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“The Helvetia Milk Condensing Co.’s Highland Plant could not keep up with orders. So, in 1893, a new plant was completed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Fred Kaeser, the Highland plant manager, and his family moved to Cedar Rapids. Fred, or ‘Fritz,’ was made the manager, and a...
The Highland Store Co. was started in 1892, and in 1902, it had a 10th anniversary sale and printed a sales catalog.
The brick store on the northwest corner of Broadway and Pine was started in the early 1860s and was known as the John Menz Sr. General Store. He and his family lived above the store, and in 1876, sold to Ammann & Wildi Joseph Ammann and John Wildi Jr.
Tuesday is the 200th anniversary of the Indian battle just west of Hill’s Fort, which was on Hurricane Creek, in what we now call Bond County.