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CROSBY-IRONTON COURIER
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014
Aitkin’s Fish
House Parade
Friday, Nov. 28
The 24th Annual “World
Famous Fish House Parade”
will be presented by the
Aitkin Area Chamber of
Commerce on Friday, Nov. 28
at 1 p.m.
The Grand Marshall is
award-winning outdoorsman
and television producer Ron
Schara. The parade is open to
anyone who would like to
enter a float with an ice fishing theme.
There are many great
activities including shopping,
eating, arts and crafts, Santa
and Mrs. Claus will also stop
by between 11 a.m. and 12:30
p.m. to make a special visit.
The United Methodist
Church is hosting a spaghetti
feed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Landing is serving
Prime Rib and Vegetable
Soup starting at 3 p.m.
For more information
visit: www.aitkin.com, call
927-2316, or email upnorth
@aitkin.com.
Girls Night
Out
Dec. 4
Girls Night Out on the
Cuyuna Range is coming
Thursday, Dec. 4. Shop from
11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Bay Lake,
Deerwood, Crosby and
Ironton. Numerous businesses are participating in giving
out $500* plus many other
fabulous gift baskets and gift
items and certificates. The
drawings start at 8:30 p.m.
sharp at C-I Pub in Ironton.
Pick up your official entry
form from any participating
business or in the Wednesday,
Dec. 3 of the Courier or at
any of the participating businesses. Visit two participating
businesses in Deerwood,
eight in Crosby and two in
Ironton to complete your
entry form. Only one stamp
per person. You may not get
stamps for a friend or family
member’s entry form. Be at
C-I Pub in Ironton no later
than 8:25 p.m. to turn in your
completed entry form for a
chance to win $500* in
Cuyuna Cash. Cuyuna Cash
may be spent at any of the
participating businesses. You
must be 18 years of age or
older to participate and you
must be present to win.
Men are not excluded
from this event!
*Cash prizes paid
in Cuyuna Cash.
Cuyuna Range
Women’s Club
to meet Monday
The Christmas meeting of
the Cuyuna Range Women's
Club will be held at 1 p,m on
Monday, Dec 1, in the meeting
room of the Hallett Memorial
Library in Crosby.
The speaker of the day will
be Tammy Jo Johnson of "Our
Wine House" in Crosby. Johnson
will explain about the many practical uses for the items available
at Our Wine House, such as various wines, flavored olive oil and
vinegars, including Balsamic
vinegar. She will share the nutritional value of olive oil and vinegar. She will explain the winemaking process at their facility.
There will be some helpful early
Christmas ideas for cooking, baking and gift-giving.
Special
Christmas and
Holiday music will be provided
by the Cuyuna Range
Elementary School third grade
class, accompanied by their
teacher, Michelle Johnson.
CRES music instructor Scott
Ruffing has trained the children
in these delightful songs.
A brief business meeting led
by president Myrna Nelson will
follow the entertainment.
Refreshments will served by a
committee of Sylvia Graff,
Nancy Jann and Meredith
Poland.
All area women are welcome
to attend this meeting and invited
to join the Women's Club.
John Taylor Ward
in concert Dec. 5
Collaborating with festival
favorite, pianist Mary Jo
Gothmann, John Taylor Ward
will
perform
Robert
Schumann's
song
cycle
Liederkreis, along with other
vocal selections and holiday
favorites. The program will also
include performance by violinist Jeremy Rhizor, another
favorite from the 2014 Festival
and Prelude series!
The concert will be held at
7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5 at
Lutheran Church of the Cross
in Nisswa. No tickets or admission required; free will donations will be accepted at the
door.
Remember When?
Courier Crossword
—Answers on page 6
Excerpts from the Courier files
95 years ago…
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 1919
Indian Agent Boyd and
his assistants made raids on
blind pigs in the east end last
week and caused to be dumping in the sewers 2750 gallons of grape wine.
The carpenters have finished repairing the village fire
hall and they now have it in
shape to house the new fire
truck for the winter.
Jos. Harroun, who lives at
the Cuyuna-Mille Lacs Mine
location, had the misfortune
to lose his home by fire last
Monday morning. He was at
work as watchman at the mine
when the fire started. He lost
all his belongings in the fire.
New Fords, equipped with
self-starter, have just been
received at LaVictoire’s
Garage in Crosby and are selling for $663.
85 years ago…
Thursday, Nov. 28, 1929
A. J. Ruttger and Hans G.
Skau of the Bay Lake district
have built a dam across the
creek between Hamlet and
Portage lakes, south of
Deerwood, to make a pond for
the propagation of bass for
planting in nearby lakes.
Spring rains are expected to
give the dam a nine-foot head
of water and it is said that it
will be possible to raise bass
by the thousands.
Iron ore shipping at the
Head of the Lakes closed for
the season on Monday.
Albert Graton, Deerwood,
purchased a model 96-A
Whippet coupe at the J. M.
