorial Hospital in Sandstone.  He has been named Douglas Adolph.

 

10 years ago Jan. 18, 2001 (published in the Askov American Jan. 20, 2011) Doug and Anaita (Sparky) Nelson of Bruno celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at the Askov Community Center on Sunday afternoon.  There were six from the wedding party present.  They were Georgia Burg, Don Billman, Howard Thomsen and Jan Ecklund who was the flower girl.  Donna (Nedegaard) Norgaard and Betty (Nelson) Thomsen were usherettes.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 27, 2011) Sylvester Bell, 22, living northeast of town died, resulting from pneumonia.

 

100 years ago 1911 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 27, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Glasow announced the birth of a daughter.  Arthur said he would have been much more satisfied if it had been a young butcher.

 

75 years ago Jan. 23, 1936 (published in the Askov American Jan. 27, 2011) Ms. John Gluesing of Willow River died at the family home.  Survivors are her husband, four daughters and two sons.

 

50 years ago Jan. 26, 1961 (published in the Askov American Jan. 27, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. George Drahosh of Finlayson announce the engagement of their niece, Miss Marie Twait, to Mr. Dennis Grover, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Groaver of Pine City.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 3, 2011) The Milburn Free Church was the setting Dec. 26 for the wedding of Dorothy Nordstrom to Ronald Tuma.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 3, 2011) Martha Bell and Frederic Pals, Jr. were united in marriage Jan. 18 at United Methodist church in Pine City.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 3, 2011) Matt Sladky, 81, retired farmer in Beroun, was burned to death when his home was destroyed by fire.

 

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Askov American, Feb. 3, 2011) A son came to make happy the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Clark last Thursday.  The newcomer’s name is Ronald John.

 

50 years ago (published in the Askov American Feb. 3, 2011) Nuptials vows exchanged Saturday morning at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Finlayson united in marriage Miss Judith Ellison and Donald Willi, both of the Finlayson community.

 

25 years ago 1986 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 10, 2011) Ernie and Rose Nelson, Pine City celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house at the home of their daughter and son-in-llaw, Wally and Marilyn Truh of New Brighton.

 

25 years ago 1986 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Feb. 10, 2011) Happy Birthday to Augusta  Wiederman on her 94th birthday, Jan. 25.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 10, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Voegele of Aberdeen, SD announced the marriage of their daughter, Arvilla to Jerome Felten of Pine City.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 10, 2011) Ronnie Olson and Janice Tibbets of Bagley were married at the First Lutheran Church in Rush City.

 

75 years ago Feb. 6, 1936 (published in the Askov American Feb. 10, 2011) Miss Angeline Stepan and Harvey Anderson, both of the Willow River community, were married this week at St. Mary’s Church by the Rev. Joseph Majas.

 

75 years ago Feb. 6, 1936 (published in the Askov American Feb. 10, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Milton Price are the proud parents of a girl born to them Monday morning.  Both mother and baby are doing nicely.

 

10 years ago Feb. 8, 2001 (published in the Askov American Feb. 10, 2011) Sympathy to the family of Cindy Molgaard Kroohn, 45, of Bruno, who passed away Feb. 2.  She fought a long hard battle with cancer.

 

50 year ago Feb. 16, 1961 (published in the Askov American, Feb. 17, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Chris D. Christensen are the happy parents of a 10 pound 5 oz. daughter, she has been named Dorene Kay.

 

25 years ago Feb. 13, 1986 (published in the Askov American, Feb. 17, 2011) Everyone is invivted to attend the open house for Cora and Jens Abrahamsen at the Senior Citizen Center in Askov on Sunday Feb. 16 in honor of their marriage on Saturday.

 

10 years ago Feb. 15, 2001 (published in the Askov American Feb. 27, 2011) Sympathy is extended to the family of Marjorie Budd who passed away in her home on Friday, Feb. 9th.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb.  24, 2011) Nancy Seileck became the bride of Richard Earle Strege on Feb. 4th.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 24, 2011) Nancy Haugen was united in marriage to Eugene Zaug Feb. 11.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 24, 2011) Beverly Kutzke became the bride of Fredrick Longyear Price in New York, Jan. 14th.

 

 

 

50 years ago Feb. 23, 1961 (published in the Askov American Feb. 24, 2011)

 

Norman J. Storebo, 20, of Bruno was one of two sailors killed Monday when the car in which they were riding ran off Highway 1 on a curve near Stinson beach, California, and plunged 300 feet over a cliff.

 

50 years ago Feb. 23, 1961 (published in the Askov American Feb. 24, 2011) Wedding vows were exchanged Saturday by Miss Clarice Degerstsrom of Askov, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Degerstrom of Elgin, Illinois, and Mr. Bernard S. Loew, son of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Loew of Askov.

 

50 years ago Feb. 23, 1961 (published in the Askov American Feb. 24, 2011) Miss Beverly J. Mach of Willow River and Martin Michalski of Sturgeon Lake became man and wife, Feb. 4th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Willow River.

 

25 years ago Feb. 20, 1986  (published in the Askov American Feb. 24, 2011) Norm and Ev. Lundorff were in St. Cloud on Saturday to celebrate the birthdays of their granddaughters, Amy and Stacy Brenna.  Sunday they helped Nels Lundorff of Sandstone celebrate his 95th birthday.

 

10 years ago Feb. 22, 2001  (published in the Askov American Feb. 24, 2011) Sympathy is extended to the family of Elna Madsen who passed away Monday,  Feb. 19, death due to pneumonia.  Elna was a resident of the Askov community for many years, but was now living in an apartment in Elk River.

 

10 years ago Feb. 22, 2001   (published in the Askov American Feb. 24, 2011) Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 15 for Marjorie Budd at the Askov Community Center with Bonnie Del Greco from Willow River Presbyterian Church officiating.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 24, 2011) Nancy Seileck became the bride of Richard Earle Strege on Feb. 4.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 24, 2011) Nancy Haugen was united in marriage to Eugene Zaug, Feb. 11.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Feb. 24, 2011) Beverly Kutzke became the bride of Fredrick Longyear Price in New York, Jan. 14.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 3, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Wells were the guests of honor at a seven o’clock dinner at their home in celebration of their Golden Wedding.

