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Elmer Anderson Writes from France Franklin Tribune 10-3-1918

S.S. Ampetco, N.Y. Sept. 16,, 1918 Dear Sister, Am well and hope you are the same. Well, what are you doing now days? I suppose you are real busy getting ready for winter. I am now in the… Read More

Sugar-Beet Sirup Helps Save Sugar Buffalo Lake News 10-4-1918

Every farmer who is within reach of a patch of sugar beets should make a batch of sirup for his own use during the coming winter. Sugar products of all kinds are so scarce that every quart 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

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