Kruger Hemmen Sports Complex to Open Spring 2016

Posted by on Jan 8 in News

Dike area residents stood watching, filled with excitement, as the first shovelfuls of soil were turned over during the July 6 groundbreaking ceremony for the Kruger-Hemmen Sports Complex. It will not only change the landscape, but will change the lives of countless kids for generations to come. “Thank you!” to all our contributors, with special recognition to:

Major Donors
Dennis and Holly Kruger
Build Our Ballpark
State Bank
Black Hawk Gaming Association
McElroy Trust
The Hemmen Family
Peoples Savings Bank
The Guernsey Foundation
Community Foundation of NEI
John Deery Motors

Fields2Fields Board of Directors
Justin Stockdale
Julie Herberts
Mike Williams
Joe Beckner
Kevin Sonnenberg
Bob Hellman
Melissa Loger
Mike Soppe

Scheduled to be ready for the summer of 2016, the 25-acre sports complex includes baseball/softball diamonds, soccer fields, football practice fields, family play areas, concession stands, shelters and restrooms.

We’ve reached two-thirds of our fundraising goal, and could really use your help to raise the rest. To donate any amount, visit

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