100 years ago
Jan. 9, 1919 — Small farms wanted
I have some inquiries from Sacramento and San Francisco, California, for 40 and 80 acre improved farms. If you care to sell your place, come in and see me, or phone in. You may have just what is wanted.
Hotel Redmond, Redmond, Oregon
75 years ago
Jan. 13, 1944 — Redmond’s Farm Repair School to Start Tuesday
With Kenneth Nelson as instructor, a farm machinery repair school will start next Tuesday in the machine shop at Redmond union high school and will last one week, it was announced today by Borden F. Beck, Smith-Hughes agricultural instructor.
The school will be in session each day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and all farmers of the Redmond community are invited to attend. The high school shop, used by Smith-Hughes agricultural students, is well equipped and offers many advantages to farmers attending the school, Beck said. While the classes are in session, students will receive instruction in other parts of the building.
50 years ago
Jan. 15, 1969 — New owners of Brand Restaurant hire chef
John Glodt, who has had 29 years’ experience in the restaurant business, will come to Redmond as chef for the Brand Restaurant, said the new owners, Wallace E. Johnson and Darrell Davis, who were in Redmond this week.
John Glodt is a brother of Joe Glodt of Redmond. Currently he owns Jay’s Restaurants at Monmouth and Woodburn, these being managed by his two sons.
Johnson, Davis and their wives — who are sisters — will take possession of the Brand Feb. 1, having purchased it from Bob and Ula Blair.
25 years ago
Jan. 12, 1994 — Program promotes library cards
More than 1,000 students have received their first library card this fall through a special program of the Deschutes County Library System.
Redmond Branch Librarian Ardyce Swift and Bend Branch Library employee Joyce Ownby developed the campaign with the goal of registering all school children for library cards and to encourage children to succeed in school by reading more.
For each classroom that achieves 100 percent registration, area McDonald’s restaurants treat them to a lunch delivered to their school. So far, more than 48 classrooms have received the lunches.