Juledazzle

November 29, 2018

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Sherri Citterman found just the right Christmas tree at This Ol’ Place Thrift Shop on Saturday.

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The float entry from the Hendricks Farmers Lumber Company.

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The table is set and the little cooks are ready for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2018

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These Hendricks Public School four-year-old preschoolers have planned their Thanksgiving Day meals and are all ready to start baking. Not pictured are Adela Rivera-Pozzi, Hanna Citterman, Matthew Lis and Wakiyon McCleskey.

By Violet Nelson
vanelson70@gmail.com

 
In the hustle and bustle of hosting Thanksgiving Day dinner this year, Hendricks Public School preschoolers have come to the rescue. They have planned the meal and are ready to start baking. You might want to invite yourself over to one of these homes.
Ian Rasmussen will be making corn dogs and macaroni and cheese. He said, “no vegetables (I don’t like them), Oh ya, and pineapple.”

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Hendricks City Council approves liquor/cigarette licenses

November 26, 2018

By Violet Nelson
vanelson70@gmail.com

 
The Hendricks City Council met Monday evening, Nov. 19. Scott Pearson was Acting Mayor in the absence of Mayor Julie Hogie.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all members present.
On Nov. 13, a special meeting was held to canvass the votes from the November election. It was so moved by Judy Pearson, seconded by Nate Nuese, to approve the minutes of the Nov. 13, 2018 special meeting and the minutes of the Nov. 5, 2018 city council meeting.
It was so moved by Darren Schumacher, seconded by Judy Pearson, to approve the Nov. 19, 2018 evening’s agenda. There was no public forum.

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Local businesses have everything you need for your holiday shopping

November 26, 2018

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

This Friday, millions of Ameri­cans will hit the stores before the sun comes up in order to save a buck or two. They will likely deal with some sort of drama and have to wait in long lines. But many Americans don’t realize the se­cret treasures that can be found in Small Town America. This year, avoid the long lines and the Black Friday insanity and shop local.
Tyler, Lake Benton and Hen­dricks all offer a variety of local shops that have just what you need for everyone on your holiday shopping list…

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Turkey day traditions

November 26, 2018

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

Traditions are customs and beliefs that are passed down through families from generation to gen­eration. One of America’s oldest traditions, the Thanksgiving feast, will be celebrated tomorrow and continue throughout the weekend. What’s the scoop on America’s oldest nation-wide tradition?
Thanksgiving.com ex­plains that there are a lot of Thanksgiv­ing firsts in American his­tory…

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Greathouse new pastor for Winds of the Prairie ministries

November 26, 2018

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Bethany Lutheran Church of Arco and Bethany-Elim Lutheran Church of Ivanhoe welcome Pastor Jeff Greathouse, pictured with his family.

Winds of the Prairie Min­istries (Bethany Lutheran Church, Arco and Betha­ny-Elim Lutheran Church, Ivanhoe) is proud to an­nounce we have received a settled pastor, Pastor Jeff Greathouse started with us on Nov. 1.
Pastor Jeff grew up in New Cumberland, West Virginia; he went to New Cumberland Elementary and Jr. High School (K-9), then Oak Glen High School, which was made up of three junior high schools. He graduated there in 1990…

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Veterans Day program

November 15, 2018

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The American Legion and Auxiliary ended the Veterans Day program with the Retirement of Colors.

New this year at Hendricks Juledazzle 2018 — elves!

November 15, 2018

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New this year at the Hendricks Juledazzle Celebration is the running of the elves down Main Street. This lone elf hopes to be joined by little and big, old and young elves.

By Violet Nelson
vanelson70@gmail.com

 
Get your holiday fun off to a good start by attending Hendricks Juledazzle festivities Saturday, Nov. 24. Our wonderful businesses will be open all day long into the evening and many fun events have been planned by the Hendricks Community Club, starting at 1 p.m.
New this year will be the Elf Race where big and little, old and young elves, led by Tim Fryer, are welcome to join in on the one-mile race up Main Street and back. Elves can bring their own hats or one will be provided. The event will take place at 5:45 p.m., right before the lighted parade, which is at 6 p.m.

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

General election results for 2018; Meester retains sheriff’s position

November 15, 2018

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Hendricks Mayor Julie Hogie

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The 2018 general election was labeled the “most important midterm in history,” by many media sites. The results of the various races were surprising to some, and expected by others.
Locally, in the U.S. Senate race, Republican Jim Newberger beat incumbent Democrat Amy Klobuchar in a very close race. Newberger earned 49.96 per­cent of the Lincoln County votes while Klobuchar earned 47.94 percent of the votes. Dennis Schuller gained 1.69 percent and Paula Overby obtained 0.41 per­cent of the Lincoln County votes. Statewide, Klobuchar retained her Senate seat, gaining 60.31 percent over Newberger’s 36.21 percent.

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

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Sheriff Chad Meester

Lincoln County board approves several resolutions

November 15, 2018

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The County Commissioners met for their regular meeting last Tuesday, Nov. 6. Pictured are Mic VanDeVere (District 2), Corey Sik (District 1), and Rick Hamer (District 3).

By Shelly Finzen 
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Lincoln County Commissioners met Nov. 6 for their regular meeting. All commissioners were present for the meeting.
Vince Robinson, repre­senting Lincoln County HRA, was on hand to re­quest that the county sup­port the HRA in their ef­fort to provide small cities grants to rental property owners in Tyler and Lake Benton. The Small Cities Development Program would provide zero per­cent loans to rental prop­erty owners to address health and safety needs, energy efficiency and ac­cessibility improvements…

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