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Four Sons in Army, Father in Civil War, Buffalo Lake News, 11-8-1918

It may be of interest to the readers of your paper to learn of the whereabouts of my sons. When war was declared in Europe I could scarcely believe it and dreaded such a war, for having gone… Read More

Redeem War Savings Stamp Pledges, Fairfax Standard, 11-7-1918

Patriotic people of Minnesota are out to make a record in the redeeming of pledges for War Savings Stamps. They have already proven themselves loyal by pledging approximately $40,000,000. Of this amount there is still $18,000,000 outstanding in… Read More

Letter From Theodore Weltsch, Morton Enterprise, 11-8-1918

Camp Grant, Ill., Oct. 1918 Dear brother Joe, Received your letter today and was very glad to hear from you. I am over my sickness if I don’t get another one as it is awful damp out and… Read More

Farm Lands For Soldier Boy, Buffalo Lake News, 10-18-1918

Practical Plans to Be Made to Provide Farms for Returned Soldiers The appointment by Governor Burnquist of a committee on land settlements for returning soldiers and industrial workers is a timely step in the right direction which will… Read More

Farewell Reception For Soldier Boys, Hector Mirror, 10-24-1918

A large number of relatives and friends gathered at the J. A. Anderson home in Palmyra last Monday night to pay their tribute to two of “our boys”, Arvid Anderson and Vernie Wulkan, who leave for training camp… Read More

Dr. F. G. Kohler of Hector Appointed 1st Lieutenant, Hector Mirror, 10-24-1918

A few weeks ago, Dr. F. G. Kohler, who came to Hector to succeed Dr. McKibben, made application to enter the medical corps of the government service. The Doctor took his medical examination and, while not saying anything… Read More

Death of Soldier, Fairfax Standard, 10-10-1918

Mr. and Mrs. John Semerud received a telegram from the War department at Washington, Saturday of last week announcing the death of their son, Otto. Only a few hours before they received a telegram telling of Otto’s serious… Read More

MRS. HORACE JOHNSON GETS LETTER FROM BROTHER published Hector Mirror July 4, 1918

Somewhere in France May 27, 1918 Dear sister: Will write a few lines today. Have not much to write about, just to let you know I’m well and getting along fine. Received the box of candy and other… Read More

Letter from W.H. Ashley to Mrs. Wm. Adwell published in the Renville Star Farmer July 18, 1918

Mrs. Wm. Adwell received a letter from W.H. Ashley who was in the same company of Marines with Palmer Adwell and was only a short distance from him when he fell in battle. We are pleased to have… Read More

Memorial Services in Honor of P.A. Adwell published in the Renville Star Farmer July 11, 1918

Palmer Adwell  People of Renville Do Honor to the Memory of Marine Who Died in Battle. Church Decorated in Flowers Memorial services were held at the M. E. church Sunday afternoon in honor of Palmer Adwell, who so… Read More