Presented without comment. From the Bremen Enquirer – 12 Oct 1894.
Born southeast of Bremen on what became the Theodore Graverson farm, Clarence Schilt (1888-1955) went off to Ontario to learn to be a veterinarian. But he returned to his home town to start a practice. It didn’t last long, however,… Continue Reading →
August 1920: Drunken youths from Bremen harass motorists at Lake Maxinkuckee… and get arrested. The miscreants were Ed Miller, Clyde Coverstone, Ollie Klopfenstine, Rudy Klopfenstine, Walter Kimes, and Harold Heckaman (the Pharos-Trib gets their names a little wrong; the Enquirer… Continue Reading →
Nearly 120 years ago, German township wasn’t quite so wild as the Wild West, but it wasn’t so mild, either. One notorious figure was John Swoverland, who would start fights and threaten honest citizens whenever the mood took him… until… Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, May 26, 1954, Peter Kovach disappeared from work and wasn’t located until Saturday, when his body was found hanging in the woods. Doc Bowen was called to the scene and pronounced the mysterious death a suicide.