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High Counties Will Name Battle Ships: All Ready for the 4th Liberty Loan Drive

Buffalo Lake News September 27, 1918: F.G. Nellermoe, County Chairman for Renville County in the Fourth Liberty Loan Bond sale has received the following message from A.R. Rogers the Chairman for the Ninth Federal District: Minneapolis, Minn. September… Read More

Olivia Soldier Dies in Service published in the Olivia Times 09/05/1919

Olivia Soldier Dies in Service: John Schanil Succumbs at Jefferson, MO and Remains are Brought to Olivia      The sad news of the death of John Schanil at Jefferson Barracks, MO was received here last week and it… Read More

James R Delany Writes published by the Franklin Tribune 9/5/1918

James R. Delaney Writes: Fremont, California August 7, 1918 Local Red Cross, Franklin, Minn.. Dear Ladies,      I have just received the komfy kit you gave mother for me, and I wish to thank you very much… Read More

Will Prepare War History for the State Published in the Fairfax Standard 9/5/1918

Will Prepare War History for the State: Plans Made to Preserve the Record in Which the Smallest Community Will Be Represented      The very important task of preserving the war history of the state has been taken… Read More

DEPARTMENT CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS published in the Olivia Times on April 4, 1918

DEPARTMENT CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS Fourteen Men From Renville County Enlist in U.S. Aviation Corps. — EIGHT OLIVIA BOYS ENLIST — Government May Call For More Volunteers from Minnesota in Near Future. A call was issued recently by the… Read More

Conscripts Called Into The Service published by the Olivia Times on February 14, 1918

CONSCRIPTS CALLED INTO THE SERVICE: List of Men Selected to Fill Quota and Who Will Leave February 23rd. Editors Note: If there is a * after the man’s name his picture is in the 1920 book Renville County… Read More

Sixty Nine Men in Next Call Olivia Times May 25, 1918

Sixty Nine Men in Next Call: Large Contingent to Leave Olivia on Wednesday Morning, May 29th. Editors Note: If there is a * after the man’s name his is pictured in the 1920 book Renville County in World… Read More

Veterans Honor Roll

The Military Service Honor Roll provides an opportunity to recognize and honor Soldiers who are currently serving, and those who have served, in the U.S. armed forces.  Please make sure you have the information you need before starting this… Read More

Working and Learning by Linda Balk

     Next year is the 100th Anniversary of the United States entering the “War to End All Wars” aka World War I. In 1920 the Olivia Times Publishing Company printed a book about all the veterans who took… Read More