75 Years Ago
October 11, 1945
Payroll of Business Firms Big in County–
Commercial and indus-
trial firms in Daniels County
paid $130,400 in wages dur-
ing the first six months of 1945, according to figures
of the state unemployment compensation commission.
Wholesale and retail trade (principally the latter) led all other groups in wages and salaries paid. In the second quarter of the year 36 firms in the county paid 185
employees almost $50,000. Service industries reported $4,450 paid in wages during the same three month period, while transportation (not including railroads) paid $4,410.
The first quarter payrolls
were more than $66,000