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Letter from Frank Williams, Renville Star Farmer, 12-12-1918

Oct. 26th, 1918 My Dear Folks; I sure have thought of home a lot the last few weeks. Wonder how you all are at home. I am real well and never felt better in my life and today… Read More

Letter From Donald Hogenson, Renville Star Farmer, 11-14-1918

Somewhere in England, Oct. 8th. Dear Mother: – Well here I am safely across the ocean. We had a real good trip although the water was rather rough at times. I thought I would be about the first… Read More

Died at Training Camp, Renville Star Farmer, 11-14-1918

Odeon Swieven Passed Away October 25th in Georgia It is said and being so sudden, is doubly distressing to the family and friends when a young life is snatched from us. Odeon Sweiven, son of Mr. and Mrs…. Read More

William Herman Tolzman Obituary, Renville Star Farmer, 10-24-1918

Died in Camp William Herman Tolzman, oldest son of Fred Tolzman, was born near Olivia the 13th day of September 1895 and during the same year was baptized in the name to the triune God. After receiving religious… Read More

Letter from A.F. Stangor from France Renville Star Farmer 10-24-1918

Somewhere in France, September 25, 1918Dear Folks:Just thought I would drop you a few lings letting you know that I am well and am feeling fine. I don’t think that a soldier gets sick anyway. We sure are… Read More

Letter from Winston R. George from France, Renville Star Farmer, 10-24-1918

With American Expeditionary Forces, France, September 22, 1918 Dear Sir: Am getting your paper now and thanks very much. I am not back for a short rest but expect to be back at it soon. The “Hun” has… Read More

Letter from Willis McBroom in France, Renville Star Farmer, 10-17-1918

Sunday afternoon about 3:30 Dearest Mother and all: Will drop you a letter this afternoon to let you know that I am well and enjoying myself over here in France. This forenoon Wood and I went down to… Read More

Letter From Lester Smith, Renville Star Farmer, 10-17-1918

Shaubury Salop, Eng., Sept. 23, ‘18 Dear Mr. Reid: You will no doubl be surprised to hear from me, but I am going to write a little anyway. I have been pretty busy and when we are not… Read More

Former Renville Boy Killed Aug. 17, Renville Star Farmer, 9-19-1918

Sgt. Mattson Accidently Killed While on Duty With Marines in France – Graduated From High School Here. Although one may expect casualties from the front in France, it was with a feeling of sadness that on Friday we… Read More

2901 Registered in the County Renville Star Farmer 09-19-1918

The following are the number of men registered i nthe county by precincts, tht had not already registered, between the ages of 18 and 45, inclusive. The total number registered in the county on Sept. 12 was 2,901…. Read More