From Our Files
1973: Hutchinson picked to lead Hartley school
March 16, 2023
• March 18, 1948
Mr. and Mrs. William Vikselaar arrived from Hilderland in Holland and expected to make America their permanent home. The newlyweds were staying in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Holmes. The lady was a niece of Barney Gerts who also lived at the Holmes home. They hoped to obtain farm work and learn the American ways.
Dorothy Diekmann, stellar guard on Hartley’s fourth-place state tournament team, was named on the Des Moines Register all-state girls’ basketball team. She was placed on the second team.
On the final day of filing, a second ticket of candidates for Hartley m...