Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for August 26, 2020


August 26, 2020

Fourteen high school-age youths from the greater Malta Lutheran Parish and three adult counselors flew from Billings Monday on a Boeing 727 en route to New York City and Madison Square Garden where they are attending the Luther League convention of the American Lutheran Churches. Pictured before their departure for Billings are, kneeling from the left, Billie Rae Campbell, Gloria Flansaas, Holly Southwick, Dorene Rudd, and Carol Gernaat, counselor. Standing are Marion Partridge, Pat Halvorson of Turner, Charlene Ruud, Arne Lefdahl, Debbie Waters, Gene Compton, Kari Benzinger, Terrianne Jacobson, and Janet Dancer. PCN 1970.

100 years ago

August 24, 1920

Clark Gish of Lovejoy was badly hurt when his saddlehorse fell with him.


Knute Numeland, a farmer around 15 miles south of Malta, died of injuries when his team ran away with a mower. Numeland lay in the field for 24 hours before he was found by a neighbor.


A marriage license was issued to Harold Garland and Ethel Mead of Freewater.


Final testimony was taken in the county division case and the matter was taken under advisement by the county commissioners while they awarded an opinion from the attorney general.


The Phillips County Fair was sche...

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