News items from the Baldwin Bulletin dated Wednesday, June 30, 1993

Farmers started to line up a half-hour before the doors opened at the St. Croix County “Ag Clean Sweep” on June 19. By the end of the day over 4600 pounds of unwanted or unusable farm chemicals had been dropped off by county farmers.

Susan Sandvig and Todd Walker were united in marriage on April 24 at Bloomington, Minn.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Roger Lokker, a daughter, June 18.

Duane H. Roen, a 1967 graduate of Baldwin-Woodville High School, has been named Professor of Writing and English at Syracuse University, where he will serve as Director of the Writing Program.

Heather Nyhus, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Nyhus of Woodville has been notified by the WITC Foundation that she has been selected to receive the Bob and Leona Boche Scholarship for 1993 and 1994.

The B-W Marching Blackhawks are bushed this past weekend with four parades in less than 24 hours. On Friday evening they marched at Columbia Heights, Minn., where they were awarded second place out of six bands. Immediately after that parade, the students loaded the bus for a trip to South St. Paul’s Kaposia Days Festival, where the band earned a fifth place rating, out of nine bands. Early Saturday morning they traveled east to Eau Claire, for the annual Sawdust City Days, where the B-W band finished in first place. After lunch, it was off to Menomonie, where they finished second, against a field of four bands.

50 Years Ago Thursday, July 4, 1968

A.A. Willink has been chosen as the honorary chairman and Lyle Rasmussen as the general chairman of the Baldwin Community Hospital Fund Drive.

Winners of the most recent June Dairy Month Recipe Contest were Mrs. Maynard Larson, Virginia Wikkerink, Mrs. Geo. Hofman, Glenwood City and Mrs. Charles Jensen, Woodville.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Anderson, St. Paul, a girl, July 1.

The Gerald Peterson home in the Berkseth addition has been sold to Mrs. Wayne Wells (Inez Martinson) who will teach kindergarten in the Baldwin-Woodville School system the coming year. The Petersons are to construct a new home in the West Heights addition.

Dr. Dorothy Barbo, daughter of Mrs. Marie Barbo of Hammond, was commissioned as a missionary in the United Methodist Church and in August will be going to Punjob Province in northern India to work in the Ludhiana Christian Medical College.

Lyle Rasmussen, fishing near Jewetts last Wednesday, hooked and landed an 8 ½ lb. German Brown Trout.

182 pints of blood were collected at the Red Cross Bloodmobile on June 25. Recipients of gallon pins were Mrs. Roland Wahl, Ronald Siegersma, Mrs. Arthur Licht and Mrs. Arlene Randall. Getting their two-gallon pins were Mrs. Frank J. Van Someren and Nolan Niccum. Three gallon donors are Mr. and Mrs. James Cutler, Wm. Nelson and Hugh Hampton.

Miss Jeanne Madsen, daughter of Mrs. Evelyn Madsen of Hammond and Lowell Veenendaal, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Veenendaal were married on May 29.

Mr. Walter O. Krueger, 76, passed away June 30 at the Baldwin Hospital, the last of a family of fourteen.

Local Luther Leaguers who took part in the “Camp In” at Milwaukee in June were: Kathy Lind, Sue Schneider, Kathy Zillmann, Glenda Boldt, Brenda Geurkink, Kristi Peterson, Darlene Martin, Billy Webb, Beth Reid, Peggy Lamb, Nancy Johnson, Kathy Bertelson, Eileen Pribnow, Pat Bolier, Marc Hammer, Steve Lind and Bob Lind.

75 Years Ago Friday, July 2, 1943

Marriage vows were exchanged by Miss Emily Bentley and Pvt. Frederick Pierce in the chapel at Camp Growder, Missouri. The bride was formerly on the faculty of the Baldwin High School.

Miss Phyllis DeYoung, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond DeYoung, and Warren Gravink, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilburg Gravink, were married Wednesday evening, June 30 at the Presbyterian Church, Rev. C.H. Henderson reading the services.

News has just been received that Loren Tousley was promoted to the rank of Captain on June 1.

Sgt. Orville Olson wrote an interesting letter from “Somewhere in No. Africa,” describing the land and customs of the land. The only part that might be envied here was the daily swim and sun bath at the Mediterranean Sea that he enjoyed.

On Thursday evening, June 24 at 8:30 o’clock, a very pretty wedding took place at the North Rush River Church when Lydie Peterson, daughter of John Peterson and Cpl. Lawrence Hurtgen, son of Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Hurtgen of Spring Valley were united in marriage by Rev. Nordby.

100 Years Ago June 28, 1918

Miss Esther Ecker is attending a telegraphy school at Eau Claire.

Mrs. Tom Moby was quite seriously injured Monday when their team ran away.

L.E. Guess, who recently enlisted as a mechanic, was here on furlough Saturday and Sunday.

James DeYoung, who has been receiving Radio Corps training at Harvard and Philadelphia, is in active service in the merchant marine and expects to leave soon on a submarine for England.

One of J.H. Kott’s crews began work Monday on a building for Equity Produce Co. It will be a frame building, 26x70 in size and the east part will be fitted for office, with the rest to be used as a store room.

The many friends of Miss Allie VandeBerg and John DeRoy will be surprised to learn of their marriage at St. Paul on Monday, June 24. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. G.J. VandeBerg. The groom is home on a ten-day furlough from Camp Grant, Ill.

Miss Anna Saby, who recently completed teaching a year at Emporia, Kansas, has entered the government service at Washington, D.C. as translator for the Secret Service department. Miss Saby is translating five different languages: Norwegian, French, Spanish, German and Italian.

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