News items from the Baldwin Bulletin dated Wednesday, April 28, 1993
Candidates for this year’s Baldwin-Woodville prom queen are Naomi Zevenbergen, Jody Peterson, Dana Solum and Daydra Overby. The candidates for king are Nathan Nelson, Aaron McKeever, Abe Heebink and Matt Devos.
The body of a rural Woodville woman was recovered from Pine Lake north of Baldwin early Sunday evening, April 25. Evelyn M. M. Strobush, 77, of rural Woodville was found shortly after 7 p.m. by boaters. Cause of death is presumed to be drowning. Mrs. Strobush had been reported missing earlier in the day.
William S. (“Junior”) Clapp, 76, of the Town of Warren, was discovered by authorities about 12:30 a.m. on April 25 suffering from a gunshot wound and died a short time afterwards.
Louis Draxler died April 18 at Glenhaven Nursing Home in Glenwood City, at the age of 95 years, six months and seven days.
Rebecca A. Goodrich, age 84 of Cylon Township passed away April 18 at home.
Thilda Letty Jordahl, 90, Cannon Falls, Minn., died Thursday, April 22 at the Cannon Falls Hospital.
Stanley Lewis, 3, Roberts, died on Wednesday, April 21 at the American Heritage Care Center in Hammond.
Norbert James Rohl, Roberts, died Tuesday, April 20 at the American Heritage Care Center in Hammond at the age of 90 years.
Donald D. Vruwink, age 70, of Barron, Wis., died Thursday April 22 at Barron Memorial Medical Center.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Malein, Woodville, a daughter, April 21.
Dan Schmit, representing the Baldwin Area Chamber of Commerce, welcomed Contour Plastics, Inc. owners Mark Sturtevant and Barry Grant to Baldwin last week.
Dennis Hakwins, Co-owner of Midwest Custom Processing, Inc. was welcomed to the community last week by Dan Schmit representing the Baldwin Area Chamber of Commerce.
Colleen Evenson was honored for her fifteenth anniversary with the First National Bank of Hudson, Baldwin office.
50 Years Ago May 2, 1968
Queen Judy Torkelson, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. L.B. Torkelson and King Greg Vrieze, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Vrieze, will reign over the Baldwin-Woodville Junior prom entitled “In the Misty Moonlight” on Friday night, May 3.
Lois I. Thorson, 57, Eau Claire, formerly of the Hammond community, passed away at the Luther Hospital on Monday, April 29.
The results of the year-end bowling tournament at the Community Lanes in Woodville were as follows: Team: Lions 2689; Community Lanes 2687; Wilson Nite Club 2669. Doubles: Larry Aaby and Scott Detmar, 1192; Fill Erickson and Ken Trainor and Chuck Fedie and Joe Mentor, 1174. Singles: Gene Acklund 647; Roger Veenendall 642; Don Nelson 642. Mixed doubles: Dale and Arlene Moulton, 1125; Ray and Linda Geurkink, 1101; George and Doris Birkett, 1090.
Paul Willink has made plans to construct a 20x40 building on his property just to the south of Dr. A.J. Spears office building that will be occupied by Dr. D. C. Soderberg, optometrist, formerly of New Richmond.
An announcement is made this week that Clyde Rasmussen sold his Phillips 66 bulk business to the Rapid Service Oil Company of Roberts, owned by Johnnie Zeilinger and Wayne Thompson.
Sumner Haugen, 80, passed away at the Veteran’s Hospital in Minneapolis on April 27.
Born to: Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Holman, Baldwin, a daughter, April 26; Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Post, Hammond, a daughter, April 28; Mr. and Mrs. David Moore, Emerald, a son, April 29.
Mrs. Chris Hanson, 76, passed away suddenly at the Baldwin Hospital.
Milton Lane of the Nyeggen Elevator was awarded the Honorary Chapter farmer Award recently by Baldwin-Woodville FFA, chapter president.
The transaction was made this week whereby Glenn Malcein of Woodville will construct a two-bay automatic car wash in Baldwin, just east of the Baldwin Greenhouse.
75 Years Ago April 30, 1943
A record service flag for this community hangs in the window of Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Svenson. They have four sons in the service, Chester, Arden, Vincent and Stewart.
Henry Gregerson, Pleasant Valley, was found dead near his overturned tractor, which had gone off the culvert into the creek near Nels Larson’s.
Miss Margaret Larson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Larson of Beldenville and Mr. Marvin Peterson were united in marriage Monday, April 19 at the River Falls parsonage, Rev. Johnson performing the ceremony.
Minnie Caroline Dahms of Woodville passed away April 2 at the age of 69. She had suffered a stroke in February.
Summer store hours are now in effect: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Strict adherence to the above hours is expected for merchants and shoppers alike.
100 Years Ago April 26, 1918
The following from this community leave for Camp Grant Monday, April 29: Clifford Moberg, Carmie Jacobson, Ed Rasmussen, Art Allison, Emil Torgerson, Henry Dahl, Carl A. Peterson, Joseph Schillinger, Fred Mikula, Henry Ramlett and Norman Lee.