On June 4th, Dale and Lois Solberg invited some of Dale’s classmates and others in the area to an evening of reminiscing. It was a fun evening, we enjoyed something new, salmon salad in lefsa and coffee and cookies. We ended the evening by Chuck Damschen playing the guitar and singing songs from an earlier era that we had enjoyed.
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The original musical “Them orphans” written and directed by Joni Haglin was presented Sunday, February 21, at Zoar Free Lutheran Church in Hampden. Them orphans, played by Erin and Chris Morstad, bring this small town to the realization that there is more to Christianity than building a new church and bringing a Reverend, played by Jim Berg, into town. As the wild West has become more populated, crime has abounded and Sheriff Pete, played by Clyde Myers, has hired a new deputy, sharp shotting’ Sam played by Cassandra Haglin. Everyone enjoyed the excitement, fun, frolic and music. As the story unfolded you met the remaining town folks including Blacksmith Eddy (Dave Haugen), the Swenson family: Millie (Elizabeth Berg) her daughter, Heidi (Clarinda Haglin) and her son, Carter (Harvey Haglin), Mrs. Ferguson (Gabie Damschen) and her daughter, Hattie Mae, (Brenna Logie), Miss Foster (Kaisa Morstad), Mrs. Benson (Laurie Morstad), Cordelia (Lois Myrvik), Selmer Jacobs (Brad Myrvik), Seth (Ordale Morstad) and Sally (Hannah Morstad). They gave the presentation at two performances on that day. There was a very good crowd and they did an excellent job. thank you to each one of you.
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Hampden, North Dakota got a recent mention on a website from…Hampden, New Zealand! Head on over and read it.
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If you have a free account on Facebook, consider joining the Hampden community online!
Or, go and sign up for Facebook right now. It’s free and easy to do.
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I welcome any documents you can share with me, copies or originals. I will scan them in and get them back to you. With your help, we can build a great online collection for all to enjoy!
hampden school related
1911: 8th grade graduation, pg 1
1911: 8th grade graduation, pg 2
school roll (year ?)
from the final Hampden School Newspaper
From The Journal (Devils Lake): the Hampden City Directory (Thanks to Ernest Gjerdenig who gave these to Don Skjervheim who gave them to Richard Lunde who gave us a copy!)
Hampden Newspaper Blurbs
Hampden Newspapers: Online links
Current Hampden “Newspaper” (Julie Neidlinger’s effort)
Hampden Happenings Paper (Gabrielle Damschen’s paper)
July 18, 2003
checks from hampden banks
farmers bank of hampden, ex 1
farmers bank of hampden, ex 2
farmers bank of hampden, ex 3
first national bank of hampden
first state bank of hampden
mutual farmers telephone by-laws, pg 1
mutual farmers telephone by-laws, pg 2
hampden implement company, ex 1
hampden implement company, ex 2
shipley investment company ad 1
shipley investment company ad 2
hampden farmers elevator letterhead
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These are the businesses you can find in the Hampden community, and the phone numbers to contact them. All numbers are in the 701 area code. Click the business name to see a photo or website from the business.
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These photos have been gathered from all sources possible.
If I have incorrectly identified something or someone, or if you have a photo you would like seen on this page, email it to me. Some of the corrections from the Diamond Jubilee book can’t be made because the captions were incorrectly identified and printed with the picture in the actual book. These are the photos with the captions connected to the actual image. There are apparently a number of errors, as I’ve received a lot of emails, but they cannot be fixed.
I welcome any documents or photos you can share with me, copies or originals. I will scan them in and get them back to you. With your help, we can build a great online collection for all to enjoy!
aerial views, farms
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