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Residents fare well at state fair

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Vicki Aughenbaugh displayed horticulture items at the state fair and received several blue ribbons on her herb plants and on numerous other garden products.

Charemon Dunham received three blues, eight reds and one white on her sewing entries at the state fair.

The Clendenings attended the Iroquois School homecoming parade last Friday and then had an outdoor visit with their granddaughter, Hannah Wehlander, at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell on Sunday.

The Wehlanders participated in the Iroquois homecoming parade and then attended the homecoming football game in Doland.

Remember – Esmond and the Esmond Church will be one of the subjects presented on Keloland On the Road with Mike Heuther at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29.

History Note

1884 – A baseball team, the Esmond Stars, was organized, and one of the scores was 32-7 in the Stars favor. When the games were in Esmond, the ladies of the community would serve a meal to the visiting team. The baseball season ended in September with a tournament at the Esmond Park between the Esmond Stars and the Half Moons, no results were given.

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