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Happy 3rd Birthday, Charlie!!

Rylee Eastvold will turn 1 on June 14th!

Charlie Samuel Anker Happy 1st Birthday Rylee!

celebrated his 3rd birthday on May 9, 2009.

You have blessed all of our lives and we love you so much!

He is the son of Dave and Sarah Anker of Winterset. His grandparents are Gary and Nancy Anker of Winterset and Joel and Nina Esslinger of rural Sheffield.

New Arrival Spencer and Katie Esslinger, of Ames, are parents of a daughter, Shelby Rebecca, born Feb. 4, 2009 at Mary Greeley Hospital, Ames.

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Walker, Irwin BETH WALKER, of Mason City, is the daughter of Mary Loden of Forest City and Bart Walker of Mason City. She graduated from Mason City High School in 1999, from Cornell College and from the University of Iowa with a degree in teaching high school psychology and sociology. Currently, she is a teacher at a public charter school in Washington, D.C., and will be attending Northwestern University in the fall. MATT IRWIN, of Champaign, Ill., is the son of Sue Dahl and Douglas Irwin. He graduated from Centennial High School in 2000 and from the University of Iowa with a degree in political

science and international relations. Currently, he is a government consultant in Washington, D.C., with Deloitte LLP. The couple will be married Oct. 24, 2009, in Iowa City at the Riverside Shakespeare Stage in lower city park.


Gannon, Countryman

Struchen, 50 years

Thank you

I wish to thank everyROCKWELL — Roy J. and Marlene J. (Schick) TITONKA — Katie Countryman and Ryan Gannon were body who made my 80th Struchen of Rockwell were married June 20, 1959, at St. married Sept. 20, 2008, at Good Hope Lutheran Church in birthday such a happy day Peter Lutheran Church in Rockwell. Titonka, with Pastor William Embree officiating. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniver- with many memories, and Katie is the daughter of Dennis and Robyn Countryman of Titonka, and the granddaughter of Bob and Ilene Hanson of sary with an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Leland. June 21, 2009, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Rockwell. Ryan is the son of Linda Gannon of Forest City, and the They request no gifts, please. late Don Gannon. He is the grandson of Dorothy Gannon of The couple’s children and their spouses are Rick Glendale, Ariz., and Jean Hoover of Torrington, Wyo. (Sherry) Struchen of Rockwell, and Kristi (Doug) BuffinChelsie Bengtson-Derr was the matron of honor. The gton, Fort Collins, Colo. They have three grandchildren. bride’s other attendants were Kandice Zwiefel, Samantha Schmidt, Carrie Snider, Teya Banta, and junior bridesmaid AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Tiffany Banta. Matt Evenson was the best man. The groom’s other English, graduated with a Central College attendants were Joe Sifuentes, Micah Sinnwell, Dallas major in English, and a graduates Groves, and Rudy Bork. minor in communication Chyann Banta and Karlie Countryman were the flower PELLA — The following studies. girls, and Braden, son of the couple, was the ring bearer. Daniel Krull, Buffalo North Iowa students Sara Cook and Sara Winkleman were the bride’s personal received: bachelor’s degree Center, graduated with a attendants. Jason Thompson and Tony Countryman were major in elementary eduin May from Central Colthe ushers. cation. lege. Vocalists were Sarah Wilkin and Katie Uken. Alison Mason, Mason Justin Johnson, Britt, A reception was held at The Lodge in Forest City, hosted graduated cum laude with City, graduated with a by Gary and Pam Schmidt, and Brent Boyd and Jennifer a major in exercise science, major in international Billerbeck. studies-Western European, Katie is a graduate of Woden-Crystal Lake-Titonka High and a minor in health proand a minor in Spanish. School and La’James College of Cosmetology in Mason City. motion, specializing in Megan Swingen, She is self-employed at Katie’s Salon & Tanning in Titonka. physical education. Cum Woden, graduated with a laude students graduate Ryan is a graduate of Forest City High School and North major in exercise science, with a cumulative grade Iowa Area Community College. He is employed by Aluma, and a minor in psychology, point average of 3.5 to KLM, in Bancroft. specializing in health pro3.699. Following a honeymoon to Cozumel, Mexico, the couple motion. Mary Mallen, Britt, is at home in Titonka.

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Griffith, Turek

Madson, Reitzler

Kerns, 50 years

JENNIFER GRIFFITH, of Brandon, S.D., is the daughter of Steve and Deb Griffith of Brandon, S.D. She is a 2003 graduate of Brandon Valley High School, and received her BSN in 2008 from South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D. Jennifer is a neonatal/intensive care nurse at Sanford USD Medical Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. CONNOR TUREK, of Sioux Falls, S.D., is the son of Tim and Kay Turek of Clear Lake. He is a 2003 graduate of Clear Lake High School and received his BSN in 2008 from South Dakota State University, Brookings, S.D. Connor is a critical care nurse at Sanford USD Medical Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. The couple will be married on Aug. 7, 2009, in Sioux Falls, S.D.

KAYLA MADSON, of Waverly, is the daughter of James and Paula Madson of Ames and Stephanie and Steve Garner of Waverly. Kayla is the granddaughter of Larry and Ann Scott of Clear Lake and Phyllis and the late Bud Madson of Clear Lake. Kayla graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in liberal arts. She is employed as a real estate appraiser at Garner Appraisal in Waverly. RYAN REITZLER, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., is the son of James and Marsha Reitzler of North English, Iowa. His grandparents are Leland and Lois Weingarden of Deep River, Iowa. Ryan graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in technology management. He is employed by A. Zerega and Sons as a plant engineer in Lee’s Summit, Mo. The couple will be married at 7 p.m. June 20, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church North English.

