Nicollet County, Minnesota

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Courthouse was built in 1881
mkkrogman photo 2016

County Information
Founded: March 5, 1853
Named for: Joseph Nicolas Nicollet, a geographer-explorer
County Seat: St. Peter
Largest city: North Mankato

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Cities and Towns
Courtland, Lafayette, Mankato (part), Nicollet, North Mankato (part), St. Peter

Unincorporated Communities
Klossner, Norseland, St. George, West Newton, Bernadotte

Belgrade, Bernadotte, Brighton, Courtland, Granby, Lafayette, Lake Prairie, New Sweden, Nicollet, Oshawa, Ridgely, Traverse, West Newton

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Website Updates

MAY 2018
STATE HOSPITAL: General News - 1880-Our treatment of the insane, 1878-Charges of Cruelty, 1891-Possible Name Change, 1893-Training School for Nurses, 1895-Graduating Nurses, 1898-Average Cost, 1900-Lunatics En Route, 1900-Smallpox at St. Peter, 1900-Income, 1900-Fire, 1901-Senate Bills, 1902-Kachel Cause of Death, 1920-Insane Prisoners Moved to St. Peter, 1916-Facts about the State Hospital
STATE HOSPITAL: Employees/Administrators - 1902-Steward J. M. Rogers and Charles E. Tegner
STATE HOSPITAL: Patients - John M. Hitchler, Peter Elliott, Lafayette M. Simmonds, Mrs. J. G. Bauer, Anton Kachel, Robert Harlan, Jennie and Wilheim Stark, Charles Glapser, Jay Nedham, Charles McCarthy, Adolph Winquist, H. L. Erickson and Harry Cutter, Theresa Fiedler, Clara Berg
Submitted by Robin Line:
OBITS: Lars Ruda, Fred Witte, Mrs. Alfred Broe
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Editor Malmberg, H. L. Stopestad
PEOPLE: Hulda Steffer
BIRTHS: Leo Frank Goblirsch, Clarice Victoria Larson
NEWS-CRIME: Jackobson and Eckblad
MARRIAGES: Green-Abrahamson
OFFICIALS: News-Jacob Sommers
BIOS: C. Amundson

MARCH 2018
Submitted by Jason Alberti:
STATE HOSPITAL: Patients - Robert Harlin, Nellie Hazlett, Mrs. Oak, Archibald Honeyman,
STATE HOSPITAL: General News - 1888 Hospital Report, 1910-New Hospital
Submitted by Robin Line:
STATE HOSPITAL: Patients - Joseph Sooka, Frank McCool (2)
STATE HOSPITAL: General News - 1881-Summary
OBITS: Grausam Baby, Joseph Krosche
NEWS-VISITS: Albert Rockvam

OBITS: Mr. Vogel - submitted by Robin Line
CEMETERIES: Entire book of "Vets Buried in St. Peter and Vicinity", Compiled by Rosa C. Petersen, 1935; transcribed by Karen Seeman.
MILITARY : WWI Casualty News-George L. Strauch, W. F. Peterson, F. P. Jungers, William R. Witty
MILITARY : Soldiers-Frank P. Jungers, Francis D. Maxon, Gerbard W. Thilkren, Michael J. McClellan, L. A. Berger
WILLS: Inheritance Taxes-Lillyquist, Sackett, Swensen, Hessian, Fletcher, Trash, Secmaunn
OFFICIALS: News-Joseph Mason, W. H. Mueller, W. H. Rounseville

JUNE 2017
OBITS: Paul J. Kionka
MILITARY : Korean War Casualties
STATE HOSPITAL: Patients - John Willis, Thomas Cavanaugh
STATE HOSPITAL: Administrators - George Dryer, Dr. J. Hersey James, Dr. C. K. Bartlett, Rev. A. Kerr
STATE HOSPITAL: General News - 1881 Fire Investigation, 1884 Deaths
OBITS: Fred Hahn, Joseph Kaseforth submitted by Robin Line
NEWS-ILLNESS/INJURY: Mr. Boettger submitted by Robin Line

MARCH 2017
DIRECTORIES: 1878 Gazetteer and Business Directory
PUBLIC OFFICIALS: 1878 County Officers
SIOUX UPRISING: 1912 Recollections
MILITARY : News of Rick Wiehr

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