Posts Tagged Ida Michigan


Krillbyfest 2014 August 2 Ida, Michigan… Ida Fireman’s Park

Floral City Beverage and Budweiser Presents: KRILLBYFEST 2014 Sounds like the place to be the first weekend in August is…. Ida, Michigan. There will be a lot happening in this small community. So Save the Date! Not only will Ida be enjoying The Krillby Music Festival on Saturday but they will also be hosting the […]

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Krillbyfest August 2, 2014 Ida, Michigan… Ida Fireman’s Park

Floral City Beverage and Budweiser Presents: KRILLBYFEST 2014 Sounds like the place to be the first weekend in August is…. Ida, Michigan. There will be a lot happening in this small community. So Save the Date! Not only will Ida be enjoying The Krillby Music Festival on Saturday but they will also be hosting the Krillbyfest […]

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Is Ida Like Mayberry?

Maybe the days of Andy Taylor in the town of Mayberry are gone. I think it might be very hard now to find a town such as Mayberry. Perhaps people are to busy with to many projects going on, but I still think deep down inside many would like to live in a town such […]

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Ida Athletic Booster are seeking donation for a new track

The Ida Athletic Boosters are on a mission. Over the past few years the group has grown in numbers and with those number has come a great deal of strength. Ida Athletic Booster are seeking donation for a new track. In the past few months they announced that they are seeking donors to help with […]

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Organizations in 1968

The information below was taken from The Ida Centennial 1868-1968 book about organizations that were in Ida in 1968. I have posted an image of the page in the book that it came from at the end of the post. I think it may be a bit had to read for many. Look at the […]

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Dr. Stanley Newcomb

This is Dr. Stanley Newcomb and his trusty horse. Dr. Newcomb served the Ida Community from 1904-1938. This picture was taken in 1908. The good Dr. made house calls on horse back.

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Guns Blasting in Ida?

As I was looking for items to post about Ida I was hoping to find stories of arguments that started in the Taverns and lead out onto the street with a gun fight. I have watched to many westerns I guess or maybe people in Ida didn’t act like the cowboys out west. No such […]

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What’s With All The MUD?

I have been reading a lot about the history of Ida. I have seen many references made about the “mud” in Ida. Not sure that would be a complimentary image to have come to mind when the name of Ida would be mentioned. Years ago I traveled with my husband on a business trip to […]

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Ida’s Backyard History Club

While I was looking for information to post about Ida.. I came across a wonderful article about a young teacher at Ida Middle School that shares his passion with his students about his lifelong interest in this community. Ida Schools can be very proud to have a caring teacher such as Jeremy Potter. He took […]

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A Brief History of Ida, Michigan

The town of Ida, located in the heart of Monroe County in Michigan’s southeast corner, actually began as a stop along a coach trail between Monroe and Adrian, one of many stops along the trail. These roads, which usually followed old Indian trails, were notoriously bad in the early 1800′s. The roads were strewn with […]

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