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Dakota Datebook: Life in a barrel


July 25, 2022

Dakota Datebook written by Jim Davis.

Pickles come in barrels and so does herring and whiskey, but could you imagine living in one? Ardell Hagen was one of many soldiers who returned home from World War II and found that there was no housing available. His parents had moved to Seattle, Washington, but his wife and daughter remained in Devils Lake and finding a place to live was a priority for t...

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