50 years ago

Andrew Hendrickx named to post in primate biology

Andrew G. Hendrickx has been appointed as associate research physiologist of the National Center for Primate Biology at UCD. Hendrickx received his Ph.D degree in zoology from Kansas State University in 1963. At UCD’s National Center for Primate Biology, Dr. Hendrickx will serve as head of the department of reproductive biology and will continue his research on embryonic and fetal development of the non-human primate as well as the effects of thalidomide and other teratogenic agents in producing congenital deformities.

Hunter shot east of Henning

A deer hunting accident near Henning Saturday claimed the life of a Fergus Falls hunter. Wesley Allen Henderson, 38, died when he was shot in the chest east of Henning. It was not known who fired the accidental shot.

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Catherine C. Moore, 103, dies here

Catherine C. Moore was born May 9, 1866, at Fon du Lac, Wisc., the daughter of Patrick and Nora Moore, both Irish immigrants. She had been a resident of the St. James Home for the past 10 years. Miss Moore is survived by a brother, William of Dent.

From the Thursday, Nov. 13, 1969, Perham Enterprise-Bulletin

25 years ago

After 38 years as public official, Nelson is now out

Syd Nelson has spent 38 of his 64 years as an elected public official. That nearly four-decade stint came to an end last week when the incumbent was unseated by challenger Roxann Dagget. For the first time since Dwight Eisenhower was president, Syd Nelson was out of public office. “Actually, I’m doing pretty good,” he said. “It’s kind of funny … my friends and relatives and kids probably feel worse about it than I do. I’m doing pretty good.”

Food shelf building is going up

Work began last week on the new Perham Area Food Shelf building, which is being coordinated by the Perham Lions. The building will also include storage for the Lions. Wayne and Irvine Bachmann from the Bachmann Construction were finishing the slab last week, in preparation for wall construction, which will probably begin this week.

Perham Barbershop now open for business

Wendell Beske has opened Perham Barbershop, in the Huebsch office building on the Highway 78 entrance to town. Beske has been barbering at the Air Force base in Grand Forks, N.D., for the past two years. The new barber realizes that it will take a while to build up the business in his new location, but he’s philosophical about it. “It’s kind of like going fishing,” he said. “You’ve got to find them first, and if you have good luck, then you’ll go back again.”

From the Thursday, Nov. 17, 1994, Perham Enterprise Bulletin