Beadle County History in Pictures and Stories

 

 

 

The Menzie House Hotel - an Early Problem Property

 

A Perfect Storm
          The unexpected savagery of the April 1937 blizzard in eastern South Dakota caused havoc and wreckage of two Chicago and North Western trains.       

 

Independence Day, Great Depression Style

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

 

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
         

 

 

The Depot Hotel Burns - Pioneer landmark destroyed

 

Miss Birks - a fixture at Huron High School

 

Beadle County and the Deadly Blizzard of 1888
 

Run For Your Life - A Story from World War II

          A Norwegian immigrant in Huron tells her story.

 

Huron's First Radio Station

          No, it wasn't KIJV, and Bud Holle didn't work there!

Virgil First Aid Class

 

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