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20 years ago - 1999

Wolverines score 10 points in Boys Class 2A State Track Meet - South O'Brien scored 10 points in the 2 A State Meet held in Drake Stadium on Friday, May 28, and Saturday. May 29. Beckman Catholic won the Class 2A State Meet with 33 points There was a three-way tie for second with 23 points. The Silver and Black had hoped to score m the mid-20's based on their season performances The Wolverines did manage to set the school record in the 4 X 100 meter relay in the Friday prelims and then again in the Saturday finals South O'Brien's results in the 2A Stale Meet These are unofficial results The official results will be posted after the Memorial Day holiday.

Junior High Boys Track Seventh grade at LeMars - The Wolverines took first place in three events at the LeMars meet held on April 27 at LeMars. Clark Egdorf won the 800 with a 2:36.39. The 4 X 800 Relay team of Taylor Larson, Adam Friedrichsen, Travis DeRidder and Clark Edgorf won with a 11:23.52 and the Sprint Medley Relay team of Keith Post, Nathan Smith, Zach Rus and Skyler Roder turned in a 2:08.66 for the blue. Earning second place ribbons were: Justin Detrick in the discus, 82'6" ; the Shuttle Hurdle Relay unit of Keith Post, Tyler Miller, Dusttn Wright and John Roed, 1:02.10; Nathan Smith, 400 Dash, 1:07.31; and the 4 X 100 Relay unit of Jon Roed, Jon Larson, Skyler Roder and Ryan Beerman, 58.79.

O L D CITY OFFICE / COMMUNITY ROOM ITEMS T O BE AUCTIONED - The City of Paullina donated the old city office/community room items to Kappa Theta Sorority The items will be sold in conjunction with the Mark and Deb Vander Ploeg auction on June 12 beginning at 10.30 a m. A complete listing can be found in this issue of the Times. Proceeds of the sale of the city items will be used for the new city park playground equipment.

Paullina FARMERS MARKET TO OPEN THURSDAY, JUNE 3 - Paullina's Farmers Market will be open this Thursday, June 3. from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. It will be open every Thursday al the same day and time for the duration of the growing season. Look for lettuce, radishes, spinach, and baked goods.

30 years ago - 1989

Paullina Development, Inc. discusses positive changes - The Paullina Development Corp. annual meeting Tuesday evening set the scene for many positive changes in the community. It also spawned changes for the Wonderland Theatre.

The meeting was opened by the Vice President, Marirose Hedinger in the absence, of, the President, Dave Emmert. There were three vacancies on the Board of Directors: Mike Oolman, Johnene Altman and Paul Erdmann. They were re-elected for another three year term

Other formalities were addressed and the discussion turned to a list of projects that are currently being studied or undertaken by the Corporation. Among the projects are: The path to lake, theatre, airport runway improvements, campsites at lake and saving the state shed. The latter saw representatives from the corporation at the informational meeting at Sheldon.

WEDDING DANCE - Honoring Julie Massmann and Dave Reinders Friday, June 2, music by "Gentle Persuasion" 9 p.m. - Midnight at the Paullina American Legion. Admission is $1.00.

Storm brings needed moisture - The Paullina area experienced high winds, hail and l"-2" of rain last Tuesday, May 23. Area streams experienced flash Flooding. There was also damage done to area corn and soybean fields.

40 years ago - 1979

First Band Concert is Thursday - The Paullina High School Band will be performing the first summer concert on Thursday, June 7 at 8:00 p.m. The concert will be held between Mullers Furniture and the First National Bank of Paullina on Broadway (If foul weather, it will be held at the school.) Seating for concert goers will be provided by the Paullina Chamber of Commerce. Music performed will be a variety of numbers, both pop and serious, that will liven up a Thursday night shopping trip to Paullina. Come out and enjoy some summer sounds!

ISU Degrees Issued to Area Students - A graduating class of 2,186 students received 2,203 degrees at Iowa State University Saturday. May 26 at exercises marking the end of the spring quarter. The graduating class included 1,838 who received bachelor's degrees, one specialist, 182 master's and 50 who received their doctorates. There were 88 who graduated a s doctor's of veterinary medicine. In addition, 27 students received two year certificates in agriculture. Paullina Roger Duane Timm, son of Rev. William Timm. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education. Primghar Jean Ann Lcng Triplett, Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education. Cleghom Tom Edward Oswald, certificate in agriculture in Farm Operation Twila Helen Smith, Bachelor of Music degree with a music major.

Chamber to Meet Today - The Paullina Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon today. Thursday, June 7. at Lange's Cafe All members of the Chamber are urged to attend to help in the finalizing of the July 4th promotions and future community activities A plaque will be presented Londa McKim, the UPS girl for Paullina for efficiency, friendliness, and outstanding service to the Paullina area.

The Kleaners To Close For Summer - The Kleaners, local drycleaners, will close for the summer months as of Monday, June 25. This has become an annual closing and the Kleaners will open for business again in the fall. Watch this newspaper for the date of their reopening.

Rick Mews Promoted to Army Spec. 5 - Ricky S Mews, whose wife, Ann, lives in Paullina, recently was promoted to Army specialist five while serving a s a tank gunner with the 3rd Armored Division in Kirch Gons, Germany Mews entered the Army in December, 1976. The specialist is a 1973 graduate of Cherokee High School in Cherokee. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar F. Mews, live on Route 1, Sutherland, Iowa. His wife lives on Route 1, Paullina .


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