BRITT — Larry and Jeanice (Clark) Kerns of Britt were married June 21, 1959, at the Presbyterian Church in Pocahontas. Larry and Jeanice will celebrate 50 years of marriage with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on June 21, 2009, at the United Methodist Church in Britt. The couple’s children and their spouses are Cindy and Jerry Barker of Britt, Garry and Teresa Kerns of Britt, Doug and Janelle Kerns of Bettendorf, and David and Phyllis


Algona Band receives Achievement Award ALGONA — The Algona High School Band was awarded the “Distinguished Academic Achievement” award by the IHSMA (Iowa High School Music Association), this spring. This is the IHSMA’s top academic achievement award.

Large music ensembles that participate at the IHSMA State Festival events are recognized for this top level of academic excellence if the average grade point average of students enrolled in the ensemble is over 3.25. Ensembles are recognized for “excellent academic achievement” if the average grade point is between 3.00 and 3.24.

Greder awarded master of divinity degree MASON CITY — David Greder, of Mason City, was awarded the master of divinity degree by Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, at its 173rd commencement, May 22.

Kerns of Buda, Texas. They also have 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

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Crannell, 50 years MARSHALLTOWN — Harold “Ray” and Glenna A. Crannell of Marshalltown were married June 21, 1959, at the Little Brown Church in the Vale in Nashua. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 21, 2009. A card shower is planned. Cards may be sent to Ray and Glenna Crannell, 2213 Maple Blvd., Marshalltown, IA 50158. They request no gifts, please. The couple’s children and their spouses are Mike and Alison Crannell, Adel; Lisa Gassman, Marshalltown; Steve and Vicki Crannell, Guthrie Center; Matt and Malinda Cran-

nell, Des Moines. They also have eight grandchildren and 9.5 great-grandchildren.


Turnbull receives MADD award Lt. Adam Turnbull, a native of Clear Lake, and a member of the Omaha police department, was the recipient of the Adult DWI/DUI Award at the 10th annual MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) Outstanding Law Enforcement awards ceremony, May 28, in Lincoln, Neb. The ceremony was hosted by Governor Dave Heineman and First Lady Sally Ganem. Numerous senators and dignitaries were present. Officer Adam Turnbull is committed to public safety and aggressively enforces alcohol violations in an effort to reduce motor vehicle crashes and fatalities. He is very proactive and his outstanding DUI arrest numbers

Saaranen, 25 years ST. ANSGAR — Fred and Kay (Crilly) Saaranen of St. Ansgar were married June 16, 1984, at St. Edwards Church in Austin, Minn. The couple celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with family and friends on June 13 at the City Limits in St. Ansgar. The couple’s children and their spouses are Amanda and Shannon Schulz of Nebraska City, Neb., Samantha of Cedar Falls, and Michael of St. Ansgar.

is turning 80 on June 29. If you would like to surprise her with a card, please send it to 667 Briarstone Drive, #5, Mason City, Iowa 50401.


Johnson, Hanson

KRISHNA JOHNSON, of Lake Mills, is the daughter of Linda Johnson of Lake Mills. Krishna graduated family-like environment Thank you from Lake Mills High where people are able to June is Staff AppreciaSchool in 2004, and the grow and flourish to their tion Month at OpportuniNorth Iowa Area Commufull potential. ty Village. Thank you to all nity College Nursing Prothe employees who work gram with her ADN in diligently to provide sup- Thank you 2007. She is employed as an port to people with disA special thank you to RN at Albert Lea Medical abilities. Opportunity Vil- our family for having our Center in Albert Lea, Minn. lage employs 386 full-time picture in Celebrations in BRIAN HANSON, of Lake Turnbull and 169 part-time honor of our 60th Mills, is the son of Dave employees in over 30 anniversary. It was wonHanson and Cindy Hanson amount to 250 annually. North Iowa communities. derful to hear from so of Lake Mills. Brian graduatHe also trains new recruits, The Village’s caring staff many. Our thanks to all ed from Lake Mills High proper DUI investigative brings privacy, dignity and who remembered us with School in 2000. He is coprocedures. purpose to the lives of 545 cards, phone calls and best owner of Turf Trimmers Lt. Turnbull is the son of North Iowans with disabilwishes on our special day. Plus and Hanson LP Gas in ried at 4 p.m. Aug. 8, 2009, Diana and Kim David ities. Congratulations for — Earl and Shirley Lake Mills. at Salem Lutheran Church Young, and Bruce Turncreating such a caring, Opheim The couple will be marin Lake Mills. bull, all of Clear Lake.


What a wonderful world

Happy Golden Birthday, Geoff June 19th Love you! Mom and Dad


Lorraine Weller, 90 ROCK FALLS — Lorraine Weller will observe her 90th birthday on Sunday, June 21. Cards may be sent to Lorraine at the following address: 307 Spring St., Mason City, Iowa 50401.

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Happy 1st Birthday Bailey

Happy 80th Birthday! Duane Jewell


Love, Mom, Dad and Family

Doris Alman Is Retiring!

