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Published April 18, 2013, 12:00 AM

1881 Spring


The spring of 1881 would be the measuring stick. It is when we first started keeping weather records and the Reverend Oscar Elmer, without knowing, would become this area's first historian, who wrote about winter and spring of 1881 that would repeat itself 132 years later.
Read the article: Moorhead pastor's journal, 132 years later, shows uncanny similarities to our winter