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

Report by Districts We give below a synopsis of the report of Renville County‚Äôs 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

Letter for Helmuth Kurth, Renville County Journal, 10-25-1918

September 7th, 1918 Dear Pa and all; It has been some time since it has been very convenient for me to write for most generally during the past month of so we have moved almost daily and we… Read More

Dr. Hammerstrand, Renville County Journal, 10-11-1918

Dr. Hammerstrand, who recently volunteered his services in the army has been called to report at Fort Riley, Kansas, October 19. The doctor has been appointed a lieutenant in the camp at that place. This will leave the… 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

Soldier Writes Home From France published in the Sacred Heart Journal August 10, 1918

Burt Nordstrom Gives Vivid Pictures of Soldier Life in Trenches                         Somewhere in France July 1 Dear Mabel:             Your letter received yesterday with a bunch of other mail the first I have had for five weeks. Glad to… 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

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