Kittson County Historical Society

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Glenn Browne
  • 81, Male
  • Lancaster, Minnesota 56735
  • United States

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TIME LINE - list creation.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Laurie Smith Keller Aug 23, 2015.

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The light at the end of the tunnel

Started May 22, 2010

 

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Deerwood Township

Deerwood Townhall located four miles west of Karlstad on Hwy #11, then half a mile north on #20, on the left.
Jul 28, 2016
Georgine Cleem Whalen commented on Glenn Browne's group ACTIVE MEMBERS
"Hi Glenn...I don't know if you remember me but I won the award for coming the furthest for a meeting LOL :)  I have been searching for so long for information on Adolph Cleem/Cleemen and just a couple of weeks ago finally found a small…"
May 14, 2016
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LANDMARKS OF KITTSON COUNTY

Places and things that over time stick in our mind as memories of familiar sites.
Apr 23, 2016
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ACTIVE MEMBERS

A group of people actively interesed in the growth and development of the Kittson Historian. Membership in this group will help your stay in touch with all new developments activities. Please join and show your support in our future.See More
Nov 18, 2015
Laurie Smith Keller replied to Glenn Browne's discussion TIME LINE - list creation.
"My great great grandmother's cousin was Arthur William Shaleen, who became Hallock's doctor in around 1905-7, after graduating from the University of Minnesota Medical School. He practiced in Hallock for 40 years before retiring, with a…"
Aug 23, 2015
Katharina Hoffman commented on Glenn Browne's blog post More donations come in.
"Beeing I live overseas it's imposdible to send money, but I would be happy to look up stuff in Norwgian records for people if they give you some money for it so you can keep up with this site."
Oct 26, 2014
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HALMA, Town, 56729

The history of Halma, Mn in photos and words.
Aug 17, 2014
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LANDMARKS OF KITTSON COUNTY

Places and things that over time stick in our mind as memories of familiar sites.
Aug 17, 2014

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Where were you born?
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Where do you live at present time?
Lancaster, Minnesota
How did you learn about us?
I belong to another Ning web page, BIRDSPACE.
From my experience there, it was easy to adapt Ning to the Kittson Historian.

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More donations come in.

Thanks to the following people who have taken the time and trouble to make a donation.

Therese Lloyd    $20.00

Donald Jerome   $20.00

Susan Lofgren    $25.00

Helen Weiss       $10.00

Because of the distances involved some checks take longer than others to reach us. We will report all donations as they arrive.

It is never too late to send in a donation.  Our goal this time is to collect enough funds to keep us going for at least three years so we do…

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Posted on August 13, 2014 at 8:13pm — 1 Comment

Donations have started to come in.

I was able to visit the Museum in Lake Bronson late Friday afternoon and the Director Cindy Adams reported that six more donations were mailed in.  A very sincere thank you to the following people who are helping make it possible for us to continue one more year.

Marjorie Vargus  $20.00, 

Virgil Johonson  $20.00, 

Viki Hill  $20.00, 

Aldin Johnson  $10.00, 

Vicki Volker $25.00, 

Robert Rither $25.00

As I have said many times, if each and every…

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Posted on August 9, 2014 at 9:47am

Annual renewal of Ning.com contract.

A couple of days ago I sent out a group email to all 208 members of our web page. This is the time of year when we have to pay to renew our contract with Ning.com for $240.   If you did not get a copy of the email please email me at gbrowne@wiktel.com and I will try again.

We are pleased to report that Lyndon Johnson from Lancaster, MN started the ball rolling with his $5.00 check. Thank you Lyndon.

Just think, if each member send in just…

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Posted on August 1, 2014 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Lancaster All School Reunion

Last night I was at the second organizational meeting for the Lancaster All School Reunion to be held in June of 2015. The exact date in June still has to be confirmed but the preliminary program looks good. The town's new community center is now open and will provide the perfect place for the main activities.

Special attention is being directed to the Registration Booth. A list of the people in attendance will be developed with attention to cell phone records. Classmates and friends…

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Posted on February 20, 2014 at 11:06am

Charles Monson - Kennedy

These remarks are directed to Edward T. Monson who just joined.  Welcome Ed and Thanks for joining.  It might interest you to know you are the 170th member to join and we are just over four years old.

I have found a Charles Monson in Kennedy, residing there on the 5th of June 1905, during the Census.  I do not know if this is the right Charles Monson you are looking for but this man was born about 1877 in Sweden and thus was 28 years old at this point.

He came to Minnesota when…

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Posted on July 7, 2013 at 11:45am — 1 Comment

Comment Wall (19 comments)

At 9:55pm on May 12, 2009, Steve Swiontek said…
Glenn thank you for the welcome. I am looking forward to seeing more pictures of Kittson County. I hope to post more pictures of Northcote to this web site.

Steve Swiontek
At 10:13am on May 26, 2009, Beverly Ryan Niebruegge said…
My grandparents settled in this area from Sweden. The Peter and Katrina Norlund were my GGrandparents. Brita or Betsy Norlund/Johnson/Bengtson was my Grandmother. Charles Bengtson was my grandfather. Edith Bengtson/Ryan (my mother) was born and grew up there. I'm planning to visit soon to do some research. We want to find the cemeteries, etc. Gladys Elfstrom and I have been communicating. Her grandmother was my great grandfather's sister.

As I can, I will post some pictures.
At 9:00pm on June 5, 2009, Melissa Jerome said…
No problem for the picture. Eventually I will upload some more of my sister, brother and parents... when I have some free time, which seems to be few and far between!
At 9:32pm on June 22, 2009, Beverly Ryan Niebruegge said…
you are very kind. Yes, it's me. I had a very hard time finding one.
At 6:02pm on September 28, 2009, Beverly Ryan Niebruegge said…
What are the hours for the Historical Society? A cousin from Minneapolis and I would like to visit Kittson county in October. We want to visit some graves and hunt for others. Thanks, Bev
At 11:17pm on October 4, 2009, Marjorie Kolden Vargas said…
Hi! Thank you so much for posting the pix of the Kolden/Hoversland cem. on the former lot/farm of my grandparents!!! We visited there in 1992 but, it had just rained & was very muddy so we didn't want to hike out into the field to see the tombstone to get a pix. Always wished I had!! Thanks to you I now have it!! I was born in Bronson in 1934 so am 1 up on you!! Marje
At 8:18pm on October 5, 2009, Marjorie Kolden Vargas said…
Hi Glenn - A CD would be awesome or, if easier, an attachment on an e-mail! Either way I'll be forever grateful!! :-) Kaspara is our grandmother (on our fathers side). There are 3 of us in this particular Kolden branch of the family, left. I'm in contact with sev. cousins who are also Koldens. Most of us originated from the Minn. area. Thanks also for your suggestion abt. a Kolden group - will let you know if I need help!! Thanks again for your photos/time!! Marje
At 1:00pm on March 12, 2010, Thomas F Wickie said…
Hi Glenn Thanks for the note. I did receive your comments on Ning. However we have been on vacation the past month and I didn't have an opportunity to share the information with our museum director. I am back home and planning to bring the idea up at our next board meeting. Tom
At 12:14pm on March 29, 2010, Thomas F Wickie said…
Glenn, I would be very pleased to acquire a copy of that obituary, as the one I have is not in good shape with creases and difficult to read. Please let me know what cost would occur and I will submit a payment. Thanks for letting me know. Hope your Easter is Blessed.

Tom
At 9:52pm on May 15, 2010, Randy Persson said…
I still think of Lake Bronson as my home. Please add my name to the list as a proud alumni of Kittson County.

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