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September 19, 2013

by Darcy Uttech
50 years ago

Thurs., September 19, 1963

The Fulda Co-Operative Oil Company is extending their service and activities with the completion of their new and modern Co-op station on the corner.

Northwestern Bell Telephone Company will be calling all Fulda customers beginning Monday to explain the new dial up service and the new seven digit numbering system.

Fifty departments attended the fire school held Sunday in Fulda.

Sheila Gerhard and Dick Overlees were wed Saturday at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church.

Rites were held for Mrs. Olga Duerr on Saturday. Mrs. Duerr passed away on September 12th.

Joseph Platt died at Red Lake Falls after a long illness of leukemia at the age of 75.

Dorothy Raschke and Lester Koopman were united in marriage on September 14th at St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

Mr. Leo Hunt is a patient at the Redwood Falls Hospital after losing his hand in a silage shredder on Friday.

The four Fulda schools will participate in a shared-time program in which pupils in church sponsored school will attend classes in physical education and band in the public school and students in the public school will attend the religion classes in the church sponsored schools.



20 years ago

Thurs., September 15, 1983

The First National Bank/Citizens State Bank of Fulda and the Dinehart-Holt House in Slayton have been named to the National Historic Register of Historic Places.

Cable representatives have presented their survey to the Fulda City Council and have asked for an increase in rates.

The Fulda City Council is looking at increasing taxes by 23% to cover the proposed budget increase for the 1984 year.

Elizabeth Wasmund is honored as Resident of the Month at Maple Lawn Nursing Home.

JoEtte Uphoff and Michael Swan were united in marriage at Zion Lutheran Church in Appelton on July 23.

Citizens of Tomorrow include Tera Kuiper, Robbie, Jeanie and Cindy Beeck, and Kelli Gieselman.

Celebrating birthdays at Maple Lawn Nursing Home are Lillian Iverson, Minnie Knorr, Mary Venenge, Rachel Curtis and Hulda Brown.

Myrtle M. Groth passed away on September 12th at the age of 79 years old.





20 years ago

Wed., September 22, 1993

The Fulda Area Credit Union will host a group of Russian credit and finance experts who plan to tour area.

The Lloyd and Mary Winter farm has been recognized as a 1993 Century Farm in Nobles County.

Brad Wieskus and Amy Kolander were named Homecoming King and Queen on Monday afternoon.

The Fulda City Council approved a plan to put in a drive way and curb and gutter by the new ambulance building at cost of $5,050. Councilman Dave Thiner reported the ambulance is out of use until the rebuilt engine is installed at a cost of $2,500. The city is currently renting an ambulance at a cost of $45 per day.

Citizens of Tomorrow include Darla, Joel, Theresa and Dawn Green, Megan, Mark, Gretchen, Heidi and Bridget Enninga, and Ryan, Jessica, Nicholas, Chelsey, and Ashley Speckmeier.

Rochelle Eschenbaum and Luke Odenbrett announce their engagement. A December 4th wedding is being planned.

Flora Lindquist passed away on September 6th at the age of 85 years old.

Fred Bremer passed away at the age of 55 on September 16th.

Veronica Toohey, 90, died September 11th at Green Tree Health Care Center in Wisconsin where she had been residing the last three years.

Hannah Paden passed away on September 12th at the age of 82 after a lengthy illness.

Nicolaus Lamp passed away on September 13th at the age of 91 years old.





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