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Contract for Hemp Mill to be Let Soon

Mills at Bird Island, Hutchinson, Lake Lillian and Grove City are Already Assured In a communication dated at Washington, March 30, Secretary of Commerce, Jesse Jones, announced the defense plant corporation has authorized execution of eight contracts for… Read More

Fourth Liberty Loan Bond Flag, Bird Island Union, 12-19-1918

Our Flag Contains Twelve Stars, What Does Yours Contain? Tim Hurley came into the office on Saturday forenoon with a broad smile on his face, and something wrapped up in a late issue of the Bird Island Union… Read More

War Fund Campaign, Bird Island Union, 12-12-1918

Report by Districts We give below a synopsis of the report of Renville County’s United War Fund Campaign. G. O. Bergan, Captain Sacred Heart District, cash $6084.50, pledged $4176.25, allotment $10,224.00 subscribed $10,260.75. Dr. A. M. Erickson, Captain… Read More

Act of Kindness, Bird Island Union, 11-14-1918

The attached letter was received on Nov. 8th by Mr. Andrew Weber. Corporal Weber had just recovered from an attack of Spanish influenza at Camp Funston, when he notified his parents that he will soon be on his… Read More

Olivia Times June 20, 1918: 147 Men Selected for Army: Renville County Sends Largest Quota Next Monday

The list of men to report here Sunday is a follows: Leo Rudolph Abraham, Arthur Chester Abraham, Edward G. Agre, John Manley Allmon, Edwin Helsberg Anderson, Johannes Anderson, Leslie Antonsen, Joseph Henry Beck, Robert B. Bengston, Henry M…. Read More

Food Will Win the War published in the Bird Island Union August 8, 1918

BISCUITS (Using no Wheat) METHOD Sift dry materials together. Work in fat well. Combine liquid and dry material, handling lightly. Roll or pat ½ inch thick and cut as biscuits. Bake in a hot oven. Use a coarse… Read More

The World War Ends Bird Island Union 11-14-1918

Word was sent out at 5:00 A.M. on Monday, November 11, that , “The armistice had been signed. It was signed at 5 o’clock Paris time and hostilities ended at 11 o’clock, Paris time. Six A.M. Washington time… 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