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Posted: January 24, 2014 at 4:30 a.m.

100 YEARS AGO Jan. 24, 1914 The blowing of the noon whistles of the Iron Mountain shops yesterday was marked by the throwing open of the doors of every saloon in Argenta, and the rush of the crowds of thirsty men toward the open doors as the bartenders yelled, “Come in, boys; we’re in business again.”

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