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Opportunity at Training Camp, Fairfax Standard, 12-5-1918

Chas. Lammers, Branch Chairman of the Military Training Camp Association, has received an announcement to the effect that authorization has been made for a citizen’ training camp in the Officer’s Training area at Zachary Taylor cantonment near Louisville,… Read More

The Victory Boys, Renville County Journal, 11-8-1918

The “Victory Boys & Victory Girls” is a new organization – an outgrowth of the needs of funds to carry on War Activities and of the enthusiasm of the young folks of our land to do their mite… Read More

Fourth Liberty Loan Bond Flag, Bird Island Union, 12-19-1918

Our Flag Contains Twelve Stars, What Does Yours Contain? Tim Hurley came into the office on Saturday forenoon with a broad smile on his face, and something wrapped up in a late issue of the Bird Island Union… Read More

Immigration, Bird Island Union, 12-26-1918

Because of the likelihood of a tremendous rush to America of immigrants from Germany and other European countries, organized labor throughout this country is urging Congress to place a ban on all immigration for a period of at… Read More

Citizenship Questioned, Fairfax Standard, 12-12-1918

The citizenship of Herman Schmechel, state senator-elect from Renville county, and Bernard Loonan, senator-elect from Stearns county, may be questioned in contests before the Senate committee on elections, it is reported yesterday. Schmechel and Loonan are both said… Read More

War Fund Campaign, Bird Island Union, 12-12-1918

Report by Districts We give below a synopsis of the report of Renville County’s United War Fund Campaign. G. O. Bergan, Captain Sacred Heart District, cash $6084.50, pledged $4176.25, allotment $10,224.00 subscribed $10,260.75. Dr. A. M. Erickson, Captain… Read More

Bond Slackers Are Penalized, Olivia Times, 11-18-1918

Henry Bleick and Joseph Graml of Cairo Arrested on Bench Warrants Flag Kissin Exercise Here — Both Pay Fines and Subscribe for Liberty Bonds and to Red Cross Henry Bleick and Joseph Graml, Liberty Bond slackers of Fairfax,… Read More

War Work Drive Under Way, Buffalo Lake News, 11-15-1918

This week the United War Work Campaign is to be essentially completed so far as concerns the soliciting of subscriptions. In some communities the people are coming across gladly and liberally, in others much reluctance is being encountered…. Read More

Influenza Abating, Fairfax Standard, 10-24-1918

After a siege of ten days or two weeks, Spanish Influenza in Fairfax seems to be on the wane. By this it should not be taken that all danger contracting the disease is over, for there are still… Read More

Home Guards Furnish Day Full of Amusement, Fairfax Standard, 9-26-1918

Home Guards If there is a Hun in this community who doubts that the Home Guards have the necessary qualities to accomplish their purpose he should have been on hand Monday afternoon and evening to see for himself…. Read More