“Looking Forward to our Past”

by Linda Velder April 23, 1914     Butte County Commission met in regular quarterly meeting. E. A. Ritter, Wm. Schmele and T. F. Stevenson put in a report on the tour of inspecting of the Poor Farm roads. The Auditor was directed to advertise for bids for roads to and changes in buildings at […]

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LOOKING FORWARD TO OUR PAST

April 2, 1914 Mrs. W. C. Hill arrived Sunday from Egan and joined her husband Doctor Hill. Doctor & Mrs. Hill will live at the hospital and Doctor & Mrs. O. Clark will live at their claim southwest of town this summer. The doctors have formed a partnership. Tommy Brown of Vale was in town […]

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Looking Back Belle  

125 years ago – Belle TIMES,    March 16, 1899 NEW BLACK HILLS ROAD. The Illinois -Central Said to be Coming This Way   Vermillion, S. D. March 14 – The Illinois-Central Railroad company has a corps of engineers at work in this country and it has been clearly established that the company intends to extend its […]

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Looking Forward to Our Past

February 26, 1914 The Literary meeting at the Langdon School was well attended. A good program was offered. The question debated: Resolved that the cow is more valuable that the horse.  For Affirmative: Ira Shaw and Christy Sorenson and for the Negative: Chester Jenks and Harris Blakely. The discussion was given to the negative side. […]

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Looking Back in Belle

125 years ago –  Belle TIMES,   February 23, 1899 Quail for Butte County   TIMES,  February 23, 1899 Quail for Butte County  Through the efforts of Attorney LaFleiche the sum of about $50.00 was subscribed by our local nimrods for the purpose of buying quail to plant in this vicinity. Deadwood sportsmen have experimented […]

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Looking Back in Belle

124 years ago  THE TIMES     March 2, 1899 GOOD FOR THE SOUL According to the Yankton Herald ExTreasurer Phillips has made an “open Confession” to having taken interest on the state funds, and furthermore he defies the state to recover it. The Herald says:  In conversation with a prominent Huron attorney last week […]

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Looking Back in Belle

These articles come from newspaper microfilm from the Belle Fourche Public library, using a new microfilm reader and printer. The photographs in most cases are from the Tri-State Museum. 125 years ago – Belle TIMES October 6, 1898 The Taxpayers of Butte County You will please take notice that during the month of September the […]

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Looking Back in Belle

These articles come from newspaper microfilm from the Belle Fourche Public library, using a new microfilm reader and printer. The photographs in most cases are from the Tri-State Museum. 125 years ago – BELLE TIMES August 25, 1898 Rough Riders Dissatisfied Camp Thomas, Aug. 23 – There is a great deal of dissatisfaction among the […]

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