Ovall takes first in competition

June 23, 2016

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JoAnne Ovall is pictured with friend Brenda Boeve, who accompanied her to Kentucky where Ovall won first place in a painting competition.

By Tammy Mathison
hendrickspioneer@gmail.com

JoAnne Ovall of Mojo Mer­cantile recently took first place in a painting competi­tion held during the Heirloom Traditions paint company’s convention in Louisville, Kentucky.

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

Summerfest’s Boat Parade on July 3

June 23, 2016

Summerfest’s Boat Pa­rade will be held Sunday, July 3 at 2 p.m. If the weath­er is bad (strong winds and whitecaps) we will try the next day Monday, July 4.
Motorized watercrafts of all types are asked to gather at 1:30 p.m. in the DakotaShoresBay for a boat parade. Look for a pontoon with a man waving an American flag. He will be our humble leader.

For the full story, read this week’s Henricks Pioneer.

County Relay For Life event Friday

June 23, 2016

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John Schwing is the Honorary Survivor Chair for the 2016 Relay For Life of Lincoln County event.

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

Lincoln County Relay For Life returns to Hole-in-the-Moun­tain Park in LakeBenton on Fri­day, June 24. This is the second consecutive year in LakeBenton before the event moves to Hen­dricks for the next two years.
This year’s Honorary Sur­vivor Chair (John Schwing of Sioux Falls, South Dakota) and Honorary Caregiver Chair (Ly­nette Madsen of Arco) will be featured speakers during Friday evening’s ceremonies.

For the full story, read this week’s Henricks Pioneer.

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Lynette Madsen is the Honorary Caregiver Chair for the 2016 Relay For Life of Lincoln County event.

City Council appoints library board

June 23, 2016

By Tammy Mathison
hendrickspioneer@gmail.com

The Hendricks City Council heard from Jordan Burmeister of Geronimo Energy, who provided information on the planned wind farm that will be going up in the Hendricks area.
Burmeister told the council that 63-118 wind turbines are planned for the project, and will be placed in Hansonville, Marble, Hendricks, Royal and ShaokatanTownships.

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

HPS, RTR, Lynd students attend History Camp

June 23, 2016

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History camp students wove “rugs” using yarn and paper plates. Crafts were done each day, along with learning about life in the 1800s.

By Tammy Mathison
hendrickspioneer@gmail.com

Learning about history has never been so fun— according to students at­tending the History Camp held at the school in Hen­dricks during the week of June 13-17.
Throughout the week, the 50-some students in grades K-6 learned about life as a pioneer in the 1800s.
History lessons about pioneer life and Native American culture, as well as crafts, filled the week.

For the full story and photo, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

Nice day for Museum Appreciation

June 16, 2016

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Around 20 vendors brought their wares for the flea market held during Museum Appreciation Day.

By Tammy Mathison
hendrickspioneer@gmail.com

 
Sunshine and temperatures topping the 90s didn’t deter many people from attending the first-ever Museum Appreciation Day held at the Lincoln County Pioneer Museum in Hendricks on Saturday, June 11.
About twenty vendors set up their wares which included crafted goods, books, collectibles, artwork and many more items too numerous to list.

For the full story and more photos, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

Vick’s Grocery robbed second time in a month

June 16, 2016

By Tammy Mathison
hendrickspioneer@gmail.com

 
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a robbery at Vick’s Grocery that occurred on the night of Saturday, June 11.
The robbery is the second to occur at Vick’s within a month.
The first was a break-in that occurred during the overnight hours of May 17 when the business was closed. The latest incident was an armed robbery that occurred during business hours on the evening of Saturday, June 11.

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

Relay for Life event next week

June 16, 2016

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

 

Lincoln County Relay For Life returns to Hole-inthe-Mountain Park in Lake Benton on Friday, June 24. This is the second consecutive year in Lake Benton before the event moves to Hendricks for the next two years.
This year’s event will open at 4 p.m. when the campsites open with food or activities. Cancer survivors are all invited to the event. Sign in for survivors begins at 4:30 p.m., with a group photo planned for later in the evening.

For the full story, read this week’s Henricks Pioneer.

Board hears from residents on various issues in the county

June 16, 2016

By Tammy Mathison
hendrickspioneer@gmail.com

 
Glen Krog spoke to the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners and Dustin Hauschild of the Lincoln County Highway Department regarding planned work on a bridge on 180th Avenue in Diamond Lake Township.
The planned work includes the replacement of the culvert with a box culvert and will cost upward of $110,000. This cost will be offset with township and State money.

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

77th Lyon-Lincoln Electric annual meeting

June 16, 2016

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Director Glen Sorensen was recognized for his 15 years of service to the cooperative board. Pictured is President Sandy Ludeman presenting Glen with a plaque to commemorate his time on the board.

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Taylor Veire of Hendricks was a recipient of the Basin Electric Scholarship, presented to her by Sandy Ludeman.

For more photos, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.