June 24, 1927
The city dads intend to do some work on the streets as soon as weather permits. They will use the Stover special district tractor and grader. Not finding anyone who wants the appointment of street commissioner, Mayor Gerlt will superintend the street work.
June 18, 1937
Quite a crowd of Stover folks followed the fire engine to the residence of Harry Shireman about 8 a.m. Friday. The fire was in a barn and garage that stood west of the house.
J. L. Fajen and son Charles accompanied by members of their families left Monday for their usual summer sojourn at Alma where they operate several wheat threshing outfits.
June 20, 1947
Gilda Zoe Harrell of Stover has been added to the Deming, N.M. faculty for next term of school. She will teach in the elementary grades.
Some improvement is noticed in the local telephone service as a result of repairs made on the cable east of the switch board last week. The cable was taking water in several places. The leaks were stopped by applying hot paraffin.
June 20, 1957
Mrs. Forrest Parker left for Chicago, Ill. Sunday where she will attend summer school at Concordia Teachers College.
Harold Beckmann, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Beckmann, left Sunday to attend Boys State at Warrensburg.
June 22, 1967
Two Stover men will report for physical examinations for military service. They are Robert Leroy Rapp and Larry Don Shackelford.
The Donora Laundry on Highway 52 in Stover has been the target for individuals in need of change and cigarettes three times this past week.
June 22, 1977
Confirmed at Faith Lutheran Church were Jeff Wilson, Connie Young, Edwards James, Donna Young, and Charles Holsten.
Alvin Klindworth of Stover was hired by the city council to replace Gene Dority as street commissioner. Dority’s resignation is effective July 1.
June 24, 1987
Stover’s little league team is wearing new uniforms this year. The uniforms were purchased recently through donations by local businesses, organizations, and individuals.
The Stover Chamber of Commerce is planning a music festival tomorrow. The Stover Country Jamboree will begin 8 p.m. on the stage in Stover Memorial Park and will feature a variety of music including vocal, instrumental, gospel, and bluegrass.
June 18, 1997
Police Chief Cub Connor lists the three most dangerous traffic spots in town: 1. Coming in or going out of G-2-M onto Highway 52 west; 2. The intersection of Highway 52 and Highway 135 south; and 3. Highway 135 south from Park Avenue to the State Highway shed.
June 20, 2007
Minnie L. Richardson of Florence celebrated her 92nd birthday Wednesday, May 30 at her home. She was born May 30, 1915 in Glensted. She was married to Otto L. Richardson who preceded her in death Dec. 25, 1987. She is a homemaker. She worked at Cargill in California for 12 years. She has five children, Ida Mae Staus, Betty Martin, and the late Kenneth Richardson, Leon Richardson, Jr., and Joyce Ann Witte.