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