Peekin' in the Past, Oct. 14

10 years ago (2000)

•The Patriot Partners addressed the Hills-Beaver Creek Board of Education Monday evening and the Hills City Council Tuesday evening about building new locker rooms and a community fitness center at the high school. 

The H-BC booster club members said current locker rooms are outdated, lack proper ventilation and have inadequate water pressure. 


25 years ago (1985)

•Hills-Beaver Creek High School has been invited to participate in the Dakota State College’s fourth annual Mathematics Contest for High School Seniors. 

More than 200 high schools from South Dakota and the surrounding area have been invited to participate.


50 years ago (1960)

•Mrs. Henry Walraven and Mrs. Fred Paulsen spent last Wednesday in Worthington attending meetings of the Women’s Society of World Service of the EUB congregations. 


75 years ago (1935)

•The old Bethlehem church barn was sold by Otto Reyne at auction last Tuesday, and Dan Sjolseth was the highest bidder, paying $277.50 for the building. Mr. Sjolseth will move the building before January 1st. K.K. Hellie informs us that he erected the barn thirty-six years ago.

On the same day Schellhouse Bros. bought the old pool hall building from the J.H. Finke estate, and intend moving it out on their farm this fall and converting it into a cattle shed. 


100 years ago (1910)

•J.N. Jacobson is in receipt of a card from T.G. Tammen, stating he will start from Germany on Oct. 19.

•What a blessing it would be if all ladies would take off their “lids” at all public gatherings – perhaps they are afraid they will lose their rats if they raise it, says an exchange.

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