Doris Alman is retiring after 56 years as a piano and organ teacher, handbell director and active church musician. She will continue to play for devotions at Good Shepherd and the IOOF Home. With her husband Rudy Alman they raised three fine children — Kerry, Scott and Barbara. They will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary in September.

Friends of Duane Jewell are invited to celebrate Duane’s 80th birthday celebration at East Park, Shelter #2, from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 21. Duane was born to Ettna and Oscar Jewell on June 25, 1929 in Marble Rock, Iowa. Duane is a 1947 Mohawk graduate, married to JoAnne (Sherman) Jewell (deceased) for 41 years, father of three daughters, and one son: Sherry (Brian) Lockwood, Al Jewell, Sue (Ed) Wineinger, and Nancy Jewell. Grandfather to eight children: Kelly and Cory; Nathan, Jordan and Dustin; Wes, Jay and Gabe. Great-grandfather to three children: Lance, Aaron and Kayla. Duane is a retired law enforcement officer of the Mason City police department. Duane has many friends from throughout his 80 years of living, playing and working in Mason City. His family requests your attendance to wish him many more years, next Sunday! Birthday wishes can be sent to: 920 S. Tennessee Place, Mason City, Iowa 50401.

Thompson, Fredin ELYSE THOMPSON, of Rockwell, is the daughter of Kevin and Lana Thompson of Forest City. She is a 2004 graduate of Forest City High School, and a 2006 graduate of Mercy School of Radiologic Technology. She completed an internship this spring in ultrasound at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, and is now employed by Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, Mason City, as a sonographer. KYLE FREDIN, of Rockwell, is the son of Doug and Kaye Fredin of Rockwell. He is a 2003 graduate of Rockwell-Swaledale High School, and attended North Iowa Area Community College. He is employed by UPS in Mason City. The couple is planning a fall 2009 wedding.


Thank you

The family of Fred Schade would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Snyder and Dr. Bate and the entire staff at the Cancer Center, also the entire staff of Thank you Hospice of North Iowa for their care and support to Fred Many thanks for making our anniversary special with and his entire family. Friends with their gifts of love, your beautiful cards and well wishes. It was fun hearing support, food and contributions, it’s all appreciated. from so many we had lost contact with over the years. Extended family for their support and kindness also. Thanks, too, for your continual prayers for us. Without that And to the Clear Lake Police Department for the awethere would be no 60th anniversary. Thanks to you, God some escort service they provided after the service to has given Harold an extension of time to enjoy life here on Memorial Park. Hopefully we did not leave anyone out. earth. We are grateful to God for his mercy and compassion. Thank you each and every one. — Harold and Dorothy Oppermann — The Schade’s


Happy 30th Anniversary Mom and Dad!

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Love Jenna, Jed and Jordan


Steve, Bobbie, Zane and Charlie of Mason City; Jeanette (Martin) and Tom of Ottumwa.


Felicetta, 40 years OSAGE — Laurence and Pat (Maglish) Felicetta of Osage were married June 9, 1969, in a chapel in Las Vegas. They will celebrate 40 years of marriage on June 9, 2009. Their children are AntoPorter. They also have five nio Felicetta, Larry grandchildren. Felicetta Jr. and Pam


Harrington, 25 years Stille, Hathaway IOWA CITY — Alex Stille and Jennifer Hathaway were united in marriage on May 26, 2009. Parents are Bruce and Alice Stille of Mason City and Charles and Susan Hathaway of Muscatine. A formal ceremony with family will be held in October. The couple will reside in Dubuque.

PLYMOUTH — Mark Russell Harrington and Sandra Lynne (Miller) Harrington of Plymouth were married June 9, 1984, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hampton. The couple will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. The couple’s children are Kyle and Kayla Harrington.

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS tion. Graduates include: ALTA VISTA — David Haeflinger. AMES — Matthew MASON CITY — North Hunter. Iowa Area Community ColAREDALE — John W. lege recognized 94 individuMartin. als during the annual GenBRITT — Morgan eral Education Diploma Amburgey, Crystal Brown. (GED) graduation ceremony CHARLES CITY — Ashheld May 27, at the North ley Evans, Michael FinIowa Community Auditorigalsen, Roy Foster, Shaun um, on the NIACC campus. Jordan, Paul Larson, Jennifer Graduates successfully Mandt, Kortnie Martin, completed the GED battery Kenin Neve, Jasmine Walkof tests and obtained their er, Jackie Walsh. high school equivalency CLEAR LAKE — Melissa diploma from the Iowa Cmelik, Gregory Monahan, Department of Public Craig Ruppelt. Instruction. FOREST CITY — Matt The NIACC Foundation Hahn, Andrew Heyer. also recognized the graduGARNER — Kevin Becker, ates and provided scholarApril Creviston. ships to 22 graduates. Two GOODELL — Annette graduates received full Pralle. tuition scholarships for the HAMPTON — Kasey 2009-2010 academic year, Witcraft. and 20 graduates received a JOICE — Carissa Lange. $250 scholarship. These KLEMME —Margaret scholarships were made O’Hara. possible through donations LELAND — Paula Petro. given to the NIACC Founda-

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Everding, 50 years MASON CITY — Richard O. Everding and Linda Lunstrom Everding of Mason City were united in marriage on Dec. 18, 1959, at the Grace Baptist Church in Mason City. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house celebration from 2 to 5 p.m. June 20, 2009, at the Holiday Inn in Mason City. Greetings may be sent to the couple at 1012 First St. N.E., Mason City, Iowa 50401. They request no gifts, please. The couple’s children and their spouses are Mark, deceased; Rod, Alaska; Nancy (Hugo) and


