The Official Newspaper for Foster County

Dakota Datebook: Bonanza farmer Charles Buttz

Bonanza farms brought great publicity to Dakota Territory from 1874 through 1880. The large-scale wheat farms attracted investors eager to make their fortunes. The names of Bonanza farmers echo through Dakota's history, including the Grandin Brothers of Pennsylvania; the Carrington Brothers from Ohio; the Cooper Brothers of Chicago and Richard Sykes from England.

These men left their imprint on No...