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By M. Lee

Tribune Staff

Golden Ours Convalescent Home dedicated

One Year Ago
October 21, 2010
Ryan Hendricks, Amy Kroeker, Scott Osler, Jill Pelster, Michaela Potts, and Shawn Stutzman were the six candidates in the running for the three school board seats.
Discussion continued on increasing water rates to support future projects. The primary purpose was to have funds on hand for major projects down the road.

Ten Years Ago
October 11, 2001
A propane leak forced the evacuation of the Perkins County Christian School and Perkins County Home Health Care Services building.
America began attacking terrorists. U.S. bombs and missiles rained on Afghanistan for a third straight night, following the first daylight strikes and a U.N. announcement that four Afghans working for it had been killed.
Twenty-five Years Ago
October 1, 1986
Many had already used up their 1987 water allocation. Fairways and greens were thought to dry up if the NRD didn’t grant a variance.
Grant football shut out Haxtun with a 35-0 win. It was Grant’s first home game for that year.

Fifty Years Ago
October 12, 1961
Grant romped over Chappell, The final score was 32-7. With a scoreless tie after the first half, the Plainsmen scored two touchdowns in the second quarter.
Golden Ours Convalescent Home of the Perkins County Community Hospital was dedicated Sunday. A new solarium with a fireplace and plenty of room for relaxation, recreation, or visiting, and a new chapel were some of the many new improvements.
Seventy-Five Years Ago
October 8, 1936
“To remove wall paper from plastered walls first wet paper thoroughly with a sponge dipped in soap suds, then loosen with a putty knife.”
Pump irrigation was said to be practical. Most all agreed that pump irrigation could be successfully and profitably carried on.