Looking Back

Compiled by Joan Isaacs from the files of the Deer River Newspapers.

110 Years Ago—Dr. G. J. Hanley has leased the St. Peter rooming house and will fit it up to be used for a hospital at once. Council grants a light franchise to J.M. Gregory, permitting him to operate an acetylene system in the Village. Ray Giberson, lineman on the Itasca Road, arrives from a short trip, having with him a wife. The bride is Bernice Rich, sister of George A. Rich, paymaster of the Itasca Company. Mooers finishes a well near the power house and strikes flow…there are now 28 flowing wells in Deer River.The content you are trying to access is only available to members. Sorry.

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