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Friday, 20 November 2015 20:16

10 years ago this week

Nov. 17, 2005

Unseasonably warm weather this fall gave way to much cooler conditions this weekend.

Record-high November temperatures in the 70s and 80s gave way to more seasonal daytime highs in the 30s this week with a dusting of snow blanketing the area Monday night. Overnight temperatures Tuesday into Wednesday morning dropped into the teens, with 16 degrees recorded northwest of Nebraska.

Post 14 Am Vet member Loyd Christner presented students Jonee Maris, Leiauna Alberts and Jaden Abbott awards earned in the AmVet poster and essay contest. Abbott took first place at the local, department and national levels.

25 years ago this week

Nov. 22, 1990

Youth participating in the DU Greenwing duck-calling contest had some real success as they called in a live one during the event Friday night.  Greenwing callers included Jeremy Walgren, Aaron McKinney and Todd Krausnick of Wauneta.

50 years ago this week

Nov. 18, 1965

Postmaster Polly said, “Last Christmas the post office handled more mail than ever before, yet the operation was the most efficient in history.”

Zip Code use and the cooperation of the public in mailing early were the main reason for this success.

75 years ago this week

Nov. 20, 1940

Wednesday afternoon fifty-five home-economics girls wandered leisurely out on the stage of the school auditorium keeping time to soft, slow piano music played in turns by Yvonne Kerns, Betty Knotwell, Elva Hardy and Naomi Kitt.  They were modeling their outfits which they made under the guidance of Miss Lideen.

100 years ago this week

Nov. 18, 1915

When you have any hogs ready for market, see the manager at the west elevator. We will bid you on hogs or ship them for five cents per hundred which gives you all there is in it.

S.A Yant went out to his home by the Trembly school house this Thursday morning to go to work and to his surprise, his house was gone, a tent.  He went back in the p.m. to gather up the remnants, which the wind had scattered.

We will have on track in a few days a car of Great Hayden Lump Coal on which we can give a special price if taken out of car.  Farmers, watch for this car of coal and get your winter’s supply out of it.

125 years ago this week

Nov. 20 1890

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