The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

From Our Files

1997: 4 area banks to merge effective Jan. 1

 

December 8, 2022



• Dec. 11, 1947

The grand opening of the Nissen Drug Store, formerly Potter’s, featured a special get-acquainted offer of a “2 for the price of 1” sale at the soda fountain. Cyril Nissen, formerly of Estherville, was the new proprietor.

After much discussion, the American Legion decided to buy 14 acres along Highway 18, just west of the Terpstra property. The land was to be developed as a memorial park for the benefit of the youth of Hartley.

Reviving a custom which years before World War II contributed much to the Christmas season, the Hartley Chamber of Commerce sponsored a busine...



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