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TIMES PAST:More Than A Century Of Idaho County News

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National Guard soldiers in the 126th Engineering Company stand at parade rest during a Freedom Awards Ceremony Aug. 11, 2006. Soldiers were honored for their mission in Iraq. Brigadier General Alan C. Gayhart attending the ceremony at the Grangeville Armory.
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Free Press Photo National Guard soldiers in the 126th Engineering Company stand at parade rest during a Freedom Awards Ceremony Aug. 11, 2006. Soldiers were honored for their mission in Iraq. Brigadier General Alan C. Gayhart attending the ceremony at the Grangeville Armory. *** Have a photo you would like to see published in this spot? E-mail your historic photo with details to: Freepressnews@idahocountyfreepress.com



10 YEARS AGO November 8, 2006

• A Fall 2007 relocation is set for the Forest Service supervisor’s district offices.

20 YEARS AGO November 13, 1996

•STITES - A proposed boundary for the National Park Service’s expansion of the Clearwater Battlefield Site concerns several Stites residents.

30 YEARS AGO November 12, 1986

•Ruth and Mike Lightfoot, co-owners of The Country Store in Kamiah, are opening a new store, Factory Clothing Outfit, this Friday at 220 W. Main in Grangeville.

40 YEARS AGO November 10, 1976

•More than 110 people visited the open house of Sister Alfreda, celebrated writer and historian at St. Gertrude’s Convent in Cottonwood in honor of her Diamond Jubilee.

50 YEARS AGO November 10, 1966

•Irwin Drug Company will hold its grand opening in the new location at 146 West Main in Grangeville Saturday, Cliff Irwin announced this week.

60 YEARS AGO November 8, 1956

•Grangeville High School musicians, in dire need of funds to replenish music sheets, worn-out uniforms and other materials, are taking their financial plight public.

70 YEARS AGO November 14, 1946

•The churches of Grangeville announce a clothing drive for overseas relief.

80 YEARS AGO November 12, 1936

•Between seven and eight dollars was recovered Tuesday when workmen tore up the old plank sidewalk on the west side of the A&F building.

90 YEARS AGO November 11, 1926

•Mrs. Grant Benedict and son Lyle Benedict have rented the building next to the express office in the Hickerson block for their novelty shop, Butterfly Shop.

100 YEARS AGO November 9, 1916

•Don’t forget the Saturday evening dances at Schmadeka’s hall.


Do you have a story from the past you would like to share with readers? Laurie Chapman is interested in doing a Q&A with area residents for the Prairie Pulse blog. Email lchapman@idahocountyfreepress.com for more information.



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