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Looking Back

News from Bertha's and Hewitt's Pasts

25 Years Ago

March 27, 1996

Twenty-two B-H FLA students received gold stars at the region competition and will advance to the state competition. Seven FLAers received silver ratings. FLA students receiving gold were: Sarah Sellnow, Jenny Albright, Jenny Wallner, Tracy Graphenteen, Kim Johnson, Doreen Schultz, Susan Snorek, Tara Becker, Katrina Rach, Tracy Boehland, Dawn Shaw, Stacy Smith, Beth Blashack, Sarah Rach, Missy Berndt, Jamaica Oyster, Jenny Anderson, Nanette Ostlund, Melissa Anderson, Jill Samuelson, Shelli Brown and Amber Steininger. Students receiving silver were: Anna Boehland, Charity Graphenteen, Heidi Anderson, Kelly Dague, Kristin Rolli, Kristi Shamp and Annie Gettel.


The Bertha-Hewitt girls basketball team wrapped up their season on Monday with their awards banquet. The Bears finished with a record 11-12. They finished in a third place tie in the Park Region Conference. Receiving awards were: Nicole Wilhelmi, letter winner and Ms. Defense; Faith Klebs, letter winner and best free throw percentage; Heidi Brunker, letter winner and most valuable player, Ms. offense and all conference; Naomi Bastian, letter winner and all conference honorable mention; Jenna Schaefer, letter winner and most improved; Kelly Dague, letter winner; Carrie Ward, Ms. Spirit; Erica Rach, letter winner and Ms. Hustle. Also pictured were Manager Gloria Voit, Nanette Ostlund, Manager Mary Decker and Judy Klimek.

75 Years Ago

March 28, 1946

A new type of game license, issued for the first time in late 1945, will be available again this year. This “sportsman license” is a combined permit for an individual fishing, small and big game, hunting and trapping. The fee is $5, but the purchaser is privileged to pay any additional sum as evidence of his desire to support the state’s conservation program. A letter of acknowledgment will be sent by L.E. Fiero, game and fish director, to each contributor thanking him for the gift.


Melvin Gossel and Cyril M. Karl of Bertha and Glenn E. Johnson of Hewitt were included with the number of Todd County servicemen discharged during the past week.

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