 

75 years ago Feb. 27, 1936 (published in the Askov American March 3, 2011) Ole Jeppe Paulsen of Askov died of a heart attack at the home of his brother Hans and wife.  He is survived by three sisters and four brothers.

 

75 years ago Feb. 27, 1936 (published in the Askov American March 3, 2011) A boy arrived at the Ed Keyport home last Thursday. He has been named Maurice Anthony.

 

50 years ago March 2, 1961 (published in the Askov American March 3, 2011) A pioneer resident of  Bruno was called to rest Saturday in the passing of Joseph Marihart, 89, who died at the Lakeside Nursing Home in Pine City.

 

50 years ago March 2, 1961 (published in the Askov American March 3, 2011) Patricia Ann Jensen, 13 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Chris Jensen of Askov, passed away Monday evening following a brief illness.  Death resulted from pneumonia.

 

10 years ago March 2, 1001 (published in the Askov American March 3, 2011) John and Eleanor Ploeger celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last Thursday in the lobby of the Sandstone Manor.

 

75 years ago March 5, 1936 (published in the Askov American March 10, 2011) Lars Rasmussen, one of Askov’s early residents, died at the home of his daughter in St. Paul after a two week illness.  He is survived by his wife and six children.

 

50 years ago March 9, 1961 (published in the Askov American March 10, 2011) Dianne Storebo, Roberta and Sandra Spicer, Mrs. Robert Spicer, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Hammer and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bates helped Wendy Hammer celebrate her ninth birthday Tuesday evening.

 

50 years ago March 9, 1961 (published in the Askov American March 10, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Smekofske are the proud parents of a daughter born Saturday, March 4 at Pine Medical Hospital.  She will be known as Jean Marie.

 

50 years ago March 9, 1961 (published in the Askov American March 10, 2011) Relatives here have received word that a daughter was born Feb. 27 to Capt. and Mrs. Philip Krantz at Fairview, Massachusetts.  The little miss has been named Jody Ann.

 

25 years ago March 6, 1986 (published in the Askov American March 10, 2011) Sympathy to Mary Stephan and family in the loss of herm other, Ellen Pottsmith.

 

75 years ago March 12, 1936 (published in the Askov American March 17, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Leonard VanReese are rejoicing over the arrival of a girl Tuesday, March 10.

 

75 years ago March 12, 1936 (published in the Askov American March 17, 2011) Wendell Moore entertained four boys Saturday, it being his ninth birthday. They were Arthur Koland, Wendell Swanson, Warren Larson and Junior Frisendahl.

 

25 years ago March 13, 1986 (published in the Askov American March 17, 2011) Congratulations to Anna Ketchmark who celebrated her 75th birthday March 3.  A surprise party was held in her honor at the Corral Bar Sunday, March 9, with family and friends.

 

 

50 years ago March 23, 1961 (published in the Askov American March 24, 2011) In poor health for the past several years and more seriously ill the past four months, Jacob Nielsen, 76, a pioneer of the Askov community died Wednesday of last week at the Lakeside Nursing Home in Pine City.  Death resulted from cancer.

 

10 years ago March 22, 2001 (published in the Askov American March 24, 2011) Sympathy is extended to the family of Richard Lund, 65, who passed away March 13, in Mercy Hospital and Health Care after a long illness.

 

25 years ago 1986 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 24, 2011) Christine Karas of Pine City celebrated her 100th birthday at the Nutrition Center.  Adeline Nelson, who does volunteer work at the center, brought Karas to the center for the noon meal and ordered a cake. The centurion continues in her own home in Pine City.

 

25 years ago 1986 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 24, 2011) Martha Pitchford Truesdell, mother of Glen Truesdell, will observe her 100th birthday April 9.  Mrs. Truesdell resides in Lakeside Nursing Home in Pine City.  She was born in Centralia, Illinois, April 9, 1886 and her folks took her from Centralia to Columbus, Nebraska in a covered wagon when she was two weeks old.

 

25 years ago 1986 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 24, 2011) Lawrence and Naomi Odegard were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary March 22, 1986, at the Zion Lutheran Church, Pine City.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer March 31, 2011) James Bauer was united in marriage to Kay Larsen of Hinckley, March 18 at St. Laurence Catholic Church, Minneapolis.

 

75 years ago March 26, 1936 (published in the Askov American March 31, 2011) Andrew J. Larsen of Askov died from heart disease. He is survived by his wife and four children.

 

75 years ago March 26, 1936 (published in the Askov American March 31, 2011) Mrs. Harry Madison of Sandstone died from heart disease.  She is survived by her husband with whom she had worked side by side in the building of a fine hotel business.

 

75 years ago March 26, 1936 (published in the Askov American March 31, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Jensen are the proud parents of an 11 pound girl born Saturday, March 21st.

 

50 years ago March 30, 1961 (published in the Askov American March 31, 2011) Mrs. Irvin Plaisted of Bruno died unexpectedly yesterday following a heart attack at her home.

 

50 years ago March 30, 1961 (published in the Askov American March 31, 2011) Dianne and Kenny Hyska and Michael and Ginger Danelski helped Tommy Brabec celebrate his sixth birthday anniversary Saturday afternoon.

 

50 years ago March 30, 1961 (published in the Askov American March 31, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Pearson were pleasantly surprised Sunday in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Bruno when the congregation sponsored a party to help them mark their 40th wedding anniversary.

 

25 years ago March 27, 1986 (published in the Askov American March 31, 2011) The community would like to extend their sympathy to the family of Evelyn (Happy) Petersen, 91, who passed away last Tuesday.  Funeral services were held for her at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church last Saturday.

 

25 years ago March 27, 1986 (published in the Askov American March 31, 2011) Bob and Helga Wallner of Duluth and George Larsen visited at the Pine Medical center on Saturday to help Leo Larsen celebrate his 93rd birthday.

 

75 years ago April 2, 1936 (published in the Askov American April 7, 2011) Mrs. Aulden Chesbrough of Hinckley died after a lingering illness. She is survived by her husband, four daughters and two sons.