LITTLE CEDAR —James Henderson. MANLY —Rhonda Brigance, Colter Carlson, Jeffrey Francis. MASON CITY — Jennifer Barlow, Treeva Berube, Robert Brandt, Brady Cline, Korey Cobb, Carolyn Eliason, Holly Gordon, Connie Greenan, Nicholas Haag, Melinda Hoffman, Taylor Hunn, Teresa Krumm, Abdul Lotiff, Angel Mahaney, Aubrey Nelson, Jordan Pohlman, Justin Scott, Kendra Sporing, Jennifer Thomas, Mark Weeden, Shaylea Westendorf. NASHUA — Joyce Peyton. NORA SPRINGS — Parker Boyd, Shane Reynolds. NORTHWOOD — Jessica Freerksen, Gerad Kuhlman, Cody Madden, Kyle Stucky. OSAGE — Troy Lewis, Kelli Sheldon. ROCKFORD — Rebecca Bushman. ROCKWELL — Gregory Johnson.


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Myron Prescott, 90 LAKE MILLS — Myron Prescott, of Lake Mills, formerly of Joice, will celebrate his 90th birthday on June 21. He was born June 19, 1919, six miles north of Ventura. Greetings may be sent to Myron at: 406 S. 10th Ave. E., Lake Mills, Iowa 50450.

CLEAR LAKE — A card shower is planned for June Kepley, of Clear Lake, who is observing her 90th birthday today, June 14. She was born June 14, 1919 in Belmond. Cards may be sent to June at the following address: Oakwood Care Center, 400 Highway 18, Clear Lake, Iowa 50428.

Rylee is the son of Ryan & Tori Eastvold, grandson of Wayne & Marcia Eastvold, the late Patricia Bendickson and Barry & Michelle Bendickson, the great-grandson of Lyle & Roselyn Matson, Marion Eastvold and Eunice Bendickson.


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MASON CITY — Emily Melton and Caleb Fritzler, of Mason City, are proud parents of their first baby boy, Aidan John, born at Mercy Medical Center — North Iowa on Monday, April 13, 2009. Aidan weighed 7 lbs., 4 oz., and measured 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are John and Bonnie Melton, of Queen Creek, Ariz. Paternal grandparents are Dave and DeMaris Fritzler, of Bancroft. Maternal greatgrandmother is Arleen Johnson, of St. James, Minn. Paternal great-grandmothers are Virgene Uthof, of Fenton, Iowa, and Virginia Fritzler, of Oklahoma City, Okla. Emily is a third-year medical student at Des Moines University rotation at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa, Mason City. Caleb is a credit analyst with Clear Lake Bank and Trust, and also an adjunct instructor at Kaplan University, Buena Vista University, and North Iowa Area Community College. dred Konicek, of Belle Plaine, and Wilma Watson, of Humboldt, Neb.

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FERTILE — Dick and Paula (Sheimo) Worsley were married on June 20, 1959, at the Fertile Lutheran Church. Their anniversary will be celebrated with a family dinner. The couple’s daughters and their spouses are Kathy and Todd Cyriacks, Ely, Minn., and Sue and Scott McColloch, Fertile. Dick and Paula’s grandchildren are Mitch and Katie McColloch.


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She’s sweet as can be AND SHEFFIELD — Bob and Sharon (Brunsvold) Sanders turning 3! of Sheffield were married June 21, 1959, at First Luther(June 16th) an Church in Northwood. Love you lots! The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniverNannye & Papa sary with an open house from 3:30 to 7 p.m. June 21, 2009, at RidgeStone Golf Club in Sheffield. Greetings may be sent to Bob and Sharon Sanders, ANNIVERSARY 520 S. Fifth St., Sheffield, IA 50475. They request no gifts, please. Paulsen, 25 years The couple’s children and their spouses are Scott and MASON CITY — Lori Sanders of Sheffield, and Sue Petersen, Denver, Matthew and Michelle Colo. They also have five grandchildren, April, Jeff, Ryan (Westendorf) Paulsen of and Ty Sanders and Jordan Petersen, and one greatMason City were united in grandchild, Nashaun. marriage June 17, 1984, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Mason City. NEW ARRIVAL The couple will celebrate their 25th wedding Shelby Esslinger anniversary with a recepAMES — Spencer and tion at a later date. Paulsen and special friend Katie Esslinger, of Ames, The couple’s children Mandy Adolph of Ankeny, are parents of a daughter, and their spouses are and Mitchell Paulsen of Shelby Rebecca, born Feb. Matthew and Amanda Ames. They have one 4, 2009 at Mary Greeley Paulsen of Ankeny; Michael grandchild on the way. Hospital, Ames. She weighed 4 lbs., 8 oz., and was 18½ inches long. News, sports, opinion, celebrations, the latest Grandparents are Larry and Becky Eskov, of Harlan, forecast, classified ads, ... It’s all available, Iowa, and Joel and Nina all the time, at Esslinger, of rural Sheffield.

