5 years ago

Citizen’s Advocate

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

During a special meeting on Tuesday night, the Henning EDA spent approximately two hours discussing the Dollar General retail chain. According to Traci Ryan, who has been working with Henning as an economic development consultant, a purchase agreement has been signed for land near the intersection of Highway 210 and 108 that could result in a Dollar General store in Henning. 

Madison Cichy, who is the daughter of Chris and Tammy Cichy, was crowned as homecoming queen and Jon Eckhoff, son of Tim and Tether Eckhoff, was crowned as king during Monday’s homecoming coronation at Henning School. 

Two walls in the Henning School gym received some additional paint this summer form Henning senior Amanda Suchy. As part of her National Honor Society project, Suchy painted “Home” and “Visitors” above two sets of bleachers in the gym over the summer. Suchy is planning to continue her NHS project during the MEA break when she paints “Students” above the student section in the gym. 

30 years ago

The Henning Advocate

Thursday, Sept. 26, 1991

Member of the Henning High School junior class set a record with their 1991 magazine sales, according to class advisor Marlys Cordes. The junior’s total sales of $7,449.01 beat the previous high of $7,224.43. 

Dress-Up day and the annual coronation program kicked off a full week of Homecoming activities at Henning High School Monday. Crowned as the 1991 Henning High School Homecoming queen and king were seniors Nicole Hager and Aric Nyhus. 

With a 40-7 victory over the Bertha-Hewitt Bears in varsity football action there Friday night, the Otter Tail Central Bulldogs brought their season record to four wins against no losses. 

55 years ago

The Henning Advocate

Thursday, Sept. 29, 1966

Henning Homecoming king and queen were Stanley Eckhoff and Connie Moats and attendants were Susan Shaw, Sheryl Dreyer, Joe Joerger and Gerald Brutlag. Tami Messer and Brian Christianson were crown bearers. 

Two key interceptions by Paul Winkler and one each by Vern Rinerson and Roger Heschke broke up four Parkers Prairie drives and preserved a 20-7 victory in the Homecoming game here Friday. 

Dennis Larson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Larson of Almora, is still a patient at the Wesley Hospital in Wadena. It will be remembered that he was severely burned a couple of months ago in a gasoline explosion and has been hospitalized since that time. 

105 years ago

The Henning Advocate

Thursday, Sept. 28, 1916

Otter Tail County has two agricultural fairs in progress this week, one in Perham and the other in Fergus Falls. Many from here will attend one or the other, and some declare their intention to visit both. 

Manager Taylor of the Northwestern Bell Tel. Co. was looking after the interests of the company here today. This office has printed and bound 300 12-page telephone directories, which will be in the hands of patrons October 1. 

Everybody interested, as well as those not interested, are kindly requested by the executive committee of the Parent’s and Teachers’ Association of Henning to be present at the opening session of the association September 28. 

130 years ago

The Henning Advocate

Thursday, Oct. 1, 1891

Dr. Buchanan analyzed the well water of the town well one day last week and, with the exception of a little organic impurity from too many insects getting in, and the usual taste from wood curbing, finds the water first class. 

John Lindquist will learn to be a druggist with Dr. Buchanan. 

The Henning ball club went to Parkers Prairie Sunday to play a match game with that club, but the Parkers Prairie club had tried to send word that they could not get together that day and were not expecting the boys. However, a nine was picked up and Henning won, 23-7.