News items from the Baldwin Bulletin dated Wednesday, December 2, 1992

To help raise money for the fundraiser “Coat For Sara,” Reid Berger volunteered to be the recipient of a haircut if pledges amounted to at least $1,000. Baldwin Community Memorial Hospital, Area Fire Departments and Ambulance Services pledged over $1,700 and Reid Berger received his “free haircut.” Dr. Jon Engleking provided the largest pledge and was given the honor of assisting Ken VanSomeren with the haircut.

A four-year-old New Richmond boy died as the result of a tragic trailer home fire on Tuesday night, November 24. Weston Brook Jr., was the son of Christine and Weston Brooke. His father was at work at the time. His mother and one-year-old brother escaped without injury.

Owners Cornie and Joan Zevenbergen of Attic Treasures Restoration will host a Grand Opening event December 5 at their new location on Hwy. 63. The Zevenbergens moved to their new location recently which features much more space.

Recruitment efforts for another physician at Ramsey Clinic-Baldwin have paid off. Dr. John Schotzko, an experienced family practice physician, has joined the clinic’s medical staff.

Irene J. Pabst, 85, Hammond, passed away on Thursday, November 26 at American Heritage Care Center in Hammond.

Martha Durow, 99, Baldwin, and formerly of Stillwater, passed away on Wednesday, November 25 in Baldwin.

Navy Fireman Kurt M. Anderson, son of Nolan and Ruth Anderson, Baldwin, recently returned aboard the aircraft carrier USS Independence, formerly deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, from a six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean as part of the aircraft carrier USS Independence Battle Group. The 1989 graduate of Baldwin-Woodville High school joined the Navy in May 1989.

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael J. Schlegel, son of Ivo A. Schlegel and Mary L. Fugate, Woodville, recently returned aboard the dock landing ship UUS Fort Fisher, homeported in San Diego from a six-month deployment to the Western pacific and the Persian Gulf.

Two Baldwin-Woodville football players were named to the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram’s 1992 All-Northwest selection. Chris Corrigan, offensive tackle, was named to the first Team Offense and Chad Veenendall, linebacker, was named to the First Team Defense on the 41st annual selection. Both Baldwin-Woodville players are seniors.

50 Years Ago December 7, 1967

Alfred Cowles, 70, a highly respected Baldwin resident since 1961 when he moved here from Roberts, passed away very suddenly on Saturday evening of a heart condition.

Born to: Mr. and Mrs. Cameron Trunnell, Hammond, a son, November 29; Mr. and Mrs. John Hyland, Woodville, a son, November 29; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Johnson, Spring Valley, a son, December 1.

A series of accidental falls has resulted in broken bones for three Baldwin residents. Bill Brummels, Mrs. Joe Heunink and Blanche Aune all became victims of falls.

A large group of friends and relatives honored Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wevers on November 28 on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.

The Blackhawks hit the century mark in beating Spring Valley 101 to 59, but lost to Durand 62 to 61.

Winners from B-W as they topped Durand in wrestling were Dave Hansen, Rick Holle, Bob Walker, Duane Jensen and Doug Radunzel. Brian Hurtgen wrestled to a draw.

75 Years Ago December 4, 1942

Peter Stene Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Stene, was awarded the coveted “Army Silver Wings” on November 25, and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Force.

Co. Agent John Christianson leaves Friday for Columbus Ohio, where he is to join the Navy.

Miss Doris Jensen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Jensen and Pvt. Elmer DeYoung of Glenwood City, were married Wednesday, November 25 by Rev. Dahl at the parsonage.

Baldwin young men who leave for military service on December 3rd are: Harvey Scholl, Victor Olson, Philip Hudson, Wayne Wolden, Vernon Nelson, Berdean VandeVrede, Leon Holle, Donald Nelson, Herman Hanson, Robert Sorenson, Harold Yates, Frank VanSomeren, Adrian Middlekoop, Don Willink, George Webb and Duane Herald.

Miss Evelyn Achterhof, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Achterhof, became the bridge of Sgt. Gordon DeYoung, son of Mr. and Mrs. Garry DeYoung, at 8:00 Friday evening, at the Christian Reformed Church, Rev. Jensen officiating.

On Friday, November 27, at the First Reformed Church at Omaha, Nebraska, Miss Alice Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Johnson, became the bride of Kenneth Nelson, son of Mrs. Amanda Nelson, Woodville.

The Baldwin High School basketball team, with Peterson, VandeBerg, Wright, Berggren, Larson and Hendrickson playing, lost to Ellsworth, 32-22, Friday evening.

100 Years Ago November 30, 1917

Arthur Templeman, well-known Roberts man, and Miss Mildred Gardner were married on Thanksgiving Day.

Joe Heunink was in St. Paul Wednesday to take an examination for enlisting as a carpenter in the Aviation Corps.

F.A. Voskuil recently purchased a Buick car of the Bleiner and Larson Co.

Mrs. L.A. Christensen has closed her home here and left Tuesday for Whitewater where she will spend the winter with her daughter, Mrs. R.K. Coe.

A letter from W.R. Holmes, who recently enlisted in the National Guards, states that he has been assigned to the signal section of the Aviation Corps.

The marriage of Miss Martha Wittek, Spooner and Alfred Wigen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Wigen, took place in St. Paul on Saturday, November 24.

Mr. and Mrs. Peter K. Larson were agreeably surprised last Friday evening by friends and relatives, the occasion being their 25th wedding anniversary.

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