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Celebrating History: Drought, murder and special improvement districts


October 11, 2019

by Emily Mayer

The news for the most part was not that great for Havre and Hill County 100 years ago. The Havre Plaindealer ran an article in its Oct. 4, 1919 edition stating that wheat was estimated to be two bushels an acre. Winter rye was 2 ½ bushels to the acre and in Hill County it was reported “practically no crops harvested except in the northern tier of townships.” A committee of the Hill County Bankers Association scheduled a meeting with the Hill County Commissioners to see what could be done to hasten action regarding the relief bond issue passed by voters to help local far...

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