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Christ, 60 years

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LAKOTA — Michael and Dorothy Christ of Lakota will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on June 19, 2009, with a family get-together. They were married on June 19, 1949, at Swea City. They are the parents of Kathy (the Rev. Steven) Sampson of New Brighton, Minn., Michael James (Patty) Christ of Buffalo Center, Nancy (James) Bowman of Forest City. Greetings may be sent to Michael and Dorothy Christ, 4503 220th Ave., Lakota, Iowa 50451.

AITKIN, Minn. — Larry and Mary (Hain) Nutting of Aitkin, Minn., are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 14, 2009, with a family brunch in Minneapolis. They were married in Mason City on June 14, 1959. They have four children, Robin (Mike) Edgar of Mason City; Scott (Kim) Nutting of Aitkin, Minn.; Brett (Mary) Nutting of Bloomington, Minn., and Stuart (Megan) Nutting of Edina, Minn. They have 11 grandchildren and


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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Hamilton, Vinnie Humble, Alec Boeckholt, Randy Kenyon, Mike Hellman, Sam Norland; Percussion Duet — Anna Kollasch, ALGONA — Two vocalNora Krahenbuhl; Percus ists from Bishop Garrigan sion Ensemble — Rebecca High School were awarded Brosnan, Ashley Beisch, the Outstanding PerforNora Krahenbuhl, Anna mance Award in their Kollasch, Jenny Broesder; respective performance Saxophone Quartet — centers at the State Rachel Molsberry, Philip Solo/Ensemble Contest, Detrick Austin Salz, Beth April 18. Broesder; Instrumental The adjudicator for Solo — Alex Hamilton; each performance center is Vocal Solos — Becky Jenallowed to give this award nings, Alec Boeckholt, to one performance of the Anna Kollasch, Cassie day. Garrigan soloists Reising, Rebecca Brosnan. were given the honor in The following received both the vocal perforDivision II ratings: Chammance centers. Students ber Choir — Jenna Richter, receiving the award were Cassie Reising, Hannah Rebecca Brosnan and Alec Bode, Sarah Matthews, Boeckholt. Brosnan is the Becky Jennings, McKenzie daughter of Steve and Schindler, Jade Kajewski, Mary Brosnan, of Algona, Kelly Klein, Kayla Blocker, and Boeckholt is the son of Shanna Miller, Rebecca Lyle and Sue Boeckholt, of Brosnan, Anna Kollasch, Titonka. They performed Kelsie Berke, Chris their contest pieces at the Hansen, Benny Hellman, Outstanding Performers Vinnie Humble, Alex Showcase on Tuesday, May Hamilton, John Richter, 12, at the Iowa State CamPhilip Detrick, Craig pus in Ames. Kohlhaas, Sam Norland, Mike Hellman, Jake Garrigan Rosenmeyer, Drew Magill, Solo/Ensemble Alec Boeckholt, Randy Contest Kenyon, Joe Straub; Trombone Trio - Jeff Broesder, ALGONA — Fortythree music students from Alex Hamilton, Mike Hellthe Bishop Garrigan Music man; Instrumental Solos — Philip Detrick, Becky Department participated Jennings; Vocal Solos — in the Iowa High School Hannah Bode, Vincent Music Association State Humble, Mike Hellman. Solo/Ensemble Contest, The following ensemble April 18. Overall, the stureceived a Division III rat dents were awarded 10 Division I superior ratings, ing: Treble Ensemble — seven Division II excellent Kristin Berte, Abby Hanna, ratings and one Division III Stephanie Kajewski, Lana Larson, McKayla Loss, good rating. Katlyn Miller, Rebecca The following received Division I ratings: Madri- Molsberry, Alicia Richter, gal — Cassie Reising, Nora Shelby Schindler. Krahenbuhl, Sarah Garrigan hosts state Matthews, Becky Jennings, Kelly Klein, Kayla Blocker, large group contest Rebecca Brosnan, Anna ALGONA — The Music Kollasch, Chris Hansen, Department at Garrigan Bennyt Hellman, Alex hosted State Large Group

Garrigan vocalists earn outstanding performance

Contest, Friday, May 8. Twelve 1A schools participated at the Garrigan site. The Garrigan Concert Band and Concert Choir both participated and received complimentary remarks from all three judges in each performance center. The bands performed in the Friedmann Auditorium at the high school and the choirs performed in St. Cecelia’s Church. The Concert Choir received a Division I or superior rating, and the Concert Band received a Division II or excellent rating.

