Looking Back

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

110 Years Ago—The 24×80 foot building, two stories, being built by King on the corner opposite The Mohr is for Eli Loisel and it is to be a hotel. Gladstone Hotel in Grand Rapids burns. D. Dumas, of the lumber firm of Dumas & Beckers, Ball Club, says his company has been doing fairly well this season.

100 Years Ago—Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miller came down from Bowstring Lake where they have been viewing the work of building their new club house and summer cottages. Lloyd Box, who is employed in munitions plant in Cleveland, Ohio, is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Box. Simon LaQuier, Chippewa, received letter from son Frances written “somewhere in France.” Fourth annual meeting of Deer River Cooperative Creamery is held. The federal order closing all stores on Monday, food stores for the afternoon only, and other places of business stands and it is being observed in Deer River.The content you are trying to access is only available to members. Sorry.

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