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1997: Hartley youngster wins gold in pedal pull
September 8, 2022
• Sept. 11, 1947
Otto Kruse, of Hartley, went by plane to Oakland, Calif. to enjoy a 10-day visit in the Alfred Kruse home. From there he planned to go by train or bus to Montana to purchase Western sheep and lambs for feeding purposes. The sheep would be shipped to Hartley where Kruse had facilities to handle them.
Mrs. Lillian Eichner, of Spencer, sold the Eichner Café to H.S. Shellito and A.M. Johnson. Mrs. Eichner was the daughter of Mrs. Martha Hopfe, of Hartley. Since the death of her husband, Mrs. Eichner operated the café and built up a nice business.
F.E. Frisbee, of Sheldon, w...