Daily Archives: April 28, 2009

1959: District FFA Officers

Officers for the southwest Minnesota FFA district in 1959 were Dick Amendt of Lakefield, Bob Weidauer of Marshall, Rolland Johnson of Tyler, Stafford Grams of Windom, Bob Saxon of Worthington and Gerald Swanson of Sioux Valley. Their advisor was Robert … Continue reading

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1934: Dead Guy Was Only Dead Drunk

This is a scary story. Did the guy have the DTs or something? I haven’t been around a lot of extremely intoxicated people (though I did go to college), so I don’t know. Is it normal for someone drunk to … Continue reading

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1959: Avoca Is Full of Good Neighbors

Twenty-seven people helped out two Avoca farmers in 1959. One of the farmers, Leland Holmberg, had had his barn and machinery destroyed by fire, and had himself been injured in the fire. The 27 good neighbors disced, plowed, and dragged … Continue reading

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