 

75 years ago April 2, 1936 (published in the Askov American April 7, 2011) A baby boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pearson Tuesday of last week.

 

50 years ago April 6, 1961 (published in the Askov American April 7, 2011) A resident of the Askov community the past 17 years, Ernest E. Carroll, died unexpectedly Tuesday, death resulting from a heart attack.

 

25 years ago April 3, 1986 (published in the Askov American April 7, 2011) come join in the celebration for Kenny and Irene Jensen’s 25th anniversary on Saturday, April 12 at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Askov.

 

25 years ago April 3, 1986 (published in the Askov American April 7, 2011) Dick and Debbie Edwards are happy to announce the birth of a daughter, Kelsey Ann, born March 27 at the Sandstone Area Hospital.

 

10 years ago April 5, 2001 (published in the Askov American April 7, 2011) Joe Prachar had a wonderful 91st birthday.  On Thursday evening, his grandchildren and Ron and Patsey Prachar took him and Erv to the Black Bear Casino for a family dinner.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer) April 7, 2011 A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Becvar on April 4th.

 

 

75 years ago April 9, 1936 (published in the Askov American April 14, 2011) Mr. Ernest Degersteom and Miss Iris Bemus, and Mr. Sigurd Nielsen and Miss Ellen Krogh were united in marriage at a double wedding at the Askov parsonage Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. Johannes Knudsen reading the nuptial vows.

 

75 years ago April 9, 1936 (published in the Askov American April 14, 2011) Death came to Mrs. Hans Hermansen of Askov at her farm home southeast of the village.  Besides her husband she leaves a son, Svend Ove.

 

50 years ago April 13, 1961 (published in the Askov American April 14, 2011) A double ring ceremony at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Askov united in marriage Miss Barbara Bagge, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Bagge of this community and Mr. Donald McCuskey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer McCuskey of Holyoke.

 

100 years ago 1911 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 21, 2011) Louis Havel who lived with his parents near Beroun was run over by passenger train No. 63.  He died the following week at the age of 22.

 

75 years ago April 16, 1936 (published in the Askov American April 21, 2011) Donna Plaisted, 15 daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Plaisted of Bruno, died. Survivors include her father, stepmother, a sister and a brother.

 

75 years ago April 16, 1936 (published in the Askov American April 21, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Hjalmar Petersen are the happy parents of a daughter born at Fairview Hospital, Minneapolis.

 

50 years ago April 20, 1961 (published in the Askov American April 21, 2011) Charles H. Yaints, 69, passed away at his home in Sandstone Townshiip Monday, death resulting from a heart attack.

 

50 years ago April 20, 1961 (published in the Askov American April 21, 2011) In a ceremony held at the home of the bride, Saturday, Miss Barbara Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Nelson of Bruno, became the bride of Mr. Franz Fonder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Giles Fender of Sisseton, South Dakota.

 

25 years ago April 17, 1986 (published in the Askov American April 21, 2011) Alfred Profitt attended the 30th wedding anniversary party for the Dwayne Profits’ Saturday evening at the Cozy Corner Inn.

 

10 years ago April 19, 2001 (published in the Askov American April 21, 2011) An open house celebration for the 90th birthday of Elizabeth Carlson will be Saturday, April 21, 2001, at the Sandstone Evangelical Church.

 

 

10 years ago 2001 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 28, 2011) William Charles Trent, 46, of Pine City, was killed in a one car rollover on Highway 70 near Grantsburg, Wisconsin on April 16.  He was traveling west when he lost control of his vehicle, hit the ditch and was thrown from the car.  The vehicle rolled on top of him, killing him before emergency personnel could arrive.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 28, 2011) Mrs. Elmer Shaffer announced the engagement of her daughter Alycemae, to Dale Willialm Moch.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 28, 2011) Mrs. Elmer Shaffer announced the engagement of her daughter Alycemae, to Dale William Moch.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer April 28, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Henry Vosika announced the engagement of their daughter JoAnn to Robert B. Moffatt.

 

75 years ago April 23, 1936 (published in the Askov American April 28, 2011) Miss Agne Sebald and Mr. Viggo Jensen were married in Sandstone, the ceremony being performed by Father  Bradley.

 

75 years ago April 23, 1936 (published in the Askov American April 28, 2011) Two newcomers came to the

Askov community this week and the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Niels Molgaard and Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Krogh were made happy with daughters.  Both were born Wednesday, April 1.

 

10 years ago April 26, 2001 (published in the Askov American April 28, 2011) Agnes Kranz celebrated her 86th birthday last Saturday afternoon at her home in Lakeside Squares.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 5, 2011) Janice Kay Henry became the bride of David N. Johnson April 15 at the United Methodist church with Rev. Robert Moore officiating.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 5, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Anderson were the parents of a babay boy, born April 29.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 5, 2011) Ruby Nordstrom, the eight year old daughter of the John Nordstroms, died at the University hospital, resulting from rheumatic fever.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer May 5, 2011) A 10 and one half pound baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hischer in Hastings.

 

75 years ago April 30, 1936 (published in the Askov American May 5, 2011) Friends of Miss Agnes Sebald and Viggo Jensen were surprised this week to learn of their marriage in Sandstone Friday evening.  The ceremony was performed by Father Bradley in the presence of Mrs. Guy White of Poplar, Wisconsin, a sister of the bride, and Otto Sebald, a brother.

 

50 years ago May 4, 1961 (Published in the Askov American May 5, 2011) Another of  Askov’s pioneer couples was honored when relatives and friends gathered last Thursday for a golden wedding celebration for Mr. and Mrs. N. P. Nielsen, residents here since 1914.  A dinner for 20 relatives and close friends was enjoyed at the home of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Nielsen, with a community party and program later in the Bethlehem Lutheran parlors.

 

75 years ago May 7, 1936 (published in the Askov American May 12, 2011) Mr. J. R. Staton, Willow River, and Miss Louise Walsorth, St. Paul, were married.   They will make their home in Willow River.

