Union Looking Back for April 13, 2012


A great many people are spearing fish.

Mrs. E. S. Sheley entertained the Embroidery club Wednesday afternoon.

Wanted to contract 300 acres of corn, 55 cents and 55 centers per bushel. I furnish seed, all dent corn to be delivered November 15th at depot. R. C. Holmes.

Read T. S. Hering’s ad in today’s Union. There are money saving prices for quality goods. Mr. Hering’s ad will appear in the Union every week for a year in the first column on the editorial page.

– 100 years ago, April 17, 1912


Anoka real property is moving now

Anoka real estate is one the move. J. W. Schmidt last week bought the Akin Acres, at the mouth of the Rum river, on the Mississippi. This tract comprises 22 acres and will be divided into acre river frontage lots. This deal was handled by Geo. W. Green, real estate. The property is being surveyed and lower Second avenue will run into a boulevard swinging left on the property.

J. W. Schmidt plans to build a home this year. Dr. F. Van Drasek, C. O. Mohr and Jerry Roach, all prominent Minneapolis men, will build homes also this year.

– 75 years ago, April 14, 1937


Supt. J. R. Hukee, 10 teachers resign from School District 15

Superintendent of School District 15 J. R. Hukee has resigned from office, it was learned this week. His resignation becomes effective June 30.

Besides Superintendent Hukee, 10 of District 15’s 52 teachers have also resigned.

Learned sources indicated “some friction” with the school board may have led to Hukee’s decision to resign. A vote of confidence, however, had been given Hukee by members of his staff, it was learned.

– 50 years ago, April 13, 1962


Sewer and water will go into industrial area

Sewer and water will go into the industrial area of Ramsey sometime this summer. The Ramsey city council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night that orders the engineer to begin preparing for the improvement, which will cost approximately $2.5 million.

– 25 years ago, April 17, 1987


• Compiled by Kelly Johnson


Editor’s note: “Looking Back” is reprinted exactly as the items first appeared.

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