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70 Years Ago

Week of Friday, June 17, 1949

The barn on the Leonard Urbanek farm was struck by lightning during the electrical storm Sunday at 7:15 p.m. The bold knocked down Mrs. Urbanek, nine cows and the dog. None feels ill effects except the dog. Mrs. Urbanek was ready to remove the milker from one of the cows when the lightning struck.

Welcome rain fell the first part of the week, bringing much needed moisture for farm crops and pasture. The rain gauge at the local weather observer’s...

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