 

50 years ago May 11, 1961 (published in the Askov American May 12, 2011) Wedding vows were exchanged Saturday in St. John’s Lutheran Church in  Finlayson by Miss Mildred Ann Johnson and Howard LeRoy Korpi, both of Finlayson.

 

50 years ago May 11, 1961 (published in the Askov American May 12, 2011) Approximately 75 relatives and friends gathered at the Henry Novak home Saturday evening to help Mr. and Mrs. Novak celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.

 

25 years ago May 8, 1986 (published in the Askov American May 12, 2011) Ralph and Nora Johnsen spent the weekend in Lowry and Glenwood visiting at the Agnes and  Erik Erickson and Clara Martin homes and helped Clara celebrate her 80th birthday.

 

50 years ago June 8, 1961 (published in the Askov American June 9, 2011) A beautiful wedding took place May 6 at the First Presbyterian Church in Willow River when Miss Angeline Lorraine Michog became the bride of Robert Mitchell of Cloquet.

 

50 years ago June 8, 1961 (published in the Askov American June 9, 2011) Congratulations are extended by friends to Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Kittel who were married Saturday.

 

25 years ago 1986 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 9, 2011) Fire claimed the life of a Pine County resident last week.  Michael Frank Reynolds, 28, Brook Park, died in a mobile home fire at his Brook Park residence on Saturday, May 31st.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, June 9, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sommer announced the engagement of their daughter, Judy, to Jerry Adams, of Hinckley.

 

50 years ago June 15, 1961 (published in the Askov American, June 16, 2011) In the presence of about 350 relatives and friends, wedding vows were exchanged Saturday in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Askov by Miss Donna Lee Fisher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fisher of Askov, and Mr. Wilbur Lawrence Koecher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Koecher of Kerrick.

 

25 years ago June 12, 1986 (published in the Askov American June 16, 2011) Emery and Valborg Nedegaard, Clarence and Josephine Jessen, Mettie Petersesn, Art and Delphia Christensen, Arlis and Hjordis Fogt and Red and Hertha Hansen attended the 40th wedding anniversary party for Jens and Shirley Lund at the lake hoe of Bruce and Claudia Nedegaard on Saturday.

 

10 years ago June 14, 2001 (published in the Askov American June 16, 2011) Sympathy is being extended to the family of Anders Molgaard, 72, who passed away Tuesday morning at his home in Bruno.

 

75 years ago June 18, 1936 (published in the Askov American June 23, 2011) Mrs. Elina Makela of Finlayson died following a paralytic stroke.  Survivors include two children and a brother.

 

75 years ago June 18, 1936 (published in the Askov American June 23, 2011) Word has been received that June Rodenberger was united in marriage to Mr. Tremble this spring.  They are living in Los Angeles, California.

 

75 years ago June 18, 1936 (published in the Askov American June 23, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Nelson are the happy parnts of a boy born Friday, June 12.

 

75 years ago June 18, 1936 (published in the Askov American June 23, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cich are the proud parents of a girl born about two weeks ago.  This makes two boys and two girls an average American family.

 

50 years ago June 22, 1961 (published in the Askov American June 23, 2011) In a double ring ceremony in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Askov Saturday, Miss Janet K. Degerstrom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Degerstrom of Askov, became the bride of Mr. Donovan Hanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hanson on Bruno.

 

50 years ago June 22, 1961 (published in the Askov American June 23, 2011)  Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sorensen of Askov announce the engagement of their daughter, Myrna Marlene, to Mr. Kenneth E. Nelson of Wrenshall.  No wedding date has been set.

 

25 years ago June 19, 1986 (published in the Askov American June 23, 2011) David and Tracy Jensen are the proud parents of a son, Drew David, born Sunday, June 15, his mother’s birthday.

 

25 years ago June 19, 1986 (published in the Askov American June 23, 2011) Medora Petersen, longtime resident of Askov, celebrated her 90th birthday with an open house at the senior citizen center in Askov May 3.  Mrs. Petersen now lives in Willmar.

 

10 years ago June 21, 2001 (published in the Askov American June 23, 2011) Steve and Laurie Loew of Askov announce the engagement of their daughter, Arika Lyn to Peter Watrin, son of Dave and Alice Watrin of Sandstone.  A July 14 wedding is planned.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer June 23, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Matt Zalaznik were guests of honor at an open house on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary.  Their daughter, Mrs. Robert E. (Mary) Andersen, flew home from The Hague, Netherlands for the event.

 

75 years ago June 25, 1936 (published in the Askov American June 30, 2011) A baby girl arrived Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Molgaard.

 

25 years ago June 26, 1986 (published in the Askov American June 30, 2011) A beautiful wedding took place at Oak Lake Church on Saturday when Miss Nancy Koecher, daughter of Wilbur and Donna Koecher, and Skip Elroy Christensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Christensen were married.

 

10 years ago June 28, 2001 (published in the Askov American June 30, 2011) Sympathy to the family of Harold Fisher, 90, who passed away last Wednesday, June 20.

 

10 years ago June 28, 2001 (published in the Askov American June 30, 2011) Word has been received of the death of Ansgar Clausen, 82, who died June 15 in a hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska.

 

75 years ago July 2, 1936 (published in the Askov American July 7, 2011) Maurice Anderson and Miss Frances Novak were married Tuesday, June 16 at St. Mary’s Church in Willow River.

 

 

75 years ago July 2, 1936 (published in the Askov American July 7, 2011) A baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. Wermerskirchen who live on a farm west of the Joe Miaskoch farm.  Besides the new baby there are eight other children.

 

 

75 years ago July 2, 1936 (published in the Askov American July 7, 2011) A quiet ceremony was performed Sunday afternoon in the Miller garden in Askov when Miss Ellen Miller and Leif Kirkegaard were united in marriage.

 

75 years ago July 2, 1936 (published in the Askov American July 7, 2011) Mr. Carl Gjertson and Miss Emma Koland, both of Sandstone were married.  They will make their home in Owatonna.

 

 

50 years ago July 6, 1961 (published in the Askov American July 7, 2011) In the presence of immediate relatives and close friends, Miss Yvonne Lundgren of Askov became the bride of Arnie D. Forsyth of Willow River.

