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Ledger Looking Back 25 Years: April 3, 1997

April 3, 1997

The Mayflower Mine - an active mine site in the 1890s and late 1930s - is active again, and after the site preparation is soon completed an exploratory drilling program to determine if the possible gold and silver ore body exists is expected to begin in June 1997.

Joe Ryan was elected and Charlotte Trudgeon was re-elected to three-year terms in the Whitehall School Board of Trustees election.

New population statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Census, released through the Montana Department of Commerce, shows Jefferson County with a 21.8 percent increase in population since 1990. T...


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