It Happened in 1888...One hundred twenty-five years ago, Grover Cleveland became the first—and, to this day, only—president to be married at the White House.
Coca Cola was introduced one hundred twenty-five years ago at a soda fountain in Atlanta, Georgia.
The first wax drinking straw was patented.
The National Geographic Society was founded.
Eastman Kodak forms.
George Eastman patents 1st roll-film camera & registers "Kodak".
California gets its 1st seismograph.
"Casey at the Bat" published.
Congress creates Department of Labor.
1st organized rodeo competition was held in Prescott, AZ.
First Electric Automobile was made.
The pneumatic tire was patented.
The revolving door was patented.
The adding machine was patented.
The ballpoint pen was patented.
The timecard clock was patented.
Jack, the Ripper, is on a killing spree in London.
Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear.
ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO, KNIGHT PRINTING WAS FOUNDED!
125th Anniversary Commemorative Calendar Winners!
Another season is upon us — Welcome Spring !
We have the results from our art contest and can't wait to begin production on our 2013 125th Anniversary Commemorative Calendar.
Thank you to every artist for the wonderful outpouring of entries! There is no shortage of talent and enthusiasm in our region.
There were 53 artists, and a total of 164 images entered. The selection committee has chosen the following works of art to be in the calendar. Congratulations, and thank you to the 12 winners! Calendars will be out in November!
- JANUARY Photo: Still Winter Night by Alexandra Dahl
- FEBRUARY Photo: Frosty Morning by Jon Forness
- MARCH Photo: Sunset at Lutsen by Beth Iliff
- APRIL Pastel: Early Spring in the Red River Valley by Phyllis Lincoln
- MAY Watercolor: Morning Blossom by Bristy Bourgoin
- JUNE Pastel: 10,000 Lakes by Sandi Dahl
- JULY Watercolor: Morning Sunshine by Ellen Diederich
- AUGUST Acrylic: Sundown on the Back Nine, Sydney, MT by Linda Boyd
- SEPTEMBER Acrylic: Apples by Karen Bakke
- OCTOBER Photo: Fall Color South on 59 by Ruth Kary
- NOVEMBER Photo: Field of Frost by Stephanie Sinness
- DECEMBER Photo: Snow Day by Ann Arbor Miller
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