 

50 years ago July 6, 1961 (published in the Askov American July 7, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nalezny are now at home in Minneapolis following their marriage June 15 in St. Mary’s Church at Willow River.

 

25 years ago  July 3, 1986 (published in the Askov American July 7, 2011) Friends and relatives were saddened to hear of the death of Bill Boulden, who formerly lived in Sand Creek.  Burial will be in Rosenburg, Oregon where the family resides.

 

10 years ago July 5, 2001 (published in the Askov American July 7, 2011) Marie Juhl continued her 90th birthday celebration on Tuesday when friends from Kerrick took her out to dinner at Banning Junction Supper Club.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 7, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bukachek were honored on their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house held in their home.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 7, 2011) Marie J. Johnson became the bride of John B. Stoffel June 30.  Little Dalphine Stoffel, niece of the groom was flower girl, and Leslie Schneider was ring bearer.

 

75 years ago July 9, 1936 (published in the Askov American Juy 14, 2011) At the Lutheran parsonage in Pine City Friday afternoon, Carl Gjertson and Miss Emma Koland were united in marriage by Rev. C. M. Steging.

 

50 years ago July 13, 1961 (published in the Askov American July 14, 2011) Miss Jane M. Sievert of the Cloverdale community became the bride of Orval L. Purdy of Euitaque, Texas, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Cloverdale Saturday evening.

 

75 years ago July 16, 1936 (published in the Askov American July 21, 2011) An 8 pound boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Thomsen Friday morning.

75 years ago July 16, 1936 (published in the Askov American July 21, 2011) Edwin Lewis Sksog, a Windemere farmer, died.  He is survived by 10 children.

 

75 years ago July 16, 1936 (published in the Askov American July 21, 2011) Mr. Raymond C. Jensen and Miss Klara M. Fogt, both of  Askov were married.  They will make their home in Askov where the groom is employed.

 

75 years ago July 16, 1936 (published in the Askov American July 21, 2011) Gustav Clatt of Willow River died from heat exhaustion.  Two daughters survive him.

 

50 years ago July 20, 1961 (published in the Askov American July 21, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Fogt and Eric and Janet of Staten Island, New York, came for a visit at the Arlis Fogt home and attended the silver wedding celebration at the Ray C. Jensen home.

 

50 years ago July 20, 1961 (published in the Askov American July 21, 2011) A son, Sherma Douglas, was born Friday afternoon to Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Ullereng.

 

50 years ago July 20, 1961 (published in the Askov American July 21, 2011) Congratulations are extended by friends to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Klein of Nickerson on the birth of triplets (two girls and a boy) born Monday, July 17.

 

10 years ago July 19, 2001 (published in the Askov American July 21, 2011) Sympathy is extended to the family of Kenneth Ketchum, 59, of Cloquet, who passed away July 12 at the Veteran’s Hospital in Minneapolis after a lingering illness.

 

25 years ago 1986 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 28, 2011) There will be an open house in honor of the 90th birthday of Louise Brackenbury on July 27th at the Book Park Methoidst Church.

 

25 years ago 1986 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 28, 2011) Carol Anderson of Rush City became the bride of Charles Swanson June 24.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 28, 2011) Joseph Bukacek of Pine City, died from a heart attack at the age of 59 while at work in Milwaukee.  He had never been sick a day in his life and was apparently in his usual good health.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer July 28, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Harold Seedorf were the proud parents of a baby boy born July 8th.

 

75 years ago July 23, 1936 (published in the Askov American July 28, 2011) Two more of Askov’s’ young people went to the altar Sunday when Raymond C. Jensen and Miss Klara M. Fogt became man and wife.

 

75 years ago July 23, 1936 (published in the Askov American July 28, 2011) Born to Mr. and Mrs. Howard (Buster) Stanton, a girl weighing 8 ¼ pounds.  She will be known as Shirley Mae Stanton.

 

50 years ago July 27, 1961 (published in the Askov American July 28, 2011) Two of Askov’s young people were united in marriage Saturday when vows were exchanged by Miss Betty Claire Wahlquist and EM2 Douglas Sorensen.

 

25 years ago July 24, 1986 (published in the Askov American July 28, 2011) The Sand Creek community was shocked to hear of the sudden death of Ralph Yaints.  He was found by a friend at his home.

 

10 years ago July 26, 2001 (published in the Askov American July 28, 2011) Many friends and relatives gathered at the Askov Community Center on Sunday afternoon to help Jens Abrahamsen celebrate his 90th birthday.  The party was hosted by his children and grandchildren.

 

10 years ago July 26, 2001 (published in the Askov American July 28, 2011) Friends and neighbors gathered at the Rudolph Bagge home last Sunday to help Rudy celebrate his 97th birthday.

 

75 years ago July 30, 1936 (published in the Askov American Aug. 4, 2011) An impressive ceremony marked the wedding of two of Askov’s young people Sunday by the Rev. S. D. Redholm.  The principals were Miss Phyllis Petersen and Edwin Sorensen.  They will make their home in Askov, the groom having purchased the Askov hardware store the first of the year.

 

75 years ago July 30, 1936 (published in the Askov American Aug. 4, 2011) A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs.  Clarence Jensen Sunday night.  Mother and baby are doing nicely.

 

75 years ago July 30, 1936 (published in the Askov American Aug. 4, 2011) Mrs. Johannes Juhl of Askov died of a stroke.  Her husband and eight children survive her.

 

50 years ago Aug. 3, 1961 (published in the Askov American Aug. 4, 2011) Miss Donna Koenig of Minneapolis and Dr. Donald Waletzko were united in marriage at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose July 8th.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 4, 2011) The Presbyterian church was the setting of the marriage uniting Beverly Phillips and Elmer Niedorf, July 15th.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 4, 2011) Carol Bergstrom and David Lamser were united in marriage July 23 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 4, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. James Sindelar announced the engagement of their daughter Karen to Louis Chalupsky Jr. of Beroun.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Aug. 4, 2011) A host of friends and relatives dropped in and surprised John Stoffel, it being his 68th birthday.

