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Grover Cleveland Jaehning, Morton Pharmacist 1908-1958

Grover Cleveland Jaehning was the first subject Reverand Leroy Lothert wrote about in the “Profiles of the Past” published in the Morton Reminder. Rev. Lothert’s book, “Profiles of the Past”, a collection of his articles is available on… Read More

Wilkinson honored for World War I Duty

Published in the Redwood Gazette November 11, 1993, written by staff writer Vicki L. Gerdes FRANKLIN – Seventy-five years ago today, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an historic treaty… Read More

Opening High School Basketball Game (scrimmage)

Morton Enterprise December 10, 1920 A large crowd of enthusiastic fans turned out to witness the basketball game between the high school students Tuesday evening. The game was well fought, clean and full of pep throughout, showing the… Read More

Morton Town Team Wins Close Game at Fairfax Friday

Morton Enterprise November 28, 1919 The town Basketball quint journeyed to Fairfax and played the fast team of that place defeating them 26 to 17.Both teams showed plenty of speed but passing and shooting were far from accurate…. Read More

Morton Basket Quints Take Two Off Morgan

Published in the November 21, 1919 Morton Enterprise Boys Win Game with Score of 41 to 13 — Girls take Game with Score of 20 to 12 The basketball season for the Morton High School opened Friday, Nov…. Read More

Coach Glenn Mattke

Glenn Mattke obituary from the Redwood Gazette December 19, 1996 Glenn Mattke, 67, of Marshall died Tuesday, December 17, 1996 at his home. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from First Lutheran Church in Marshall… Read More


Published in the Morton Enterprise on November 26, 1915. Belview and this Time on Opponents Home Floor—Score 46 to 23 Friday night brought out another victory for the local high school team, a second winning over the town… Read More


Published in the Morton Enterprise on March 31, 1916. Neighboring Towns Asking for Dates and Expecting Us to Again Have a Strong Winning Team While all the neighboring towns are writing to Morton trying to schedule games, we… Read More

Last Week’s Games VS Madison and Gibbon

Published in the Morton Enterprise on March 3, 1916. The past week has been a “beaner” for basketball, and altho there has not been a game played on the home floor, every Mortonite has witnesses each game once… Read More


Published in the Morton Enterprise on March 10, 1916. They Now Have Claim To Al But The Northern Part of Dist. 7 – Willmar or Alexandria Game Decides In a game characterized by much unnecessary roughness and countless… Read More