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50 years ago
From the May 31, 1962 edition of the
Dakota County Tribune
New student council named at Rosemount
The Rosemount High School student body approved a new constitution governing the election of the student council members, and elected new members to the council.
The new constitution provides for the elections to be held May 15th of each year, instead of the second Tuesday of September. . . .
Those students elected to the council are: Dagny Waldeland, Mariellen Smith, John Trog, and Pat Werner, seniors; Barb Werner, Steve Christenson, Donald Crow, and Karyn Groth, juniors; Judy Berg, David Ward, Carol Figura and John Mullery, sophomores.
Commencement at area high schools
Graduation exercises will be conducted at the high school in Rosemount for the 1962 senior class Monday evening, June 4 at 8 p.m.
Guest speaker of the evening will be Dr. Harvey M. Rice, president of Macalester College, who has selected as his topic, “Horizons Unlimited.”
The commencement program includes: graduates message, Mark E. Waldeland.
“You’ll Never Walk Alone,” by Rodgers and Hammerstein,” by the senior choir under the direction of David W. Wollin with Milda L. Genz as accompanist.
The commencement address.
Presentation of awards, Theodore E. Brandt, high school principal. Presentation of diplomas, Donald F. Warkentein, chairman of the Board of Education.
Benediction by Rev. Ralph Shoemaker.
Rosemount girl gets nat’l Legion auxiliary award
Judy Hinrichs, daughter of Mrs. Dorothy Hinrich, Rosemount, received a $1,000 scholarship by the National President of the American Legion Auxiliary.
There are only two such scholarships given in the Northwest. Rosemount is very proud of Judy.
V.F.W. Auxiliary, Rosemount, wins member prize
The Ladies Auxiliary to the Rosemount V.F.W. Post 9433 held its 7th regular meeting on May 21st with President, Muriel Krueger presiding.
Mrs. Krueger announced that the Auxiliary won a $10.00 prize at the recent 2nd District Meeting for having the largest membership gain in the District. The new Auxilary was commended for a job well done.
Rosemount to have driver education
The Rosemount high school will take part in the behind the wheel instruction this summer for the first time.
All students in grades 9 through 12 are elected to take the instruction.
An estimated 125 students are eligible to participate and a detailed schedule is being worked out by the instructors to fit the student’s schedule as much as possible.
Hours of instruction will be announced later. Eugene Olson and Don Coder, two qualified instructors will teach the course.
Rosemount H.S. awards given
The individual awards that had not previously been given at some special dinner or meeting for the school year 1961-62 were given at an Awards Convocation in the high school gymnasium at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, 1962. Awards were issued to the following:
Spelling award: Rodney Wilson, of Grade 7.
Speech activities: superior ratings in the Missota Speech Festival: Brenda Bovaird, Nancy Fryar, Eilzabeth Gillespie, Dagny Waldeland, and Dyann Dorniden.
Superior ratings in the District 14 Contest: Judy Hinrichs and Dyann Dorniden.
Outstanding senior in speech was Dyann Dorniden.
Agriculture: The DeKalb Agriculture Association Outstanding Senior Award was given to Arthur Volkert, Jr.
Vocal Music: “A” rating award in the state Vocal Music Contest was presented to the Girl’s Glee Club which consisted of the following: Mary Balkowitsch, Rita Caponi, Mary Dobmeier, Terry Franklin, Milda Genz, Trudie Gustafson, Margaret Heimel, Sharon Lucas, Erica Magnus, Margaret Newman, Mary Pierson, Betty Rahn, Linda Schwanz, Charlotte Sherman, Barbara Werner, Carol Millard, and Linda Martin. “A” rating award certificates to the following girls of the Double Trio from the District 14 Vocal Music Contest: Milda Genz, Betty Rahn, Linda Schwanz, Sharon Lucas, Barbara Werner, Mary Balkowitsch, Pam Wachter, accompanist.
Instrumental Music: Band letters were received by the following: Diana Barnes, Gary Bernes, Linda Boen, Maureen Halm, Ken Ketcham, May Ketcham, Gerald Pease, Larry Peterson, Don Rechtzigel, Claire Schwartz, Roland Schwanz, Jane Swoboda, Edward Tollerud, Everett Tollerud, and Mike Vaughan.
