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Letter From Ed Wallner, Renville Star Farmer, 11-7-1918

Somewhere in England, October 11, 1918 Mr. W. A. Reid, Renville, Minn. Dear Friend Reid: It makes me blush with shame to think I did not write to you before this time. Being awful busy in military life,… Read More

Howard McBroom Funeral, Renville Star Farmer, 10-17-1918

The remains of Howard McBroom arrived from Camp Hancock, Ga., Friday night. They were accompanied by Sgt. H. Hawlek of Cincinnati, from the camp. The funeral was held Saturday forenoon and the interment was in Fairview cemetery near… Read More

Death Takes Toll From Renville Co. Soldiers in Camp, Buffalo Lake News, 10-11-1918

Several deaths in camp of Renville county soldiers occurred during the week and a number of others are reported ill. Allyn Wenz from near Hector died in Camp Grant the first of this week from influenza. He was… 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

Renville Boy Makes Supreme Sacrifice published in the Renville Star Farmer July 4, 1918

Palmer Adwell Message Received Tuesday Evening States That Palmer Adwell Was Killed in Action In France Everyone was going about in the even tenor of his way, reading the dailies on the war situation, meeting the expense of… Read More

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

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