In 1907, Joseph Hezkiah Gruver (1863-1962), his wife, Addie Reed Gruver, and their son, Lawrence, moved from Missouri and settled in this area. A post office was established in 1927 and soon businesses followed. In 1929, at the request of Clarence . . . — — Map (db m93406) HM
Established 1886 about 1/2 mile northeast of this site. Intended to be county seat of Hansford County, created 1876, organized in 1889. Lost election to town of Hansford, which served till 1928 but is also now non-existent.
Named for early . . . — — Map (db m93407) HM
In 1908 Anders L. Mordt, a native of Norway, secured form R. M. Thomson and R. T. Anderson the sales rights to 100 sections of Hansford County land he named Oslo. The first settlers were recruited from existing Norwegian colonies in the midwestern . . . — — Map (db m169537) HM