quist, Joshua Thompson, Bradley Young. 11th Grade: Hillary Hayes, Libby Kropp, Laura McGuire, Anna Pinneke, Caleb Prohaska, Katie Schmidt. 12th Grade: Emily Bertilson, Jade Engstler, Janelle Flatebo, Sara Formanek, Renee Greiman, Brittni Haag, Sadie Hayes, Mathew Haberkamp, Erik Jolivette, Alan Juhl, Amy Jutting, Meredith Kalkwarf, Kathryn Kenney, Danelle Kohlmeyer, Jeffrey Kramer, Katie Lonneman, Felicia Maas, Leslie Noty, Mark Opp, Mary Pistek, Landon Quandt, Kaitlyn Savoy, Nicholas Stromer, Garner-Hayfield Jaclyn Studer, Morgan Tue, Jacob Young, Evan honor rolls Zrostlik. GARNER — GarnerFourth Quarter Hayfield High School “B” Honor Roll released its fourth quarter (3.000 - 3.666) and second semester 9th Grade: Aaron Babhonor rolls. cock, Melody Baxter, Fourth Quarter Krista Bitker, Joseph “A” Honor Roll Ermer, Christina Furman, (3.667 - 4.00) 9th Grade: Ellen Bertil- Autumn Glidden, Tristin Glidden, Andrew Haag, son, Jordan Blank, Stuart Blank, Jasmine Doble, Jace Benjamin Hadacek, Engstler, Laura Formanek, Vanessa Hartman, Jessica Hejlik, Brianne Johnson, Kassidy Hanson, Karah Michael Jolivette, Jenna Huinker, Kayla Krogman, Sarah Legge, Nathan Opp, Maben, Jori Meints, Cody Miller, Taylor Nelson, Morgan Ricke, Rachel Kourtney Roberts, Kristin Ricke, Alicia Savoy, BritStromer. tany Schleusner, Drake 10th Grade: Kaylie Stadtlander, Elizabeth Anderson, Cody Fandel, Tusha, Megan WaddingLauren Hammitt, Terence ham, Kelli Weaver, Rick Henley, Kami Jass, Kendra Young. Kadrlik, Martin Kalkwarf, 10th Grade: Jacobey Kevin Kozisek, Laddie Anderson, Wesley Bier, Michael Boehnke, Michael Kozisek, Morgan Larson, Cody Mace, Christopher Brown, A’lora DeWaard, Noty, Skylar Oborny, John Cole Greiman, Zachary Ringham, Diana VanLanGreiman, Amber Hellin, ingham, Jenna Wellik. Cody Joynt, Matthew 11th Grade: Ashley Kenney, Courtney Lange, Anderson, Billy Awtry, Benjamin Lau, Lauren Colton Bachman, Kenneth Opp, Ashley Pettit, Kelsi Bell, Kevin Breister, Pringnitz, Taryn ProhasAlexander Bruggeman, ka, Blake Risius, Amanda Nicole Collen, Britney Rosendahl, Amy Skogerboe, Breanna Scott, Eliza- Formanek, Chelsey Forbeth Snyder, Andrew Son- manek, McKenzie

Hoadley, Angela Lau, Elizabeth Linville, Cassandra Molencamp, Timothy Molencamp, Ethan Nannenga, Jordan Paulsen, Levi Paulsen, Katelynn Peterson, Lauren Prohaska, Janessa Reding, Stephanie Ricke, Amber Sankey, Tyler Scholl, Nicholas Svare, Angela Thiedeman, Jordan Weaver. 12th Grade: Cassidy Albertson, Kristen Beecher, Jay Campbell, Trevor Carolus, Lindsey Cornick, Eric Cueva, Brittany DeWaard, Travis Dodd, Kortney Formanek, Kylie Ginapp, Kyle Greiman, Matthew Hiscocks, Brandi Hrubes, Maggie Hughes, Courtney Jass, Kristi Larson, Jeremy Maben, Austin McGuire, Aaron Nedved, Brianna Rayhons, Brandon Schupanitz, Miranda Schwickerath, Matthew Swanson, Caitlin Sykes. Second Semester “A” Honor Roll (3.667 - 4.00) 9th Grade: Ellen Bertilson, Jordan Blank, Stuart Blank, Jasmine Doble, Jace Engstler, Laura Formanek, Kassidy Hanson, Karah Huinker, Kayla Krogman, Sarah Legge, Nathan Opp, Morgan Ricke, Rachel Ricke, Alicia Savoy, Brittany Schleusner, Drake Stadtlander, Kristin Stromer, Elizabeth Tusha, Megan Waddingham, Kelli Weaver, Rick Young. 10th Grade: Jacobey Anderson, Wesley Bier, Michael Boehnke, Michael Brown, A’lora DeWaard, Cole Greiman, Zachary Greiman, Amber Hellin, Cody Joynt, Matthew Kenney, Courtney Lange, Benjamin Lau, Lauren Opp, Ashley Pettit, Kelsi Pringnitz, Taryn Prohaska, Blake Risius, Breanna Scott, Amy Skogerboe,

Elizabeth Snyder, Andrew Sonquist, Joshua Thompson, Bradley Young. 11th Grade: Chelsey Formanek, Hillary Hayes, Libby Kropp, Laura McGuire, Caleb Prohaska, Katie Schmidt. 12th Grade: Cassidy Albertson, Emily Bertilson, Jay Campbell, Lindsey Cornick, Jade Engstler, Janelle Flatebo, Sara Formanek, Renee Greiman, Brittni Haag, Sadie Hayes, Courtney Jass, Erik Jolivette, Alan Juhl, Meredith Kalkwarf, Kathryn Kenney, Danelle Kohlmeyer, Jeffrey Kramer, Katie Lonneman, Felicia Maas, Aaron Nedved, Leslie Noty, Mark Opp, Mary Pistek, Landon Quandt, Kaitlyn Savoy, Nicholas Stromer, Jaclyn Studer, Jacob Young, Evan Zrostlik. Second Semester B Honor Roll (3.00 - 3.666) See Garner-Hayfield, E11