 

75 years ago Aug. 6, 1936 (published in the Askov American Aug. 11, 2011) Miss Phyllis Webb and Mr. Paul N. Frojker were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. in the Sandstone Congregational church.

 

10 years ago Aug. 7, 2001 (published in the Askov American Aug. 11, 2011) There was a wedding reception at the Duquette Hall for John and Karin Meyers.

 

10 years ago Aug. 7, 2001 (published in the Askov American Aug. 11, 2011) The wedding of Katie and Kevin Mikrot was held Saturday at the Holy Angels Catholic Church in Moose Lake.

 

August 13, 1936 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN ) The Curtis Monette home near Bruno was made happy Sunday morning, Aug. 2 by the arrival of an 8 ½ pound boy.

 

August 13, 1936 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) Albert Willie Jr. of Finlayson died from a broken neck when his cara overturned down a steep embankment. Survivors include his parents, two brothers, and three sisters.

 

August 17, 1961 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) More than 20 ladies of the Danforth area honored Mrs. Joe Peters at a belated 80th birthday party at her home.

 

August 24, 1961 (published in the Askov American Askov, MN) Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Storebo were honored at an open house Sunday on their 25th wedding anniversary when relatives and friends gathered at their home

 

August 21, 1986 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) Robert Susan Petersen and Jay Anthony Pearson exchanged wedding vows in a double ring ceremony Sturday, august 16th.

 

August 27, 1936 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) Mr. Sigvald Sorensen of Askov and Miss Lorraine Swedlund of Brook Park were married in Brook Park Methodist Church.

 

August 27, 1936 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) John S. Lynds, Sandstone pioneer, died after a brief illness.  Survivors include his wife, a brother and a sister.

 

August 27, 1936 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) Sam Van Reese of Rutledge and Miss Elsie Cooley of Rustad were united in marriage at the home of the brides’ mother, August 18th.

 

August 31, 1961 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sostak are the happy parents of a daughter, Sandra Kay, born Friday.

 

August 31, 1961 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) A large crowd attended the bridal shower for Bonnie Hanson and Ernest Waletzko at the Messenger School Sunday.

 

August 28, 1986 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) Sympathy is extended to the family of Ruth Ball, 92, who passed away early Wednesday morning, August 22, after having surgery at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth.

 

 

September 3, 1936 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) Miss Wilda Hansen of Zanesville, Ohio, and Mr. Edmund Rix of Askov were married at the bride’s home.  They will make their home in Askov.

September 3, 1936 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) Miss Vera Thomson and Mr Ralph Matthes, both of Kerrick, were married.

 

September 7, 1961 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Loew are the happy parents of a son born last Thursday.  He will be known as Bernard Wayne.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer) At a nine o’clock nuptial mass on Aug. 31, Agnes Smetana was united in marriage to Raymond Sebesta.  On Sept. 1, Robert W. Moeding took Mildred Mommsen as his bride at the Pokegama Sanatorium, where she worked as a nurse.

 

September 10, 1936 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN) Miss Vera Thomson of east of Kerrick and Ralph Matthew were united in marriage in the German Lutheran parsonage at Moose Lake Saturday afternoon.

 

September 14, 1961 (published in the Askov American Askov, MN) Congratulations go to Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Koecher on the birth of a daughter, Laurie Christine.

 

50 years ago September 21, 1961 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Sept. 22, 2011) Miss Bonnie Ellen Hansen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold K. Hansen of Glenwood City, Wisconsin, was united in marriage to  Ernest Leon Waletzko of Willow River on Saturday.

 

50 years ago September 21, 1961 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Sept. 22, 2011)

Miss Joanne Irene Clark of Willow River became the bride of Robert Kankala of Kettle River Saturday, September 9, at the Methoidst Church in Barnum.

 

25 years ago Sept. 18, 1986 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Sept. 22, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Roy Anderson will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on September 27 at Oak Lake Lutheran Church.

 

10 years ago Sept. 20, 2001 (published in the Askov American, Askov, MN Sept. 22, 2011) The children of Enar and Marilyn Edin invite everyone to come and celebrate their parents “50th” wedding anniversary at an open house Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Duquette Hall.

 

75 years ago Sept. 24, 1936 (published in the Askov American Sept. 29, 2011) Miss Hazelle E. Peck and Carl H. Hultgren were quietly married in Kerrick Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 23rd.

 

75 years ago Sept. 24, 1936 (published in the Askov American Sept. 29, 2011) Miss Helen Smith became the bride of Lawrence Forsyth of Bruno, Monday noon.

 

75 years ago Sept. 24, 1936 (published in the Askov American Sept. 29, 2011) A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Chris Ingemansen Sunday forenoon, September 13.

 

75 years ago Sept. 24, 1936  (published in the Askov American Sept. 29, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Haravey Anderson are the proud parents of a girl born to them Thursay morning.

 

50 years ago Sept. 28, 1961 (published in the Askov American Sept. 29, 2011) The Evangelical Free Church of Sandstone was the scene of a beautiful wedding September 16 when Janet Athey of Finlayson became the bride of Gary Koland of Sandstone.

 

50 years ago Sept. 28, 1961 (published in the Askov American Sept. 29, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Swanson are the happy parents of a daughter born September 24.  She has been named Corrine Joy.

 

25 years ago Sept. 25, 1986 (published in the Askov American Sept. 29, 2011) A baby girl was born to Joyce (Meier) and the late Gary Alexander, Duluth, September 16 in Two Harbors.  The little miss has been named Ashlee Marie. The maternal grandpaents are Jens and Cora Abrahmsen and paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Thorston of Alexander of Two Harbors.

 

75 years ago Oct. 1, 1936 (published in the Askov American Oct. 6, 2011) A baby boy came Wednesday of last week to brighten the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lenard H. Lund.

 

50 years ago Oct. 5, 1961 (published in the Askov American Oct. 6, 2011) A son, Dennis Dean, was born Saturday to Mr. and Mrs. Jerry R. Sostak at the Pine County Memorial Hospital in Sandtone.

