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The MAHS baseball Tigers defeated Wadena-Deer Creek 4-2 Thursday at home, in an important Sub-section 19AA game. At the fore of this winning effort by coach Lyle Rambows squad was Andy Lembcke. Andy threw a no-hitter and had two RBI hits as the Tigers downed W-DC 4-2. On the mound, Andy mixed a good fastball with curves and a changeup as he threw a total of 83 pitches. W-DC scored twice in the fourth inning on two walks, a wild pitch, and infield grounder and a throwing error.
The MAHS softball team visited Benson for a doubleheader Thursday and found the going rough against the Brave Owls of Benson-Hancock. One of the games was a makeup of a game originally planned to be played in Morris. The Tigers had to give up home field for one of these games and it didn't help, as they failed to contain B-H's run-scoring in both games. The games were important to the Brave Owls as they were striving to stay two games in front of the WCC-South softball pack.
University of Minnesota, Morris Athletic Director Mark Fohl announces that Dan Magner has been named women's soccer coach. Magner has spent the past five seasons as head coach at St. Bonaventure University. Prior to that he was an assistant at the University of Massachusetts for two seasons. Magner picks up the reins of the Cougar women's soccer program from Christian DeVries. DeVries becomes the head men's coach, as 2006 will mark the beginning of the men's soccer program at UMM. Magner said "I am delighted to have the opportunity to join the University of Minnesota, Morris community.
10 Years Ago May 16, 1996 Tribune The Morris Area Softball Tigers clinched the West Central South Conference Championship last Friday with a win against Montevideo. They head into the playoffs with a 16-3 overall record. Team members are Carrie Orr, Stacey Hesse, Bridget Rach, Laura Busian, Susan Larsen, Jenny Wente, Sally Griffith, Casey Giese, Bonnie Plocker, Tara Bangsund, Tammy Rohloff, Sara Giese, Staci Pieske, Jacki Heintzelman, and Jeni Hansen. Coach is Mary Holmberg. Corn prices climbed to record highs this month, surpassing all expectation.
Cyrus Nancy Savre spent Sunday, May 7, at the William and Mary Enck home in Savage to celebrate Hannah's 8th birthday with other family members. Arden and Dawn Lembcke of Andover, Bob Savre of New Hampton, Iowa, Jim and Beth Savre and children of Fridley, and Mary and Willie Enck and Hannah of Savage were houseguests several days last week at the home of Nancy Savre.
An open house bridal shower in honor of Laura Bettendorf, bride-to-be of Dominic Lundebrek, will be held on Sunday, May 21, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Deb Felstul's residence, 411 Birch Ave., Morris. Dominic is the son of Liz and Lyle Lundebrek. Everyone welcome. bs20 An open house baby shower for Katie and Zach Witt will be held on Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m.-12 noon at Faith Lutheran Church, 108 W.
STEVENS COUNTY FOOD SHELF HOURS: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Monday; 10:30-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursday. Closed on holidays. Please bring own bags or boxes. LOCATION: 701 Iowa Ave. btf MORRIS LIFE-CARE PREGNANCY CENTER, 10 East 6th Street, Morris. Monday through Friday, 1-5 p.m., other days and times by appointment. (320) 589-0300 or 1-800-285-0712, call any time. btf A CHIP CARVING CLASS will be offered May 19-21 at the Milan Village Arts School from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Ruth Maloney, age 82, of Minneapolis, passed away on May 2. Mass of Christian burial for Ruth Maloney was held on Saturday, May 6, at the Church of the Holy Cross in Minneapolis. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Robert; brothers Willis, Frederick, Glen and Thomas Macklin; and sister Helen Rowles. She is survived by son Robert (Ginger) Maloney of Lindstrom; daughter Beverly (Tom) Harren of Minneapolis; grandchildren Curt, Dennis, Doug, Mike, Connie and Bridget; great grandchildren Nick, Spencer, Elizabeth, Jarek, Dolan and Grace; sisters Doris, Dorothy, Betty, Margaret
Lillie L. (Buntje) Haben died on May 9, 2006, at the age of 91 at Knute Nelson Home in Alexandria. Funeral services for Lillie Haben were held on Friday, May 12, at Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria. The Reverend Terry Finnern and The Reverend William Moeller officiated. Music was provided by JoNette Brogaard and Dan Olson. Interment was in Summit Cemetery in Morris.
Funeral services for Vernone Nonie Bjorlin of Donnelly were held on Monday, May 15, at Hosanna Worship Center in Morris. The Reverend Tom Fangmeier officiated. Burial was in Vinger Cemetery in Donnelly. Ruth Elizabeth Vernone Nonie Hendrickson, daughter of Reinert and Ruth (Nelson) Hendrickson, was born on May 20, 1925, in San Fernando Valley, California. She was dedicated to the Lord as an infant by Aimee Semple McPherson. At the age of five years, Nonies family moved to Minnesota.