News items from the Baldwin Bulletin dated Wednesday, December 30, 1992

Governor Tommy Thompson has approved a contract for $498,177 to resurface six miles of Highway 64 in St. Croix County.

Banker Dale Crowley of the First National Bank of Hudson presented a book about Wisconsin Banking to Cheryl Moe at the Baldwin Public Library.

Thomas W. Davis, Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) senior vice president of academics, announced today that a total of 617 students comprised the college’s 1992 fall quarter Dean’s List. Among those students honored was Jill Doornink, Baldwin, in electrical engineering.

Julie Ann Rasmussen, Hammond, majoring in accounting and management information systems was one of 693 students of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to graduate December 20.

Amanda Louise Frawley and Richard Wayne Loock, both of Hammond were named to the Dean’s List for the fall quarter 1992 at Winona State University.

The Baldwin-Woodville wrestling team advanced nine wrestlers to the quarterfinals and held a 140.5 to 112.5 lead over Coleman in team points going into the second round. Five of the nine B-W wrestlers drew number one seeds in the quarterfinals. Of the matches against top seeds, the Hawks won one as they advanced five wrestlers to the semi-finals. Chad Veenendall, the returning 130-pound champion and top seed, pinned Josh Lemstrom of Prescott at 1:00. Veenendall becomes only the third B-W wrestler to reach the century mark in wins and joins Tim Holle and Rob Trunkel.

This is the 20th anniversary season of the Blackhawk hockey high school team. Again the Hawks will be a young team with only one senior on the squad.

50 Years Ago January 4, 1967

Oscar M. Flekke, 70, a Baldwin resident since 1925, died in a one-car automobile mishap Friday, December 29 when his car went off Highway J at about 8 p.m. near the Carl Peterson’s.

Odin Solstad, 85, a life-long resident of Eau Gale, passed away on December 27.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sittlow, a daughter, December 29.

Seaman Apprentice Ronald E. Everson, USN son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Everson of Rt. 1, Baldwin, has graduated from nine weeks of Navy basic training at the Naval Training Center at San Diego, Calif.

The Blackhawks took second to Cadot at a wrestling triple dual on Friday. B-W’s four undefeated wrestlers were Dave Hansen at 103 lbs., Brian Hurtgen at 127 lbs., Duane Jensen at 154 lbs. and Doug Radunzel at 165 lbs.

An addition of approximately 2,000 square feet will be added by the Village of Baldwin to the agricultural building here on the land recently purchased from Oscar Bark.

Mrs. Lee Herald, 76, passed away Tuesday evening at the Baldwin Hospital after a lingering illness.

75 Years Ago January 1, 1943

The following young men are assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division and are training to be Sky Troopers at Fort Bragg, North Carolina: Donald Willink, Robert Sorenson, Harold Yates, Berdean Vande Vrede and Leon Holle.

Miss Frances McConnell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos McConnell, and Corp. Orval Vandenberg were married Saturday at St. Paul.

Mr. William Gottleib, Frederic, passed away on Christmas day. He had been bedridden for the past ten years.

Wm. Franklin Price, former principal of schools and a brother of Mrs. C.A. Heebink, passed away at his home in Oshkosh.

Miss Lois Webb, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Webb of Roberts and Lt. Gordon Jackman of River Falls were united in marriage at a military wedding at Camp Van Dorn, Miss.

100 Years Ago December 28, 1917

John DeRoy, Bennie Larson, Conrad Olson and Harry Huenink are up from Camp Grant, Rockford, Ill. on leave.

Russell Snoeyenbos left this week for Tacoma, Wash. where he will be employed in the Scandinavian American bank.

Mrs. John Peabody received a very painful injury when she slipped on an icy sidewalk and dislocated her shoulder.

Audley DeYoung returned Wednesday morning to New Richmond where he is attending school.

John F. Gravink returned from Pillsbury, North Dakota last week.

The funeral of Emmett Deneen of Hammond, who died as the result of being struck by an auto truck in Milwaukee, was held Friday at St. Mary’s Church.

Mrs. J.F. Nelson passed away on Christmas day at the age of 75 years.

Advice to motorists, 1917 – when following other cars on a crowded road, watch out for sudden stops. Get in the habit of running the car slightly off the road if there is room, so that if the brakes do not hold, you will not hit the car ahead.

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