Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Way Back When

Herald-February 25,1971

Quickest Way to Wipe Out A Friendship is by Sponging

Lane's Lockers
coke-16 oz-8 pkg-plus deposit-89c
Meadow Gold- Ice Cream-1 gal.$1.19
Hollywood Bread-3 for 99c
Oak Grove Cottage Cheese-29c

The Right Place
Newly Remodeled-Every Sunday-After Church Special
Waffles or Hot cakes-with maple syrup-Sausage and Coffee-75c
Raised Doughnuts while you wait-2  and coffee-25c
Big Dinner Special-Broasted Cornish Game Hen-and all the trimmings-and coffee-$1.75
Supper Special- Italian Spaghetti with meatballs ,salad, garlic bread,coffee-$1.50

Herald-March 1,1951
900 boys and girls who are members of 4-H Clubs in Stearns County will be among 2 million rural young people throughout the nation who will observe National 4-H Club Week March 3-11.During the week they will rededicate "heads,hearts,hands and health" to working togetherr toward a better home and world community

Up until Wednesday morning we've had regular spring weather.Saturday it rained all day,followed by lightening that evening.Wednesday at 8:30 am it started snowing and our usual Minnesota Blizzard,with a 50 mile an hour wind is predicted,and by 1:30 pm about 4 inches of snow had fallen,with drifts on Main Street over a foot high .The Holdingford Public School dismissed at 1 pm

Herald-Feb 26,1931

The Holdingford HERALD is your HOME PAPER and should be in every home in the vicinity of Holdingford-THe Herald costs $1.50 a year

Four hundred thousand pounds of tobacco were sold at the Eden Valley warehouse of the Minnesota tobacco pool this week and according to the average price paid the farmers of the pool in that section received $34,000 for their crop

Evaporation, caused by open lakes and drouth, is threatening Minnesota's lakes,reports from the state game and fish department indicated Monday.Weather bureau statistics revealed that the past three months have been the driest in the state's history,Precipitation for February so far is .55 of an inch below normal and during December and January a deficiency of 1.16 inches below normal was recorded.

March 1st,1881,the old state capitol was burned-January 3rd,1905,legislature convened in new State Capitol

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