2013-04-11 / Top News

2013 Linton Easterland



The 2013 edition of Linton’s Easterland was held on Saturday, March 30, at the Linton Food Center. Children, ages 12 and under, were encouraged to participate, and kids who entered Linton’s coloring contest had the opportunity to find their entry in the store, which were attached to a balloon and placed in various places within the store. The event also featured face painting and hand stamping, and participants entered their names for a drawing of door prizes at the end of the event. The event was co-sponsored by the Linton Chamber of Commerce and the Linton Lions Club. Above, Easterland Chairperson Irene Fisher (left) and her daughter, Melissa Fisher (center) of Fargo, had live bunnies available for children to pet. Shown petting the bunny is Anastasia Benedict, daughter of James and Maretta Benedict of Hazelton. The 2013 edition of Linton’s Easterland was held on Saturday, March 30, at the Linton Food Center. Children, ages 12 and under, were encouraged to participate, and kids who entered Linton’s coloring contest had the opportunity to find their entry in the store, which were attached to a balloon and placed in various places within the store. The event also featured face painting and hand stamping, and participants entered their names for a drawing of door prizes at the end of the event. The event was co-sponsored by the Linton Chamber of Commerce and the Linton Lions Club. Above, Easterland Chairperson Irene Fisher (left) and her daughter, Melissa Fisher (center) of Fargo, had live bunnies available for children to pet. Shown petting the bunny is Anastasia Benedict, daughter of James and Maretta Benedict of Hazelton.

Josi Schwab, daughter of Mike and Vicki Schwab of Linton, won the coloring contest in the 4th Grade division, and she also won a door prize during Linton’s Easterland. Josi Schwab, daughter of Mike and Vicki Schwab of Linton, won the coloring contest in the 4th Grade division, and she also won a door prize during Linton’s Easterland.

Shalee Gross, daughter of Simon and Missy Gross of Linton, won the coloring contest in the 5th grade Division. Shalee Gross, daughter of Simon and Missy Gross of Linton, won the coloring contest in the 5th grade Division.

Callie Hase, daughter of Bruce and Heather Hase of Linton, won the coloring contest in the 3rd Grade Division. Callie Hase, daughter of Bruce and Heather Hase of Linton, won the coloring contest in the 3rd Grade Division.

Madison Bosch, daughter of Calvin and Patty Bosch of Linton, won the coloring contest in the 1st Grade Division. Madison Bosch, daughter of Calvin and Patty Bosch of Linton, won the coloring contest in the 1st Grade Division.

Karlee Feist (left) paints the face of Aubrianna Byers (daughter of Ben and Andrea Byers) during Easterland. Karlee Feist (left) paints the face of Aubrianna Byers (daughter of Ben and Andrea Byers) during Easterland.

Samantha Lawler, daughter of Richard and Jodi Lawler of Linton, was one of the winners in the 4th Grade division of the coloring contest. Winners not pictured are Shelby Bosch (5th Grade), daughter of Clyde and Iris Bosch; Natalie Ballensky (2nd Grade), daughter of Lindsey Ballensky; Ryan Hoff-Wald (Kindergarten), son of Andy Wald and Linda Hoff; and Aubrey Roehrich (Preschool), daughter of Chris and Adrien Roehrich, all of Linton. Samantha Lawler, daughter of Richard and Jodi Lawler of Linton, was one of the winners in the 4th Grade division of the coloring contest. Winners not pictured are Shelby Bosch (5th Grade), daughter of Clyde and Iris Bosch; Natalie Ballensky (2nd Grade), daughter of Lindsey Ballensky; Ryan Hoff-Wald (Kindergarten), son of Andy Wald and Linda Hoff; and Aubrey Roehrich (Preschool), daughter of Chris and Adrien Roehrich, all of Linton.

Maretta Benedict and her daughter, Isabella, each won door prizes during Linton’s Easterland. Maretta Benedict and her daughter, Isabella, each won door prizes during Linton’s Easterland.

Rachel Green was a door prize winner during Easterland. She is the daughter of Mike Wickenheiser, Jr., and Michelle Herr, both of Linton. Rachel Green was a door prize winner during Easterland. She is the daughter of Mike Wickenheiser, Jr., and Michelle Herr, both of Linton.

Garrett Huizenga, son of Clint and Kellie Huizenga of Linton, won a door prize during Easterland. Garrett Huizenga, son of Clint and Kellie Huizenga of Linton, won a door prize during Easterland.

Gianna Caruso won a door prize during Linton’s Easterland. She is the daughter of Rico and Becky Caruso of Linton. Gianna Caruso won a door prize during Linton’s Easterland. She is the daughter of Rico and Becky Caruso of Linton.

The Easter Bunnies handed out treats during Linton’s Easterland. They are Linton Food Center employees Tami Meyers (left) and Tyler Arends. The Easter Bunnies handed out treats during Linton’s Easterland. They are Linton Food Center employees Tami Meyers (left) and Tyler Arends.

Alexianna Byers, daughter of Ben and Andrea Byers of Linton, won a giant Easter Basket during Linton’s Easterland. Alexianna Byers, daughter of Ben and Andrea Byers of Linton, won a giant Easter Basket during Linton’s Easterland.

Audriana Henderson (left) won a door prize during Linton’s Easterland. She is being held by her mother, Ashlee Henderson of Linton. Audriana Henderson (left) won a door prize during Linton’s Easterland. She is being held by her mother, Ashlee Henderson of Linton.

Anastasia Benedict (daughter of James and Maretta Benedict of Hazelton) was a door prize winner during Linton’s Easterland. Anastasia Benedict (daughter of James and Maretta Benedict of Hazelton) was a door prize winner during Linton’s Easterland.

Amy Weninger of Strasburg was a door prize winner during Linton’s Easterland. Amy Weninger of Strasburg was a door prize winner during Linton’s Easterland.

Sophia Hulm was one of the preschool winners in the coloring contest. She is the daughter of Rick and Leanne Hulm of Linton. Sophia Hulm was one of the preschool winners in the coloring contest. She is the daughter of Rick and Leanne Hulm of Linton.

Elijah Hulm (being held by his sister, Abigail) each won a door prize during Linton’s Easterland. They are the children of Rick and Leanne Hulm of Linton. Elijah Hulm (being held by his sister, Abigail) each won a door prize during Linton’s Easterland. They are the children of Rick and Leanne Hulm of Linton.

Working at the registration table during Linton’s Easterland were, from left, Colin Gores, Eliza Fisher and Vanessa Fisher. Ryan Hulm (right) of Linton looks on as his daughters, Bailey, Paige and Addison, register for door prizes. Working at the registration table during Linton’s Easterland were, from left, Colin Gores, Eliza Fisher and Vanessa Fisher. Ryan Hulm (right) of Linton looks on as his daughters, Bailey, Paige and Addison, register for door prizes.

Barb Walsvik (right) of Fargo, and her daughter, Jessica, each won a door prize during Linton’s Easterland. Barb is the daughter of Melvin and Lillian Wohl of Linton. Barb Walsvik (right) of Fargo, and her daughter, Jessica, each won a door prize during Linton’s Easterland. Barb is the daughter of Melvin and Lillian Wohl of Linton.

Kaden and Brelie Dockter each won a door prize during Linton’s Easterland. They are the children of Travis Dockter and Amerie Meidinger of Linton. Kaden and Brelie Dockter each won a door prize during Linton’s Easterland. They are the children of Travis Dockter and Amerie Meidinger of Linton.

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