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.
45 Years Ago Items taken from the Morris Sun of June 27, 1972 Lutheran Women's Missionary League convention arrangement chairman, Mrs. Howard Mesenbrink of Hancock, was represented along with Rev. Robinson Radjagukguk, a native pastor from Indonesia who spoke at the three day convention held in Morris for more than 200 delegates from the north district of the league. Mrs. Clifford Maus and Mrs. Lloyd Thielke from this immediate area were among the more than 200 delegates who attended the convention.
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Morris Sun of July 1, 1952 https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzBqjd4JCrIkLVRCNHJOYmowcU0
15 Years Ago Items taken from the Morris Sun Tribune of June 13, 2002,
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Morris Tribune of June 13, 1952 https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzBqjd4JCrIkREhhTXBJc3pJbW8 Three more Morris young men are completing their AF basic airmen indoctrination course at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, the world's largest air force base. Edward Coleman, is the son of Mrs. E. J. Coleman. Byron Holman, is the son of Mr and Mrs M. M. Holman. Sherman Thurmer is the son of Mr and Mrs Otto Thurmer.
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Sun of June 3, 1952 https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzBqjd4JCrIkRVRwUnFzR2ZDQ00 Three former members of Co. M, 136th Infantry, of Morris, which was federalized nearly a year and a half ago, got together for an enjoyable visit in far-off North Korea, April 20. Reunion members are M/Sgt. Nick Bresson, a platoon sergeant with a Heavy Motor company; M/Sgt Bob Hadler, first sergeant of Dog Company; and Sgt. Floyd Carbert of Mike Company, all of the 7th Infantry Division.
65 Years Ago Items taken from the Tribune of May 30, 1952 Confirmation photo