Oberon Oracles: June 13, 2022


June 13, 2022

Lester Roberts enjoyed the Memorial Day program at Ostby Hall in Sheyenne Monday. He visited with several friends, including Howard and Helen Schmid, Eloise Ploium and Jim and Marjean Woodrow.

Wednesday, Lester was in Maddock on business.

Lester and Midge Quam took in the Devils Run Parade on Saturday.

Doris Griffin shared another story about her geese. Doris opened the barn door one morning to let everybody out. The big geese headed for the pond and one gosling was tagging behind. There is a rock in the doorway and Doris watched the gosling hesitate, deciding if it should go around the rock or over it. It decided to go over it and fell when going over the other side. It picked itself up and kept going to the pond. The point of this story is that it shows we all have decisions to make and once made, keep moving forward and don’t look back and do the best we can with that decision.

The poor misguided turkey was gone for three days, but is back and still romancing the guinea hens.

Howard and Helen Schmid attended the Memorial Day program in Sheyenne on Monday.

The Schmids enjoyed the Devils Run parade and the car show on Saturday.

Charlotte Simon’s sister, Lori Pedersen, arrived at the Simons’ home on Friday, May 28. The ladies spent the day shopping in Carrington and New Rockford and ended the day with supper at Harriman’s.

Sunday, the ladies were at the graduation of Collynn Bosch at Rugby High School. Open house followed at the Knox Community Center. Heidi, Elin and Max Thompson of Grand Forks also attended the open house.

Heidi, Elin and Max spent Sunday night with Randy and Charlotte. Heidi, Elin, JoClaire Halvorson and Lori Pedersen attended Memorial Day mass at St. Mary’s Church in Knox.

Elin and Max stayed with Grandpa and Grandma Simon Monday through Wednesday while Heidi returned to Grand Forks to finish out her last week of school. Thursday, Charlotte brought the kids to Devils Lake to spend Thursday and Friday with their other grandparents, Melodee and Terry Thompson.

Friday, Charlotte traveled to Lake Sacajawea to attend the annual family picnic hosted by Mike and Shelly Heilman. Charlotte returned home on Sunday.

Dave and Linda Madson went to Grand Forks on May 31, where Dave kept a medical appointment. The wind added some excitement to the trip.

Linda and McKenzee Madson picked up the flags from the cemetery in Oberon on Friday morning and also stopped in for a short visit with Carrie Prince.

Carrie was an overnight guest at Melodie Madson’s home Friday night. Melodie, Carrie, Linda, Kennedee and McKenzee and Amy Jacobson took in some of the garage sales in Devils Lake on Saturday.

Linda was a Sunday afternoon coffee guest at Melodie’s home.

Randy Simon and grandson, Max, Dave Kenner and Craig Poulsen visited Todd Buehler last week.

Nadley enjoyed lunch in Maddock with Michele Harrington and Cassie Kallenbach Tuesday.

Hunter, Grace and Hendrick Buehler brought supper and visited Todd and Nadley Wednesday evening.

Brittin and Brooks watched Grandma Nadley at their house Friday afternoon.

Bria, Brittin and Brooks brought bars to Todd and Nadley Sunday afternoon and spent some time visiting and playing.

Nadley had lunch with Cassie Kallenbach and Mavis Maloney in Maddock on Thursday.

Saturday evening, John and Donna Grann attended the wedding reception and dance in Devils Lake for Evan and Hope Swenson.

Bobbi and Emersyn Olson came from Flandreau, S.D. Sunday to visit Grandpa and Grandma Grann for a few days.

Congratulations to Evan and Hope Swenson as they begin their lives together.

Thought for the day: Yesterday is a secret room in your heart where you keep the memories of other years.


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