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October 2017

Our next business meeting will be on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
At the Pine County Historical Museum
6333 H C  Andersen Alle
Askov, Minnesota

                                                            11:30 a.m.     Board Meeting

                                                            12:00 Noon - Lunch at the "Little Mermaid Cafe"
                                                                                  located in the museum

                                                              1:00 p.m. -   Library tour with focus on genealogy research tools.
                                                                                  Example: Plat books and maps, computers, etc.
                                                                                  (the library is located in the museum)

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                                                                            Public Welcome
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Quilt of Valor

Congratulations to Michas Ohnstad, Pine County Genealogy Society member,
who was presented a Quilt of Valor on September 25, 2017
by Gladys Enzenauer and Lyn Johnson.

He was surrounded by his wife, Alma, and other family members and friends
at the Kaffee Stuga Cafe in Harris, MN.

Mr. Ohnstad graduated from Hinckley High School in 1944, received Army
armored basic training and served in WWII in the Philippines.

Following the atomic bombing of the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan,
he received orders from General MacArthur to serve in Japan with the Atomic Bomb
Commission investigating the effects of the atomic bombs.  After that
several month assignment, he was transferred to the USA Typhus Commission
and then concluded his military service at General MacArthur's Headquarters, Tokyo.
  Mr. Ohnstad's devotion to humankind has never stopped.

Since dischage, including role as a Lutheran Pastor, Director of several human
service organizations, State Representative in the MN legislature and finally,
closest to his heart, the Grange, the farmer's welfare organization.

Click here to view Michas Ohnstad's complete military experience

God Bless America
God Bless America

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A member of our genealogy group, Alaina Lyseth, has just published a book.
For more information go to  "Hinckley and the  Fire of 1894"