May 18, 2018
In my last article about Frank and Clara Nies, readers learned of Clara’s early life, her education, and moving to Montana. The article also gave information about her teaching experiences in Calumet, Jordan, and the Mackenzie school, which at the time was near the Fulton Ranch.
In the fall of 1917 Clara came to teach the Spring Valley school and boarded at the Charles Nies home where she met Frank, her future husband. At the end of the school year she returned to Superior, Wisconsin and while there, Frank’s mother who was a school clerk, wrote and asked her to come back and teach anoth...