Saturday, November 17, 2018

Regional Youth showing Progress In 4-H Sheep And Beef Entries

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Youth from around the state ventured to the Phelps-Gosper 4-H Progress Show at the Phelps County Fairgrounds on June 3 to show their sheep and beef livestock. Thirty-five 4-H youth from 12 different counties participated in the various divisions of market and breeding sheep and beef. Sheep Progress Show results were as follows: Senior Sheep Showmanship Champion - Tanner Kirchhoff – Kearney; Senior Reserve Champion - Brice Hodson – Curtis. Intermediate Sheep Showmanship Champion - Marty Baldwin – Dannebrog; Junior Sheep Showmanship Champion - Lauren Richards – Geneva and Junior Res. Champion - Eidos Klein – Maywood. Beef Progress Show results were as follows: Senior Beef Showmanship Champion - Malina Lindstrom - Elm Creek; Senior Res. Champion - Evan Tuma – Ord; Intermediate Beef Showmanship Champion - Jacey Smidt – Minden; Intermediate Res. Champion – Abby Scholz - Loomis. Junior Beef Showmanship Champion - Garrett Scholz – Loomis and Reserve Champion - Jaelin Wolfinger - Lexington. Receiving Purple Ribbons in Showmanship: Alexis Billeter – Loomis; Dylan Wendell – Smithfield; Cooper Lindstrom – Elm Creek. Receiving Blue Ribbons in Showmanship: Georgia Crandall – Overton. In the Sheep Progress Show, six youth competed in breeding ewes and market lamb divisions. Champion Breeding Ewes - Tanner Kirchhoff – Kearney and Res. Champion Breeding Ewes - Brice Hodson – Curtis. Champion Market Lamb - Tanner Kirchhoff - Kearney and Res. Champion Market Lamb - Lauren Richards – Geneva. In the Beef Progress Show, 29 youth competed in three divisions: breeding heifers, market heifers, and market steers. Champion Breeding Heifer - Jacey Smidt – Minden. Res. Champion Breeding Heifer - Riley Setlik – Ord. Receiving Purple Ribbons: Abby Scholz – Loomis; Dylan Wendell – Smithfield. Results of Market Heifers division: Champion - Abby Scholz – Loomis and Res. Champion - Matthew Tuma – Ashton. Receiving Purple in Market Heifers: Garrett Scholz – Loomis. There were 22 entries in the Market Steers division: Champion - Jacey Smidt - Minden and Res. Champion - Evan Tuma – Ashton. Receiving Purples in Market Steers: Garrett Scholz – Loomis; Malina Lindstrom – Elm Creek; Georgia Crandall – Overton; Dylan Wendell – Smithfield; Alexis Billeter – Loomis. Receiving Blue in Market Steers: Cooper Lindstrom – Elm Creek. For more results of individual placings from the Sheep and Beef Progress Shows, contact the Phelps County Extension office.

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Community Church Services Scheduled For Bertrand High School On June 25th

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Community Church Services will be held at the Bertrand High School on Sunday, June 25th.
There will be a Continental Breakfast starting at 9:30 a.m. and then the church service will start at 10:30 a.m.
Church services are sponsored by St. Johns Catholic Church, St. Pau’sl Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church and Faith Free Lutheran Church.

Nominees Announced For 2017 Miss Bertrand

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2017 Bertrand Days Miss Bertrand Nominees have been revealed by the Bertrand Area Chamber of Commerce.
Nominees include Kassidy Drain, Kristine Edgren, Adyson Furlong, McKayla Meyer, Sarah Pelton and Grace Schwarz.
Three finalists will be named on Friday, June 23rd at noon.
Voting ends Sunday, June 25th at noon.
Buy your Bertrand Rodeo tickets and cast your vote today!!

Bertrand Senior Center Held Drawing On Ladies Night

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The Bertrand Senior Center held a drawing during Ladies Night Out festivities.
Winners of the prizes include:
Sue Stempke: Lazy Susan.
Lorene Russell: Clock.
Judy Wissmann: Heart Plant Stand made by Ralph Stehl.
Janet Renken: Viking Lap Blanket.
Lorene Russell: Viking Bed Spread.
Sheila Bieker: Thermos.
Lorene Russell: Decorative Bowl.
Congratulations to all!

Bloodmobile Falls Three Units Short

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The Red Cross Bloodmobile was in Bertrand Tuesday, June 13th, 2017, at the Community Building from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
They had 42 donors with 28 whole blood units, 8 double red blood units and 7 deferrals, 36 usable units of blood making them three short their goal of 39 units.
A very special thank you to all of their blood donors and volunteers that help keep the Bloodmobile in Bertrand.
The next Bloodmobile will be Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 from 12 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Bertrand Community Building.