Maguire Garage this week.
Sanitary Meat & Grocery
has homemade bread six-cents
for a one-pound loaf and
peaches 15-cents per dozen.
75 years ago…
Thursday, Nov. 30, 1939
The Cuyuna Range is quietly observing Thanksgiving
today. Other than family gatherings and special religious
services in the new high
school auditorium this morning, no other celebrating or
community activity will mark
the day.
According to an announcement made this week, Miss
Helen Seavey, has purchased
Linn’s Beauty Shop from Miss
Linnea Strait and has taken
over active management.
Cuyuna reports the new
school building is about completed and is to be ready for
occupancy soon.
Manganese reports that the
first service was held Sunday
in the new church. The
younger folks sang “Count
Your Blessings” with four
boys singing the verses.
been serving as substitute
patrolman for some time.
Richard A. Landholm,
Philip A. Chase, Jon David
Pakerinen,
George
W.
Anderson, Stanton Ose and
Judy A. Schlegelmilch have
been cited for outstanding performance on the National
Merit Scholarship Qualifying
Test last spring.
the school board and the C-I
Quarterbacks.
Bay Lake Marine began
construction of a second sales
and showroom building in
Deerwood, north on Highway
6.
Ron Christenson, Deerwood, was the winner of $50 in
Fiesta Bucks in a contest sponsored by 28 local businesses.
Ron Tagtmeier of Ironton,
member of the Ironton Fire
Department, won a fully
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 1969
equipped 1949 Chevrolet
Before a crowd of 12,000 pumper in raffle drawing Nov.
persons, the Scorpion Stinger 18, sponsored by the Emily
swept 29 of 55 places at the Fire Department.
second annual Chicago-land
Snowmobile Association Drag
and Oval on Sunday, Nov. 16.
The
Crosby
Village
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 1999
Council passed an ordinance to
Trocano Italian Restau-rant
become effective Jan. 1, 1970,
held
their fifth annual commucombining the offices of clerk
nity
Thanksgiving dinner.
and treasurer.
Nearly
300 people, including
Supt. Gordon Ose received
shut-ins
and the elderly,
word this week from the execenjoyed
the
free turkey and
utive secretary of the
ham
dinner
with
all the trimMinnesota School Boards
mings.
Over
$1,000
was colAssociation that a portion of
lected
for
the
Cuyuna
Range
his column of last December,
Food
Shelf.
The Superintendent’s Desk,
Footings were poured last
will be published in the
week
for the 8800 square foot
November issue of the
Lake
Country
Foods and Gas
Minnesota School Board
in
Emily.
Scott
Myogeto,
Journal.
owner,
expects
the
new
superGrocery specials this week
market
to
be
open
by
April
15.
include tomato soup, 10¢ per
A
new
“caterpillar”
at
can; sherbet, 3 pints for $1;
Emily
Charter
School
playtangerines, 39¢ per dozen; russet potatoes, 10-lb. bag for ground makes recess more fun!
79¢; and moist smoked pic- Parents and friends assembled
the equipment recently.
nics, 43¢ per lb.
The Grand Lodge of
Masons of Minnesota will
honor Gene Foote tomorrow
night for 50 years of continuWednesday, Nov. 28, 1979
The Courier is now using a ous membership in Cuyuna
computerized system for mail- Range Lodge #276, Crosby.
ing each week, a process which
reduces mailing time from
something over four hours to
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009
45 minutes.
The American Bankers
The boat trailer manufac- Association has selected John
turing business isn’t a winner, L. Ohlin, president/CEO of
as far as Scorpion Industries, First National Bank of
Inc. is concerned. This part of Deerwood, to serve on the
the local firm’s production will ABA America’s Community
be phased out and will account Bankers Council. Approxifor part of a layoff of employ- mately 85 bankers from across
ees the end of this week.
the nation make up the council
The City of Ironton adopt- which meets twice a year.
ed a new policy regarding resiMarian Segersten and Bob
dents running water to prevent Novak were recently recogwinter freezing. Anyone wish- nized at the Jessie F. Hallett
ing to run water as a precaution Memorial Library in Crosby
against freezing must obtain an for serving three consecutive
authorization from the office of three-year terms on the Library
the city clerk.
Board.
Dan Biever shot a 14-point
during the second weekend of
rifle season. The buck weighed
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 1989
in at 186 pounds.
Two new scoreboards costWinners in the Deerwood
ing nearly $7,000 have been Fire Department’s bingo and
installed in C-I High School raffle were: first prize, Travis
Woock Gymnasium in time for Mohs, Deerwood; second
the upcoming basketball and prize,
Jan
Habighorst,,
wrestling seasons. The cost of Deerwood; and third prize, Joe
the scoreboards was split by Simons, Crosby.
45 years ago…
15 years ago…
35 years ago…
5 years ago…
25 years ago…
IRONTON FIRE DEPARTMENT
65 years ago…
Thursday, Dec. 1, 1949
The PTA of Cuyuna is
sponsoring a card party this
evening at the Cuyuna School.
