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Two Lakefield farmers were hurt in 1961: Albert Vancura and Clinton Kazemba. Kazemba said he was going to sell the cow that had kicked him for the second time, and I can’t say I blame him.
This article detailed the car crashes of 1961.
“There may come a time when the speed of automobiles will be limited by law.” Were there speed limits in 1939 in Minnesota, or does this Pipestone Leader excerpt refer to physically making automobiles unable to go faster than a … Continue reading
PoorÂ Newell Cromwell fell on a scissors in 1939. It looked like his eye would be saved, though. Question: Was his father’s name really “Normal,” or did we typo “Norman”?
Two Sheldon men were injured on the way back from Montevideo in 1939. (That’s pronounced Mont-a-VID-ee-oh, by the way.
Ted Holm had a near-death experience in a 1960 ditch cave-in.
In this weird November 1960 incident, teenager Wayne Eggleston was shot in the leg for no apparent reason. Even more weirdly, it was the second time he’d been in a shooting mishap.
The Daily Globe suggested coordinating Christmas holidays to avoid traffic congestion (and hence collisions) in 1960.
More information on the horrible Labor Day crashes of 1960.