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1 years ago • Oscar Luchs of Odessa won the Lincoln-Adams County oratorical contest. Elsie Gibson of Davenport took second, while Violet Stolph of Sprague was third. • The Harrington Manufacturing Company sued W.L. Tal... — Updated 4/11/2024

 

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1 years ago The Davenport commercial club endorsed a proposed road from state road No. 22 at the head of Inkster Canyon through the Egypt country for 6.25 miles. George Ekins was nearly electrocuted to death in an accident at... — Updated 4/3/2024

 

Lincoln County church service guide

Zion Lutheran Church, 1007 Washington Street, Davenport: Good Friday service at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday service at 11 a.m. Easter egg hunt to follow. Christ Lutheran Church, 41697 State Highway 25, Davenport: Maundy Thursday service... — Updated 3/22/2024

 

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1 years ago • Directors and officers of the Lincoln-Adams County Pioneer and Historical society met at Sprague and formulated plans for the annual pioneer picnic on Crab Creek. • Plans for a new Presbyterian Church to rep... — Updated 3/22/2024

 

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1 years ago • Two Odessa schoolboys were lodged in the county jail on charges of breaking into the A.W. Birge garage and taking a Ford car. • Revere district farmer John Potts sued Robert MacDonald of Sprague for $25,000, say... — Updated 3/14/2024

 

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1 years ago • Commercial clubs and community organizations in Lincoln County discussed plans for getting out special advertising material to draw settlers from other states to the County. • Former Sheriff’s Office deputy and c... — Updated 3/7/2024

 

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1 years ago • A jury couldn’t reach a verdict and was discharged after one juror maintained their opposing position in the case of Henry Scheel, who was charged with grand larceny. • Davenport City Council granted the Union... — Updated 2/29/2024

 

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1 years ago A.R. Thorp of Edwall was found guilty of first-degree forgery after he forged Henry Guhlke’s name to a note and attempted to collect through the courts. Assessor Irving Borck named A.P. Conrad of Davenport and W.H. S... — Updated 2/22/2024

 

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1 years ago Judgement totaling $8,841 was granted to Minnie Whitmore Reiger of Pomeroy from C.E. Moore and J.J. Tierney of Harrington after Reiger alleged she purchased a number of shares of stock in Moore and Tierney’s B... — Updated 2/15/2024

 

Looking Back

1 years ago • President Woodrow Wilson died at his D.C. home from illness and was succeeded by Calvin Coolidge. • Former Lincoln County Commissioner and Edwall pioneer Hugh McNeilly died at his home after attending an Edwall Odd... — Updated 2/8/2024

 

Looking Back

1 years ago • The Davenport School District held an election to determine whether the district would validate $6,900 in outstanding warrants. • Lincoln County highways closed by order of state engineer Fred Doolittle and cou... — Updated 2/1/2024

 

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1 years ago • More than 100 people attended a meeting at the Lincoln County Courthouse to hear a discussion of the wheat export bounty plan for raising the price of wheat. • An outbreak of rabies was reported amongst animals in... — Updated 1/25/2024

 

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1 years ago Road work progressed on the hairpin curve on Sunset Highway and on state road No. 22 across from Detillion Bridge. 200 people attended the annual banquet of the Davenport W.C.T.U. 75 years ago Ray Rohlman of... — Updated 1/17/2024

 

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1 years ago Lincoln County pioneer and former Auditor J.W. Anderson, who lived in Sprague, Harrington and Davenport, died from complications following a medical operation. Davenport sign painter Jack Lowe was fined $75 and... — Updated 1/11/2024

 

Year in review 2023 Part 2

DAVENPORT - It may be hard to believe, but another year has come and gone. As usual, there was plenty going on in Lincoln County in 2023. Here's a look back at the top news items... — Updated 1/4/2024

 

Looking Back

1 years ago • A fire starting from a furnace in the boiler room burned down the First Presbyterian Church in Davenport. • J.J. Janke, a farmer south of Odessa, froze to death after an automobile accident three-fourths of a mil... — Updated 1/4/2024

 

Year in review 2023 Part 1

DAVENPORT - It may be hard to believe, but another year has come and gone. As usual, there was plenty going on in Lincoln County in 2023. Here's a look back at the top news items... — Updated 12/28/2023

 

Looking Back

1 years ago • Reardan residents petitioned Northern Pacific to improve passenger and freight service on the Central Washington railroad branch, with a specific request for a gasoline car service from Almira or Wilbur to S... — Updated 12/28/2023

 

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1 years ago Robert Cress, who was charged by Lincoln Co. officers with breaking into the Sheriff’s Office and stealing 26 cases of bonded whiskey, was apprehended in British Columbia for stealing liquor from a whiskey runner. E... — Updated 12/21/2023

 

Looking Back

1 years ago Davenport Times-Tribune publisher Nathan Russell Hill died of liver cirrhosis at age 35. Davenport City Council approved a resolution to pave Morgan Street from 15 feet east of Fourth Street to 50 feet east of Eighth... — Updated 12/14/2023

 

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1 years ago An elderly man sleeping in the farmers’ elevator at Irby was believed to have perished in a fire that destroyed the building. A number of Morgan Street business owners appeared before city council to protest a... — Updated 12/7/2023

 

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1 years ago Sprague pioneer Matthew Brislawn died of cancer at 73 years old. He was the first man to get a threshing machine in the Sprague region. Former Harrington mayor S.P. Swenson, a pioneer resident of Lincoln County, died... — Updated 11/30/2023

 

Looking Back

1 years ago Edward Appel of Waukon was fined $50 for killing a doe and Henry Dechenne of Waukon was fined $25 for concealing the evidence. Lincoln County officers searched for three cars that escaped Okanogan County with loads... — Updated 11/22/2023

 

Looking Back

1 years ago Delegates from Davenport, Harrington, Almira and Odessa American Legion posts attended the annual county convention of legion men in Odessa. Henry Scheel was released from county jail after being accused of stealing... — Updated 11/16/2023

 

Looking Back

1 years ago An unknown thief broke into Robert Garber’s farm home southeast of Reardan. The commercial club protested for Sunday trains to resume running through Central Washington. Clay Chapman of Odessa was arrested on c... — Updated 11/9/2023

 

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