Big Thrills and fun times for HPS prom crew

May 9, 2019

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Photo courtesy of Jess Johnson
Due to inclement weather the weekend of the Hendricks Public School Prom, the after-prom activity had to be postponed to a later date. Last Wednesday, the prom crew got to take the trip to Big Thrill in Minnetonka, where they had fun bowling, playing laser tag and arcade games, taking on the rope-climbing course and driving the bumper cars.

Home and Garden Section

May 3, 2019

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Don’t forget to check out the stories in our Home and Garden Section this week.

Good Shepherd Hospice 15th annual Tour of Tables featured 20 tables

May 3, 2019

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A Table of Remembrance honoring those lost since April 2018, on display at the Good Shepherd Hospice Tour of Tables.

By Violet Nelson
vanelson70@gmail.com

 
The 15th annual Good Shepherd Hospice Tour of Tables was held Saturday evening, April 27 at Christ Lutheran Church in Hendricks.
The highlight of the evening was witnessing the creativity behind each themed table…

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

Arlene Kanz celebrates 43 years at the HiWay Cafe in Hendricks

May 3, 2019

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Long-time restaurant owner Arlene Kanz is in the same building she started working in 43 years ago.

By Violet Nelson
vanelson70@gmail.com

 
Arlene Kanz’s concept is simple, home cooking— roast beef commercials and ham every day, patty melts, chili-cheeseburgers, homemade pies, daily specials—all which bring comfort to her customers.
Arlene started working at the HiWay Cafe in 1976 under the ownership of Kermit Kirkvold. She purchased the business in 1989.

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

New little free library

May 3, 2019

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A new little free library is now located right across from the school. Take a book, leave a book. The aim is to inspire a love of reading and spark creativity with neighborhood book exchanges.

MACHEA was charged up at Lyon-Lincoln Electric Coop

May 3, 2019

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The Tyler branch of LLEC and East River Electric taught MACHEA Homeschool Group about how electricity works.

By Shelly Finzen 
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

Lyon-Lincoln Electric Company and Touchstone Energy are committed to teaching electrical safety. The younger their custom­ers begin learning about it, the better. On Monday, April 29, the Marshall Area Christian Homes Educators Association (MACHEA) homeschool group visited the Tyler office. There, Brian Jeremiason and Lyle Lamote of LLEC and Jen­nifer Gross of Touchstone Energy/East River Electric spoke to the students and their parents about elec­tricity, how it works, and how to stay safe around it…

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

 

52nd annual Easter Egg Hunt held

April 26, 2019

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The beautiful weather brought out a large group of children, parents and grandparents to Veterans Memorial Park in Hendricks on Saturday for the annual Easter Egg Hunt.

By Violet Nelson
vanelson70@gmail.com

 
The 52nd annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Hendricks Community Club, took place Saturday, April 20, 10:30 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in Hendricks for ages 0-10.
In spite of a cold, wet spring, Saturday’s weather couldn’t have been more favorable…

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

School board hears of math, art projects

April 26, 2019

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Hendricks Principal Paul Chick.

By Mark Wilmes
tributeeditor@gmail.com

The Hendricks School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 16. Vice-Chair Braden Texley led the meeting in the absence of Chair Tom Olson.
Principal Paul Chick intro­duced a group of 7th grade stu­dents who have been incorpo­rating addressing playground issues into a math assignment.

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

Approval to treat Lake Benton Lake was given to Lincoln County

April 26, 2019

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Vince Robinson of DSI presented an update on the border-to-border broadband project that Lincoln County and ITC are working on.

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

 
The Lincoln County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 16. All members of the board were present for the meeting.
Nancy Vierstraete of United Community Action Partnership (UCAP) presented a report on the organization and requested that the board approve a resolution, the Family Homeless Prevention Assistance Program, to allow UCAP to work with families in Lincoln County. According to Vierstraete, Lincoln County is one of 13 counties the organization serves. In order to make the organization more available to Lincoln County residents, UCAP is considering adding a case-management office, which would be open one day a week…

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

A “Blissful” Ladies Day

April 26, 2019

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Jessica Siverson, left, owner of Bliss Boutique & Decor in Hendricks, is pictured with two of her employees, Mary and Linda. They held Ladies Day last Wednesday, April 17, offering a large variety of fun items for sale. The ladies enjoyed a large spread of hors d’euvres and drinks while they shopped. The personalized service Bliss Boutique & Decor offers makes you feel like you’re in a street shoppe in Paris!

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