Nichols, Iowa Centennial Book
Nichols - Our Town - 1984
NICHOLS DAY 1979
Nichols, Iowa Centennial Book 1884-1984, pages 95-96
Pets Adams Ruess won.
Clowns Chris Ball won.
Mini Bikes 1. Joe Thompson, 2. Dennis Truesdale, 3. Cary Breeden, 4. Todd Thompson.
Bicycle 1. Dawn Hazen, 2. Loretta Stearns, 3. Neal Heneghan, 4. Dean Dauber.
Miscellaneous 1. Kile & Kory Kaalberg, 2. Rob Hillyer, 3. Jan Fuhrmeister, 4. Trey Wedel.
Cars 1. Henry Yoder, Lone Tree, Model T; 2. Cal Purdy, Muscatine, Model T; 3. Vic Mills, Nichols, Model A; 4. George Blackwood, Muscatine, Model T.
Antique Machinery 1. Ed Hadley, Atalissa, Graham Bradley Tractor; 2. Hesters Grain & Fertilizer, Nichols
Commercial Floats 1. Kiles Feed, 2. Jack Salemink, 3. Rons Feed, 4. Terra Eastern.
General Floats 1. Nichols Community Club, 2. Lone Tree Chamber of Commerce, 3. Pike Grange, 4. St. Marys Church, Nichols.
Horses and Ponies
Cart Class 1. Dynamite, Randy Smith,West Liberty;2. Jo, Mark Smith, West Liberty; 3. Monica and colt, Bobby Smith, West Liberty; 4. Mr. A, Frank Smith, West Liberty.
Team Class 1. 6 pony hitch, Bob Metcalf, Muscatine; 2. 4 pony hitch, Merle Nebergal, Atalissa; 3. Team on sleigh, Marion Barnhart, Nichols; 4. Team on stagecoach, Castles Trucking and Etheridge Tree Service, Joy, Illinois.
Riders 1. 5 horses in group, The Marion Barnhart Group, Nichols; 2. The Maylone Group, 3 horses, Muscatine; 3. Glen Radford Group, 2 horses; 4. Dallas Kaufman, Wilton.
Costumes - 1. Apropos Junior Federated Club, 2. Barbara Beik, 3. Ron Han, 4. Sean Breeden.
Best of Parade - Nichols Community Club.
1st The Odd Couples
Don and Jean Ann Feldman, Dick and Diane Buysse, Bob and Robin Hanson, Adam Feldman and Tammy Cornick, Patti Koenig and Connie Black, Jim Petersen and Randy Stutz.
2nd The Blues
Gary and Jeanette Lenz, Ken and Syd Harned, Brian and Becky Connell, Al and Betty Albrecht, Larry Lenz and Lori Simpson, Rick Janney and Karen Janey, Jeff Carter and Deb Kasper.
3rd Tie Terra Eastern
Jerry and Carol Morris, Dean and Twyla Bickford, Denny and Linda Albarecht, Kevin and Niki Phelps, Al and Lynn Jordan, Wayne and Barb Behrems, Kirt Campion and Marcia Beck and Gary Miller.
Mr. and Mrs. Pat Carter, Mr. and Mrs. Pogge Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hatfield, Gene Allen and Chris Patterson, Richard and Lori Johns, Ron Johns and Mona Martin, and Charlie Willier.
The lucky winners in the Nichols Day drawing were: Grill T. E. Lyons, Iowa City; Cassette/radio Margaret Kaalberg, Nichols; Calculator Dan Christofferson, Nichols; Lantern Deb Mills, R.R. 5, Muscatine; Baking dish Doris Jungen, Clinton.
The Nichols Community club gave a live hog as a prize and it went to Ruth Freeborn, R.R. 1, Muscatine.
The Marathon Winner was Steven Pershing from Muscatine.
Children aged 0-4
25 yard dash 1. Tresh Koenig, 2. Mark Shields, 3. Jerry Nour.
Yard ball throw 1. Mark Sheilds, 2. Ben Smith, 3. Jerry Nour.
Yarn ball toss 1. Tresh Koenig, 2. Joshua Hanson, 3. Mark Shields.
Children aged 5-6
Backward race 1. Jenny Pierson, 2. Casey Shingledecker, 3. Chuck Nour.
50 yard dash 1. Jeanna Ruess, 2. Tony Smith, 3. Chuck Nour.
Ball toss 1. Brandon Harned, 2. Johnny Christofferson, 3. Kyle Kaalberg.
Children aged 7-9
3-legged race 1. Joe Fuhrmeister and Johnny Oostendorp, 2. Josh Petersen and dean Dauber, 3. Sue Feldman and Brad Koenig.
Water balloon toss 1. Mary Beth Voit and Jeff Smith, 2. Susie Battey and Vicki Wagner, 3. Steve Kuhn and Ed Koser.
50 yard dash 1. Johnny Oostendorp, 2. Sue Feldman, 3. Matt Ruess.
50 yard dash 1. Andy Feldman, 2. Shelly Buysse, 3. Troy Wedel. Somersault race 1. Sshelly Buysse, 2. Andy Feldman, 3. Mike Koenig.
Water balloon toss 1. Steven Hinrich and Brad Shingledecker, 2. Andy Feldman and Scott Fidley, 3. Kris Koser and Jim Dimock.
Eleven winners were given ribbons.
50 yard dash 1. Lynn Porter, 2. Kim Buysse, 3. Tom Lee, 3. Beth Feldman.
Somersault race 1. Lynn Porter, 1. Kim Buysse, 2. Tom Lee, 3. Beth Feldman.
Water balloon toss 1. Tom Lee and Kim Buysse, 2. Lynn Porter and Beth Feldman.
Ages 16 and over
Somersault race 1. Rick Weinard, 2. Linda Jehle, 3. Ann Wehde.
Shoe throw 1. Rick Weinard, 2. Donna Newton, 2. Linda Jehle, 3. Linda Willier.
Water balloon throw 1. Missy Morrison and Krista Dotson, 2. Ann Wehde and Richard Wehde, 3. Linda Jehle and Sandy Fridley.
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