Beadle County History in Pictures and Stories

 

 

 

 

F. C. W. Kuehn and the Kinyon Funeral Home
 
  Hurst's Corner - The Birth of an Icon
The Menzie House Hotel - an early problem property
 
  The Depot Hotel Burns  - Pioneer landmark destroyed
A Perfect Storm - The unexpected savagery of the April 1937 blizzard in eastern South Dakota caused havoc and wreckage of two Chicago and Northwestern trains.
 
  Miss Birks - a fixture at Huron High School

Independence Day, Great Depression Style

     A Clifton township family's massive July 4 shindig drew a huge crowd.

 

 

Run for Your Life - A Story from World War II

     A Norwegian immigrant in Huron tells her story.

The Mysterious Life of Dr. Friede Van Dalsem
     Huron's first female doctor led a life of mystery and intrique
     Part 1     Part 2     Part 3

 

  Huron's First Radio Station
    
No, it wasn't KIJV, and Bud Holle didn't work there
Beadle County and the Deadly Blizzard of 1888

 

  Virgil First Aid Class, About 1955-1956
Don Shaw and His Trombonaires
 
  Bertha, The Courthouse Canon

 

 

 

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