40 Years Ago Items taken from the Hancock Record of October 12, 1977
50 Years Ago Items taken from the Hancock Record of October 12, The 50th wedding reception of Mr and Mrs. R. M. Bell of Hancock was held on Sunday evening at Pomme de Terre Country club, Morris. Three hundred guests extended congratulations to the lovely couple, and enjoyed a delicious buffet supper from beautifully decorated tables. The occasion was highlighted by the presence of their three children Goldie, Zip and Jack who had so perfectly planned the gala party.
40 Years Ago Items taken from the Hancock Record of October 5, 1967 Frances Schmidgall was chosen Hancock High School Homecoming Queen at coronation ceremonies last Thursday evening. She is the daughter of Mr & Mrs Wm. Schmidgall. Frances' court of honor consisted of Steve Swenson, Carole Healy, Keith Meichsner, Clare Estensen, Rich Meiss, Diane Myers and John Ver Steeg.
30 Years Ago Items taken from the Morris Sun Tribune of September 24, 1987 https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzBqjd4JCrIkNlhBZHhvTU1RbGc The Morris High School volleyball team has been coming on strong of late. Last weekend brought championship honors in the West Central Tournament. Coach Chris Baxter has felt mighty proud of late, his team now owning a four-match winning streak. The two tournament victories were followed by home victories Monday and Tuesday, over Chokio-Alberta and Herman.
40 Years Ago Items taken from the Hancock Record of September 14, 1977 https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzBqjd4JCrIkMkw2SG1jcVp2MEk
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Hancock Record of September 11, 1942 A war correspondent who is covering the scrap in North Africa sits at his "desk" in a slit trench in the desert batting out his "piece". There is no city editor to bawl him out, no clatter of teletypes, and life would be just grand if it weren't for the shells, dive bombers and strafing planes, not to mention the heat in the daytime, the cold at night and the continuous water famine.
The Stevens County Fair returned from Aug. 8-13. The fair had mostly fair weather but some rain dampened things on Aug. 12 and 13. In this week's Looking Back, take a look back at two past fairs, from 1972 and 2002.
45 Years Ago Items taken from the Morris Sun of July 25, 1972 https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzBqjd4JCrIkejlKT2tFV3NENmc ,
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Morris Tribune of July 18, 1952 https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzBqjd4JCrIkcVd2QUJCQzYzelk ,
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Morris Sun of July 15, 1952< When the Fergus Falls Red Sox came to town last week, Johnny Gee, towering 6 foot 8 inches hurler, and Bob Pollard of the Eagles got together to rehash experiences since last season when they played together on a Canadian team. Call them the long and the short of it, if you like, but Pollard is proving to Eagle fans that an awful lot of baseball can be wrapped up in a small package too.