Mona is waking up from its long sleep


Mona is waking up from its long sleep. She begins to feel the inspiring influence of the new railroad connection. Mr. J. P. Farley, Esq., is an extensive landholder in this vicinity. He says the M. & N. W. will locate their principal buildings there, and he has offered to build them, at his own expense. This offer he thinks they will accept.

Mr. Hubbard of this city has opened business there, and his hopes of success are flattering. He is already crowded with business.

Death of Thorwald Irgens

Death of Thorwald Irgens

Thorwald Irgens, a respected resident of Grand Rapids during the past 13 years died at St. Mary's hospital in Duluth on Monday morning last. The deceased had been ailing but a few days, and the attending physician pronounced his trouble to be appendicitis. He was operated upon at the Duluth hospital with fatal results.

The remains were brought to Grand Rapids for interment. Funeral services were conducted under the auspices of the Masonic fraternity on Wednesday afternoon.

Hans C. Anderson missing


Coupeville, Wash., Sept. 5, 1913.

On the 3rd of April, 1913, Mr. Hans C. Anderson left his home in Coupeville, Washington, taking with him his little son Paul aged seven years since which time he has not been heard from. Mr. Anderson is 75 years old, 6 feet and 2 inches in height, weight about 200 pounds and has a slight limp in one leg. His wife is a member of Tula Chapter No. 26, Coupeville, Washington and has asked the aid of the Chapter here in helping her find her husband and son. If they should be in your vicinity would you please let the undersigned know.

Ben Jacobson Died Suddenly


Ben Jacobson Died Suddenly

Gus Jacobson and Fred Ulven of Rose Creek were in Lyle, Wednesday morning, making arrangements for the funeral of the former's brother, Ben Jacobson, who was found dead, in bed, that morning at the home of his mother-in-law, Mrs. Sarah Enright, who resides just east of Austin.

Although Mr. Jacobson had not been feeling well for some time, he went to the Enright farm, Monday, to help with the fall work. County Coronor, H. F. Peirson, pronounced the cause as heart disease. Mr. Jacobson was 52 years of age.

Mary Jacobson obituary



Mary Jacobson, daughter of Andreas Anderson and Christiana Hanson, was born in Oster, Toten Norway, May 30, 1851. She came the United States with her parents when two years old, and settled in Nevada Township. She was confirmed at St. Ansgar, by Rev. Clausen. In 1868 she was married to Jacob Jacobson, by Rev. Clausen. They homesteaded in Nevada Township, where they continued to reside.

Mr. Jacobson, her husband, died in September, 1916.

Mrs. Ammond Olson obituary

Died, January 14 at her home in the town of Nevada, Mrs. Ammond Olson. The funeral services were held in the afternoon in the Lutheran church at Six Mile Grove, Rev. Eggen officiating. The deceased has been in poor health for several years. She leaves a husband and four children, two boys and two girls, all of whom have passed their minority, to mourn her loss. The bereaved have the sympathy of a large circle of friends and neighbors.

Elmer Anderson obituary



Elmer Anderson was born Feb. 22nd 1884 in Nevada Twp., near Lyle, the son of Erick and Bertha Anderson. He grew to manhood in that community and at the age of 25, became a butter maker, and was employed in this work to the time of his death.

He died very suddenly Tuesday evening Dec 26th in Elysian, Minn. after a heart attack. He was a former member of the Six Mile Grove Lutheran church.

He is survived by five brothers Ole and Edgar of Duluth, Bennie and Robert of Lyle and Melvin of Austin, and one sister Mrs. L. F. Beadle (Nora) of Lyle Center.

Gullik Knutson Dead.



Gullik Knutson died Tuesday February 14th at his home about a mile west of this place. Mr. Knutson has been in poor health for a number of years but more especially so this winter and his death had been daily expected for several weeks.

Mr. Knutson was a brother of G. K. Volstad and Halvor Volstad of Nevada and Peter Knutson of Clear Lake. He leaves a family of five children, three sons and two daughters. The funeral occurred yesterday at the Six Mile Grove church.

K. G. Knutson Died Monday



Knut G. Knutson, son of Gullick Knutson Volstad, pioneer farmer of Lyle township, passed away Monday evening at St. Olaf Hospital at Austin after an illness of several weeks.

Mr. Knutson was born on the Volstad homestead in Torresdahl, near Kragaro, Norway, Nov. 26 1854 and came to the United States with his parents at the age of 22 years. The family settled on a farm four miles west of Lyle.