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Near sunset 2017 LeMars Fair Fig 8 Race.

Photo: M. Rolfes--Thanks. A good read--> Laudato Si

THIS WEEK in Primghar     Last Update on: August 18, 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.
  • August -- Wikipedia

  • First Tuesday, 7:30 PM Planning and Zoning Committee meets at City Hall.
  • 20th, Sun; 10:30 AM ARC Summer Bash -- American Reformed Church Praise and Worship, Meal, Fun & Games. At the church.
  • 21st, Mon - Sept 1st, Fri; all day: Watertower maintenance. Expect low water pressure and brown water during this period.
  • 29th, Tue; 3:45 - 4:45 PM:United States Senator Grassley, Primghar Community Building. Free.
  • Tidbits, REFRESHED on 16th:
    August (1988)
    11 th 1955--Shirley Omer and Harold Grafton purchase Bell. ///1955--Town drilling new deep well. 12 th 1892--Young men misbehaving in church warned they would be sent to Judge Alagar. ///1983--Museum moved to Heritage Park. 13 th 1891--Sufficient rain to keep cisterns full. ///1914--Twenty-four franchises granted for electric lights. 14 th 1902--Compulsory education law passed (7 - 14 year olds must attend 12 weeks). ///1945--Japan surrenders and Primghar celebrates. ///1985--Harold Metcalf dies after a life of philanthropy. 15 th 1921--O'Brien County to have Red Cross nurse. 16 th 1928--Council grants permit for Sunday movies. ///1963--E. T. Petersen honored for 50 years of banking. 17 th 1932--450 persons attended farm Holiday meeting. 18 th 1954--Dr. J. A. Wagner honored for service to community. 19 th 1942--78 county inductees left for points of mobilization. ///1952--two polio cases reported. 20 th 1898--Costs $5.00 per person to run government. ///1939--C. D. Bourke and Earl Waggoner start Abstract Co. 21 st 1919--Twenty ladies organize a D.A.R. in Primghar. 22 nd 1895--Tower and bell added to Congregational Church. ///1974--Sioux Valley Savings and Loan application for branch office approved. 23 rd 1939--First R.E.A electricity in O'Brien County. 1955--Dial service telephone begins operation. 24 th --- 25 th 1904--Farmers National Bank and First National Bank consolidate. Ralph Himman elected cashier. 26 th 1942--New depot to be built. 27 th 1930--Dry cleaning business opens in Griffin building. 28 th 1947--Memorial Park dedicated. ///1978--Dr. Jean Irwin D.D.S. opens dental office here. 29 th 1890--Value of building improvements being constructed at present is $20,000. ///1979--James Metcalf honored for 50 years at First National Bank. 30 th 1906--Ben Olson sells 240 acres to Wm. Menke for S$81.00 an acre. 31 st 1889--Roast sixteen pigs for Old Settlers Reunion.
    from 1988 calendar, 2017 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

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.
  • Sept 11th, Mon; 7:00 pm Regular Council Meeting. Agenda -click on month -- unless the Council did't post it. Due the preceding Friday

More Events

  • September -- Wikipedia

  • October -- Wikipedia

  • November -- Wikipedia

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