Monthly Archives: March 2014

SL History Blog 3rd Anniversary

Reid Dickie Three years ago today I began sharing this blog with the world and the world has responded! Almost 15,000 views have been recorded since March 30, 2011, a pleasing and rather surprising number. This represents people from 73 … Continue reading

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The Lonesomes: 16 Prairie Stories

Reid Dickie This falls under the category of blatant self-promotion. When you drive down a country road and see a lonesome old farmhouse, sun-baked and tumbling down or a busted-up half ton rusting away on a rise or an abandoned … Continue reading

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School Opening Program 1962

Reid Dickie Looking through a box of family stuff I came across this program from the Nov. 16, 1962 opening of the newly-built Shoal Lake elementary school (right side of picture) and the transition of the red brick school to … Continue reading

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