Crookston claims among the most charming young lady teachers in the state, young ladies who are possessed of all the accomplishments and admirable qualities that make ideal teachers. Their rare ability and strict attention to duties have won for them rapid promotion and among some of the responsible positions to be held by Crookston young ladies this year may be mentioned the following:

  • The Misses Nelia Collins, who will continue her work as instructor in the Moorhead public schools;

  • Elsie Collins will discontinue her work at the University and will teach in Crookston this year;

  • Nellie and Liza McGuire, who taught in the West last year, will remain this year;

  • Ruth Sargent and Jean Judson will resume their work in the Warren schools;

  • Bertha Wyand will be employed at the Grand Forks schools;

  • Etta Koelmel, who graduated from the Moorhead Normal last spring, has a position at Lake City, Minn

  • Viola Warfel will return to South Bemidji;

  • Ida Wyand, Jule Lewis and Osa Clements will return to Hibbing

  • Alma Langevin, who completes her work at the Normal on Saturday of this week; will teach in Norwood, Minn.

  • Ida Stone, who has been travelling through the Western coast states this summer, returned to Helena, Mont., today and will resume her work in the schools there.

  • Helen and Agnes Montague will again teach at Everett, Wash.;

  • Frances Montague will leave tomorow for Dennewick, Wash., where she has accepted a position;

  • Mattie Nelson will resume her work at Perham.

  • Elma Skaar will be employed at Beltrami;

  • Julia Bloom will continue her work in the Crookston schools, as will Thora Hagen;

  • Edna Glenn will be at Kelliher this year;

  • Minerva Glenn will be instructor in the Crookston schools.

  • Stella Hamery will teach at Erskine;

  • Mary Hagen expects to teach at Fertile;

  • Louise Tisdel will resume her duties at Kalispel, Mont.;

  • Anna McGuire will return to the west;

  • Jessie McLaren will again teach in this city, as will Liza Munn, Ruth Anderson and Margaret Marin;

  • Mable McCabe will resume her duties in the Carman schools this year;

  • Kathryn Marin will remain here;

  • Alice McCabe will return to Thief River Falls;

  • Clara Dargan, who completes her work in the Moorhead Normal Saturday, will return to her work in the graded schools in Kenneday;

  • Nell Phalen will return to Park Rapids.

Source: August 28 1909, Crookston Times
Submitter: Brenda G.
Updated April 2015, K. Kittleson