Pages from the Past - From our 134-year Archives for February 28, 2021

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Published Sunday, February 28, 2021

15 Year Ago

March 3, 2006

  • USDA Update- Rod Johnson: After several days of below zero, warmer days have followed. There is a very noticeable greening of the wheat.
  • About Town- Melissa Peterson & Doris Lessenden: The Eads Chamber of Commerce, with the help of volunteers, hosted a breakfast for the Snow Goose Festival.
  • Wild Horse Roundup- Curtis Schrimp: Maybe something in the air, Susie Paintin said the computer at the Post Office wouldn't work either.

25 Years Ago

March 1, 1996

  • Valley State Bank has hired Michael C. Lening, long time resident of Kiowa County, as the new bank manager at Eads.
  • The Mountain/Plains Communities and Shippers Coalition needs help to prevent the railroad merger/abandonment.
  • The KA Hall was the scene for the Annual Sweetheart Banquet.

40 Years Ago

February 27, 1981

  • Twenty farm and ranch members of the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union returned to Denver after a whirlwind four-day lobbying effort in Washington, D.C.
  • Letter to the Editor- Byron "Windy" McDaniel: People, before you say anything about the school, go visit it and see what they are doing.  I hope, like me, you will be impressed about it.
  • From the Sheriff desk- Floyd Griswould: Several fires this past week, makes one realize just how important fire equipment really is.

50 Years Ago

February 26, 1971

  • A.V. Harris of Sheridan Lake has quit singing the once popular song, "I've been working of the Railroad." Harris is retiring from the Missouri Pacific Railroad after working 33.5 yrs.

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