In 1896, Charlie Campbell's little boy was almost killed when a wagon load of oats was backed over him. This was near the Pleasant Grove Church. See Pages 71+. Also, in the Pleasant Grove area, in 1897, a new bridge was built over Keigley Branch just west of Soper's Mill.
The Milford basketball squads divided a triple program with the Shipley clubs on the Shipley court.
The Milford first string defeated the Shipley regulars 23-11 and the Milford second string won over the Shipley seconds 20-9. The first game of the evening featured the Jr High lads and Shipley won 27-8
On several occasions, when there is a great need for some of the farm work to be done on a man's farm and he is unable to complete the task because of ill health or injury, neighbors have congregated with their equipment to do the task for the him.
In April of 1956 more than 33 farmers with their tractors, plows and disks got together and helped Rex Hughes, who had been in the hospital following a cancer operation, get his spring field work done. At least 8 ladies joined in efforts in the kitchen to serve meals.
In the spring of 1962(?) Roy Borton had a bunch of fat steers trapped in a barn that collapsed due to a high wind. Neighbors gathered with loaders and trucks to attempt to recue those animals that could be saved and get the ones that couldn't be saved to the butchers.
In the fall of 1998, neighbors got together and harvested Loyd Hughes' crops when he was physically unable to do so because of advanced cancer.
While the 1920 reorganization was going on and a problem developed concerning the Randau School (No 4) in Sec 18 being moved, William Randau was the farmer who strongly felt his property rights were being violated. In 1921 he was elected Chairman of the Board of Story County Supervisors with the townships divided into districts among the supervisors. He was responsible for Lafayette, Franklin, Milford, Washington, Nevada and the court house grounds.
In 1931 Oscar Twedt also served as Pres. and in 1940 Marvin Smith I was on the board. George Sowers was a turn-of-the-century Story County Commissioner.
In 1895 JA Campbell served as the Story Co Treasurer.