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August 20, 2020

The Sutherland Courier Past Files

20 years ago - 2000

Attention parade lovers - As many people can relate. Labor is recognized as the official end of summer. You are invited to come help celebrate the summer's end by participating in the parade The parade is sponsored by the 21 Club and the Sutherland American Legion Post 152 This year's parade committee consists of Jonna Rohrbaugh, Jen Vige and Laura Templer Parade formation begins at 10:00 am on Waterman Street, with the parade starting at 11:00 am Keep Labor Day morning. Monday, September 4.

FALL SPORTS AUCTION AND SPORTS DRINK SCRIMMAGE - South O'Brien Volleyball seniors and all Football players will be auctioning four hours of labor each to the high bidder at the annual fund-raising event to be held at 7 30 p m Friday, August 25 at the Football Held in Paullina This is in conjunction with the "Sports Drink" Scrimmage that will be held that evening. The team has enough soap Admission is a sports drink this year.

40 years ago - 1980

Class Reunion Of 1930 to Be Held - A fifty year class reunion is to be held in the party room of the Old P.O. in Sutherland for the Class of 1930 on Aug. 30, 1980 at 5:30 p.m. Anyone wishing to visit with members are very welcome to join the group in the party room after the dinner hour. There were 22 members in the class. Six members are deceased. All but three are expected to attend the reunion.

Drawing Still At $100.00 - Last Saturday, Nadine Straub's name was called to win $100.00 at the Sutherland Commercial Club drawing, but she was not present to claim the prize. This Saturday, Aug. 24, the drawing will again be for $100.00. Be sure and be downtown between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. when the siren blows to see if you can be the next lucky winner.

Meeting to Upgrade Fishing At Dog Creek - The Iowa Conservation Commission, Fisheries Section will hold a public meeting concerning the fisheries renovation of Dog Creek Lake. The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 28 in the Security State bank basement at Sutherland.

Saddle Club To Hold Pork Barbecue - All members of the Town and Country Saddle Club are invited to a pork barbecue and fun night at the club grounds Friday, Aug. 22. Serving will begin at 6:00 p.m. Pork sandwiches and drink will be furnished. Members are asked to bring a potluck dish, table service for your family and lawn, chairs. The Board of Directors will be in charge of serving the supper and directing the games. Classes scheduled are: Corn Race, Boot Race, and Candy Bar Race for 9 yrs. and under; Musical Tires, Potato Race, Ribbon Race, Rescue Race, Cap Relay, and Saddle Relay for ages 10 and over, broken into two different age groups.

60 years ago - 1960

1960 Livestock Sale at O'Brien Fair is One of Biggest The 1960 livestock sale, always the final event in the growing O'Brien county 4-H and FFA fair, was again a big and suc?cessful auction of prize calves, hogs and sheep. With Mitch and Percy Vander Tuig, Carl Kracht and Ray Vellinga working as volunteer auctioneers several hundred head of livestock were sold to the highest bidders. One of the reasons for the success of the sales is the lively bidding that results from interested friends of the 4-H boys and girls among the business and professional 9 people of the various towns in the county.

 

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