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- - 1910 - - POLK COUNTY SUNDAY SCHOOL MEET ELECTS.
Source: The Duluth Herald (MN), Monday Evening, Oct. 24, 1910, Volume XXVIII - No. 170.

Crookston, Minn., Oct. 24 - (Special to The Herald) - The Polk County Sunday School association in session here last week chose officers as follows: Rev. W. C. Hodgson, Crookston, president; George Hartray, East Grand Forks, fist vice-president; W. W. Sleigh, Crookston, second vice president; B. J. Bradshaw, Erskine, third vice president; Mrs. J. H. McNicol, East Grand Forks, secretary and treasurer; Mrs. Joseph O. Doolittle, Crookston, elementary superintendent; Rev. Herbert Kenwood, Fosston, advanced class superintendent; W. T. Clapp, Crookston, adult superintendent; Miss E. Lommen, Crookston, teachers' training superintendent; Mrs. C. C. Warner, Crookston, superintendent home department; Mrs. M. F. Birdseye, Crookston, missionary and temperance superintendent.


- - 1919 - - LUTHERAN CONVENTION BEGINS AT CROOKSTON TODAY; 500 EXPECTED.
Source: Grand Forks Herald (MN) June 24, 1919; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Crookston, Minn., June 24.-The Norwegian Lutheran church of America will hold their annual convention for the northern Minnesota district beginning tomorrow in Crookston. The convention ends on June 30. Between five and six hundred pastors and laymen are expected to attend the meetings.

Right Reverend Lavik, president of the Norwegian Lutheran church of Canada, and Dr. H. G. Stub, national president, will be among the notable speakers.

In conjunction with the church convention, the young People's Lutheran league will hold their annual meeting beginning June 28 and the Women's Missionary Federation will hold its annual gathering.


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