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MARILYN HAGERTY: Sheriff serves papers via snowmobile in 1939

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The truth is sometimes stranger than fiction when you peruse the files of the Herald. There was the sheriff on snowmobile in 1939. And there are photos and a story showing that nearby Gilby, N.D., began as a city of tents back in 1887, two years before statehood.

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Sheriff Oscar C. Redwing was pictured in the Herald on his snowmobile on Feb. 16, 1939.

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