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Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for March 3, 2020

 

Eric Faaborg (front row, third from the left) is this year's winner in the Malta Elementary School Spelling Bee. Other finalists include (from the left) front row: Rebecca Lind, Jacque Lind, Stacey Solberg, (at right); Back row, Shannon McCoy and Jim Slade. Not pictured Mike Morris.

100 years ago

March 11, 1920

Jesse Giles of Dodson succumbed to a short illness in Malta.

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North Dakota was in the grip of a severe blizzard, the worst in over 40 years, with 60-mile winds, four inches of snow, and heavy livestock losses reported.

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Fire destroyed the Victor Johnson residence in the south part of town.

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Trains from the west were delayed by spring floods in the vicinity of Havre.

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County farmers were waging war on the rapidly increasing gopher population.

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A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. James Sullivan of Malta.

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Mr. and Mrs. George Baeth were the pare...



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