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Thursday, 03 November 2011 15:22

10 years ago this week

Nov. 8. 2001

Corn was piled up on the ground as storage ran short. According to Frenchman Valley Coop Branch Manager John Unger nearly 960,000 bushels had been received as of Tuesday well above the nine-year average of 880,000.

Old band mates, Russell Polly of Wauneta and Hayes Center native Karl Schuman teamed up Friday at the Wauneta Senior Center to recreate the Big Band sounds of the 1940s. The two men played together in the late 1940s with band members, Charles Jeffers of Hayes Center and former Wauneta High School music teacher Swede Anderson, joining them.

Five Bronco gridders were named postseason All-District selections. Named on offense was Shelby Anderson as a running back. Seth Alberts, Cody Noble, Kallan Kitt and Steven Humphrey were named honorable mention; Alberts, a defensive lineman, kicker and punter; Noble, an offensive lineman; Kitt and Humphrey, defensive backs.

Lorrie Hofstetter, Brooke, Brianne, Garret and Blair of Daykin spent the weekend with Loyann and Gaylin Hartzer. Ann Rieger accompanied them to McCook on Saturday to watch the hot air balloon display at the airport.

Fifteen ladies sewed ABC quilts at the Methodist Church Monday and Tuesday mornings, completing 35 quilts. A total of 826 quilts have been made and distributed in the 10 years since the project began.

Dan Cameron of Maple Grove, Minn., spent Friday and Saturday with Tom and Marsha Cameron.

Robert and Ruth Hohl spent the weekend in Loveland, Colo., with Ron and Joni Hohl and Alex.

25 years ago this week

November 6, 1986

The Broncos over powered Wheatland 40-14 to earn a berth in the state football playoffs.

The Wauneta girls upset Hayes Center in subdisticts and will play for a trip to the state tourney. They fell to Hayes Center in the conference tourney in two sets to take second.

The Wauneta Community Service members played host to 74 trick-or-treaters and a host of parents at the Legion Hall during the group’s second annual Halloween party Friday night.

Ted Anderson took Lynn Denker and Ray Lines to Lincoln to the Nebraska game Saturday.

June McCallum had cake and coffee Saturday for the birthdays of Verna Anderson and Lola McBride. Guests were Doris Robertson, Ruby Anderson, Erma Kitt and Mary Ellen Fanning.

Jim Oliver of Ontario, Calif., arrived Friday night and John Oliver of Scottsbluff came on Sunday to visit their mother, Grace Oliver, and spend the week hunting.

Gary Franklin of Dix spent the weekend with the Jim McKinney family to do some hunting.

The Blanche Community attended a Halloween costume party held at the Blanche Community Hall Halloween night, hosted by Linda Fanning and Sherry Coleman.

Precip for the week: .15 of an inch; for 1986: 18.16 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.19/bu.; corn-1.42/bu.; milo-2.20/cwt; soybeans-4.34/bu.

50 years ago this week

Nov. 9, 1961

Mrs. Luella Hanson of Benkelman spent last week at the home of her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Bartels and family.

Kirk Sandman and Loren Dale Doetker spent Monday evening with Paul Liebig to help him celebrate his 10th birthday.

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Large and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ike Engell and children and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Walgren and boys spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kitt and family. The men spent the day hunting.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hartzer of Culbertson entertained Mr. and Mrs. Willis Hartzer and Gaylin at dinner at the Elk’s Club in McCook Sunday in honor of Mrs. Willis Hartzer’s birthday.

Thursday evening Mrs. Orville Hunt served ice cream and birthday cake to Misses Connie Berry, Anne McCallum, Donna Nordhausen and Ann Arenz in honor of daughter Ruth Ann’s birthday.

Saturday evening guests in the Albert Doetker home for a pheasant supper were Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Haarberg, Mr. and Mrs. Art Fortkamp, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Wicke, Wilbert Denker and Ray Bischoff.

According to Frank Cook of Imperial, 32 deer were checked at Imperial during the recent 30-dayseason.

75 years ago this week

October 28, 1936

Hunting seems to be the main topic discussed by the men this week. Some report good results while others are just getting good exercise.

Mrs. Joe Kerchal was hostess to the Ladies Club Thursday. The afternoon was spent embroidering dish towels for the hostess. Lunch was served by the hostess.

Delmer and Edna Kanost and Nadine Brabham were supper guests at the Elmer Kanost home in honor of Leona’s birthday. Edna Kanost presented the birthday cake.

Mrs. T. B. Carpenter is visiting at the Lee Kitt home.

Local Markets: cream-.26; eggs-.23-.25; wheat-1.01; corn-1.00; barley-.55.

100 years ago this week

November 9, 1911

Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Kitt visited Sunday afternoon at Geo. Schwenk’s.

Nellie Nesmith took dinner and visited with Mabel Mc- Carty Sunday.

Charles McBride returned home Thursday from the eastern part of the state where he has been working for a few months.

Mrs. Litton and Mrs. Pete Grose and baby went to Imperial on Monday to visit their relatives, the Whiteleys.

Glen Knotwell is husking corn for Chas. Kelso this week.