Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for September 2, 2020


September 2, 2020

Members of the Luther League attended the Luther League Convention in New York and while in Washington D.C., met with Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield. Above pictured includes Doreen Ruud, Charlese Ruud, Kari Benzinger, Debbie Waters, Gene Compton, Gloria Flansaas, Janet Dancer, and Arne Lefdahl of Malta and Loring as well as students from all over Montana. PCN 1970.

100 years ago

August 31, 1920

Dr. George Clay, beloved physician on northern Montana for many years, died at his home of pneumonia on September 4. George was a member of the 13th legislative assembly from Valley County and when Phillips County was formed was the first senator to represent the new county. Members of the Knights Templar, Masons, Eastern Stars, Odd fellows, and Royal Neighbors attended the funeral.


Axel Cahling, a farmer in the Whitewater community, was shot and killed by his 17-year-old son as he lay sleeping in his home. The father and Son had been quarreling about the d...

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