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TIMES PAST: More Than A Century Of Idaho County News: March 8, 2017

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10 YEARS AGO March 14, 2007

• Klapprich Ag and Auto is open and ready for business. Operated by Heath and Tara Klapprich of Cottonwood, the diesel and farm machinery repair business opened in September 2006.

20 YEARS AGO March 12, 1997

• Randy Stuck’s bits, spurs and artistic metal fabrication items have made the circle from Idaho to Australia to Japan. Stuck produces items for the working cowboy as well as for the collector at his Rags Bit and Spurs shop.

30 YEARS AGO March 11, 1987

• Problems with fake identification cards and teenage drinking have “gotten worse lately” and the Idaho County Sheriff’s Department will be “cracking down,” according to Officer Skott Mealer.

40 YEARS AGO March 9, 1977

• Herb Blewett was elected president of the Camas Prairie Development Corporation last Thursday night, following election of a board of directors and a stockholders meeting.

50 YEARS AGO March 9, 1967

• Craig Spencer, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Spencer, has been named valedictorian and Miss Loretta Fansler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louie Fansler, was selected salutatorian for the Grangeville High School for 1967.

60 YEARS AGO March 7, 1957

• Grangeville belongs to 4-H Clubs Saturday. That’s the day the city welcomes nearly 350 teenagers and their leaders to a whopping big party at the 100F Hall.

70 YEARS AGO March 6, 1947

• Approximately 200 farmers and ranchers, farm telephone stockholders and owners, gathered at the court house in Grangeville Monday afternoon to organize and prepare opposition to the recent raise in rural rates on farm lines by the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co.

80 YEARS AGO March 11, 1937

• Parents should caution children to refrain from flying kites near any electric lines, according to a warning received from the Washington Water Power Co.

90 YEARS AGO March 10, 1927

• It is quite a task to transport a car of cement and six cars of 22-inch pipe from Grangeville to the new dam going in on John Day Creek, a tributary of the Salmon this side of Lucile, but it is being done every day this spring by Dick Haskins, who owns a two truck transporation.

100 YEARS AGO March 8, 1917

• O.P. Soderburg has joined the ever-increasing ranks of auto drivers, having purchased a Dodge from Eimers people this week.



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