|Advertising in the Sherburne County Star News in 1938, 39 and 1940.|
Friday, August 24, 2018
Electricity Expands in Sherburne County
demand for electricity in rural Sherburne County reached a fevered pitch in the last years of the 1930s. Reading ads in the Sherburne County Star News reveals a rising demand for electricity in areas immediately around Elk River. Although power did not reach every corner of Sherburne county until the 1950s, the pre-war period witnessed a rising demand.