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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS National Honor Society Scholarship Certificate of Merit - Meredith KalkFrom E10 warf, Sadie Hayes, Mark GARNER — The 2009 Opp. 9th Grade: Melody Bax- Senior Awards Night was Liberty Bank Scholarter, Krista Bitker, Christi- held May 6, at the Garnership - Katie Lonneman. na Furman, Autumn Glid- Hayfield High School Garner Rotary Scholarauditorium. The following den, Andrew Haag, Benship - Erik Jolivette. awards were presented: jamin Hadacek, Jessica Garner Progressive Club Farm Bureau Hancock Hejlik, Brianne Johnson, Scholarship - Jaclyn StudCounty Scholarship — Michael Jolivette, Jenna er. Maben, Jori Meints, Cody Aaron Nedved. Clear Lake Bank and MaxYield Cooperative Miller, Taylor Nelson, Trust ScholarshipScholarship — Jacob Kourtney Roberts. Matthew Haberkamp. Young. 10th Grade: Kaylie Iowa Angus Auxiliary MaxYield Cooperative Anderson, Cody Fandel, Lauren Hammitt, Terence Deanna Engstrom Memor- Scholarship - Kyle Greiman. Henley, Kami Jass, Kendra ial Scholarship — Katie Bernie J. Urich MemoriKadrlik, Martin Kalkwarf, Lonneman. al Music Scholarships Channel Bio/National Kevin Kozisek, Morgan Alex Clement and Leslie FFA Scholarship Program Larson, Cody Mace, Noty. — Jacob Young. Christopher Noty, Skylar Garner Girl Scout Troop Hancock County Soil Oborny, Elizabeth Rasmu#131 Awards - Alesha Rayand Water Conservason, John Ringham, hons, Amy Jutting, BrianAmanda Rosendahl, Jenna tion/Hancock SWCD na Rayhons, Brittany BedComissioner- Courtney Wellik. ford, Cassandra Ostrem, Jass and Aaron Nedved. 11th Grade: Ashley Danelle Kohlmeyer, Bernie Saggau Award Anderson, Colton BachKathryn Kenney, Leslie Jacob Young. man, Kevin Breister, E. Wayne Cooley Schol- Noty, Kaitlyn Savoy. Alexander Bruggeman, Iowa State Fair 4-H arship- Jaclyn Studer. Nicole Collen, Britney Scholarship - Kyle Wendy’s High School Formanek, McKenzie G r eiman. Heisman Scholarships — Hoadley, Angela Lau, CasIowa Fish and Game sandra Molencamp, Timo- Jacob Young and Meredith Officers Association Kalkwarf. thy Molencamp, Ethan Scholarship- Katie LonneU.S. Army Reserve Nannenga, Jordan man. Nat’l. Scholar/Athlete Paulsen, Levi Paulsen, National Wild Turkey Awards- Erik Jolivette and Katelynn Peterson, Anna Federation Scholarship Pinneke, Lauren Prohaska, Danelle Kohlmeyer. Katie Lonneman. U.S. Marine CorpJanessa Reding, Stephanie NIACC Basketball AthScholastic Excellence Ricke, Amber Sankey, letic ScholarshipAward - Mark Opp; DisTyler Scholl, Nicholas N i cholas Stromer. Svare, Angela Thiedeman, tinguished Athlete Awards NIACC Volleyball Ath- Cassidy G. Albertson and Jordan Weaver. Kristen L. Beecher; Sem- letic Scholarship- Brandi 12th Grade: Kristen per Fidelis Award - Emily Hrubes. Beecher, Trevor Carolus, NIACC Residence Hall E. Bertilson. Eric Cueva, Brittany Scholarship - Alesha RayU.S. Air Force MatheDeWaard, Travis Dodd, hons. matic/Science Award Kortney Formanek, Kylie NIACC Trustee ScholKathryn Kenney. Ginapp, Kyle Greiman, arship - Jaclyn Studer, United States AchieveMathew Haberkamp, Leslie Noty, Sara Forment Academy of ScholBrandi Hrubes, Maggie manek. ars- Maggie Hughes, Eric Hughes, Amy Jutting, NIACC Presidential Jolivette, Meredith KalkCody Linville, Jeremy warf, Danelle Kohlmeyer, Scholarship - Matthew Maben, Austin McGuire, Swanson. Jeffrey Kramer, Landon Alesha Rayhons, Brianna NIACC Foundation Quandt, Jaclyn Studer, Rayhons, Brandon SchuTravis Dodd. Scholarship -T panitz, Miranda Schwick- Jacob Young. Buena Vista University Outstanding Social erath, Matthew Swanson, Deans Fellow Scholarship Studies Scholar - Eric Caitlin Sykes, Morgan Cody Linville. Jolivette. Tue.

