From Our Files
1971: Booster club being organized in Hartley
April 15, 2021
• April 11, 1946
The O’Brien County Co-op Wool Growers’ Association pooled their first load of wool for the 1946 season. Approximately 5,000 pounds of wool were shipped to the Iowa Sheep and Wool Growers’ Cooperative in Des Moines. O’Brien County was one of the leading counties in the number of pounds of wool marketed through the cooperative.
County agent Kenneth Kramer announced that the O’Brien County 4-H fair would again be held in Hartley. Dates selected for the 1946 event were Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 19 and 20.
A consignment of baby chicks was sent by the Anfinson Hatchery...