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 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 22, 2014

Celebrating History: War news at the top of Page 1

For the 33rd installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, we find out what is going on in Box Elder. The Box Elder Valley Press’ Aug. 21, 1914 issue had the latest score pertaining to the piano contest. Marion...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 15, 2014

Celebrating history: War aside, lots in the Hingham Review

The Hingham Review’s Aug. 14, 1914 issue had articles on the war in Europe (World War I), problems in Mexico and news from our nation’s capital. Closer to home, here are some entries for this 32 installment of this series celebrating the 150th...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    August 1, 2014

Celebrating History: 100 years ago in the Hingham Review

We will take a look at the Hingham Review’s July 31, 1914, issue for this 13th installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of the creation of Montana Territory. A Card Upon my departure from Montana I take the occasion to thus testify my regard...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    July 25, 2014

Celebrating history: The third Hill County Fair

For the 29th installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, we take a look at the news in the July 25, 1914 issue of The Havre Plaindealer. The event getting the most news was the upcoming Hill County Fair. The fai...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    July 18, 2014

Celebrating History: Newspaper's Booster Edition

The July 18, 1914, issue of the Hill County Democrat was a very interesting one. It was a Booster Edition, full of columns boasting about how great Hill County, Havre and Montana were to live and...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    July 3, 2014

Celebrating History: New business in the Wright Building

We return to Havre for the 26 installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of the formation of Montana Territory, signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln on May 26, 1864. Information for this column comes from the July 4, 1914...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 27, 2014

Celebrating history: Hingham Park is looking better

For this 25th installment celebrating Montana Territory’s 150th anniversary, we go back to Hingham. In the June 26, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review, we find, complete with misspelling: About The Park We are truly glad to see the grass growing in...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 20, 2014

Celebrating History: Summer events on the Hi-Line

We return to Box Elder for this 24th installment of this series celebrating Montana Territory’s 150th anniversary. Here is some of what was in the June 19, 1914 issue. Like Hingham, Box Elder was having a contest for a piano. The Valley Mercantile...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 13, 2014

Celebrating History: An election year in Hill County, 1914

We find out what is happening in the town of Hingham for this 23rd installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory. Here are some entries found in the June 12, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review. It was an election...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    June 6, 2014

Celebrating History: Picnics, carnivals and flies

We return to Box Elder for this 22nd installment celebrating Montana Territory’s 150th anniversary. The following entries were found in the June 5, 1914, issue of The Box Elder Valley Press. The Farmers’ Picnic Everybody Invited to Help Make It...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    May 30, 2014

Celebrating history: Natural gas found in Havre

We continue to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory with this 21st installment in this series. The following entries were found in the May 30, 1914 issue of The Hill County Democrat,...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    May 23, 2014

Celebrating History: Women meet, saloon owners missing

This is the 20th installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, signed into existence by President Abraham Lincoln. The Havre Plaindealer's May 23, 1914, issue had...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    May 16, 2014

Celebrating history: Fundraisers for playground equipment

For this 19th installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, information comes from the Havre Daily Promoter's May 15, 1914. edition. Most news pertained to the war in Mexico and...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    May 9, 2014

Celebrating History: Scandal! Slavery and drugs in Havre

For this, the eighteenth installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, we refer to the May 9, 1914 issue of The Hill County Democrat. The big story on the front page was a...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    April 11, 2014

Celebrating History: Safe crackers in Gildford

Hingham was a busy community this week in 1914. Information comes from the April 10 issue of the Hingham Review. This is the 14th in this series celebrating 150 years of Montana Territory. E. A. Lohrke purchased the Review from Berkley Walker and a b...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    April 4, 2014

Celebrating History: In the Box Elder Valley

We return to Box Elder for the thirteenth installment in this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory. Information comes from the April 3, 1914 issue of the Box Elder Valley Press. The activities in Hill County continue to...

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    March 28, 2014

Celebrating History: Gas drilling in Havre, 1914

Exciting news was in The Havre Plaindealer’s March 28, 1914, issue. We celebrate Montana Territory’s 150th anniversary with this 12th installment of this series. Every Indication Of Success In Gas Drilling Operations Excitement was at a high... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    March 21, 2014

Celebrating History: News from 100 years ago today

In this 11th installment celebrating Montana Territory's 150th anniversary, we find a lot of great information coming from The Hill County Democrat's March 21, 1914 issue, exactly 100 years ago... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    March 14, 2014

Celebrating History: Apartments, grocery and a liquor store

We continue this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory with The Havre Promoter. Information for this column, the 10th in this series, is in the March 13, 1914 issue. Several... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    March 7, 2014

Celebrating History: Socialist candidates and church fires

We go back to Havre for the month of March. Information for this ninth installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of the creation of Montana Territory comes from the March 7, 1914... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    February 28, 2014

Celebrating history: Post office, Commercial Club make news

For the eighth installment celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory, we go back to Hingham. Information comes from the Feb. 27, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review. Hingham was looking at... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    February 21, 2014

Celebrating History: Hundreds turn out for Box Elder meeting

We go back to Box Elder for the seventh installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of Montana Territory. The following entries come from the Feb. 20, 1914 issue. When we last read about Box Elder, they were preparing for a large gat... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    February 14, 2014

Celebrating history: Lawsuit makes news in Hingham

For the sixth installment of this series celebrating the 150th anniversary of the creation of Montana Territory, news comes from the Feb. 13, 1914 issue of the Hingham Review. The front page contained... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Local    February 7, 2014

Celebrating history: Big happenings in Box Elder

In continuing this series celebrating Montana Territory's 150th anniversary, we will go to Box Elder and Hingham during February. This is the fifth in the series, and comes from the Feb. 6, 1914... Full story

 
 By Emily Mayer    Opinion    February 3, 2014

Seeking voices for Montana's Year of the Woman

The Montana Historical Society has declared 2014 “The Year of the Woman” and for good reason. One hundred years ago, Montana joined a small handful of other states by giving women the right to vote in the state. Women’s suffrage wouldn’t go... Full story

 

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