“I wonder – what could I find that would represent Riverdale?” Those were the thoughts of Bev Leingang, Riverdale city auditor, when trying to think of something she could donate from Riverdale that could be used for a North Dakota League of Cities silent auction later this month.
Enrollment in K-12 may be down this year from last, but there’s good news for next year, as 29 preschoolers are registered. Superintendent Dale Ekstrom said Underwood School Board members approved hiring a half-time teacher at the Aug. 21 meeting, which allows Dawnae Lee to teach full-time preschool.
Cathy Clark, Underwood, has a smile on her face, a sparkle in her eye and that energy everyone wishes they had. And she uses that energy to deliver smiles in the form of gift baskets throughout the entire region. Cathy teaches Title I reading and math for kindergarten through sixth grade at Washburn Elementary School.
Adult Quest: Krist Kjelstrup and Wade Haseleu ($250), first place; Dave Werre and Troy Fast ($100), second place; Cassidy Blotske and Andrew Hefta ($50), third place; Cassie Rink and Michael Fox ($20), last place; Janelle Zietz and Heidi Sem ($20), People’s Choice. Tween Quest: Alexis Hetle, Chailee Berg, and R. T. Hetle. Kiddie Quest: Race Hetle and Callie Berg Horseshoe Tourney: 24 participants and 12 teams participated with pay out for five places. Monty Trondson, Underwood and Bob Boe, Turtle Lake, first place; D.C. Snyder and Paul Sayler, both Underwood, second; Scott Sorenson, Underwood and Aidan Jesser, Minot, third; Jeff Sorenson, Underwood and Jason Ozune, Minot (son-in-law of Larry and Cindy Kerzman), fourth; Jeremy Brandle, Coleharbor and Randy Krueger, Underwood, fifth. Recipe Contest: Desserts – Renee Fransen, Kuchen Bars, first; Dorothy Fix – Chocolate Dessert Bars, second; Jackie Coutts – Chocolate Mint Bars, third. Corn – Melanie Landenberger, Corn Cupcakes, first; Kellie Weisenburger, Corn Salad, second. Appetizers – Jolyn Gross, Carmel Puff Corn, first; Harmony Higbie, Corn Salsa, second. Bread – Rowena Johannes, Fruit Bread, first