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1971: Spencer Foods worker strike escalates
June 17, 2021
• June 20, 1946
A swarm of bees invaded Hartley’s business district and settled in the Knapp building just above Nott’s electrical shop. They were very much in evidence which caused many pedestrians to make a wide detour of that area. Rain caused the bees to disappear, but it was believed they were holing up for another attack somewhere within the recesses of Knapp’s corner building.
A Sioux Center woman received minor cuts when she ran into the rope that had been put across the main street of Hartley while the street department was painting the parking spaces. She was treated at th...