1985: What Geese!

Brian Almberg of rural Rushmore was raising 4,300 geese outside of Rushmore in 1985.

1935: The Terraces

The Terraces was a lunch place on the west shore of Lake Okabena in 1935. Peter Eichner and his wife were the proprietors. Next post at 11 a.m.

1935: The Dairy’s Obligation To You

Scientific methods was as big a selling point in 1935 as "natural" is in 2010, as you can see from this Benson & Sorensen Dairy ad from June 1935. Next post at 11 a.m.

1985: We Do Not Have Copies Of This Anymore

We no longer have copies of Dorthy Rickers’ wonderful Mixing and Musing book available, as it was in 1985. Your best bet is probably E-Bay. We still get calls about the cookbook, and it’s easy to see why; Dorthy’s column was completely awesome, so the cookbook must be too.

1945: Electricity For Every Farm

The Daily Globe advocated electricity to every farm in 1945, partly, it seems, in relation to the war effort. Next post at 6 p.m.