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By Staff | Dec 1, 2012

Thursday, Dec. 2, 1937

The Bethany Dorcas Society of the Lutheran Free Church will hold their bazaar and supper in the basement of the Lutheran Free Church Thursday, Dec. 9, serving to begin at 5:30 o’ clock.

Menu consists of roast pork, gravy, mashed potatoes, scalloped corn, cranberry relish, lefse, hot rolls and apple pie. Admission 15c, 25c, 40c.

Thursday, Nov. 29, 1962

Two welding demonstrations have been arranged by the County Agent’s office for Thursday, Dec. 6. One will be held in Rugby at the County Shop on Thursday morning, beginning at 10:30. The second demonstration will be held Thursday afternoon, beginning at 2:30 p.m., at the County Shop in Selz.

Seb Vogel, associate agricultural engineer, NDSU extension service, Fargo, will be present to conduct the demonstration. Various types of welding rods, temperatures and metals will be discussed.

The public is invited to attend the meeting.

Monday, Nov. 30, 1987

The amount of “Rugby Bucks” has been increased from $500,000 to $750,000 as the Benson County Cooperative Credit Union, Rugby branch, is making $250,000 available to the public.

“Rugby Bucks” are no-interest. The money can be used to purchase items at participating Rugby merchants, and the loans are to be paid off over a nine-month period.

On each purchase, merchants are paying five percent of the purchase price to the banks from which the “Rugby Bucks” came.

Besides Benson County Cooperative Credit Union, Rugby branch, Merchants Bank and First American Bank are participating.

Rugby merchants will keep their doors open until 9 p.m. starting Monday throughout the Christmas season.

The tree-lighting ceremony will be held tonight at 7 p.m. downtown.

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