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Brother Gordy!

Grace and Ronald welcomed their first son Gordon who was born on the 3rd of May, 1904 in Grand Rapids, Itasca Co., Minnesota.  He followed Vivian.     His full formal name is:  Ronald Gordon George McDonald I always knew him as Uncle Gordy! … Continue reading

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Ronald S. McDonald – A Dam is Built!

  Keith’s father Ronald received a telegram on January 24, 1905  from a C.J. Rockwood that indicated that the construction of the dam across the Rainy River could commence.  The telegram was presented in the Koochiching Press on the front page!    … Continue reading

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