First Iowa beer since Prohibition on sale here
Echoes of the Past
Thursday, November 07, 2013 5:08 AM
EIGHTY YEARS AGO: The first Iowa-brewed beer since Prohibition Days was placed on sale right here in Decorah last week at the Commercial Hotel Beer Parlor. The beer is brewed at the Dubuque Star Brewing Company, located in nearby Dubuque, Iowa.
...After outplaying their opponents almost the entire game, the Luther College football team was defeated in the last minute by Simpson College at Indianola.
...Ray Algyer is reportedly reopening the bank in Sumner.
...Open season on pheasants has been announced. Dates for hunting are Nov. 10, 11, 17, 18, 25 and 28, 1933.
...Wm. Sevatson, Winneshiek County farmer, whose farm is just a short distance south of Palisades, across the river east of the fairgrounds, threshed four acres of soybeans last Monday, getting an unusually heavy yield of 115 bushels. That's an average of 24 ½ bushels an acre. The beans bring around a dollar a bushel these days.
...The big snow fence along the highway here is being erected. This is surely an indication of impending winter.
...Rev. Kvammen, pastor at Springfield and North Washington Lutheran churches for many years, has tendered his resignation. He actually resigned three years ago, but was prevailed upon to remain for a time until a replacement could be found. A call has been extended to Rev. Overt Skilbred of North Dakota.
...A very fine picture of Miss Marie Tavener, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Tavener, has appeared on the front page of last Sunday's Des Moines Register. Miss Tavener has a prominent part in the festivities at the Iowa State College football game in Ames. She is pictured holding a large bouquet of the popular mums distributed at the annual college football game.
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