- Monday, December 12, 2011
News From 100 Years Ago: 12/12/2011
H. E. Turnbulll, who formerly ran a general store at the corner of West Eleventh and Pine Streets, will break ground for a new two-story cement block at the corner of Peninsula and East Front Streets where he will open a large general store. The construction of the building will begin at once so as to be ready for occupancy by spring. The building will be modern in every way and will have a suite of flats on the second floor. A very pleasant day was spent last Thursday with Mrs. J. Hoagland, when the Helping Hand society gathered at her home to help her celebrate her sixty-fifth birthday.Continued ...
- Monday, December 5, 2011
- News From 100 Years Ago: 12/05/2011
- Monday, November 28, 2011
News From 100 Years Ago: 11/28/2011
A barn belonging to Henry Brown, who lives about six miles from Northport, was struck by lightning Saturday night and burned to the ground. One horse was struck by lightning and killed and it was impossible to get the other horse out. Besides the horses, six hogs and a mowing machine, hay and everything the barn carried were lost. A little insurance was carried on the house and barn but not enough to cover the loss. And more.Continued ...
- Monday, November 21, 2011
- News from 100 Years Ago: 11/21/2011
- Monday, November 14, 2011
- News From 100 Years Ago: 11/14/2011
- Monday, November 7, 2011
- News from ... 100 Years Ago: 11/07/2011
- Monday, October 31, 2011
- News From 100 Years Ago: 10/31/2011
- Monday, October 24, 2011
- News from 100 Years Ago: 10/24/2011
- Monday, October 17, 2011
News from 100 years ago: 10/17/2011
Yesterday Guy Tompkins and wife and Steward McDonald and wife had an automobile experience that they will not soon forget. They were out for a ride and in passing the five mile corners, Mr. Tompkins, who was driving, did not slacken speed in taking the corner with the result that the machine turned completely over.Continued ...
- Monday, October 10, 2011
- News from 100 Years Ago: 10/10/2011
- Monday, October 3, 2011
News from 100 years ago: 10/03/2011
George Shackelton of Grand Rapids, who has been in the city for the past few days in the interests of the “Men and Religion” movement, returned home today. Mr. Shackelton was employed by the Hamilton Clothing Co. about eighteen years ago and enjoyed his few days’ stay in the city with old friends and acquaintances. And more.Continued ...
- Monday, September 26, 2011
- News from 100 Years Ago: 09/26/2011
- Monday, September 19, 2011
- News from 100 Years ago: 09/19/2011
- Monday, September 12, 2011
- News from 100 years ago: 09/12/2011
- Monday, September 5, 2011
News from 100 Years Ago: 09/05/2011
One of the prettiest parties of the season and quite the largest of the Wequetong season was at the club Friday evening in honor of the out-of town people. Plans for a Venetian night entertainment had been made but on account of the high winds, this was eliminated from the program. And more.Continued ...
- Monday, August 29, 2011
News from 100 Years Ago: 08/29/2011
The dock line question which has been discussed for the past twenty years has finally been amicably settled. It was necessary to take a considerable strip of land off the property of John F. Ott and for which he has been paid $400. Papers conveying the land were made out last week and signed today. Everybody interested is now satisfied with the arrangement. And more.Continued ...
- Monday, August 22, 2011
News from 100 years ago
Charles Thomas, who is developing a fine fruit farm on the west shore of Grand Traverse Bay, has favored the Western Michigan Development bureau with apples of his own growing. And more.Continued ...
- Monday, August 15, 2011
- News from 100 Years Ago: 08/15/2011
- Monday, August 8, 2011
News from 100 years ago: 08/08/2011
Work of canning apples was started at the Mikesell canning factory; Fred Fisk of Central Lake will move to this city with his family in a short time; Last Wednesday a very pretty wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Strahan; and more.Continued ...
- Monday, August 1, 2011
News from 100 years ago: 08/01/2011
Deputy Game Warden G. Allen Smith is waging a vigorous campaign against the illegal catching of whitefish in the waters surrounding his district in Leland by commercial fishermen. And more.Continued ...
- Monday, July 25, 2011
100 Years Ago: 07/25/2011
The Pere Marquette railroad has installed a new system for handling fruit that comes in on the boats this summer that will save a lot of handling and expedite the shipment during the rush season. The railroad has made arrangements to use the dock at the Hannah & Lay Company which has a large apron upon which barrels and crates are placed direct from the boats.Continued ...
- Monday, July 18, 2011
News from 100 years ago: 07/18/2011
An event that eclipsed any outdoor celebration ever held in this region occurred Sunday when the annual union of newsboys’ picnic took place at the Baptist resort near Greilickville on the shore of West Bay. And more.Continued ...
- Monday, July 11, 2011
- News From 100 Years Ago: 07/11/2011
- Monday, July 4, 2011
- News from 100 years ago: 07/04/2011
- Monday, June 27, 2011
- News from 100 Years Ago: 06/27/2011