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Aitkin County, Minnesota


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- - 1915 - - INDUSTRIAL COURSES AT AITKIN HIGH SCHOOL
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Tuesday, August 31, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

AITKIN, Minn., Aug. 30.-Aitkin high school will enter next Monday on its first year as an industrial high school, having been granted an appropriation of $1,600 annually for Agriculture and domestic science. Ezra Colquhoun, a graduate of Ames college, Iowa, will be in charge of the agricultural department, and Miss Berdine Phillips, graduate of the Thomas Training school will teach domestic science.

New rooms in the high school building have been fitted up for the additional departments. John Wilson, instructor in manual training, has arrived from Indiana.


- - 1917 - - NEW SCHOOL AT LAWLER
Source: Aitkin Independent Age (MN) May 26, 1917; submitted by Robin Line
State Rural School Commissioner C. C. Swan will dedicate the new consolidated school at Lawler, June 1st.


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