District 14 Instrumental Contest awards, “A” rating, flute solo, Margherita Caponi; clarinet quartet, Stevi Ruona, Barbara Day, Dianne Oberg and Mary Ketchan. John Phillip Sousa Award for the oustanding band member was given to Barbara Day.
75 years ago
From the June 4, 1937 edition of the
Dakota County Tribune
Miss Jeanne Thomas is the new beauty operator at Hazel’s beauty shop in Rosemount.
Mr. and Mrs. James O’Leary and Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Barry left Sunday for a three weeks’ vacation to Lockerby, Utah where they will visit Mrs. O’Leary’s and Mr. Barry’s brother. They are also stopping in the Black Hills, Denver, Salt Lake City, and Yellowstone National Park.
Mr. and Mrs. John Schoen of Rosemount, the Misses Barbara and Madaline Schoen and Mrs. Cyrus Schoen of Hastings and Mrs. Rose Houek of Council Bluffs, Iowa, enjoyed a picnic lunch at Orchard Lake Monday.
Miss Loraine Wilson, with a party of girls from St. Paul plan on leaving next Sunday for the Yellowstone National Park to spend the summer working. Miss Wilson has a position as cashier at one of the concessions at West Thumb on Yellowstone Lake.
Mrs. Fosler of Rosemount, Mrs. Peter Schwartz of Vermillion and J.P. Schwartz of St. Paul are spending several days with relatives at Red Lake Falls. Mrs. Joe Quinn will have charge of the cooking at Al’s Café during Mrs. Fosier’s absence.
We understand Miss Edith White, who has been employed as stenographer in the federal seed loan office here, has gone to Minneapolis where she has been given a position in the post office.
Brother Cassin of DeLasalle school, Minneapolis was a guest speaker on Monday of Father Carey.
Jim Oster has the material on the ground for his new house and work is now under way. The building will contain seven roms and will be modern.
Albert Ratzlaff, Simon Moeller and Matt Fischer, commissioners of Lebanon, drove over the township Tuesday looking after the different highways.
The ice cream social at the Lutheran church Thursday evening, was well attended. The Concordia Seminary band of St. Paul furnished the music.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Klahr, Mr. and Mrs. Russel Townsend and two sons, also Miss Cecelia Hatzl were visitors of Joseph Klahr, and callers at the Henry Legler home. They returned to St. Paul in the evening on Sunday.
Mrs. Arthur Johnson, Mrs. Walter VanGuilder, Mrs. Mary Gudim attended a birthday party at the home of Mrs. Norman Johnson at Northfield on Friday.
Several local people attended services at St. Olaf gymnasium on Sunday morning.
Royal Neighbor Camp 2603 has postponed the June meeting till later in the month. It will be held afternoon and evening at the Adolph Ohmann home.
Henry Ohmann and son made a trip to Hastings last Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Carlson and family, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Sachwitz and sons of St. Paul spent Sunday at the Adolph Ohmann home. In the evening Wm. Ohmann of White Bear joined them.
A linen shower was given by Mrs. Herbert Volkert at her home Saturday evening in honor of Miss Edna Volkert and Freddie Ohmann. After the wiener roast the future bride opened her many beautiful and useful gifts, after which the hostess served ice cream and cake.
100 years ago
From the May 31, 1912 edition of the
Dakota County Tribune
Ida Warweg spent Sunday at August Sprute home in Farmington.
William Morearity of St. Paul spent Sunday at his home here.
Madie Devitt spent Saturday and Sunday with her sister Mrs. John O’Maley in Rose Creek.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey York spent Sunday with relatives in St. Paul.
Milo Meeker of St. Paul spent a few days last week at John Gilman home.
Mrs. Frank spent one day last week visiting friends in St. Paul.
Mrs. M.J. Hynes spent Monday with friends in St. Paul.
Anna Hynes spent Friday with her sister Katie Hynes at Round lake.
Mrs. Roy Parker was a St. Paul visitor one day last week.
Myrtle Kachel of St. Paul spent last week with her sister Hazel Kachel here.
Mr. and Mrs. Kitter and family of St. Paul spent Sunday here.
Mrs. Frank Welsh spent Tuesday in St. Paul.
Mrs. Peter Heinen visited with friends in St. Paul Monday.
Mrs. J.F. Geraghty spent one day last week in St. Paul.