 

50 years ago Oct. 5, 1961 (published in the Askov American Oct. 6, 2011) The wedding of Miss Gertrude Dobosenski and Ed Price took place at nuptial high Mass Saturday at St. Mary’s Church in Willow River.

 

25 years ago Oct. 2, 1986 (published in the Askov American Oct. 6, 2011) Harold Sorenson celebrated his 90th birthday with a potluck dinner at the Ken Nelson home.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 6, 2011) Roy Carl Nordstrom and Frances June Ausmus were united in marriage by Rev. D. W. Thompson, Sept. 27.  Flower girl and ring bearer were Marjorie Davidson and Bobby Davidson.

 

75 years ago Oct. 8, 1936 (published in the Askov American Oct. 13, 2011) A large crowd attended the silver wedding celebration at the John Sway home in Park Township Sunday afternoon.

 

50 years ago Oct. 12, 1961 (published in the Askov American Oct. 13, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Martin Johnson of Askov celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Oct. 13, 2011) Margaret Anne Kirchberg and Donald J. Bible were united in marriage Sept. 9 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rush City.

 

75 years ago Oct. 15, 1936 (published in the Askov American Oct. 20, 2011) A wedding of interest to many in the Rutledge community occurred Saturday when Mrs. Maxyne Taubman Hiatt and Chrisstian Hansen were united in marriage by Justice R. T. Addington. 

 

75 years ago Oct. 15, 1936 (published in the Askov American Oct. 20, 2011) The first granddaughter came to the Nielsen-gravesen families Wednesday night when a girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Hans Nielsen.  The baby weighed seven pounds.

75 years ago Oct. 22, 1936 (published in the Askov American Oct. 27, 2011) The wedding of Adrian Berglund and Miss Elizabeth Pearson, both of  Bruno, took place at the home of the bride’s parents.  Mr. and Mrs. Wilhelm Pearson, Saturday, October 17, at 4 o’clock.

 

75 years ago Oct. 22, 1936 (published in the Askov American Oct. 27, 2011) A bridal shower was given for Miss Abigail Berger at the Danforth schoolhouse Saturday evening.  A nice program was given and many gifts were presented by friends.

 

75 years ago Oct. 22, 1936 (published in the Askov American Oct. 27, 2011) Henry Ibsen Hansen, who came to Askov in 1908, died after suffering for some time with heart trouble and dropsy.  He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. John O. Christensen.

 

50 years ago Oct. 26, 1961 (published in the Askov American Oct. 27, 2011) Vows spoken on Saturday morning in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Willow River united in marriage Miss Nancy Walker and Dennis Stephan.

 

50 years ago Oct. 26, 1961 (published in the Askov American Oct. 27, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Albert Petersen celebrated their silver wedding anniversary Sunday with a family dinner in the American Legion Hall and open house in the afternoon.

 

25 years ago Oct. 23, 1986 (published in the Askov American Oct. 27, 2011) Darrell and Lori Loew are the proud parents of a daughter, Sarah Jane.  She was born Oct. 16 at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake.

 

75 years ago Oct. 29, 1936 (published in the Askov American Nov. 3, 2011) Miss Viola Stephan of Willow River and William Sedar were married at Cloquet where they plan to make their home.

 

75 years ago Oct. 29, 1936 (published in the Askov American Nov. 3, 2011) Miss Myra A. Hammer became the bride of Albert C. Petersen in her parental home three miles southwest of Bruno on Sunday at noon.

 

75 years ago Oct. 29, 1936 (published in the Askov American Nov. 3, 2011) A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Novak Tuesday, Oct. 21.  Mother and baby are doing fine.

 

50 years ago Nov. 2, 1961 (published in the Askov American Nov. 3, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Larson are the proud parents of a girl, born to them in the Pine County Memorial hospital Oct. 25.  She has been named Jody Lea.

 

50 years ago Nov. 2, 1961 (published in the Askov American Nov. 3, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bade observed their silver wedding anniversary with a dinner served at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Bruno on Sunday which was enjoyed by about 150 guests.

 

50 years ago Nov. 2, 1961 (published in the Askov American Nov. 3, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Espointour of Moose Lake are the happy parents of a baby girl born to them Sunday evening.  She has been named Jill Renee.

 

25 years ago Oct. 30, 1986 (published in the Askov American Nov. 3, 2011) Adrian and Elizabeth Berglund celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, put on by their children.

 

25 years ago Oct. 30, 1986 (published in the Askov American Nov. 3, 2011)  A 25th wedding anniversary party will be held in honor of Jim and Elaine Booker’s special day for all their friends and relatives.  It will be Nov. 1 at  Annie’s in Denham, hosted by their children, Noreen, Colleen, Randy and Roxanne.

 

25 years ago Oct. 30, 1986 (published in the Askov American Nov. 3, 2011) Relatives and friends helped Marie Miltersen celebrate her 89th birthday at her home on Sunday.

 

10 years ago Nov. 1, 2001 (published in the Askov American Nov. 3, 2011) From Willow River News: Just received word that Nettie Jaglowski will celebrate her 100th birthday on Nov. 15th.

 

10 years ago Nov. 1, 2001 (published in the Askov American Nov. 3, 2011) Earl Johnsen, Nora Johnsen, Richard and Marji DeLong, and Hazel Serritslev attended a golden wedding anniversary party for Gene and Lorraine Clark at the Duluth stake Center Saturday evening.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Nov, 3, 2011) Sharon Schultz became the bride of Tom Fore, Oct. 14, at the Zion Lutheran Church, with Rev. Ross Schuler officiating.

 

75 years ago Nov. 5, 1936 (published in the Askov American Nov. 10, 2011) Miss Caroline Stephan and Mr. Stanley Bohaty of Willow River were married in St. Paul.  They will  make their home in Omaha, Nebraska, during the winter months.

 

75 years ago Nov. 5, 1936 (published in the Askov American Nov. 10, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Bloom are the proud parents of a by born Tuesday.

 

50 years ago Nov. 9, 1961 (published in the Askov American Nov. 10, 2011) Irvin Plaisted of Bruno and Mildred Ryan of Milaca were united in marriage at the hoem of the groom Saturday, Nov. 4th.

