Lifke Barn


Description: Arnold and Bernice Lifke were married 59 years ago, when Arnie returned from serving in the Marine Corp in the SW Pacific. They have lived on the farm most...


Poker Reunion

Date: 1975 

Description: This was a reunion of a group that used to meet in the 1950's to play poker. Around the table, starting at the left: Lawrence Steger, Jr., Ralph Bodden, Do...

Date: 1984-03 

Description: Gary Kamrath displays the form that earned him the high batting average on his team for the season.


Picking Corn

Date: 1986-01 

Description: "Picking corn on the Luhn farm."


Bob Baker

Date: 1978-02 

Description: Bob Baker, CEO of Baker Canning Co.

Date: 1994-08 

Description: "Shirley Widmer conducts a class at St. Peter's Vacation Bible School."


Rahjes Auction

Date: 1987-05 

Description: "Auctioneer Col. Ken Schoebel takes charge at the auction at the home of Bill & Norma Rahjes."

Date: 2004 

Description: Norm and Renee were married October 17, 1981. Their children are Ryan, 22, and Jessica, 20.


New Water Tower

Date: 1997-05-27 

Description: "Theresa water tower construction."


Crop Dusting Plane

Date: 1949-06-16 

Description: "This crop dusting plane crashed and burned on the Lucy Firk's property on the north end of the village."

Date: 2004 

Description: LuAnn Ripple and her son Jeremy live at N7358 Madison Rd (Section 31). LuAnn, who works at Metalcraft in Mayville, has lived here for 38 years.

Date: 1950-07-29 

Description: The bride, Marge Walsh, and groom relax at Krueger's Hotel. They are flanked by Ray and Marie Guelig Sauer.


Artifact Collection

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Ivan Weber shows off his collection of Indian artifacts."


Presidential Debate

Date: 1992-10-19 

Description: "Clinton, Bush and Perot Presidential Debate."


Village Election

Date: 1974 

Description: "Gordon Neitzel keeps tabs on a village election."


Hot Stove League

Date: 1984-04 

Description: "A 'Hot Stove League' has evolved as locals meet daily in Russ Bandlow's Hardware Store. From left are Junior Guelig, Par Wagner, Sep Hartman, Fritz Giese,...


Dunbar's Inn

Date: 1978-02-17 

Description: "Mrs. Bruce Dunbar poses amid shelves of fine wine and liquor at Dunbar's Inn."

Date: 1989-05 

Description: Legionaries place flowers on graves at River Church Cemetery.


Description: The Hilgendorfs farm 300 acres with 55 milking cows and 45 heifers and calves. On this day they produced a little over 3,000 lbs. of milk.


Wedding Dinner

Date: 1949-10-22 

Description: Don and Eunice Dehn wedding party at Krueger's Hotel.

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