Monthly Archives: August 2012

In The News, August 12

Washburn Times, August 12, 1920 Another Farm Wife Commits Suicide Moquah woman hangs self Friday. Body discovered in barn on home place. Children sent down by mother and father returning from work finds body in barn. Mrs. Frank Zacek , … Continue reading

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In The News, August 8

Bayfield Press, August 8, 1938 Berry harvest is started on Presque Isle Indians engaged in annual work at Bayfield The blueberry harvest on Presque Isle, one of the Apostle Islands group, is just beginning and each day colorful groups of … Continue reading

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In The News, August 7

In Congress, August 7, 1789 An Act for the Establishment and support of Lighthouse, Beacons, Buoys, and Public Piers. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all … Continue reading

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In The News, August 6

Bayfield County Press, August 6, 1909 Party of Madeline Island Pleasure Seekers Had a Narrow Escape Engine in Boat Stops During Heavy Sea — Party Barely Escapes Drowning While returning from an outing at Little Carp River a party of … Continue reading

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In The News, August 5

Bayfield Woman To Stick By Her Husband Washburn Times August 5, 1920 When Mrs. Emma Barningham left Bayfield for California, accompanying her husband Vern, in the custody of the sheriff from San Diego, California, and charged with a statutory crime, … Continue reading

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