100 Years Ago

Tuesday, January 13, 1920

• “Jim” W.W. Bouska has sold out to the Globe Clothing House, and the new proprietors will continue in the same business and same place from now on.  The new owners are Greg N. and J.H. Hintgen.

• Investigation of the store robbery at Mission Hill last evening revealed the fact that $1,000 worth of goods had been taken from the Rosen and Mushkin store there. Sheriff Johnson is working on the case.

75 Years Ago

Saturday, January 13, 1945

• George B. German, farm director of radio station WNAX, left today for Washington to assist in making preparations for the attendance at the presidential inauguration on Saturday, January 20, of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Ettesvold, of Morris, Minn., as guests of the radio station.

• Considerable damage is being done to mail boxes along rural routes, apparently by youths with guns, according to Postmaster James R. Crowe, who points out that severe penalties are provided by the United States government for such acts of vandalism.

50 Years Ago

Tuesday, January 13, 1970

• The official pay plan proposed by City Manager Rufus Nye was adopted by the Yankton City Commission Monday evening. The average city employee’s salary will be increased from $5,598 to $5,958, an increase of $360 or 6.43 percent.

• Twenty seniors completed work for their degrees at Yankton College at the close of the first semester December 19, according to a report from F. Eugene Linton, registrar.

25 Years Ago

Friday, January 13, 1995

• Those walking into the Yankton Safety Center Monday will notice the sound of pounding in the air and that thin layer of remodeling dust. With close to a year of preparation in the project, contractors will be starting work on the $100,000 renovation that will expand the Safety Center’s communication center and visitation area in the jail.

• In 1994, the Mount Marty College indoor track team just wanted to get the ball rolling. This year, they’re ready to start rolling over some teams. The Lancers had a successful first year, with their men’s team finishing 19th in the nation and their women’s team finishing sixth in District 12.

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