News items from the Baldwin Bulletin dated Wednesday, November 18, 1992

The Baldwin-Woodville Hawk football team defeated the Mayville Cardinals 11-7 in a cliff hanger defensive struggle in Division 4 WIAA state champion action at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison last Thursday, November 12. The come-from-behind win for the Hawks was their second state tile.

The Baldwin Village Board at the regular monthly meeting last Tuesday, November 10 heard a report from Mill Pond Park users proposing a new restroom/serving building facility that would be located in the area between the softball field and soccer fields.

On November 13 at 6:55 p.m., 7 miles north of Baldwin on USH 63 and CTH “G,” St. Croix County recorded its 15th fatality of 1992. A car driven by Abner J. Amundson, 81, Wheeler, passed the stop sign and was struck broadside by a semi going southbound.

Gertrude Johanna Hop, 70, Baldwin, passed away Tuesday, November 10 at the Baldwin Care Center.

Earl Fritz Van Someren 74, Mondovi, died November 8 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Veteran’s Day was celebrated at the Baldwin Care Center. Veteran residents were Paul Doerr WWII, Joe Macioch WWII, Leonard Erickson WWII, and Pat Heebink WWII.

The Baldwin-Woodville boys basketball returning letterwinners are Cory Stein, Gary Hanson, Ken Dykhouse, Craig Butler and Brian Nadeau.

St. Croix Central girls basketball returning letterwinners are Carrie Blomker, Jen Helmueller, Marissa Hutterer, Laura Zeroth, Becky Reese, and Cheryl Hall.

50 Years Ago November 23, 1967

Kenneth Gaustad was the lucky winner of the top $50 award in the big Baldwin Booster drawing last Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Alf Peterson and Oscar Nygaard are $25 winners.

An open house celebrating the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wevers will be held on Tuesday, November 28th.

Straight A’s were recorded by Roxanne Geurkink and Robin Leaf of the 8th grade and David Mentink, Joyce Pribnow and Peter Torkelson of the 7th grade.

Born to: Mr. and Mrs. John Mikla, Baldwin, a son, November 17; Mr. and Mrs. Brent Nelson, Hudson, a son, November 18; Mr. and Mrs. Ivo Schlegel, Woodville, a daughter November 19.

Pictured in the paper were members of the senior citizen group that meets in the card shop between Martinson’s and the Baldwin Giant Wash. They are Alf Stone, Lawrence Hurtgen, Amos McConnell, Henry Wernlund, Russell Rudesill, Joe VanSomeren, Ole Solstad, Selmer Grant, Albin Olson, Herb Christenson, Scottie Rudesill, Walter Stone, Roy Geurkink, Axel Swanson, Conrad Olson, Hans Gregerson, Leon Foxley, Vaughn Schoonover, Chris Hanson, Matt Birkett, Harris Mattison, Art McConnell and Fritz VanSomeren.

75 Years Ago November 20, 1942

Coffee will be frozen on November 21 and rationed on November 28. Sugar books will be used for the purchase of coffee.

Myron, Baldwin depot agent, has really been in there pitching the past week as local motorists have been turning in those 6th, 7th and 8th tires to be sold to Uncle Sam. Between 600 and 700 have already been turned in.

Mr. Samplowski has received word that his brother on the west coast was injured seriously last week when a bomb exploded as he was helping to load them into a plane.

Paul Willink, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Willink, had the misfortune to break his left arm just above the elbow while playing football at the school Wednesday. It was the third broken arm that Paul has had.

Word has been received here that Sgt. “Perk” Gregerson, down at Barksdale Field, LA, is in the hospital there with a badly broken leg.

Mrs. Don Gregerson has been chosen acting chairman of the Baldwin Public Library which is opening Friday. Mrs. C.P. Heebink is treasurer, and Miss Marjorie Heebink, Mrs. A.J. Spears and Miss Eleanor Zillmer on the book buying committee.

Theo. Reiton passed away Monday, November 16 from a stroke suffered the previous week.

100 Years Ago November 16, 1917

Carl Peterson is assisting in Norman Bros.’ store for a couple of weeks while H.J. Norman is on the sick list.

Theo. Moline moved his family down from St. Paul the first of the week and they are now nicely domiciled in the Mrs. J.O. Wilford house.

Atty. S. Swenumson, Chas. Hoel and Dr. P.E. DeMille, left Wednesday for Grandview, where they will enjoy a week’s deer hunting at Camp Marengo.

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