 

50 years ago Nov. 9, 1961 (published in the Askov American Nov. 10, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Howard Thomsen are the happy parents of a son, Richard James, born Friday in the Pine County memorial hospital at Sandtone.  The youngster weighed 6 pounds, 10 ½ ounces.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 10, 2011) On Oct. 14 at St. Joseph’s Catholic church, Beroun, was the setting of the marriage of Karen Sindelar and Louis Chalupsky Jr.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 10, 2011) Don Schmidt and Sadie Nelson, both of Rock Creek, were married Nov. 30, at Norwood, Iowa.  They would make their home in Salt Lake City where the groom was employed by the telephone company.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 17, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Tollefson welcomed a baby boy on Nov. 1;  Mr. and Mrs. Estel Madison, a girl on Nov. 2, and Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Kessler a boy on Nov. 4th.

 

75 years ago Nov. 12, 1936 (published in the Askov American Nov. 17, 2011) E. G. Markom, who was struck by a car while walking along the pavement near his home in Sandstone, died at a Cloquet hospital.

 

75 years ago Nov. 12, 1936 (published in the Askov American Nov. 17, 2011) Miss Ruby Youngkrantz of Sturgeon Lake and Mr. Sabin Larson of Finlayson were united in marriage by the Rev. A. Boe of Superior, Wisconsin, at St. John’s Lutheran church at Finlayson.

 

10 years ago Nov. 15, 2001 (published in the Askov American Nov. 17, 2011) Sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of Valborg Nedegaard, age 90, who passed away on November 7, 2001.  Services were held on Saturday, Nov. 10th.

 

75 years ago Nov. 19, 1936 (published in the Askov American Nov. 24, 2011) Mrs. Mary Monson, Askov, passed away as a result of old age infirmities.  She was 78 years of age.

 

25 years ago Nov. 20, 1986 (published in the Askov American Nov. 24, 2011) Donald Lilly, brother-in-law of Mrs. Clara Lilly, died unexpectedly at his home near Staples.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Nov. 24, 2011) A golden wedding celebration was held in the town hall, Brook Park, in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Parsons, to which all grown people were invivted.

 

25 years ago 1986 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 8, 2011) A Finlayson woman died from injuries she received in a collision Sunday on the township road where she lived.  Jackie Ann Willie, 29 was alone in her car shortly after 10 a.m. when it collided head on with a car driven by dale Wagner, 22, Finlayson.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer, Dec. 8, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smetana celebrated their silver wedding anniversary Nov. 28 with their children, grandchildren, relatives and a host of friends.

 

75 years ago Dec. 10, 1936 (published in the Askov American, Dec. 15, 2011) Miss Margaret Miller and Mr. Otto Sebald, two well known young people of the Askov community, were united in marriage at Faribault Saturday, November 28th.

 

75 years ago Dec. 10, 1936 (published in the Askov American, Dec. 15, 2011) Dennis Marudas, living west of Hinckley, was killed instantly last Thursday night at about 8:30 when he drove his car into the back end of a state highway snowplow that was traveling toward Sandstone.  Mr. Marudas operated a small café and beer parlor next to the Vogue Theatare in Sandstone, but resided with his family west of Hinckley.

 

50 years ago Dec. 14, 1961 (published in the Askov American Dec. 15, 2011) Cloverton news: Quite a few from here attended the 25th wedding anniversary party for Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Profit given by the children children.  Many silver gives were presented them as well as a purse.

 

50 years ago Dec. 14, 1961 (published in the Askov American Dec. 15, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. Bobbie Johnsen are the happy parents of an 8 lb. 6 oz. son, Jeffrey Scott, born at the Rush City hospital Wednesday night of last week.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 29, 2011) Mrs. Helen Kozak of Mora arrounced the engagement of her daughter, Janet Ellen, to Larry Brettingen.

 

50 years ago 1961 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 29, 2011) Mr. and Mrs. William Mullins were honored with an open house for the 40th wedding anniversary hosted by their children.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 29, 2011) The first official act of Walter Blanchard, newly elected justice of the peace, was to officiate at a wedding.  Ruth D. Carrigan and Milford A. Langland were united in marriage at the Blanchard home at 7:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve.  Attendants were Mr. and Mrs. John Holler.

 

75 years ago 1936 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Dec. 29, 2011) Arthur K. Anderson and Cleora M. Bengston, both of Rock Creek, were united in marriage Dec. 25, by Rev. D. W. Thompson at the Presbyterian manse.  Attendants were Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Michael.

 

10 years ago 2002 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 19, 2012) A North Branch man was killed when his small plane crashed near the Rush City Airport.  Douglas D. Haugen, 43, was alone in the plane.  He was the son of David and Ethel Haugen, Pine City.

 

25 years ago 1987(published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 19, 2012) The first baby of the year was a son born to Johnny and Wanda Valenzuela at the Burnette Hospital in Grantsburg on Jan. 4.  He was named Jeremy Josph Norm.

 

25 years ago 1987 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 19, 2012) The death of a retired Finlayson farmer in a fire at his home last week is being investigated as homicide and arson.  An autopsy has revealed that Allen Herbert Dahlman, 59, Finlayson Township, died of a gunshot wound to the head.  His body was discovered at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 5 in his burned out farmhouse.

 

50 years ago 1962 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 19, 2012) A new furniture store under the  name of Southtown Furniture opened its doors for business with LeRoy Braasch proprietor.  The new store was in the former Topic ballroom.

 

75 years ago 1937 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 19, 2012) A 10 lb. baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Haug Jan. 17 and a 7 pound baby boy was born to Dr. and Mrs. A. K. Stratte, Jan. 18th.

 

100 years ago 1912 (published in the Pine City Pioneer Jan. 19, 2012) William Cort was married to Anna Nortin Jan. 10, at the Nortin home in West Rock.  The contracting parties were attended by Ellen Nortin, Christine Cort, Algo Nortin and Frank Cort.  The afternoon was spent in instrumental music and in singing.  The gifts were numerous and beautiful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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