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120 Years Ago County was asking for 28 bridges


August 12, 2021

120 Years Ago

August 9, 1901

Jewell County was asking for 28 bridges for the year, but the commissioners were going to cut the number down to those that seemed an absolute necessity. The commissioners were going over the ground themselves before passing judgment.

Merchants were candling eggs and paying seven cents for the good ones.

The Mankato Advocate was 11 years old and it was regarded as one of the first clean papers in this part of the state.

A large portion of the stock in Jewell County was on a straw diet and wheat rations. The rest would come to it. Charlie Sheldon hauled water...

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