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Cook County, Minnesota


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Fred Bramer
Source: Cook County News (Grand Marais, MN) May 27, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
TOPICS OF A WEEK. Fred Bramer returned last evening from Winona, where he attended United States Court as a juror.


George Brisson
Source: Cook County News (Grand Marais, MN) May 6, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
George Brisson and family have moved into their new home in Blackwell addition. Mr. Brisson has bought two blocks of land and will go into the poultry business.


John Fischer and Ben Bockenhauer
Source: Cook County News (Grand Marais, MN) May 27, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
John Fischer and Ben Bockenhauer arrived here last Monday from Winona, having driven all the way with a team of horses and a heavy work wagon. They have bought the Eli Vizina homestead in Colvill and will settle down to farm.


Mike Flatt
Source: The Cook County News-Herald (Grand Marais, MN) May 6, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Grand Portage. Mr. Mike Flatt has purchased a fine new organ for his daughters.


Frank LeGarde
Source: The Cook County News-Herald (Grand Marais, MN) May 13, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

GRAND PORTAGE. Mr. and Mrs. Frank LeGarde entertained some of their Indian friends to a bear-meat dinner on Thursday.


Malcolm Linnell
Source: Cook County News (Grand Marais, MN) May 27, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
RESERVATION NEWS. Malcolm Linnell accompanied his father, Ed Linnell, to Chicago Bay on Wednesday, the latter taking the Tuesday boat for Duluth to bring back his family with him next month from Black River Falls, Wis. Mr. Linnell came up for a visit and liked it so well that he has decided to make this his future home.


P. M. Linnell
Source: Cook County News (Grand Marais, MN) May 27, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
RESERVATION NEWS. P. M. Linnell took a load of bridge plank from our local mill to the Reservation river for the bridge at that point, on Monday, and while engaged in placing the same in position his team became frightened and attempted to follow H. Greely's advice to "go west." They were finally stopped at the Bernt Jacobson farm about three miles distant, with some slight bruises and some damage to the wagon, but fortunately nothing very serious.


Mr. and Mrs. Nejhodain Longbody
Source: Cook County News (Grand Marais, MN) May 20, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
Mr. and Mrs. Nejhodain Longbody have moved to this place to settle on their allotted land which joins his brother Joseph Longbody's allotment.


W. A. Milner
Source: Cook County News (Grand Marais, MN) May 27, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
W. A. Milner, his brother-in-law, A. D. McGrath, and A. B. Barlow arrived from Ladysmith, Wis., on Wednesday, the former to settle on his homestead filed on last winter, and the other in search of desirable tracts on which to locate.


L. E. Morris
Source: Cook County News (Grand Marais, MN) May 20, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
L. E. Morris, who recently arrived here from Brooks, Iowa, has purchased Charles Peterson homestead in the town of Colvill and will move onto it and start farming at once.


James Morrison
Source: The Cook County News-Herald (Grand Marais, MN) May 6, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Reservation News. Jas. Morrison and family broke camp in their sugar-bush on Wednesday, after a successful sugar season, having tapped about a thousand trees, and left for home via Grand portage. Rube Smith drove out to their camp which is located on the old "sugar-bush trail" about half way to Swamp lake, on Wednesday afternoon and brought in their camp outfit and sugar harvest, which he took to Chicago Bay next day for shipment to Grand Marais. Mr. Morrison had widened out the trail and this was the first time a team had made the trip to this camp.

Grand Portage. Mr. James Morrison reports that he made 800 pounds of maple sugar and feels well paid for the hard word. He and family returned to Grand Marais on Thursday.


P. L. Morterude
Source: The Cook County News-Herald (Grand Marais, MN) May 6, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

P. L. Morterude, of Duluth, came down on the Sunday boat for a few days visit with his daughter, Miss Hazel Morterude. He is also renewing acquaintance with many old timers of the village, he having proved up on a claim in the Gunflint region over twenty years ago. Mr. Morterude sees a great change here in that time.


Ed Nunstedt
Source: Cook County News (Grand Marais, MN) May 6, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

See Ed. Nunstedt for building material, such as windows, doors, roofing, flooring, etc., he carries a complete line in stock.


Peter Olson
Source: Cook County News (Grand Marais, MN) May 27, 1915; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
TOPICS OF A WEEK. Peter Olson of Tofte, came down on the boat last evening. He returned home overland this morning with a horse purchased from Tom McCormick.


Carl Thoreson
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Thursday, November 10, 1921; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

WOMAN ASKS POLICE CHIEF TO HELP FIND HUSBAND.
Fearing that her husband has been detained in Duluth or Superior by the lure of moonshine, Mrs. Carl Thoreson, Hovland, Minn., in a communication to the Duluth chief of police asks the department to locate him. He left home two weeks ago, according to the letter, and has been seen in the Twin Ports, but has not written to Mrs. Thoreson, she informs. She told the police she is alone on a homestead with three small children and stock to take care of.


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