5/9/2013 10:50:00 AM Randolph Township has three retire
Three longtime volunteers to Randolph Township have retired.
Dan Boykin was appointed to the Randolph Township Planning Commission in 2006 and retired in 2013.
Dan and his wife Rue live in Randolph Township and have since 1999. He is retired from law enforcement and served 33 years in police work and he continues to serve the community as a Board Member of the Cannon Golf Club, President of the Cannon Falls Housing Initiative and is Senior Warden at the Church of the Redeemer Episcopal Church in Cannon Falls. He is an avid golfer.
Bonnie Hvistendahl was appointed to the Randolph Township Planning Commission in 2001 and retired in 2013.
Bonnie is a native of South Dakota where she graduated from Arlington High School and South Dakota State University. She married Jim Hvistendahl in 1967. While Jim was in the Air Force she worked on a weekly newspaper in Texas and a two-edition daily in Oklahoma. They later lived in Sioux City, Iowa and finally moved to their home on Lake Byllesby in 1975. While being a stay at home mom, she did some feature writing for the Cannon Falls Beacon. She and Jim have two married sons and three grandchildren.
Bill Callister was elected Supervisor to the Randolph Township Board in 2001 and retired in 2013.
Bill has always been very active. He farmed all his life except 4 years of active military duty. In the Navy he was selected to Flight Training where he flew the Navy's first swept wing, supersonic fighter. He was active in the Reserve Navy for 17 years and retired as a Lt. Col. He flew for Northwest Airline for 25 years. He has been active in the Masonic Lodge for 50 years and was named Shriner Clown of the Year in 2010. He has served on many Boards and has been active in many youth programs. He presently is the Secretary for the Cannon Falls Wine & Art Planning Committee. He has been politically active for many years, been a farm mediator and has owned his own Travel Agency for 30 years. He and his wife Shirley have 4 daughters and 1 son, 15 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.