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St. Johns Lutheran School Wykoff - Spelling Bee Champions Southeast Minnesota Lutheran Schools - Region 3 Spelling Bee


Fri, May 9th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Social Scenes

Front Row: Mrs. Soltau, Andrew Imm, Nicole Schultz, Megan Schultz, Eliza Kiese, Sydney Eickhoff, Isabel Snyder, Mr. Peterman. Back Row: Ethan Imm, Joshua Burmeister, Bradly Snyder, Duncan McDonald, Reece Eickhoff, Raegan Eickhoff, Kileigh Howard. Photo submitted

Samples of 7/8th grade challenge words: anachronism, hippophile, onomatopoeia, philately, assiduously, oligarchy

Teams which took part in this year’s spelling bee were Rochester Central Lutheran School, Immanuel-Plainview, St. Martins-Winona, Immanuel Silo-Lewiston, and St. Johns-Wykoff. St. John’s team consisted of the following students:

•Grades 3-4: Andrew Imm, Eliza Kiese, Nicole Schultz, and Isabel Snyder

•Grades 5-6: Joshua Burmeister, Ethan Imm, Raegan Eickhoff, and Kileigh Howard; Bradly Snyder – alternate

•Grades 7-8: Sydney Eickhoff, Megan Schultz, Reece Eickhoff, and Duncan McDonald; Daniel Hayes-Hall – alternate

Our St. Johns Eagles did very well at the contest. We took a number of individual trophies which included the following:

•Isabel Snyder – 1st Place for grades 3-4

•Joshua Burmeister – 1st Place for grades 5-6

•Megan Schultz – 2nd Place for grades 7-8

•Nicole Schultz – 3rd Place for grades 3-4

•Duncan McDonald – 3rd Place for grades 7-8

Team awards went to Winona – 3rd Place, Silo – 2nd Place, and St. Johns, Wykoff – 1st Place. We commend the Eagles for the exemplary job of using their God-given spelling abilities. Congratulations!

This is the 4th year of taking 1st place at the spelling bee, with wins in 2010, 2012, 2013, and now in 2014.

New Magdlin-Gilbertson VFW Auxiliary officers installed

Fri, May 9th, 2014
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Magdlin-Gilbertson VFW Auxiliary of Preston installed officers for the 2014-2015 year on May 6, 2014. Pictured (left to right): Nancy Berry (Chaplain), DD Himli (Guard &Trustee), Ann O’Connor (Trustee), Muriel Hanson (Secretary), Diane Johnson (J ..... 
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Engagement: Bergstrom ~ Soland

Fri, May 9th, 2014
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

LuVerne and Carol Soland, Kathy and Randy Stalki and Lori and Bruce Bergstrom are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of Guy Soland and Carrie Bergstrom. Carrie graduated from Southland High School in Adams, Minn. In 2005 attend ..... 
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Fillmore Central 4th Grade Girl Scout Junior Troop tours Preston Ambulance

Fri, May 2nd, 2014
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Fillmore Central 4th grade Girl Scout Junior Troop 44503 toured the Preston Ambulance to learn about First Aid. Pictured are Ambulance Director Ryan Throckmorton, Kelcy Nagel, Pyper Casey, Maddie Eslinger, Kendyl Kraling, Anna Cahill-Hoffman, Daio M ..... 
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Birth Announcement: Seaver Ray Mashek

Fri, May 2nd, 2014
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Ben and Linzy Mashek of Mankato, Minn. are proud to announce the birth of their son, Seaver. He was born March 30, 2014, weighing 6 lbs. 4 oz. and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are LuVerne and Carol Soland of Preston, Minn., Steve Ramaker of Wyk ..... 
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Engagement: Vrieze ~ Copeman

Fri, May 2nd, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Social Scenes

Sarah Vrieze of Lewiston, Minn. and Darin (Sally) Vrieze of Chatfield, Minn. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Deana to Dean Copeman, son of Polly (Curt) Nash of Chatfield. Myril (Laura) Copeman of Chatfield. Their wedding wil ..... 
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In the service: Samantha A. Rislove

Fri, May 2nd, 2014
Posted in All Social Scenes

Air Force Airman Samantha A. Rislove graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air ..... 
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Wedding: Wangen ~ Haugerud

Fri, May 2nd, 2014
Posted in Harmony Social Scenes

Eleyna Wyant is pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of her parents, Erika Wangen and Jeremy Haugerud. Erika is the daughter of Gene & Barb Wangen of Lanesboro, Minn. and Kerry Creger of Stoddard, Wis. Jeremy is the son of James & Kay Haugerud ..... 
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Wedding: Wangen ~ Haugerud

Fri, May 2nd, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Social Scenes

Eleyna Wyant is pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of her parents, Erika Wangen and Jeremy Haugerud. Erika is the daughter of Gene & Barb Wangen of Lanesboro, Minn. and Kerry Creger of Stoddard, Wis. Jeremy is the son of James & Kay Haugerud ..... 
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