Weekend Daily News
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Saturday/Sunday June 30-July 1, 2012
Conner Levi Blakeman was born
March 7 at Aurora West Allis Medical
Center to Erica and Joseph Blakeman,
of Milwaukee. He weighed 2 pounds, 13
ounces, and was 14 1/2 inches long at
birth. He joins Benjamin Gabriel, 4, at
home. He is the grandson of David Van
Fleet and the late Constance Van Fleet, of
Beloit; and Jo Blakeman and Mark Blakeman, both of Beloit.
Ken Dressler will celebrate his 80th birthday with a
party at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at the VFW, 2711 S. Afton
Road, Beloit. Ken was born July 6, 1932,
in Beloit. He married Lois A. Dressler in
Beloit in 1954. She died in 2004.
Ken was employed by Taylor Company
in Rockton, retiring in 1994. He has lived
in Beloit all his life. He enjoys fishing,
gardening and spending time with family and grandchildren. He has five children: Debra Vance, Beloit; Donald (Beverly) Dressler, Rockton; Steven (Cindy)
Dressler, Black River Falls, Wis.; Lori
(Kurt) Simplot, South Beloit; and Kathy
(George Baumann) Dressler, Beloit.
Mason Thomas Huebbe was born June 22 at Beloit
Memorial Hospital to Maggie Finley and Greg Huebbe, of
Beloit. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 20 inches
long at birth. He joins Braylen, 3, at home. His grandparents are Tom and Kim Finley, Greg Huebbe Sr., and
Duane and Kim Phetteplace, all of Beloit.
Austyn Nicholas Nievez Swiggum was born June 20
at Beloit Memorial Hospital to Joaquin and Christina
(Straight) Swiggum. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces,
and was 19 inches long at birth. He joins Abiegale, 7, at
home. His grandparents are Wayne and Joan Straight
and Sharillynn Clemons, all of Beloit.
U.S. Army News
Army Pvt. Victor A. Hirst has graduated from basic
infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
During the nine weeks of training, he received training
in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics,
military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first
aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat
skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses
available to the infantry crewman.
Hirst is the son of Cindy Norwood of Anson, Texas, and
Victor A. Hirst, of Beloit. He is a 2010 graduate of Anson
High School, Texas.
Richard and Mary Mackenthun, of South Beloit, will
celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their
family. Richard Mackenthun of Frazee, Minn., and Mary
Brandvold of Detroit Lakes, Minn., were married June
30, 1962, in First Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes. They
have lived in the Roscoe and South Beloit area for 46
years. Richard is retired from Hononegah High School
and Mary is retired from Prairie Hill School. The couple
have three children: Anita (Mark) Rumage of Davis, Ill.;
Andrew (Michele) Mackenthun of South Beloit; and Alana
Mackenthun of Chicago. They have two grandchildren,
Seth Rumage and Luke Rumage.
BAREA Scholarships
Beloit Area Retired Educators Association recently
awarded two $500 scholarships to Hannah Logterman,
pictured center above, from Clinton High School, and
Paige Parish, right, from Beloit Memorial High School.
Both 2012 graduates plan to pursue degrees in education.
Ralph Irvin, a member of the scholarship committee, presented the awards.
U.S. Army Enlistment
Four area young men have joined the United States
Army under the Delayed Entry Program. The program
gives young men and women the opportunity to delay
entering active duty for up to one year.
The enlistment gives the new soldier the option to
learn a new skill, travel and become eligible to receive
as much as $85,536 toward a college education through
the Montgomery GI Bill and the Army College Fund. For
those who qualify, new soldiers can earn up to $65,000
for student loan repayment. After completion of basic
military training, soldiers receive advanced individual
training in their career job specialty.
Robert A. Reinke will report to Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.,
for basic training in October. He graduated in 2010 from
Craig High School, Janesville. He is the son of Mary Lang,
of Beloit, and Robert Reinke, of Janesville.
