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Wykoff News


By Donna Erdman

Mon, Aug 31st, 2015
Posted in Wykoff Features

Everyone is invited to view the free educational film “Vanishing of the Bees” on September 1st at 7 p.m. at the Wykoff Community Hall, as hosted by the Wykoff Loins monthly meeting. There will be a potluck supper at 6 p.m.

On Sunday, Dianne Bicknese drove to Castlewood, S. Dak. to visit her long time friend Corinne Arnold, who is a Master Gardener. On Tuesday evening, 16 came to tour her rural home and one day it rained all day. Dianne returned to Wykoff on Wednesday.

Margaret Lex of Stewartville area on Wednesday invited Donna Erdman for lunch at the Bank Gift Haus and later treated her with goodies.

On Sunday, John Boll gave Gideon testimonies at both services at the Fillmore Free Methodist Church. At the close of both services, an offering was given to assist in the purchase of Bibles.

On Sunday afternoon, Lyle and Marilyn Affeldt attended the Wizard of Oz at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, where their granddaughters were in the Match Box Theatre production. Lydia Bacon was the wicked witch and Sydney Bacon was Dorothy.

On Saturday night, the retired firemen had their annual steak fry at the Wykoff Community Hall.

There was a terrific family gathering at the United Methodist Church in Racine for the 100th birthday of Myrtle Tjepkes on August 22. Families came from Colo., Iowa, Boston, Twin Cities and of course, Wykoff. Becky Schmidt had baked a four tier birthday cake for the open house.

Sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Phyllis (Hendrickson) Mauseth, who passed away August 15 in Austin. Phyllis was a 1921 graduate of Wykoff High School.

On Tuesday, the Security State Bank held an appreciation supper from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Spring Valley VFW building. The meal was delicious and enjoyed by many people. Joan A. Kidd went to Spring Valley to visit with Geneva Kidd at the Evergreens and then planned to attend the appreciation meal. Geneva said she would like to go, so they both went together and enjoyed the social time with many Wykoff people.

On Friday, the Wykoff high school class of ‘55 held their 60th class reunion in Lake City. They started out with a paddle boat ride on Pearl of the Lake. It was a beautiful day, so they gathered in the park after the ride until it was time to go for the evening meal at Chickadee Cottage Cafe. Seven classmates met along with their spouses. The classmates th .....
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Group envisions a Veteran’s Memorial Park in Wykoff

Mon, Aug 17th, 2015
Posted in Wykoff Features

A committee of eleven area residents has been meeting once a month for almost a year to create a Veteran’s Memorial Park at the corner of Highway 80 and Gold Street in Wykoff, Minn. According to a press release “the Wykoff community is in the ..... 
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Wykoff News

By Donna Erdman

Mon, Aug 10th, 2015
Posted in Wykoff Features

As a result of the tax forfeiture auction on Tuesday of Goodies and Gas, Spencer Weisner was the high bidder for the former Bud Kavanagh building and lot in Wykoff. A Fitzthum cousins reunion was held July 29 at 12 p.m. at Margaret’s Tea Room. T ..... 
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Wykoff News

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in Wykoff Features

By Donna Erdman Wykoff will have a vendor for the farmers market at the pavilion at the Wykoff Community Center starting July 25 from 8:30-10 a.m. The vendor will come every other Saturday. Other vendors are welcome. Plan to stop for locally grown ..... 
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Unique shop open in Wykoff

Mon, Sep 29th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Features

Whether you consider yourself a horse lover, a cowboy, or an equestrian, there is a newly opened business in Wykoff, Minn. that has people stopping in to find decorative and useful products. And if you are not the cowboy type, there are still many ..... 
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DreamAcres welcomes touring Minneapolis puppet troupe

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Features

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – “The On-Time Circus”, a traveling puppet show, will be performing at DreamAcres in Wykoff, Minn. at 6:30 p.m. as part of the weekly Friday evening Pizza on the Farm which lasts from 5-8 p.m. Margo McCreary, established Mi ..... 
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New owners at The Gateway in Wykoff

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Features

After years of dreaming of opening their own restaurant, sisters Kelly Hansen and Cheyanne Baker have become the new owners of The Gateway in Wykoff, Minn. The business had been owned for 22 years by Darla Heusinkveld and the sisters finally came to ..... 
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Cindy Gallea to compete in 12th Iditarod

Fri, Feb 14th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Features

While some people in this area complain about the cold and the snow of winter, there are others whose passion depends on such conditions. Cindy Gallea of Wykoff, Minn. has a passion for dog sled racing or “mushing” and the snow we now have in ..... 
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