Information for 100, 75, 50 and 25  year news briefs was researched and gathered by Renee Geving and Cec McKeig from Cass County newspaper archives at the Cass County Historical Society. 

100 Years Ago

August 4, 1922

   Nels Hokstad and Bernice Tussler, both of Longville, were united in marriage by Justice of the Peace M. C. Morical. 

   Editor Albrecht of the Backus Tribune was in Walker on business at the Court House. E. E. Griffith and Jack Hammond of Backus went to Walker and then on to Laporte. 

   Al Lambert of Woman Lake reported that there is another little girl at their home. Mary Francis Lambert was born July 10th.  

 75 Years Ago

August 1, 1947

   The Tip-Top Beauty Shop, located in the building with the barber shop and operated by Miss Lois Stengel, is officially open for business.

   Ed Countryman helped Dave Resler with his haying on Tuesday in south Boy River.

   The Remer Café operated by Mrs. H. Butterfield closed this week but will reopen soon under new management.

50 Years Ago

July 27, 1972

   Taking a group of young people to the City Park in Walker to hear the Gamble Group Gospel Singers were Elvera Tweder, the Orv Johnsons, the Bob Coles and the Bill Manders.

   Wednesday callers at the Orton Farrar home were Bea and Ray Nelson of St. Cloud. Bea is the former Bea Ellis and was a teacher at the Longville school for a number of years.

   Roland King is at Blind Lake township visiting his brother Durwood, and also visited at the Bill Jennings as Roland spent some of his boyhood days here with Bill.

 25 Years Ago

July 29, 1997

   Walter Thomas Cummings was born in 1932 in Rogers Township near Boy Lake to Thomas and Susan Cummings. He attended school in Boy River and joined the service. He worked near Orr for several years and moved to Federal Dam when he became disabled. He died this July.

   Tempra Rose Hausken was born July 23rd to Candy and Landon Hausken. Marion Hausken is the grandma.  

   Midwest Plastics 11,440 square foot expansion in Remer’s Industrial Park, will accommodate the company’s new injection molding facilities and office space.