Esmond News

1894: New stove, lamps and brooms

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Visiting the Schlueters this week from Tracy, Calif., are daughter, Geanna DeBenedetti, granddaughter, Caitlyn and grandson, Tristen.

Mark and Kara Aughenbaugh and family vacationed in the Black Hills last week. Gabriel and Arabel, children of Mark and Kara, recently participated in the Kingsbury County 4-H horse show, each winning a showmanship grand champion.

The Bornitz family attended the t-ball game Friday evening held in Iroquois who played Lake Preston. They attended the Iroquois Sports Day parade Saturday morning; Jonathon Bornitz and other t-ball players were part of the parade.

Nancy Bornitz’s aunt Sandy from Sioux Falls visited last week at the Richard and Nancy home.

The Wehlander family vacationed last weekend at the cabin of Uncle Harlan Johnson in northern Wisconsin.

The Clendenings attended the Iroquois Sports Day picnic Friday evening and on Saturday went to the Iroquois Sports Day parade, where Marlin had a car entry.

Annette and Charemon Dunham attended the youth trooper academy held last Thursday in Pierre, then carried the flags for the Iroquois Sports Day parade, and helped with American Legion noon dinner on Saturday and the pancake breakfast Sunday morning.

History Note

1894 – It was also decided that dances and other outside concerts would be charged $2.00 per day or night for use of the hall; a stove for the hall was bought for $10.00 and lamps and brooms for $3.70.

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