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Pages from the Past - From our 129 year archive.

Pages from the Past
Published Friday, February 12, 2016

15 yrs


February 16, 2001


Only two weeks left to express public opinion on the route the "Port to Plains" location. Wilbur Smith Associates are conducting the study seeking public comments concerning the corridor &selection of route it should follow


25 years


February 14, 1991


Area stockmen are advise to take precautions after 14 head of yearling were reported stolen from a pasture near Eads. 10 bulls and 4 heifers were taken some time between 12pm  Sunday & Monday morning.


40 years


February 6, 1976


Mr. Hugo Peterson, Manager of Bartlett and Company elevator at Towner announced that the present elevator storage capacity is to be increased by 248000 bushels. The new addition will more than triple the elevator storage capacity.


100 years


February 4, 1916


At mass meeting at the courthouse Chas Wansted was nominated mayor & F>A Thompson, H.A. Long, C.L. Denney, J.O. Walker, Chas Owens & A. Willey named for board of councilmen for Eads first city election to be held on Tuesday