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Dahlkoetters have first baby of 1989

One Year Ago
Jan. 10, 2013

Jace Lee Noyes, then six-month-old son of Ashleigh and Jason Noyes, won the cutest baby contest sponsored by Adams Bank and Trust. Second place winner was then seven-month-old daughter of Brooke and Cody Lee, Rowan McKain Lee. The public could buy ballots to cast a vote for the baby of their choice, and proceeds were earmarked for the nursery at Perkins County Hospital.

Ten Years Ago
Jan. 15, 2004
Dennis Demmel was re-elected to Tom Osborne’s Agriculture Advisory Committee. He said three areas had been beneficial to him the previous year. They included receiving updates regarding the Washington scene, being given the opportunity to offer input into legislation being considered, and having the opportunity to see concerns of the other community members.

Twenty-five Years Ago
Jan. 18, 1989
The first baby of 1989 was Leah Irene Dahlkoetter, daughter of Dennis and Cindy Dahlkoetter of rural Grant. She was born at 10:37 a.m. on Jan. 11 at Perkins County Community Hospital. She weighed eight pounds, nine ounces and measured 20 3/4 inches in length. Delivering the baby was Dr. Cliff Colglazier.  
Fifty Years Ago
Jan. 16, 1964
The Grant Volunteer Fire Department gave lessons on the use of “Resuscitator Annie.” Annie is a life-size doll made for the purpose of teaching mouth to mouth resuscitation. The Grant Lions Club purchased Annie for the sole purchase of giving her to the GVFD so they could teach residents of the community mouth to mouth resuscitation.

Seventy-Five Years Ago
Jan. 19, 1939
The Perkins County High School pep club was costumed and set to perform for the first time. The thirty eager girls had been meeting twice a week. They didn’t have a name or a school song they could sing so they urged people to put on their thinking caps and win a season ticket by their bright thought of the month.