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Looking back: Threshing was under way 75 years ago in Rosemount

25 years ago

From the Aug. 13, 1987

edition of the

Dakota County Tribune

Ace golfer

Jim Blissenbach of Rosemount shot a hole in one Wednesday, July 29 at Parkview Golf Club while competing in the Parkview junior league. Blissenbach, 14, scored the ace on the 110-yard 16th hole, using a 9-iron. He will be a freshman at St. Thomas Academy in the fall.

50 years ago

From the Aug. 9, 1962

edition of the

Dakota County Tribune

Rosemount News

Mrs. Kurt Schneider entertained a group of neighbor ladies at her home Wednesday afteroon, August 1, in honor of her daughter Linda Lee, who was celebrating her first birthday. Supper guests on Thursday evening at a picnic also in honor of Linda's birthday were: the Paul Beckman family and George Herder of Shakopee, the Don Blanchard family of Minneapolis and Linda's grandmothers - Mrs. Adam Schnedier and Mrs. Ann Mertens. Linda received many lovely gifts at both parties.

New pupils registering at Rosemount

An advance registration is being held in the Rosemount public schools for pupils who have recently moved in the school district. The registration began this morning (Wednesday) and will continue through Friday, August 10 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

New elementary pupils will register at the Rosemount elementary school and junior and senior high students will register at the high school.

New students are asked to have one or both parents with them, report cards, health records and other pertinent information at the time of registration.

Rosemount News

Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Root, formerly of Rosemount, but now living at Aitkin, will be happy to hear that they are the proud parents of a daughter, Sheryle Jean, born July 8.

On Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. Al Panzer and family moved from their home northeast of town, to their new location at 425 Conley Street.

Booya to be Labor day at Rosemount

The Rosemount American Legion Post No. 65 is preparing for their 15th annual Booya, to be held at the Legion grounds in Rosemount, Labor Day, Monday, September 3.

Proceeds of the event will sponsor the Junior Legion baseball and a community park for which the club has already set aside $1,100.

Admission to the grounds is free and cost of the Booya is 35 cents a bowl.

The dance in the evening will be held under a tent and the Vari-Tones will provide the music for the evening's dancing. Various games will be played in the afternooon with entertainment for old and young alike.

About 45 relatives attended a Farewell party given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Cunniff on Sunday for Mrs. Cunniff's niece and family, the Donald Petersons of South St. Paul, who are moving to Pennsylvania. A picnic dinner was enjoyed by the group.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Duff and family and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Duff and family were among the 150 relatives who attended the Becker-Hoffman reunion picnic at the Roger Duffs at Farmington on Sunday.

Sunday the Earl Strese children attended the Sportsman's picnic at Ed Fischers.

75 years ago

From the Aug. 13, 1937

edition of the

Dakota County Tribune

Coates and Rich Valley

Eldor Urban, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. C. Briemmond, is visiting with his father, Theodore Urban of Amboy.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lindeman of Cottage Grove visited with their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wachter, on Sunday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Franzmeier and children of South St. Paul visited with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Franzmeier of Coates, on Sunday evening.

Misses Myrtle and Minnie Groth, and Ethel Franzmeier attended a luncheon and parcel shower given in honor of Miss Edna Franzmeier of St. Paul at the home of Miss Eleanor Wagenknecht of Lone Oak. Miss Franzmeier, who is to be a bride this month, will wed Mr. Jerry Warnke of Lone Oak.

A large number of the St. John's Lutheran church surprised Rev. and Mrs. Neunaber last Sunday evening, the occasion being their wedding anniversary.

Rosemount starts supervised play

Supervised recreation for Rosemount boys and girls started Wednesday under the direction of Arthur Ersfeld.

At the first meeting on the high school playground, diamond ball, baseball, volleyball and horseshoe teams for both boys and girls were organized. Sand boxes for the smaller children have been provided. The supervised play periods are held daily from 10:00 to 12:00 a.m. and from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Rosemount News

Threshing is in full sway in Rosemount township. Pirks farm threshed 65 bushels of oats per acre, Murnane Bros. 25 of spring wheat and 30 bushels of winter wheat to the acre.

Willard Gramsey of Rosemount and John Barnes of Minneapolis will leave Aug. 12 for Chicago and points south. They will stop off at the Barnes farm 40 miles south of Chicago on business, thereafter continuing on their journey which will take them to the central states.

Mrs. George Cacas of Minneapolis is spending the week as a guest at the Stanley Sollitt home in Lebanon.

A new John Deere tractor was put to work on the Wm. Wieszel farm in Eagan Wednesday morning. Bill smiles as he sees the furrows roll over.

Over at Project No. 2 on the Schindeldecker farm they are down to a depth of 1,260 feet and drilling continues while they are momentarily expecting to strike oil. They are now on a level with where they struck oil at No. 1.

Mr. and Mrs. John Wiederbold left Monday on an outing and fishing trip through the northern part of the state.

S.E. Johnston and daughter Bernadatte of Seattle, Wash., are expected to arrive today for a visit at the Doyle and Caligan homes. Mr. Johnson is a brother of Mrs. James Doyle Sr., and Mrs. Caligan.

M.O. Larson spent several days in the past week at the training school in St. Paul conducted by the New York Life Ins. Co.

Mrs. Pauline Scherlowsky, Mrs. Frank Bartelt, Mrs. John Bartelt, Mrs. M.O. Larsen and sons Arthur and Martin of Rosemount, accompanied by Mrs. Eugene Laurence and daughter Diane spent an enjoyable evening Thursday on a strip to Hastings on the steamer Capitol. Grandma, mamma and grandson took their first boat ride on this occasion.

100 years ago

From the Aug. 9, 1912

edition of the

Dakota County Tribune

Rosemount Page

Miss Bertha Heinen and Clarence Hogan spent Sunday at Antlers Park.

Mrs. Herman Holman of Minneapolis is spending this week with relatives here.

Fred Swantz and wife and family attended the marriage of the former brother Henry Swantz of Wescott to Miss Emma Fournier of Mendota.

T. J. Hunes and wife motored to St. Paul Thursday.

The Rosemount Grays played ball in Austin last Sunday, they will play the Curries at Nicolet Park in Minneapolis next Sunday.

Fred Hagemeister, Peter E. Heinen, Charles Glewwe, Kenneth Warren, Francis Gibson, John King, Lewis Allen, Michael Hogan and William Hagemeister motored to Antlers Park Sunday evening.