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1946: Hartley girls draw big crowd against Wiota
January 14, 2021
• Jan. 17, 1946
Adolph Boetel, who had been discharged from the armed services, began operating the former Ewoldt service station one-half block east of the Hand Hospital. The station featured C-D Farm Service products.
Over 1,200 persons were present at the Hartley-Wiota girls’ basketball game in the Hartley gymnasium. Interested spectators had the gym filled to capacity before seven o’clock. Wiota won the game by a score of 44-37. It was broadcast by KICD of Spencer.
Just before the close of Sunday school at the Methodist church, a United States flag and a Christian flag were presen...