1985: Magnolia Is 100 Years Old

Magnolia had its 100th birthday in 1985 and to help it celebrate, the Daily Globe had a nice feature from Ray Crippen.

1960: Fire Burns Down Store, Except One Chair

The fire that burned down Mansch Brothers Furniture and apartment in Slayton in 1960 claimed everything except a single chair. This chair was sat upon by Russell Gillette as he watched the fire, because if you’re going to watch a fire, and there’s a comfy chair, you might as well use it. Note: We are…
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1945: Hospital And Doctor Bills Paid!

In 1945, this Cooperative Insurance Service ad ran in the Daily Globe, advertising health care for just 3 cents a day. Next post at 9 a.m.