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Eight owners opposed the opening of a driveway for some condominium tasks on block 145 close to Linden and Prairie streets. Gary Crosby had utilized for a unit improvement venture to construct a four-unit condominium, wherein a driveway can be improved to supply entry and parking for the constructing. A number of residents, together with Kevin Koepp, Diane Wosniack and Walt Zimmerman, have expressed issues concerning the potential issues that might be attributable to the opening of the alley. No resolution was made and the listening to was suspended so the general public works committee may contemplate putting in a storm sewer on the north finish of the lane if it was paved.
The second annual German Day Horse Parade was scheduled for Saturday afternoon, April 13, with Wilmer and Erna Gruetzmacher as Grand Marshals. Firm-sponsored trophies can be awarded within the following classes: pony crew, single mild crew, mild horse crew, draft horse crew, a number of, car of alternative, mule crew, horse and rider, most costume genuine, group riders and essentially the most distinctive rig.
Donations to the St. John-Assumption Space Meals Plateau and Scott-Carver Group Motion Company had been matched in March, so numerous church buildings and civic teams actively collected meals and repair. silver. On common, the meals shelf acquired between 500 and 700 kilos monthly, serving 25 to 30 households monthly or 5 to seven per week. “We cowl a reasonably large space, nevertheless it’s rural,” mentioned Harriet Traxler, who volunteered to run the St. John-Assumption Catering Plateau, serving households in BP, Jordan, Cologne, Norwood, Inexperienced. Isle and Henderson. Within the state of MN, there have been 240 meals cabinets and it was anticipated that 3.1 million kilos of meals can be collected in March.
Plans had been being made for the KARE Channel 11 well being present on Saturday April 13 at BP Elementary Faculty. In line with co-chairs Michelle Persson and Marilyn Moriarty, the aim of the well being honest was to supply well being evaluation and knowledge. Companies included exams for imaginative and prescient and listening to, blood stress, weight and peak, glucose, ldl cholesterol, and a three-point EKG measuring coronary heart fee and rhythm for individuals 21 years of age and older. It was a household occasion, with greater than 40 exhibitors and lots of actions deliberate for the youngsters.
Beatrice M. Pudlitzke, 60, from BP, died on Saturday March 30, 1991 at Queen of Peace Hospital, New Prague. Survivors included her husband, Dale, of BP; one daughter, Pleasure (Terry) Olson of Savage; two sons, Mark (Julie) of BP and Paul of Minneapolis; his mom, Elizabeth Wolf, of Mott, North Dakota; two sisters and two brothers; and two grandchildren, Matthew and Scott Pudlitzke.
Following the realignment by the Minnesota State Excessive Faculty League, BP was transferring from Area 4A to Area 2A subsequent yr. Area 2A, the area most affected by the realignment, would have 38 groups, a rise of 5, 5 from 1A to broaden east, three from 3A to broaden northwest and 14 from 4A to increase north. Area 4A had solely 17 of the identical groups, masking the metro space and the central jap a part of the state.
The Metropolis and Nation Basketball Video games, sponsored by Rotary Membership BP, had been scheduled for Friday night April 5 on the BPHS Gymnasium. Eight males’s and girls’s groups over and beneath 30 had been in rivalry. Sufficient gamers had signed up for the 4 males’s groups, however the two girls’s nationwide groups wanted extra gamers.
The borough council voted in favor of a sewage therapy plant venture for BP, following a public listening to, and ordered a Minneapolis engineering firm to organize detailed plans and drawings. enchancment specs. Greater than 40 residents attended the assembly to ask questions and a few expressed their opposition.
In complete, greater than 314 voters turned out for the municipal elections. Fred Tillquist was elected mayor with 229 votes in opposition to 80 votes for challenger Charles Schutz. The 2 advisers ran unopposed; Eugene O’Brien acquired 255 votes and Paul Keup acquired 241 votes. Ronald Effertz acquired 245 votes for the treasurer. Different board members who weren’t re-elected that yr had been Emil Ashauer, Pat Fogarty and Invoice Steffen.
The Minnesota River was receding after briefly overflowing its banks. The underside lowlands had been lined with water, however the flooding was mild and solely lasted a number of days.
It was a cool Easter within the space, and all of the church buildings had been filled with congregations. Site visitors on the freeway. 169 was heavy.
Leo Albrecht, Sr. is again on the highway. He, his spouse and son Gary left for St. Thomas, Ont., To begin a brand new season. His present grew to become a part of Larry’s Continental Circus.
