Mae Sparby enjoyed a special weekend on June 16 and 17 as well as the following week when her granddaughter, Ashley Keller was married to Nathan Bingenheimer at the Blue Horse Farm south of New Richmond in a 4 pm ceremony on June 15, followed by an indoor reception at the same location.
Ashley’s grand-uncle, Pastor Michael Sparby officiated at the ceremony. Ashley’s mother, Mary Keller and Pastor Michael Sparby stayed on a few days with their mother, Mae, after the wedding. In spite of rain, all went well including pleasant sunshine after the wedding.
Sandy Anderson attended Ashley Keller’s wedding at Blue Horse Farm near New Richmond on Saturday, June 15th.
Elaine Toycen and Judy Anderson had noon lunch with Orwin Sparby at Hetzel’s dining room in Bloomer last Friday, June 14.
Toby and Judy Horn drove over to Woodbury, MN on Saturday, June 15, to see their grandson, Jonathan, play ball and also celebrated Father’s Day with the family.
Billy Messenger and Jacob Messenger of Coon Rapids, MN arrived on Tuesday, June 18, to visit their great-grandmother, Joanie Williams at Morningside Apts.
Deb Epp of Elk Mound, Delores Vlcek of Sand Creek and Vivian Mundt of Rice Lake went out to St. Paul Park, MN on Friday evening, June 14th to the home of Edythe Scrabble, which occupied all of their time together.
The Rice Lake Middle School band director, Nathan Vlcek directed the band in the parade on Sunday, June 16th. Family members including his parents, George and Delores Vlcek attended the parade along with Amy Vlcek and son, Hunter and the Mundt’s of Rice Lake.
Lee and Teresa Killoren went to Black Point Inn in Scarboro, Maine to attend the wedding of Lee’s brother, Keith and his bride, Micacha. Their children, Brody and Bryce, stayed with their grandparents, Kenny and Sharon Nelson .for the weekend of June 14, 15 and 16.
Michael and Kelly Nelson went to Bayfield, WI on the weekend of June 14, 15 and 16 for the Big Top Chautauqua while Zoe and Noah stayed with their grandparents, Kenny and Sharon Nelson.
Debbie and Brad Carr of Valley Village, CA brought their son, Daine, to meet his Wisconsin family on Saturday, June 22.
Doris and Herb Tallman drove up to Superior and Duluth on Sunday, June 16 and surprised Matt Dietsche where he was preaching at his church. Matt came to Sand Creek on June 21st and stayed overnight with Doris and Herb Tallman at the farm and had Saturday brunch at the Sand Creek Café on June 22.
Maggie Timm of Sand Creek was one of the fifth graders in Roselawn Elementary School in Chetek of the Nerd Herd who took fifth place in an International Destination problem-solving competition in Knoxville, Tennessee in the Global Finals of May 22 – 25. They had placed first in a local event and second at the state competition. Before placing fifth of 78 teams in their event at Knoxville, Tenn. Kelly Timm and Holly Buchman were the team’s coaches.
Among the other seven teams were students from China, Columbia, Singapore, Guatamela, Romania, Turkey, Brazil, Canada and the United States.