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History of New Rockford: April 29, 2024

On Nov. 16, 1906, attorney C.J. Maddux was in northern Indiana, trying an insurance case in federal court. Mr. and Mrs. George Fletcher arrived from Jamestown to live on the W.G. Carter farm northeast of town; she was the sister of Mrs. D.H. Fowler.

From November 17 to the night of Sunday, Nov. 18, a “baby blizzard” struck the area.

On November 19, Miss Georgia Hersey began work in the Oberon tele...