Finland news: Nov. 2
By: Verna Sinderman for the Lake County News-Chronicle, Lake County News Chronicle
Many thoughts and prayers go out to Joe Fredrickson who was injured in a work accident last Monday at Minnesota Power’s Taconite Harbor plant. Donations can be made to an account that has been established at the North Shore Federal Credit Union for the benefit of the Joe Fredrickson family.
Finland Fire and Rescue would like to thank everyone who supported its annual raffle. The drawing was held on Sunday afternoon at The Trestle Inn. The lucky winners were: First place to Rick Bohlem of New Richmond, second place to Jane Cain of Burnsville, third place to Jim Pauek, fourth place to Avry Thompson of Silver Bay, and fifth place, Al Klotzbach of Silver Bay. Door prize drawings were also given out during the afternoon. The prizes were donated by area businesses. Thank you to all that took the time to promote selling the raffle tickets.
Get well wishes go out to Bernie Zupancich who has now been moved from St.Mary’s Hospital to Miller Dwan to start rehab.
Ruth Himes and Judy Martell motored to Rochester on Wednesday where Ruth underwent follow-up tests from her heart surgery. Ruth at 93 years young got very good reports and doing well. On their way home they stopped and visited with Eleanor Elmstrom in Forest Lake.
Deepest sympathy goes out to Herman Radeck and family and friends on the loss of his wife Marie. Marie died on Oct. 26 at the age of 90. Herman and Marie had been married for 71 years. Funeral services were held on Tuesday at the Beaver Bay Assembly in Beaver Bay. Burial is at Sawtooth Mountain Cemetery.
Stop and check out the Zion Women’s Bazaar being held this Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Clair Nelson Rec Center. Note the new hours will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Many new things have been added this year along with local crafters from the area. Also make sure to try some wonderful homemade soup and sandwiches which are always a hit.