1940: Sibling Rivalry

Every child responds to being treated as an individual, and having privileges that he feels are his very own, advised this 1940 column, I think fairly wisely. Maturity levels vary so much from child to child, it would seem impossible to make hard-and-fast rules by age group, but if you don’t, then it does seem…
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1985: Mobile Computing: The Early Years

1935: Blacksmithing And Chickens

A press release-style news brief from 1935 dealt with a book on blacksmithing by "Daddy" Drew. Next post at 11 a.m.

1935: Superstitions And Growing Up

This oddly arranged 1935 column about superstitions and the absolute necessity of teaching children critical thinking was featured in the Nobles County Times. Next post at 11 a.m.

1935: We’re The Only Ones Without An Extension Service

In 1935, the Nobles County Times wondered if we were the only smart ones in Southwestern Minnesota, for being the only ones in the region without an extension service.