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Bonner County History - March 12, 2023

| March 12, 2023 1:00 AM

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Bonner County Historical

Society and Museum

611 S. Ella Ave., Sandpoint, Idaho, 83864


50 Years Ago

Sandpoint News-Bulletin

March 12, 1973 – NEWS FROM KOOTENAI

The Lloyd Holbert family had guests on Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. Ken Shadel and daughter, Deeann, and Mr. and Mrs. Steve Wood.

Mrs. Ivan Van Rossum, Gracie Irons and Marion Preston celebrated their birthdays on Thursday by going to the Chateau.

Kathy Reynolds celebrated her 15th birthday Sunday with a dinner in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Don Reynolds. Guests were Jackie Meneely; Kathy’s grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Rothenfluh, Sandpoint; and her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Alspach.



Five tables were in play Thursday at the Women of the Moose sponsored card party in the Moose hall. Prize winners were: James Forgey, men’s high; Walfred Lindstrom, men’s 2nd; Mary Sindelar, ladies’ high; and Nellie Perin, ladies’ 2nd. The door prize went to Mr. Forgey; the cake to Enid Ereman.



Election of officers was the main order of business when Bonner County Dairy Wives met Wednesday at the Sandpoint Community Hall, according to President Fairy Delay. Mrs. Delay began another year as president as Irene Neely, Loyce Shreffler, Lynette Rembowski, Marie Wallace, Ronnie Bleckwenn and Glenda Price took over the offices of vice-president, secretary, treasurer, reporter, historian and program director, respectively.

75 Years Ago

Sandpoint News-Bulletin

March 12, 1948 – KELLNERS HAVE SON

A son weighing 7 pounds, 1 1/2 oz. was born to Mr. and Mrs. Milsen Kellner [nee Flavia Eudora Blood] of Dover at Deaconess hospital in Spokane Sunday, March 7. The boy has been named Neal William.



Jimmy Reed, son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Reed of Sagle, returned home Feb. 27 after 10 months in Germany, where he served as driver and clerk in headquarters troop, 94th Con. Sqdn., stationed at Weiden, 20 miles west of the Czech border. While in Germany he visited Frankfurt, Munich and Nurnberg, where the war crimes trials are held, and toured the Eagle’s Nest, high in the Bavarian Alps, the meeting place for Hitler and other high officials. He also visited Ober-Ammergau, the Garmisch recreation center and the noted outdoor Anip theatre. It was all interesting, even the crossing of the Danube, but the clear streams of North Idaho look better to Jimmy, who made the trip both ways on the army transport, General Harry Taylor.



Further opposition to the building of Albeni Falls dam and consequent raising of the level of Lake Pend d’Oreille to 2062.5 feet was expressed last week by the village of Clarksfork trustees in a resolution protesting the building of the dam.

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