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75 Years Ago


Items taken from weekly issues 75 years ago, from the Daniels County Leader, est. 1922 (continuation of the Scobey Sentinel, est. 1912).

August 21, 1947

Twister Destroys

Barns, Bins, Homes–

Still reeling from the effects of a devastating cyclone and hail storm which built up Wednesday afternoon and suddenly exploded with disastrous effect toward evening, farmers of northern Daniels County today were busy determining the extent of their losses after the worst cyclone this county has ever experienced.

Areas along the border in the western half of the north part of the county were pelted with rain of flood proportions, the nature of the storm as it traveled east cha...