Cody C. Keller will report to Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.,
for basic training in October. He graduated in 2010 from
Parkview High School, Orfordville. He is the son of Kris
Mauhinny and stepson of Bert Mauhinny of Janesville,
and son of Craig Keller and stepson of Laurie Imhoff of
Alvin P. Williams will report to Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., for basic training in September. He graduated in
2011 from Beloit Memorial High School. He is the son of
Alvin Williams, of Beloit, and Sheila Ringo, of Kankakee,
Joshua T. O’Brien will report to Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga., for basic training in August. He graduated in
2012 from Beloit Memorial High School. He is the son of
Deborah and Thomas O’Brien, of Beloit.
St. Mary’s Dean’s List
Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Ind., has named
two students from the Stateline Area to its Dean’s List for
the spring semester: from Beloit: Brianna Stanbrough;
from South Beloit: Jennifer Gracyalny. Students placed
on the Dean’s List have achieved a grade point average
of 3.6 or higher on a 4.0 scale while carrying at least 12
graded credit hours. They must have no incompletes and
no grades lower than a C.
UW-Platteville Scholarship
Walter and Lucille Zimbrick will celebrate their 65th
wedding anniversary with a dinner July 1 with family
and friends at the Butterfly Club. Lucille Starker and
Walter Zimbrick were married July 2, 1947, in Sun Prairie. They have lived in Beloit for 63 years. Walter was a
partner in the H. G. Siepert Co. - CPAs. The couple have
four children and four grandchildren.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has awarded
scholarships to its returning students for the 2012-13 academic year. Among the award winners is Nick Oldenburg,
from Beloit, who won the Patricia Collins Scholarship
totaling $500.
UW-Eau Claire Dean’s List
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has released
the names of students placed on the Dean’s List for the
spring semester. Students from Beloit were: William
Hotchkiss, Kathryn Lyman, Phillip Schladweiler and
Megan Zandler; from Orfordville, Charissa Drake.
UW-Platteville Grads
University of Wisconsin-Platteville has announced the
names of local area students who received degrees at the
college’s commencement held May 12. They were: Nikolas
Deverneuil, of Rockton, Bachelor of Science, industrial
technology; Jelena Gagula, of Beloit, Bachelor of Science,
business administration; Benjamin Price, of Roscoe,
Bachelor of Science, criminal justice; Kevin Wellnitz, of
Orfordville, Bachelor of Science, mechanical engineering; Cassandra Young, of Clinton, Bachelor of Science,
reclamation, environment and conservation.
Fort Lewis College Grad
Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colo., held its commencement April 28. The following area student was among the
graduates: from Beloit: Elizabeth Rasmussen, Bachelor
of Arts, sociology, human services.
UW-River Falls Dean’s List
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has announced
that Felicia Kitzman, of Clinton, has been named to the
Dean’s List for the spring semester. To be named to the
Dean’s List a full-time undergraduate student must earn
a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Augustana Dean’s List
Augustana College has announced the names of students from the Stateline Area who were named to the
college’s Dean’s List. From Rockton: Margaret Blackburn, Mackenzie Kelling, Madison Neece, James Tenney
and Melissa Van Lanen; from Roscoe: Alexander Killion,
Mary Liles, Brett McWilliams and Matthew Paris. Students named to the Dean’s List have maintained a grade
point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Huntington Dean’s List
Huntington University has named Miles Allen, of
Roscoe, and Brittany Edmonds, of Beloit, to its Dean’s
List for the spring semester. To be placed on the Dean’s
List students must be enrolled full-time with a load of 12
hours or more in graded courses and must achieve a grade
point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Upper Iowa Dean’s List
Upper Iowa University has released its Dean’s List for
the 2012 spring semester. To be honored, the undergraduate must have earned a minimum 3.50 G.P.A. for the
semester while enrolled as a full-time student. Named to
the Dean’s List, from Rockton, is Victoria Booth.
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Architecture Award
Angela (Berg) Odom, formerly of Beloit and a graduate of Beloit Catholic High School, was awarded the 2012
Greene Award for Architecture Thesis Excellence and the
Architecture Thesis Commendation by Boston Architectural College for her thesis entitled, “Moving Space: The
Principles of Movement as a Bridge between Architecture
and Landscape.” The Greene Award is given each year to
architecture master’s degree students who have demonstrated outstanding work on their thesis project.
Odom, the daughter of John and Marianne Berg, of
Beloit, is the principal architect for Odom Architects, P.
C. in Mobile, Ala., and continues her studies in movement
theory and its application to architecture.
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