News items from the Baldwin Bulletin dated Wednesday, April 21, 1993

John S. Mikla, 25, was killed late Sunday evening as the result of a car-semi crash on Hwy. 63 at the junction with I-94. Mikla was a 1986 graduate of Baldwin-Woodville High School and the son of John and Mary Mikla.

Michael Beckman was attending the last home game of the Minnesota North Starts last Tuesday, April 13, when he was hit in the forehead with a puck and the gash it opened required 10 stitches. Michael was presented with two pucks before his trip to the hospital for stitches, including the one that hit him in the head.

Dorothy “Dode” Bergman, 88, Eau Claire, passed away on Monday morning, April 12 at home.

Dionne Arlene Reichstadt, 44, Forest, Wis., died suddenly on Saturday morning, April 17th.

Helga Olefine Borgerson Roen, 98, died on April 10, at the Lutheran Home of River Falls.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Dan Keefer, a son, March 24; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Mikla, a daughter, April 3.

Returning letterwinners of the Baldwin-Woodville tennis team include Shane Johnson, Chad Wernlund, Brad Ferg, Chris VanSomeren, and Brian Reich.

Patti Richards, director of the Jr. Hawks before and after school child care program at Greenfield Elementary School, addressed the board regarding a summer program. She presented the results of a survey and budget she had completed. The survey results indicated at least 36 children would use the summer program at different times and she said the program will operate at no cost to the district. The board approved the summer child care program.

Roy Moulton, a fraternal communicator for Lutheran Brotherhood Branch 8652 presented hams to John Van Someren, a member of the Food Pantry. Branch 8652 has given $400 worth of hams each year at this time to four different areas in St. Croix County.

50 Years Ago April 25, 1968

Pam Kahler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Kahler and Jim Afdahl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Afdahl, were recently selected by the faculty committee to represent Baldwin-Woodville High School at Badger Girls’ state and Badger Boy’s State.

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd R. Greene, announce the engagement of their daughter, Barbara Ann to Gary J. Nahey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Nahey of West Allis.

Mrs. Paul Rorvig, nee LaVerne Zentzis, 67, Binford, North Dakota, died Tuesday morning, April 23 following a heart attack suffered Sunday.

Frank Van Someren, Jr., former county board chairman, announced this week that he has been named the five-county coordinator for the Green Thumb program.

The children of Mr. and Mrs. John Jagerink invite their friends and relatives to an open house in honor of their parents’ 25th wedding anniversary.

Miss Carol Stoffel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Stoffel of Woodville and Lyle Holldorf, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Holldorf of Glenwood City, were married on Saturday, April 20.

Egbert Wikkerink, 63, passed away at the Baldwin Hospital on Sunday, April 21.

The seven Baldwin-Woodville contestants who will participate in the state forensics meet are Phillip Van Someren, Annette Traxler, Pam Kahler, Ann Voskuil, Debbie Dorwin, Sue Chapin and Betty Rasmussen.

Miss Jeanne Werner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Werner of Woodville and Robert Niccum, son of Mr. and Mrs. N.S. Niccum, were married on Saturday, April 20.

New transfer and re-entry students for the spring quarter at Wis. State University-River Falls include Mrs. Judith A. Scholz, Baldwin, and Mrs. Doris Wolf, daughter of the Gerald Hops, Baldwin.

75 Years Ago April 23, 1943

Miss Evelyn Moe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Moe of Hudson and Richard B. Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl C. Peterson of Baldwin were married at the Baldwin Lutheran Church, Saturday, April 17.

Lt. (jg) Warren Knowles, New Richmond, and Miss Dorothy Guidry of Houston, Texas, were married in the Minn. Supreme Court Chambers Saturday afternoon by Associate Justice Chas. Loring, an old friend of the Knowles family.

Mrs. Hannah Rasmussen passed away at her home in Hammond last Thursday at the age of 83 years.

Rev. G.C. Muyskens was installed as pastor of the First Reformed Church on Thursday evening.

Baldwin boxing fans witnessed a mighty close and interesting card Tuesday when River Falls and Baldwin high boxers fought to a 5-5 draw.

Miss Minnie Frantz passed away Thursday morning, April 23, at the Baldwin Rest Home.

Miss Marie TeGrootenhuis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris TeGrootenhuis and Heimen Bosman, son of Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Bosman were united in holy wedlock at the Christian Reformed Church Monday, April 12.

On Tuesday evening, April 6, Harriet Bue, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bue of Hammond and Cpl. Henry Borge, Minneapolis were united in marriage.

100 Years Ago April 19, 1918

Word was received here Saturday of the death of Fred Cave, who passed away at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, pneumonia being the cause of death.

Workmen began excavating Monday morning for the basement of the new creamery, which will be built at the east end of Front Street on ground purchased from Ed Bender. It is expected to be completed by October 1.

Emil Wolden, who enlisted in the Spruce Division in Washington some time ago, is home on furlough.

Christian C. Raaen passed away Friday, April 5, at his home in Pleasant Valley at the age of 78 years.

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