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19 support battling global warming; one says bring it on! Tsk! -- see All the Presidents Men!-- or Laudato Si

THIS WEEK in Primghar     Last Update on: July 24, 2017

  • "I" Was Asked

  • If "we" commit two felonies a day," is one of them dumping tv's, wire fencing, etc. at the airport grass, tree linbs dump.
  • July -- Wikipedia

  • 22nd - 28th; Sat - Thur; ?? AM-PM: County Fair Detailed Schedule
  • 23rd, Sun; 6:30 PM: Church Service; Anerican Reform Church. Lunch, fellowship follow.
  • 25th, Tue; 1:30 - 2:30 PM: Regional Director (Mrs/Ms/Mr ???) (US Senator Ernst's RD) at Primghar Public Library.
  • Tidbits, REFRESHED on 3rd:
    July (1988)
    1 st 1947--Memorial Park receives lights ///1953--Cornerstone ceromony for St. Anthony's Church 2 nd 1930--Two farms sold for $123 and $115 per acre. 3 rd 1967--Greenlee Food Market opened. 4 th 1956--Dean Sheley appointed dean of Boston University of Technology. ///1985--Peace Link women sew their issue into a Peace quilt. 5 th 1944--Claussen Bakery opens. ///1985--New fully equipped emergency ambulance has arrived. 6 th 1899--Corn 80 a bushel. ///1938--Six poems R. J. Locke published in New York. 7 th ---- 8 th 1926--Dr. Bolender, dentist, locates in Primghar. ///1931--Bandstand to be erected in water works park. 9 th 1936--New high school building added. 10 th 1980--Bergen's store sold to Hagey's. ///1986--Max's Unique Shoppe opens. 11 th 1919--Five killed at Gaza railroad crossing. ///1956--Cement poured for school playground. 12 th 1912--New library of 300 volumes established at Olander Drug Store. ///1939--Protest Illinois Central's change from passenger to "mixed train". 13 th 1899--31 buggies and surreys sold in 30 days in Primghar. 14 th ---- 15 th ---- 16 th --- 17 th 1902--New train now carries mail. ///1935--41 rural schools in county standardized. ///Diamond Jubilee celebrated by 15,000. 18 th 1939--Proposed city budget is set at $25,590. ///1981 Primghar Community Playhouse presents MASH to full houses. 19 th 1897--Illinois Central officials select grounds for depot. 20 th 1899--Primghar's population is 1,200. ///1932--Russell Williams opens new furniture store. 21 st --- 22 nd 1928--Contract let for jail and sheriff's residence. 23 rd --- 24 th 1890--Dedication of First Congregational Church. 25 th 1966--Dr. Bolender retires after 40 years of practice here. 26 th 1926--Thousands of birds killed in severe rain and wind storm. 27 th --- 28 th 1874--First boy born in Primghar to Chas. Albrights. ///1944--Townsmen volunteer to shock grain. 29 th 1918--J. L. E. Peck and O. H. Montzheimer edit history of O'Brien and Osceola counties. 30 th 1955--Jean's Jewelery opens. ///1969--Five Iranian governors visit O'Brien County Fair. 31 st ---
    from 1988 calendar, days and dates don't match
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  • Continuing

  • South O'Brien Activities Calendar //// SOS Home Page
  • Conservation/Naturalist's Events
  • O'Brien County Events Calendar


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Photo detail: Local picture?? yes. That's not termites moving north due to global warming ruining the stool. The erosion seems to be "self inflicted"--one leg chewing on the others. Share your worry.
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Gov't Open Meetings

  • First Tuesday, 7:30 PM Planning and Zoning Committee meets at City Hall.
  • May 8th, Mon; 7:00 pm Regular Council Meeting. Agenda -click on month -- unless the Council did't post it. Due the preceding Friday

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