December 1941

The last six miles of Highway 18 (now Highway 209) were completed. … State Police officer Jimmy Clark warned that all motorists were to have a 1942 driving licenses by Jan. 1; those found without would be arrested and prosecuted to the full limit of the law — no exceptions. … All knitting groups met on the mezzanine of the Hotel Randle to complete sweaters knitted for the Red Cross. …
L.H. Rhodes announced that Quay County’s quota in the nationwide Red Cross War Fund Drive was set at $2,500.