Wright – Cromwell News
By: Jennie K. Hanson, Pine Journal
Some of you may have noticed an extra dumpster at the recycle shed in Wright with the letters A-1 on it. That is to be used by the pickup folks to store extra recycling in case there is no room on the truck. It is not for use by the public.
Mark Dahlman has recently purchased the Lakeview Motel South of Cromwell and plans to convert it into three apartments. He would like folks to know that he is also planning to create an antique store in the garage of the motel.
Our sympathy to the family of Florence Elizabeth Carlson Maki, 88, of Cloquet, formerly of Barnum and Cromwell, who died on Sept. 12, 2012, in Sunnyside Health Care Center in Cloquet. Graveside services were held Saturday, Sept. 15, in Eagle Lake Cemetery in Cromwell.
A memorial service for Charles Bolen will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell on Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. Chuck passed away Sept. 11 at Villa Vista. Chuck was one of the foster adults that Ray and Lydia Olesiak took into their home years ago and has been a close friend of the Olesiak family.
The Women of the ELCA will meet at Bethlehem Lutheran Church on Thursday, Oct. 4, at the church for the Kettle River Conference Fall Gathering beginning at 8:30 a.m. The day will include worship, fellowship, luncheon, silent auction, speakers and door prizes.
The Cromwell-Wright School is in need of substitute bus drivers. Study materials for the written test are available at the school office. Training is available after passing your written test. For more information, contact Bruce Kempf at 218-644-3737 ext. 3122.
School picture day and fall sports picture day will be Monday, Oct. 1. Staff pictures will begin at 7:30 a.m. Preschoolers are welcome from 8-8:30 a.m. Student pictures will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by fall sports pictures. Packets will be sent home once they are received.
Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) classes will start Tuesday, Sept. 25, with 1- and 2-year-olds from 8:45-10:15 a.m., 3-year-olds from 11a.m. to12:30 p.m. and 4- and 5-year-olds from 1-2:30 p.m. School Readiness classes started Wednesday, Sept. 26. Classes will be held Wednesdays and Fridays, from 8:15-11a.m. or 12:30-3:20 p.m. Busing is available one way. New families are welcome. If you have questions, call 218-644-3716 ext. 4100.
Cromwell-Wright’s home football game on Friday, Sept. 28, versus McGregor will be “Tackle Cancer Night.” Funds will be collected at the gate to benefit the Randy Shaver Cancer Research Foundation. Shaver is the sports director for KARE 11 TV in Minneapolis. The football team that raises the largest amount of money per student enrollment will be featured on KARE 11 in October.
The Cromwell-Wright School construction trades class of the 2012-2013 school year is looking for a project to build – some form of shed or building that can be built on the school grounds. You will pay for all the project materials, but the labor is free. The purpose of the project is to teach students the correct processes for construction in today’s world. If you are interested, please contact Kyle Chalupsky at Cromwell-Wright School for details and/or information. Thank you.
Please mark your calendars for “Rachel’s Challenge,” a Lake Country Power-sponsored event at the Cromwell-Wright School gymnasium, Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. Come and hear the inspiring, true story of one girl’s dream being fulfilled over a decade after her death. The presentation is a powerful reminder of the little things we can do every day to make the world a better place. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
It’s time again to start planning for the Chill-O-Ween Party. It will be held Friday, Oct. 26. It’s for all ages and will again be a potluck. We will let you know times soon. If you have any questions or would like to make a donation, call Alicia Jatkola at 218-838-8430. More information to follow.
Mary Hakala is looking for a cookbook from the St. John’s Lutheran Church called Heaven’s Bounty. It was published many years ago and she got to see it at a friend’s home and would like to get a copy. If you have one to spare, please let Mary know.
Don’t forget to attend the River Hill Rangers dance and fundraiser for the playground equipment at the Cromwell Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 29.
That’s all the news from Lake Iloveagoodpuzzle and hello to all our leaf peepers. Enjoy the show while it lasts.