News items from the Baldwin Bulletin dated Wednesday, November 11, 1992

The B-W Hawks posted an impressive 27-6 win over Viroqua in Level 3 in the WIAA playoffs in Division 4 last Saturday at Osseo. The Hawks will now meet Mayville at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison on Thursday in a 3 p.m. game.

St. Croix County reflected both national and state trends by voting heavily in favor of Democratic presidential challenger Bill Clinton over incumbent Republican President George Bush and by supporting Democratic challenger Russ Feingold for the U.S. Senate over incumbent Republican Robert Kasten.

Robert George McDougall, 74, Baldwin, passed away November 5 at St. Paul Ramsey Hospital, St. Paul, Minn.

Albert J. Hurtgen, 95, River Falls, died November 1 at The Lutheran Home in River Falls.

Bertha Irene Tobias, 86, Hammond, passed away November 2 at American Heritage Care Center.

Frank Lambert Harris, 66, a resident of Laguna Niguel, California, died July 13 in Mission Viego, Calif. Frank was the husband of the former Virginia Stronks of Baldwin.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Larry Bauermeister, New Richmond, a son, November 1.

Sarah Hudson, daughter of Dale and Jule Hudson, received two championship awards at the State 4-H Horse Expo in Madison Wis., riding her six year old POA, Santee Scooter Bug.

Library staff, trustees and friends of the library are busy preparing to celebrate the library’s 50th anniversary next week with a week-long open house, an after-school children’s program, a reception to honor past librarians and trustees and special exhibits.

Returning letterwinners on the B-W girls basketball team are Jody Lindquist, Gwen Macfarlane, Dana Solum, Michelle Engh, Abbey Spoo and Carri Faber.

One of the nicest deer registered thus far at the registration station at the Day and Nite 66 was a 10-pointer taken in the Town of Springfield by Dan Bee of Wilson.

50 Years Ago November 16, 1967

Robert Wink, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Wink, Glenwood City, was killed in a deer hunting mishap in Minnesota when he was on a drive and was struck by a stray bullet.

Donna Merritt took first place in the high school division and Bob Zwald took first place in the elementary division of the 7th Annual St. Croix County Soil and Water Conservation Speaking Contest.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lindus will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, November 18 at the Methodist Church in Hammond.

Tommy Sittlow, four year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Cy Sittlow had the misfortune to fall at his home Sunday and break his right arm.

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sturm of St. James Minn., announce the engagement of their daughter Maxine to Steve DeLong, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence DeLong of Woodville.

The Ed Deiss home has been sold to Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wevers.

The Blackhawks opened the basketball season with a 69-59 win over St. Croix Central as Jerry Guerkink totaled 19 points, Steve Achterhof, 18 and Larry Lokken, 14. Ross and Hawkins each hit 20 points for Central.

The St. Croix County Board, with Frank VanSomeren, Jr., presiding is now in session in Hudson. The 1967 budget is $1,307.332.91, up from $995,814.19 last year.

75 Years Ago November 13, 1942

Immanuel Lutheran Church was the scene of a wedding Wednesday when Miss Gwendolyn Stenberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.A. Stenberg became the bride of Sgt. George Johnson of Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

A special service was held at the Presbyterian Church Friday, in which Rev. C.H. Henderson was installed as Pastor of the church.

Miss Florence Hanson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Hanson has accepted the position of Director of Green Bay Public Welfare Dept.

Alfred Melgard was struck by a hit and run driver on Highway 63 near the Brusse bridge. He suffered a broken right arm.

Mrs. Walter Stein of the Town of Erin passed away Friday, November 6.

Miss Arlene Larson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Larson of Wildwood and Lester Serier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Serier were married Saturday, November 7.

100 Years Ago November 9, 1917

Little Gary Geurkink, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Geurkink, had the misfortune to fall and break his arm last week.

Fred Bleier, who has had charge for the Omaha signal maintenance left Monday for Eau Claire where he will work as a relay repairer.

Mrs. H.O. Harris is now residing with her sister, Mrs. Hans Hagestad at Range, Polk County.

W.S. Anderson was down from Forest last week. He plans to retire in the spring and has sold his farm to his sons.

Theo. Moline, who is in partnership with his brother, T.V. Moline in the Moline Clothing Co., has rented rooms from Mrs. J.O. Wilford and will move his family down from St. Paul the first of the week.

Members of the Presbyterian Church choir surprised Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Johnson Tuesday evening. It was in the nature of a farewell party, for the Johnsons will be leaving soon for Beloit.

C.J. Augustine has turned his paper, The Glenwood City Tribune, over to his son, Allan B. who will be assisted by M.S. Hull, an experienced newspaper man.

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