News items from the Baldwin Bulletin dated Wednesday, April 7, 1993

B-W students selected as Badger Girls or Boys State representatives or as alternates are Chris Ziegler, Jason Grundhauser, Abe Heebink, Denise Anderson, Kady Helgeson, Angie Lee and Renee Johnson.

After nearly 35 years at WESTconsin Credit President, Robert J. Wilson will retire on October 1.

The Baldwin Fire Department was called to a small fire in a grainery in the Town of Hammond Monday morning, April 5, according to Assistant Chief Gary Newton. He added that the grainery apparently caught fire after a trash fire spread.

Hannah Elizabeth Banker born March 31, 1993 at 7:11 a.m. stayed long enough to touch her parents hearts before she died March 31, 1993.

Todd Gordon, 18, Baldwin, has earned the highest advancement honor the Boy Scouts of America offers – the Eagle Award. The son of Dennis and Christy Gordon, Todd became the second Eagle Scout of New Richmond’s Troop 80.

Returning letterwinners on the St. Croix Central softball team include Jolene Albright, Jenny Walen, Gina Chinander, Peggy Johnson, Carrie Blomker, Marissa Hutterer, Julie Kooiman, Missy Herink and Evangeline Lamberty.

Returning letterwinners on the B-W girls track team are Dana Ducklow and Katie Mahoney.

Returning letterswinners on the B-W boys track team are Jeremy Schlosser, Jason Grundhauser, Jason Sell, Jason Merritt, Scott Peavey, Dustin Veenendall, Trevor Davis, Tim Gilbertson and Jason Liston.

The newly elected board of directors of the Blackhawk Hockey Association include Scott Marson, Bob Nelson, Milt Sell, vice president, Scott Larson, Mary Sell, secretary, Jerry McDougal, Roxi Marcotte, Steve Heinbuch, Jane Leaf, treasurer and Warren Benson, president.

B-W dairy judging team that placed first in the senior division at the 16th Annual Invitational Dairy Judging Contest held March 23 in Durand are Jeff Lorentz, Jeff DeLong, Brent Kruizenga, and Scott Peavy.

50 Years Ago April 11, 1968

A large business deal has been transacted here recently whereby Everard Edwards has sold his implement business and real estate on Highway 12 on the north edge of the village to Olaf Kyle and Robert Kaczmarski.

Mrs. Garret (Alma) Rademaker passed away on Tuesday, April 9, at the Baldwin Hospital.

Born to: Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Parent, Emerald, a daughter, April 3; Mr. and Mrs. David Christensen, Roberts, a son, April 6.

The Charles Stewart 198 acre farm in the Town of Eau Galle has been sold to Art Kroenings of Stillwater.

The turnout was low, but the enthusiasm was high Thursday night when local golfers met to organize this year’s Baldwin golf league.

Mrs. Nellie Osborne, 79, passed away Wednesday morning at the Baldwin Hospital after a lingering illness.

Mike Johnson, 18, son of the Carl E. Johnsons of rural Baldwin, escaped serious injury at about 6:30 Wednesday morning when his 1959 Ford was struck in the rear by a westbound freight train at the 63 crossing in Baldwin.

We are sure every newspaper in the U.S.A., big or small will be running accounts of the tragic killing of one of our country’s greatest men, Dr. Martin Luther King.

Three St. Croix County 4-H music ensembles have advanced to the district festival. They are the Roberts Ribbon Reapers, directed by Mrs. Hugh O’Connell; the Pine Lakers, directed by Junior 4-H Leader Phillip Van Someren; and the Valley Victors, directed by Mr. Alan Owens.

75 Years Ago April 9, 1943

Melvin Lester Haugen passed away at New Richmond, March 31.

Andrew C. Thorson of Hammond passed away March 29 at New Richmond.

180 lbs. of butter stolen from the Baldwin Cooperative Creamery was found Friday morning by Johnnie Peterson beside the road on Hwy. 65 about two miles north of Hwy. 12.

The Village of Baldwin voted Monday evening to purchase $5,000 in War Bonds.

The letter was received from Pvt. Walter Klanderman of Camp Swift, Texas. He is teaching, part-time, and receiving his basic training.

The first farmer in this vicinity reported to have started his springs work is Chas. Lynum, who was in the field Wednesday, springtoothing.

Russ Boumeester, driving a milk truck and Johnnie De Motts with a V-8 Ford, crashed at the corner by Wubbels Service Station. The De Motts car was seriously damaged, but no one was injured.

The Baldwin boxing squad lost to Hudson Friday night by a score of 9 ½ to 5 ½. Local high school boxers are Keith Gregerson, Ervin Hurtgen, Melvin Van Someren, George Anfinson, Dick Frey, George Birkett, Bob Hanson, Gerald Geurkink, Fred Heebink, Wesley Vande Vrede, Walter Bakke, Marsh Wynveen and Eugene Merrell.

Two of the students at the league forensic contest placed, and will go on to the district contest next week: Maxine Huenink in reading and Keith Harper as speaker.

100 Years Ago April 5, 1918

By Pres. Wilson signing the bill to save daylight, it became a law on Sunday, March 31 that every watch and clock be turned ahead one hour, and will be turned back again the last Sunday in October.

J.W. Stronks, who has been employed at the Stronks Hardware, has moved his family to Lamont, Montana where he will farm.

Mrs. Matt Haugfos passed away last Thursday at the Fairview Hospital.

A deal was closed Thursday where by Geo. B. Heebink purchased R.J. Bathrick’s store and stock, with the exception of the soda fountain. He will add the space to his present store. Mr. Bathrick will move to Hastings, Minn. and conduct an ice cream parlor.

160 votes were cast in the village election Tuesday. The village voted dry by a vote of 112 against license and 44 of license.

John Ludvig Olson and Harriet Hanson of Pleasant Valley were married March 28 at Woodville, Rev. Fylling officiating.

Oscar Garlid has completed his studies at the River Falls Normal and has left for Seymour, Outagamie County, where he will teach agriculture.

B.J. Walfoort has sold his house to Mrs. Dean Wernlund and has purchase the Elmer Johnson home and will move into it in a few weeks.

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