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Cars parked by Nimrod Creamery, Nimrod, 1940

Cars parked by Nimrod Creamery, Nimrod, 1940
Wadena Census Information
Estab:  June 11, 1858
Parent Counties:  Cass, Todd
Wadena county with county seat

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SEBEKA, a city in Red Eye and Rockwood Townships, beside the Redeye River, founded in 1891, was named, like Menahga, by Col. William Crooks, chief engineer of the Manitoba (now Great Northern) Railway. Like Menahga, this is a name of Ojibwe derivation, from sibi or zibi, "a river," meaning "the village or town beside the river." The city was incorporated as a village on April 30, 1898; the post office was established in 1891 in postmaster John Anderson's store. Logging was the first major industry; the city was developed when the Great Northern Railway came in 1892, mostly by Finnish immigrants.