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History of New Rockford: Dec. 27, 2021

On the evening of Aug. 29, 1904, a hail storm passed west and northwest of town, but its effect was not general as many crops were not hit; losses were 20 to 30 percent, with most covered by insurance.

On Aug. 30, it rained. John Welsh of the Sheyenne Valley brought in the first load of wheat for the season and sold it to J.A. McAuley of the Dakota Elevator; it was graded No. 1 Northern and br...