Avera donates sunscreen

June 22, 2017

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The Avera Medical Group donated approximately 200 bottles of sunscreen for swimmers at the Tyler Swimming Pool. From left—lifeguards Rylie Hess, Jocelyn Klein, Cooper Hansen, Avera Tyler Administrator Allen Anderson, lifeguards Cameron Nelson, Jayden Strand, Graham Petersen and Madison Witte.

By Mark Wilmes
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In an effort to keep area residents safe from the sun this summer, the Avera Medical Group has donated around 200 bottles of sunscreen to the Tyler Swimming Pool. Avera Tyler Administrator Allen Anderson was at the pool with the donation on Monday. He said the donation is there for anyone who doesn’t have sunscreen, or if you just forgot to bring some.

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Arcola Days return to Arco Saturday

June 22, 2017

By Mark Wilmes
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Arcola Days is returning to the town of Arco again this year, with the celebration set for Saturday, June 24. Several events have been planned for the day, most centered around the Brick Manor building.
The Arco Sportsman’s Club have been selling t-shirts for the event…

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2017 Relay For Life will be June 23 in Hendricks

June 22, 2017

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Marie and Kenny Rybinski.

By Mark Wilmes
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The 2017 Relay For Life of Lincoln County event moves to Hendricks this year, held at Veterans Memorial Park on June 23. The evening will kick off with the opening of camps at 4 p.m., followed by a pork chop supper at 5 p.m. The event will also feature a silent auction, entertainment and Opening Ceremony.
Featured entertainment will include the Little Rascals team from Canby, Shelby Kern and Emily Kern of Tyler, Jeff Moen of Hendricks and Ivanhoe native Kristi Citterman.

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Building inspections paint bleak picture

June 22, 2017

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RTR board members, City Attorney Glen Petersen and incoming interim superintendent Lee Warne toured the 1903 building last Wednesday. To see more photos of the building, go to brnphotos.com.

By Mark Wilmes
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The RTR School Board held a work session meeting on Wednesday, June 14 to discuss the results of reports on inspec­tions of the 1903 and 1918 build­ings on the high school grounds and results of the roof inspec­tions at all three locations. Head Custodian Jerry Stefanick led a group of officials and school board members on a tour of the 1903 building and the basement of the 1918 building before the meeting. The 1903 building is no longer used, while the 1918 building houses the district of­fice, bookkeeping office and caf­eteria as well as classrooms and storage.
On hand to discuss the find­ings was architect Jim Wilson of Wendel Companies. Wilson was the lead architect preparing the proposal on the failed bond.

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Girls fastpitch softball tournament to be June 25-26

June 22, 2017

By Mark Wilmes
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The seventh annual Tony’s Girls Fastpitch Tournament will be held June 25-26. The tourna­ment will kick off at 8 a.m. on Saturday.
A total of 22 teams will be participating this year, the largest field in the his­tory of the tournament…

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10U team heads to state

June 22, 2017

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The RTR 10u team punched their ticket to the state tournament this past weekend with a fourth place qualifying finish in the Redwood Falls tournament. Pictured in front are Dawson Bloom, Gavin Schreurs, Tyler Wichmann, Kason Dybdahl and Sean Griesse; in back are Joshua Kraft, Chase Christianson, Drew Chandler, Brooks Hess, Isaac Dagel, Isaac Janish and Seth Cowell. Coaches are David Kraft and Trent Griesse. Not pictured is Levi Tommeraasen.

13U team places fourth

June 22, 2017

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The RTR 13U baseball team placed fourth in the Morris tournament. In first game the boys lost to host team Morris 5-2, but came back to defeat Marshal in the second game. They lost to Annandale in the third place game by a score of 4-2. Pictured in front are Darren Baartman, Aiden Wichmann, Sam Nibbe, Rion Moat, Jack Christianson and Tucker Haroldson; in back are Coach Grant Wichmann, Cody Wichmann, Logan Lamote, Dylan Anderson, Hayden Gravley, Dalton Meucke, Coach Lyle Lamote and Coach Josh Gravley.

Trap shoot team does well at state

June 22, 2017

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Jason Honebrink

By Mark Wilmes
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The RTR MSHSCTL (Min­nesota State High School Clay Target League) Trap Team competed at the State Championships in Alexandria on June 12. The team members competed with approximately 800 shooters for the class 1A individual competition.

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The RTR trap shoot team, from left—Jason Honebrink, Max Schardin, Tate Thooft, Sam Schardin, Brenna Alexander, Lucas Erickson, Cameron Jorgensen and Landen Buse.

Horsin’ around in Lake Benton

June 22, 2017

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Many area horse enthusiasts took part in the Lake Benton Saddle Horse Holiday events at Horse Hill Sunday afternoon. Pictured above is Nathan Althoff of Tyler navigating the barrels.

Island Lake Church to celebrate 125 years Sunday

June 22, 2017

By Mark Wilmes
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On Sunday, June 25 at 10 a.m., Zion Evangelical Lu­theran Church will be cel­ebrating its 125th anniver­sary with a special service. The Lutheran Ceili Orches­tra of Milwaukee, Wiscon­sin will perform at the cel­ebration, with former Zion Pastor Bill Limmer leading the service. Limmer and his wife, Jacky, have served congregations in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. They have two children, Andrew and Alyssa. Pas­tor Limmer served Zion from 1990-1995, coming to the church direct from the Seminary, and served during the church’s 100th anniversary. Pastor Wm. Ziebell is the current pas­tor, one of 21 ministers to serve the church since its inception.

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