Days gone by

1970: 10 births, 8 deaths, and...

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10 YEARS AGO
September 15, 2010
• There is a community gathering planned on Friday to welcome the 211th Engineer Company home from Afghanistan.
• The Goss family has owned a farm in the southwest corner of Kingsbury County since 1910. The farm was recognized at the State Fair this year as a Century Farm. Ed Goss of Belle Fourche said his grandfather purchased 320 acres in 1910, noting that this area of the county was settled well behind the eastern part. He also noted that for hundreds of years that part of the county has been behind in rainfall. Ed Goss, his sister Lavonne Durant of Carthage, Ed’s wife DeEtte and his sister Alice Poppen were in attendance.
Todd and Jean Wilkinson of De Smet announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle, to Dan Orton, son of Roger and Barb Orton of Rutland.

25 YEARS AGO
September 16, 1995
• The Red Cross Bloodmobile will mark the 32nd year that the bloodmobile has been coming to this community. Joy Carroll, local drive coordinator, said the bloodmobile made its first visit here on November 26, 1963. Ninety-three units were collected on that visit.

50 YEARS AGO
September 17, 1970
Mr. & Mrs. Henry Bowes left Sunday to make their home in New Mexico state. Neighbors and friends gathered in their home Friday evening to wish them well in their new home. They brought lunch and presented the honorees with a gift. Their sons Delmer and Lyle are operating the farm.
• August statistics—There were 10 births, 8 deaths and 22 marriages and 1 divorce in Kingsbury County.

75 YEARS AGO
September 13, 1945
• Small squad reports for football practice. Several lettermen were among the 14 players who reported for football practice to Coach Natwick on Thursday. Among these were James Coughlin, John McAdaragh, Dick McAdaragh, Lester Klinkel, Douglas Peckenpaugh, Leon Carpenter and Dale Snyder. The season will open when the Bulldogs meet the Lake Preston Divers on the home gridiron on September 21.
• From an ad — equip yourself for hunting at Hyink’s! “Red Head” hunting caps — $1. Hinson hunting coats — $10.95, “Red Head” hunting pants — $6.95, Decoys are $12 a dozen

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