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HOWARD R. & SYLVIA M. (GRANT) SAINT From Pioneers and Early Settlers of Thompson Falls Howard...

 

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80 YEARS AGO OCTOBER 9, 1940 ON DISPLAY R.D Stockton is quite proud of his potatoes this year. Potatoes all over the valley are unusually large and Mr...

 

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HENRY ALEXANDER LARSON From Pioneers and Early Settlers of Thompson Falls Henry was born June 24,...

 

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30 YEARS AGO SEPTEMBER 20, 1990 PONY EXPRESS TO RIDE, RUN, AGAIN Plans for Saturday’s 1890s Days CELEBRATION, SPONSORED BY THE Thompson Falls...

 

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HISTORY OF SANDERS COUNTY BY J.H. BRAUER Johann Heinrich ‘John’ Brauer was born February 5, 1870, in Hanover, Prussia, Germany. He came with his...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • SEPTEMBER 20, 1950 OLD-TIMERS HONORED AT COURTHOUSE DEDICATION Thompson Falls, the...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • SEPTEMBER 6, 1950 COURTHOUSE TO BE DEDICATED Dedication ceremonies for the new Sanders County Courthouse will be held Saturday. A...

 

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30 YEARS AGO • SEPTEMBER 6, 1990 T.F. CIVIC LEADER LOVHAUG DIES Thompson Falls lost a community leader last week when an unexpected heart attack...

 

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80 YEARS AGO EXCERPTS FROM THE 1940 SANDERS COUNTY INDEPENDENT LEDGER KNICKERBOCKER THINKS U.S. SHOULD ENTER WAR The United States could probably...

 

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EARLY SETTLERS IN THE LOWER CLARK FORK RIVER VALLEY BY EVELYN M. DAVIS The 1860s marked the very earliest of settlements in this area by white...

 

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THE HISTORY OF THOMPSON FALLS BY RUTH HARLOW WRITTEN FEBRUARY 4, 1954 Author’s Note: This information was received from Mr. W.A. Barto, a long-time...

 

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70 YEARS AGO AUGUST 9, 1950 HUCKLEBERRIES PLENTIFUL Berries are plentiful on most of the high ridges...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 2, 1950 HISTORICAL REVIEW OF WESTERN SANDERS COUNTY Early French-Canadian trappers were quick to notice the peculiar boxlike...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • AUGUST 2, 1950 HOME WASHING MACHINES Too many clothes and too little water make for a short life for many home washing machines says...

 

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110 YEARS AGO • JULY 15, 1910 START MAKING BRICK Henry Florin and Edward Donlan have started to make brick on the land of the former just west of...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • JUNE 26, 1950 MORKERT-BORGMANN On July 1, Rose Mary Morkert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter A. Morkert of Thompson Falls and Walter...

 

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80 YEARS AGO • JUNE 26, 1940 ANTIMONY AREA IN SANDERS COUNTY MAY BE DEVELOPED About twenty-five...

 

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30 YEARS AGO • JUNE 14, 1990 BUSINESSES SHUFFLE ON FALLS MAIN STREET by Jean Kato Like a deck of cards in the hands of a professional gambler, a...

 

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40 YEARS AGO • MAY 22, 1980 NEW MUSEUM ON ITS WAY "We're on our way," declared Eleanor Dickinson,...

 

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30 YEARS AGO • JUNE 7, 1990 HIGH RUN-OFF PEAKS EARLY Although the spectacular rush of high, muddy water attracted a lot of attention to the...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • MAY 31, 1950 NOXON MAN DROPS DEAD WHILE TRYING TO SHOOT A MARAUDING BEAR A man who...

 

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100 YEARS AGO MAY 27, 1920 SUPERIOR SPORTSMEN WANT MORE CHAR Say Power Company’s Dam Stops Fish From Ascending River A.L. Anderson, deputy game...

 

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70 YEARS AGO • MAY 17, 1950 MANY AT PARADISE TO SEE THE PRESIDENT Last Thursday night, about 11:20, the President’s train stopped at Paradise for...

 

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THOMPSON FALLS (County seat of Sanders County) Taken from Cry of the Homestead by Wavie Charlton, 1976 Thompson Falls is a small town but a most...

 

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50 YEARS AGO • APRIL 23, 1970 EMPLOYMENT PICTURE BRIGHTER AS SOME LOGGING RESUMES The employment p...

 

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