The Superior Express -

By Fawna Barrett
Jewell County Record 

Did you know? Ionia


January 10, 2019

In June 1931, Ionia had a newspaper, The Ionia Booster, published in Glen Elder every Friday. Perry Betz was editor. The subscription price was $1.

Among the front page stories was one telling how the Ionia baseball team defeated Lebanon 3—2. Members on the team had the names of Applebee, Loomis, A. Hull, E. George, Cline, Smith, Wilson, D. Kennedy and E. Hull. Ruth Alcorn and Wesley Ruth were engaged and there was to be a band concert in the new band stand located in the community park.

Advertisers were Loomis Hardware, Collie’s Store, James Workman (mechanic), Jewell County Cooper...

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