A hearth destroyed a big barn, livestock and 1,500 bales of hay on the James W. Sullivan farm, 7 miles south of BP. Sullivan found the fireplace at 3:40 a.m., however the Sueur Fireplace Division was unable to carry it beneath management.
Moses Patrick Burns, a longtime resident of the group of St. Thomas, handed away on April 3 on the house of his sister, Ms. ML Foldesi, in BP. He had suffered from bronchial asthma and coronary heart illness.
John B. Connolly, 40, a World Battle II veteran, died March 30 in Rochester hospital after affected by incapacity for about six years. He was born in St. Thomas and married in Union Hill. He’s survived by his spouse and two kids.
Ms Emil Karnitz (Clara Petersdorf), 63, died on March 30. She had been hospitalized and had twice had mind surgical procedure for a malignant tumor. She had eight kids. Funeral providers had been at Trinity Ev. BP Lutheran Church.
The VFW auxiliaries elected new officers: Arlina Bauman, president; Regina Witt, Senior Vice President; Lillian Fairweather, Treasurer; Alvina Johnson, chaplain; Margaret Meger, conductor; Alvina Gregory, guard; and Lucille Scully, trustee.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kruschke, who beforehand labored in Blakeley Township, moved to rural Princeton the place they bought a 180-acre farm. They as soon as rented the Dr. Locken Farm in Blakeley Township.
Three individuals from BP had been elected Scott County Republican Social gathering officers: Ms. Emily Ashauer, secretary; Ms. Walter J. Gatz, Treasurer; and Ms. HM Juergens, Third Vice-President.
PFC Kenneth Luskey, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Luskey of Blakeley, joined the Seventh Infantry Division in Korea. He was a part of Operation OVUREP, the Military’s abroad unit alternative program.
The pitch was the large query for the BPHS baseball crew, mentioned coach Jerry Miller. Potential pitchers had been Tex Moody, Richard Hart, Otto Schultz, Dale Stender and Bob Walerius. The opposite gamers had been Mark Albrecht, Tim Melchior, Larry McCormick, Jim Harsh, Manley Vinkemeier, Collin Moriarty, Maynard Schultz, John Miller, Richard Martin, Jim Glynn, Bob Dickie, Artwork Hahn and Stan Brenke.
Erv Heitkamp was chosen to steer the town’s baseball crew.
Seeding operations had been underway all through the realm. The primary week of April introduced temperatures to 75 levels.
After an eight-year absence, Fred Gabbert was again from New York to spend a number of days together with his ailing father. For 13 years, Fred was with the Niagara-Hudson Energy Firm.
James Donovan, a retired farmer, has died at his house in BP. Born on the outdated farm in Derrynane Township, he cultivated there till his retirement.
With virtually no contest, that yr’s borough election drew 340 voters. FJ Keup was elected mayor. Dr DW Wilson, HM Schuldt and Alois Blaha grew to become advisers, EO Peterson was treasurer; and AJ Irwin and Charles Pitheon, had been elected judges.
Michael McGeogh, a telegraph operator at Blakeley Depot for plenty of years, was transferred to Bingham Lake.
Former Senator Magnus Johnson was a resident of BP. Governor Floyd Olson had given him a job as a farmland assessor on the Rural Credit score Bureau, and it was on this capability that he labored on this discipline.
The attractive Liebhard farm, simply outdoors Jordan, was destroyed by hearth. The home was inbuilt 1929 at a value of $ 12,000.
Montgomery determined to maintain HH Westerman as mayor for so long as he lived. For the tenth time, he was re-elected mayor after saying that he was not a candidate.
Ms. Johanna Scott, widow of Swen Scott, died at her house in San Francisco Township on the age of 80, and the funeral was held at East Union Church.
James Quinn, a widely known pioneer within the Township of Jessenland, died at his sister’s house in North St. Paul.
Plantings in forest farms and meadows had been underway.
Theodore and Alfred Johnson have closed negotiations to buy JC Morrison’s merchantable inventory. Morrison needed to transfer his put up workplace to the again of the constructing.
A replica of the newspaper printed in Skagway, Alaska revealed that HC Diers, a former Blakeley man, was editor. Diers was additionally very enthusiastic about mining within the space.
The BP faculty board has rehired ME Bancroft as a faculty principal for a wage of $ 70 monthly. 4 different academics had been employed at salaries starting from $ 32.50 to $ 40.
Fred Tesch shot a swan on Clark Lake. It was a uncommon factor to see a swan of their locality.