Articles written by K.c. Gardner Jr

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History of New Rockford: Feb. 26, 2024

On Sept. 21, 1906, S.O. Lee came in from his farm southeast of town; he had finished threshing his wheat (17 bushels per acre; #1 Northern) and oats (50 bushels per acre; 44 lbs. per bushel). C.E....

 

History of New Rockford: Feb. 19, 2024

The Sept. 14, 1906, “Transcript” said the fixtures for the Farmers & Merchants Bank had arrived and were being installed. Mrs. P.J. Butler had all her household goods, a buggy and a set of single...

 

History of New Rockford: Feb. 12, 2024

The Sept. 7, 1906, “Transcript” stated that the previous week Miss Hattie Harrison had come in from Marlette, Mich., to see her sister Mrs. Nathan Stanton and family. Also Miss Anna Haskell had ar...

 

History of New Rockford: Feb. 5, 2024

The hunting season began on Sept. 1, 1906; 44 local hunters had gotten their licenses. On that day, James E. Renfrew came in on business. Mr. and Mrs. Silas Hylton went to St. Paul, where Mrs. Hylton... Full story

 

History of New Rockford: January 29, 2024

On Aug. 25, 1906, the founder of “The Transcript,” Joseph W. Hays, was in for a short visit; it was the first time he had been in New Rockford since he left in 1886. On Sunday, Aug. 26, Phillips...

 

History of New Rockford: Jan. 22, 2024

The August 17, 1906, “Transcript” stated that contractor E.P. Cosgrove and his crew were almost done with the construction of an 18x30 farmhouse with 14-foot posts for Fred Nieman southwest of...

 

History of New Rockford: Jan. 15, 2024

On Aug. 11, 1906, Mrs. H.R. Campbell went to Minneapolis to order her fall stock of millinery; she would be assisted in her shop by Miss Vera Keime; she returned on Aug. 25. From Aug. 11 to 15, Miss...

 

History of New Rockford: Dec. 4, 2023

On June 30, 1906, Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Radtke returned from Fargo, where they had attended the Grand Lodge meetings of the Masons and the Eastern Star. Fred Von Almen went to his old home in Minnesota,...

 

History of New Rockford: November 13, 2023

On the evening of June 6, 1906, a son was born to Rev. and Mrs. F.L. Gehrs of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. That evening, the First Annual Graduation Exercises of the Phillips Academy took place in th...

 

History of New Rockford: November 6: 2023

On May 31, 1906, Horace Courtemanche was in town. Mrs. M.E. Arbogast left on a visit to Fargo. Mrs. John Olson and children left for Minneapolis, where a relative would join them on a trip to the...

 

History of New Rockford: October 30, 2023

On May 24, 1906, Alice (Mrs. J.W.) Rager left on a visit to her former home, Jamestown, N.Y. Mrs. B.W. Hersey left for Kansas City, Mo., to visit her parents. The New Rockford Band played an outdoor c...

 

History of New Rockford: October 23, 2023

On the morning of May 12, 1906, daughters were born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carlson and Mr. and Mrs. Martin Larson. Twenty-eight friends of Louise Dunham surprised her at her farm home west of town on...

 

History of New Rockford: October 16, 2023

Two of the three Eddy County Commissioners (Dafoe and Gunvaldson) met on the morning of May 7, 1906, and the third, J.G. Dailey, joined them that afternoon and on May 8. They voted to pay the...

 

History of New Rockford: October 9, 2023

On April 27, 1906, Mrs. C.C. Schmidt came up from Jamestown to visit her daughter Miss Edith Schmidt, the Primary teacher at the New Rockford School; she left for home on May 2. Matt Mattson, Jr., was...

 

History of New Rockford: October 2, 2023

Ads in the April 20, 1906, “Transcript”: Buster Brown boys’ and girls’ stockings, 25 cents a pair, Rodenberg & Schwoebel. M.M. Keime had a horse, buggy, harness, plow and mower for sale. Early...

 

History of New Rockford: Sept. 25, 2023

On April 11, 1906, Otho Lathrop came up from Fargo to visit with the Lathrop family for a few days. Thomas Olson went to St. Paul, where he would enter a hospital and have an appendectomy. On April...

 

History of New Rockford: September 11, 2023

On March 30 and until noon on March 31, 1906, Fargo optician C.J. Sullivan was at Kunkel’s Jewelry Store. On March 31 Phillip Ackerman was in from west of town doing business and greeting friends....

 

History of New Rockford: Sept. 4, 2023

On March 23, 1906, H.J. Mitchell, C.J. Stickney, and L.C. Oefstedahl went to Jamestown for a meeting of the Elks Lodge. H.L. Rood returned from a trip “down the line.” Daniel Labhardt and Richard...

 

History of New Rockford: August 28, 2023

On March 16, 1906, T.H. Bollingberg was in from the Twist neighborhood of eastern Wells County on business and to visit; he was interested in reports of a new railroad line that might pass near his fa...

 

History of New Rockford

Having recovered from his recent illness, John McVey shipped a carload of cattle to the South St. Paul markets on March 10, 1906. F.D. Dunham took a carload of cattle to the same market; he returned...

 

History of New Rockford: August 14, 2023

On March 5 and 6, 1906, National Bank Examiner F.B. Chapman of Buford, N.D., examined the financial status of the First National Bank and announced it was “in excellent condition.” Sealed bids wer...

 

History of New Rockford: August 7, 2023

On March 1, 1906, Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Whiteman came down from Sheyenne to visit. W.B. Whetham came in from eastern Eddy County on business and to greet his “army of friends.” That afternoon, the...

 

History of New Rockford: July 31, 2023

On the afternoon of Feb. 22, 1906, the New Rockford Improvement League met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R.P. Allison. At 2:45 p.m., the Lowell Literary Society presented the following program: Song,...

 

History of New Rockford: July 24, 2023

On Feb. 15, 1906, William Farley and Gull River Lumber Company manager Ray Erwin left for the Twin Cities; Erwin would then go on to his former home at Prescott, Iowa; W.S. Woods would manage the yard...

 

History of New Rockford: July 17, 2023

About 5 p.m. Feb. 9, 1906, W.S. Farquhar suffered a stroke and died at 11:15. He had shown no signs of ill health during the day. For six years he had been the representative of the Minnesota Mutual...

 

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