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Anton Amundson

In 1924, Ephraim crowned Anton Amundson “The Champion Fisherman.” Amundson, his friends observed, had become captivated over the years with the “finned tribe … If he ever opens his mouth, it is to emit a low and sage remark on the state of the fishing weather.” Amundson’s pals continued, “He has committed assault and battery …

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Andrea Hanson

With the Anderson Barn, Anderson Dock, Anderson Store, and various other Anderson properties in the area, we frequently talk about the Anderson family here in Ephraim.  Brothers Halvor and Aslag were hugely influential in Ephraim’s earliest days, thanks in large part to their construction of a deepwater dock.  Today’s blog post is not about an …

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Albin Ohman

Sunday, November 11, 2018, marked both Veterans Day and the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.  In that spirit, I thought I would share with you the story of Albin Ohman, a longtime Ephraim resident who served in the Army during World War I. Albin was born in 1894 to Thure and …

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Donating Digitally

Donations to the Ephraim Historical Foundation’s collections and archives come in all shapes and sizes.  Some are large 3D objects, while others are a few postcards or photographs.  One type of donation that may not be as familiar is called a digital donation. Digital donations are a wonderful way to preserve family or local history …

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