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Fessenden

  • On this date in 1913, William McBain was arrested, following a complex series of events that stirred up much controversy in North Dakota. It all started two years earlier when William moved from his childhood home in Fessenden to Saskatoon, Canada for work. There, he fell in love with a girl named Margaret, who lived on the farm next door. Margaret held the same feelings for him, and one day ran away from home to go with William to his hometown of Fessenden.
  • News from around the state on this date:In 1894, Fessenden was itching to take over the Wells County seat, which they took from Sykeston ten days earlier.…