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December 4, 1918

The stage driver for Grand Marais, MN had to drive both ways and still brought the mail back by 930. Matt Lanktree received his two horses for his logging operation. The infant child of the Allard’s died of pneumonia, George Wishcop a nineteen year old from the Chippewa village died of pneumonia. Influenza continues to spread in Cook County, MN.

Source: “News-ettes of Grand Marais and the Vicinity,” The Cook County News Herald, Grand Marais, Minnesota, December 4, 1918. Page 1, Column 1.

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