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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).

February 3, 1949

Delegation Asks For Parity In Electric Rates–

A group of delegates representing nearly all the towns and cities served by the Montana-Dakota Utilities Company was present (including Scobey) in Helena last Friday and Saturday when the rate hearing was continued Jan. 11 at Glendive, concerning a request by the power company to increase its charges for electricity.

The company made its request based on statements that increased wages, operational costs, and a decline on a return on its investment was making it difficult to float ne...