Jennie K. Hanson
Don’t forget that Daylight Savings time ends Sunday, Nov. 6, by turning our clocks back one hour. Sure will be dark in the morning and evenings then. There will be a Veterans Day program at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Villa Vista.
What do the Minnesota Vikings and the Cromwell-Wright Cardinals football teams have in common? They are both undefeated. Sure has been fun following these teams this fall — it almost makes the coming winter seem bearable.
There are only four weeks left before the Presidential election. It will be interesting how much worse these campaigns get, but don’t get caught up in all the mud slinging...
The Cromwell Area Community Club Steak Fry will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at the Cromwell Park Pavilion. Come for the steak and stay in town for the football game. The residents of Villa Vista/Cardinal Court are going out for supper at Carmen’s in Cloquet Thursday, Sept. 29. You can join them by coming with or getting there around 5 p.m.
The Carlton County Historical Society welcomes author Melody Swenson and Coach Bob McDonald for a program at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at the museum at 406 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet.
There will be a Family and Friends picnic at Villa Vista at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14. Everyone is invited to attend and visit with residents there. The Cromwell Area Community Club Steak Fry will be held from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at the Cromwell Park Pavilion. Come for the steak and stay in town for the football game.
Family and friends of Signe Pitkanen invite you to attend a party at Cardinal Court to celebrate her 100th birthday from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4.
But we are so blessed to have so many family gathered together on the hallowed ground where so much of our love of the land and life started back in 1916. The Dahlman family farm in rural Cromwell will be 100 years old in 2018. And since John Dahlman still owns land there, we consider it in the family for these past 98 years.
Now don’t forget the Carlton County Fair will be held this year Aug. 18-21. I am in need of volunteers to help out for a couple of hours at the Little Red School House. Please call me if you can help at 218-357-2385. All you have to do is sit in the school for a couple of hours, welcome visitors and give out pencils, crayons or tablets and greet and visit with folks at the fair. So far no one has called yet.
The next big community event is Hey Day in Tamarack on Aug. 6. The events start out early with a street race and the parade at 11 a.m. There is a $100 prize for the best family float this year. The Lake Country Annual Summer Picnic will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the Kettle River plant.