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Yesterday's Phillips County News Memories for September 9, 2020


September 9, 2020

These 18 Malta Junior High students received Dairy Queen certificates for a small ice cream cone by successfully completing the Read-a-Book challenge in the Accelerated Reader program. Those students are, back row from left: Jacque Lind, R. J. Tollefson, Erin Taylor, Rochelle Cebulski, Megan Licht, Kaydee Carnahan, and Jessica French; Middle row: Ryan Licht, Tony Sunford, Emily Richardson, Nicole Robinson, and Andrea Bruckner; Front row: Julisa Simanton, Stacy Solberg, Erick Haser, Shannon McCoy, and Amanda Long. PCN 1995.

100 years ago

September 7, 1920

The census of 1920 revealed that there were 9,311 persons in the county. Malta had a population of 1,865.


Kenneth Murray left for Minnesota to enter St. Thomas College.


Dr. C. E. Blankenhorn, a former doctor in Malta, had announced that he would return and establish a practice here.

Petitions were being circulated to raise funds to purchase the Dr. G. W. Clay residence to make it into a memorial hospital.


W. E. Ferguson was getting quite a reputation for fish stories over the state. He had caught a 17-pound trout on the White River. He had arra...

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