August 1942

The following program will be given by the Hauge Luther League: Devotions-Ordella Walker, Duet-Helen and Sylvia Walker, Recitation-Glennoris Rud, Reading-Orpha Neseth, Piano solo-LaDonna Walker.

Chief Air Raid Warden Howard Klug has received word from the State Civilian Defense Authority that the organization set-up of civilian defense here has been fully approved. New instructions on how to deal with firebombs have been issued by the United States Office of Civilian Defense.

Investigation is being rushed regarding establishment of bus transportation between Kenyon and the Gopher Ordnance defense plant in Rosemount.

August 1957

Goodhue County Fair Special Awards in the 4-H fashion show went to Dorothy Davidson, Bombay 4-H, who was named Little Miss Homemaker and to Sandra Foss who was a princess in the fashion revue.

Sgt. Arvid Boyum is doing an excellent job as a jet mechanic with the Minneapolis Marine Air Reserve Fighter Squadron during two weeks of drills at Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina.

Committees for the Third Annual Kenyon Horse Show have been announced. Members from the Commercial Club are P. L. Golden, Al Henke, Ingram Nesseth, and Joel Hjermstad. Saddle Club committee members are Harris Hjermstad, D. S. Kindseth, Russell Friese, Wally Haaland, and Peter Langemo.

August 1967

Rev. A. J. Thorson, Administrator and Chaplain of the Kenyon Sunset Home and Red Wing Seminary Memorial Home, has submitted his resignation to accept a pastoral call to Solar Lutheran Church at Webster, Minnesota.

The Village Council took the initial step to comply with the mandatory water fluoridation law passed by the State Legislature. The council authorized the Kenyon Municipal Utilities Commission to proceed with fluoridation of city water at the direction of commissioners.

Last Saturday was frustrating day for young Mark Strandemo, pitcher for the Kenyon Peewees. In a six inning game young Mark struck out batters for all 18 outs. Yet lost the game 5-4. Between strikeouts there were a few scattered hits, a walk or two and an occasional error.

Kevin Anderson is a weekly guest columnist for the Kenyon Leader. 

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