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McVille North Dakota

The country surrounding McVille was settled in the early 1880's.  In 1906 McVille was relocated to it's present location with the coming of the Great Northern Railway.  McVille rates among the oldest settled sections of ND outside of the Red River Valley.

Mayors  
Owen Lee 1946-1966
Marvin Hildre 1966-1974
Victor Reiten 1974-1990
Orvin Hanson 1990-1994
Duane Bina 1994-1998
Cindy Bjornstad 1998-2006
Robert Stanley 2006-2014
Paul Aaser 2014-present
   
Auditors  
George Nelson 1946-1956
Vardon Quanbeck 1956-1972
Darrell Moon 1972-1988
Renae Arneson 1988-present
Great Northern Railroad Yard, McVille ND 1907

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Early McVille, ND
McVille 1 year after moving to it's new location. Many new homes and businesses were built
Early Postcard
An early postcard from McVille
1910 Main Street McVille
1910 East Side of Main Street
McVille in 1910
Olsgard St. looking South in 1910
McVille School in 1910
McVille School in 1910
(Dedicated Nov. 12, 1908)
Methodist Church in 1910
Methodist Church in 1910
Main Street McVille in 1910
Main Street in 1910
McVille Band in 1907
McVille Band plays for 4th of July celebration in 1907
Early Hunting in McVille
A day's hunt in McVille
Main Street McVille
Looking south from on top of old school house viewing down Main Street
McVille School in 1910
McVille School in 1910
(Dedicated Nov. 12, 1908)
McVille Opera House in 1910
Opera House in 1910
McVille in 1915
Cake Walk for Great Magestic Stove
1915 in front of Drug Store
Iver, Kermit, and Elmer Pederson in 1932
Iver, Kermit and Elmer Pederson in 1932.  Elmer paid $12.50 Cash for this Model T in 1929!
Great Northern Railroad Bridge in 1906
Great Northern Railroad Bridge #8
May 1906
1913 Baseball Team
McVille Baseball Team
June 30 , 1913.
Back: Harry Thomas, Lee Roher, O.U. Tyler (scorekeeper),
____ Reishus, Arthur Osmon, Perry Arnold
Front: Chet Cary, unknown, Allen McDougall, Hesten Palvik

 

Hollywood Theatre in McVille
The last flyer from 
the Hollywood Theatre
Brakke House
NN Brakke's Residence and School House
1910
McVille Band
McVille Band
McVille  in the early 1980s
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Journal Office
Old Journal Office that was located east of the Grocery Store on McDougall Avenue
State Bank of McVille
Old State Bank of McVille which was located on the NW corner of Main St & McDougall Ave

1952-53 McVille Basketball Team
1952-53 McVille Basketball Team
District Champs

L-R Coach Marvin Bronken, Terry Hanson, Richard Aurlund, Kenneth Shobe, Rodney Casad, John Tingelstad, Charles Loe, David Menge, Dennis Saunders, Norman Hanson, and Roger Lee

McVille Hospital
Old Hospital that part of still exists on Main Street
Farmers Coop Elevator Co
Farmers Coop Elevator Co
Depot Before
McVille Depot Before Make-Over
Lutheran Church of McVille
Lutheran Church of McVille
Anderson's Market
Anderson's Market
Depot After
McVille Depot After
Make-Over
McVille City Park (1938)
McVille City Park (1938)
McVille City Park (1938)
McVille License Plate
Shot taken by Ward Arneson in 1947
Shot taken by Ward Arneson in 1947
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