Looking Back

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

110 Years Ago—There will be a special service at church and a children’s program Christmas Eve at Methodist Church. Diphtheria throughout the north part of the state is on the increase and state health board requests a stricter enforcement of quarantine. Harry Dorholt dies of the disease. Brother LaFreniere, of the Grand Rapids Independent, was a business caller in the Junction. Harry Johnson (former Itasca News editor) writes friends that he is now located in Bemidji where he has a “sit” on the Sentinel.The content you are trying to access is only available to members. Sorry.

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