Esmond News

1920: Harvest reports good apple crop

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Mark and Kara Aughenbaugh and family were supper quests of Rita Anderson on Monday night for a visit with Rita’s family and other Aughenbaugh cousins who were visiting South Dakota families.

The Schlueters spent last weekend in Wisconsin Dells, Wis., where Joanne was judging the Twirling Master baton competition.

Travis and Michelle Bornitz family were in Sioux Falls Friday for a visit with Michelle’s mother.

The Bornitz families celebrated Kim’s 3-year-old daughter Skylar’s birthday party Saturday.

Lori Wehlander was in the Black Hills for a one-day work retreat this past week. Curt and Lori visited Hannah Wehlander Sunday afternoon in Mitchell.

Marlin and Jeanette Clendening attended the softball tournament for their great-granddaughters from Woonsocket and Wessington Springs. Their team won the tournament in Huron.

Annette and Charemon Dunham attended the South Dakota American Legion Commander Gary Wolkow's, Homecoming Saturday in De Smet.

Annette, Charemon and Leo Dunham went on the De Smet Cemetery Tour held on Saturday morning.

Rainfall reports in Esmond Township this past week were from 0 to 2 inches.

History Note

1920 – Harvest reports were oats and barley yields were good; wheat was not too good a crop, and a carload of apples on the side track was supplying everyone’s needs – these needs were not only apples but also cider – both hard and sweet.

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