From Our Files
1971: Allan Dacken buys Hartley barbershop
July 15, 2021
• July 18, 1946
Vivian Rihner, young brunette from Moneta, was crowned Miss Okoboji at a colorful ceremony at the Roof Garden in Arnolds Park. She won the nod from five judges in the finals of a beauty contest which had embraced this entire section of the country.
At approximately 2:30 a.m., two persons drove onto the W.F. Kramme farm apparently intent upon making away with some turkeys. Mr. Kramme was attracted by the noise and was able to frighten the intruders away.
Pictures showing at the Capitol Theatre included “A Walk in the Sun,” a story about American soldiers on a mission, w...