Tickets are 25-cents.
Come shuffle board at the
Ironton Legion Club. No
admission charge.
Morin Hardware has electric trains for $16.95 and up,
and Gilbert erector sets for
$1.75 and up.
James Soderman and
Walter Schultz were winners
respectively of the first and
second prizes in Minnesota
Power & Light Company’s
4-H Farm and Electrification
Contest.
Ham Bingo & Raffle
Sat., Dec. 6 • 7 p.m.
Joe Plut will retire this
week after 30 years in the
Crosby Post Office. Fellowemployees and friends will
entertain at a stag party for
him this Saturday evening.
Close to a thousand people
visited the Cuyuna Range
Bowling Center on Sunday
during grand opening festivities at the newly-constructed
bowling alleys on Crosby’s
Main Street.
Alan Bjerkness has been
named full-time member of
the local police force. He has
Jacobs Realty in Crosby is
proudly accepting donations
for the Toys for Kids program
for our area youth. Please
drop off your new unwrapped
toys before the end of the day,
Wednesday, Dec. 3. Jacobs
Realty is open Monday
through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to
noon.
Your tax deductible gift
will be used to assist families
in our community through the
Heartland Detachment, Inc.,
Marine Corps League. All
donations stay in the Brainerd
Lakes Area.
Ironton American Legion
Raffle Tickets • $1.00 Donation • Need Not Be Present to Win
Permit
Xb-02515
First Prize: Benelli Nova 12-Guage Camo
Second Prize: $50 Cash • Third Prize: Large Ham
HOURS: Open at 2 p.m. Tues.-Sat. • 218-546-5975
(For tickets, contact any Ironton Fire Dept. Auxiliary member or Fireman)
Located 4 miles north
of Crosby at the Jct.
Hwy 6 & CR 11
55 years ago…
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1959
Toys for Kids drive at
Jacobs Realty in Crosby
546-8053
Happy Hour: 2-5 p.m. Daily
Kitchen Open Tues-Wed-Thur-Fri Nights!
Burger
Night
Tired of Turkey?!?
Every Tues. 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Homemade
Pizza Daily!
Take-Out
W elcome
Pulled Pork, Bean &
Potato Salad Buffet
Fri., Nov. 28 • 4 p.m. til gone!
“Home of the Famous Char-Broiled Bridge Burger”
Open Daily 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. • Breakfast Daily…10 a.m.-Noon
Full Menu/ Banquet
Facilities Available
MEAT RAFFLE SATURDAYS 4 P.M. • SUNDAY 5 P.M.
Thanksgiving
Buffet
Thurs., Nov. 27
11 a.m. til gone
Join us for a home cooked
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT
Thanksgiving Buffet, $11.95
11 a.m. til gone
Get stuffed with traditional Thanksgiving
buffet featuring Jo Mama’s homemade pies!
Please call for reservations
MEAT
RAFFLES
DOWNTOWN CUYUNA
(218) 772-0252
Saturdays, 2 p.m.
Sundays, 3:30 p.m.
Cuyuna Fire Dept.
(LIC. NO. B-02163)
Live Music…“Whiskey Tango”
MEGA, MEGA, MEGA
Sat., Nov. 29
SMEAR, 2 P.M. EVERY THURSDAY
Dine-in Specials
MONDAY-BURGER NIGHT, 5-9
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. • Sat. 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. • Sun.10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
8 p.m. to Midnight
“Where old friends meet and new ones are made”
USE ALLEY FOR BACK DOOR PARKING
DOWNTOWN CROSBY • 546-5465
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to Close
Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
MEAT RAFFLE
Wed., Nov. 26 • 6 p.m.
“All trails lead to the Woodtick”
Hamburger, $3.49 • Cheeseburger, $3.99
Bacon Cheeseburger, $4.49
Served with Fries or Tots.
BEST BLOODY
MARYS IN
THE AREA
TUESDAY-PASTA BOWLS, 5-9
House Pasta Bowl, $6.49
Chicken Alfredo Bowl, $6.99
WEDNESDAY-WING NIGHT, 5-9
6-Piece, $4.95 • 12 Piece, $9.95 • 18 Piece, $14.95
THURSDAY, RIB NIGHT, 5-9
1/2 Rack, $8.95 • Full Rack, $15.95
FRIDAY, WALLEYE BASKETS, 5-9
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Walleye Basket, $10.95
COUPON
$1 Off Any Food Basket Item
NOV. 26-DEC. 2, 2014 • DINE-IN ONLY
CROSBY BAR • 546-5465
MEGA MEAT RAFFLE
Sat., Nov. 29 • 3:30 p.m.
Second chance drawing to follow
Meat Raffle,
Saturdays
3:30 p.m.
Crosby Fire Dept.
Charitable
Gambling
Lic.#A02476-001
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