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Opp. Scholarship - Kristi Larson. Dordt College Distinguished ScholarshipPrincipal’s Leadership Mark Opp. Award - Jaclyn Studer. American State Bank All-Conference AcadeBusiness Scholarshipmic Awards- Cassidy Albertson, Kristen BeechMark Opp. er, Emily Bertilson, Jay Benedictine College Scholarship - Mary Pistek. Campbell, Travis Dodd, Jade Engstler, Renee Northwestern College Greiman, Brittni Haag, Academic Achievement Sadie Hayes, Brandi Scholarship - Felicia Hrubes, Erik Jolivette, Maas. General Casualty Insur- Alan Juhl, Meredith Kalkwarf, Kathryn Kenney, ance Company ScholarDanelle Kohlmeyer, Jef ship - Leslie Noty. frey Kramer, Cody Hawkeye Community Linville, Katie Lonneman, University of Northern College New Student Felicia Maas, Aaron Iowa Distinguished Schol- Scholarship - Meredith Nedved, Leslie Noty, Mark Kalkwarf. ars Award- Renee Greiman, Brittni Haag, Marshalltown Commu- Opp, Landon Quandt, Miranda Schwickerath, Evan Zrostlik. nity College Foundation Nicholas Stromer, Jaclyn Future Leader ScholarUniversity of Northern Studer, Morgan Tue, Jacob Iowa Mathematical, Com- ship- Kylie Ginapp. Questbridge Scholarship Young, Evan Zrostlik. putational and Physical President’s Education — Kathryn Kenney. Sciences Scholarship Renee Greiman. State of Iowa Governor’s Awards - Cassidy Albertson, Kristen Beecher, Drake University Schol- Scholar Recognition Emily Bertilson, Jay Kathryn Kenney. arship Award - Jade Campbell, Jade Engstler, Engstler. Student Council LeadJanelle Flatebo, Sara ForDrake University Presi- ership Award -JJaclyn manek, Renee Greiman, Studer. dential Scholar Award Jade Engstler. North Iowa Conference Brittni Haag, Sadie Hayes, Courtney Jass, Erik Drake University Acade- All Conference Team Renee Greiman, Meredith Jolivette, Meredith Kalkmic Competitiveness Kalkwarf, Kathryn Ken warf, Kathryn Kenney, Scholarship Award - Jade ney, Leslie Noty, Evan Danelle Kohlmeyer, JefEngstler. Zrostlik. frey Kramer, Katie LonneWaldorf College Excelman, Felicia Maas, Aaron Merit Achievement lence Scholarship - Janelle Nedved, Leslie Noty, Mark Flatebo. Award - Landon Quandt. Opp, Mary Pistek, Landon GAP Senior Awards Waldorf College Theatre Quandt, Miranda Kristen Beecher, Mathew Scholarship - Janelle Haberkamp, Sadie Hayes, Schwickerath, Nicholas Flatebo. Waldorf College Instru- Danelle Kohlmeyer, Mary Stromer, Jaclyn Studer, mental Music Scholarship Pistek. See GARNER-HAY- Janelle Flatebo. Don Larkin Jr. Memorial FIELD AWARDS, E13 Waldorf College Vocal Music Scholarship- Janelle Flatebo. st Wartburg College Meistersinger Music ScholarBeer Mugs • Pilsners • Shooters • Wine ship - Erik Jolivette and Tervis Tumblers • Collegiate Merchandise Michael Snyder. Grill Accessories • Seasonings • Sauces Wartburg College Regents Scholarship - Erik And Many Other Jolivette. Fine Gifts For Dad! Wartburg College Opportunity Scholarship Michael Snyder. Gifts, Window Treatments, Home Decor & More Dordt College PresidenSouthbridge Mall, Mason City, IA tial Scholarship- Mark 641-424-2174 •

Iowa State University College of Human Sciences Incoming Freshman Merit Scholarship - Emily Bertilson. Iowa State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Scholarship- Jacob Young. Iowa State University E.A. and Lucile Anderson Scholarship- Morgan Tue. Iowa State University President’s Award for Competitive ExcellenceSadie Hayes.

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Heffern, 60 years

Dorothy Deam, 80

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MASON CITY — Dorothy Deam,of Mason City,will celebrate FORT DODGE — Alicia and Joshua Carmody, of her 80th birthday at a family dinner Sunday,June 21. Fort Dodge, are parents of a daughter, Madison Mae She was born June 21,1929. Carmody, born at 7:19 p.m. April 30, 2009 in Fort A card shower is also planned.Cards may be sent to Dorothy Dodge. at: 630 Briarstone #3,Mason City,Iowa 50401. She weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz., and was 20¼ inches long. Grandparents are Mike and Janis Carmody, Fort Dodge, and Brad and Kim Bendickson, of Grand JuncANNIVERSARY tion. Great-grandparents are Bernice Carmody, Mason City, Lilys Scharff, Fort Dodge, Mary Maharas, of Jefferson, and Gary and Emily Bendickson, of Somers.

MASON CITY — Cletus and Betty (Brelsford) Heffern of Mason City were married June 18, 1949, at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Perry. They will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Greetings may be sent to the couple at 503 S. Tennessee Place, Unit 102, Mason City, Iowa 50401. The couple has two daughters, Susan and her husband Shawn Weydert, and their son Jamison of Mason City, and Jane Goodwin and her daughters Melissa, Danielle and Michala of New Hampton, and a son, James Cletus, deceased.


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Busche, 25 years MASON CITY — Bob and Sandy (Sloth) Busche will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on June 15. Please help them celebrate by showering them with greetings sent to: 2219 25th St. S.W., Mason City, IA 50401-6310. Bob and Sandy were married June 15, 1984, in Carroll, Iowa.

DUMONT — Eric and Stephanie Arenholz, of Dumont, are parents of a son, Oliver Tyler, born at 5:06 p.m. April 10, 2009 at the Waverly Health Center. He weighed 6 lbs., 12.6 oz., and was 18½ inches long. Grandparents are Ron and Diane Weldin, of Hampton; Deb Sabin, of Hampton, and Terry Arenholz, of Dumont.

Frances Ostendorf, 80 ROCKFORD — Frances Ostendorf, of Rockford, will celebrate her 80th birthday on June 19. Greetings may be sent to Frances at the following address: 508 E. Main Ave., Rockford, Iowa 50468.

Charlie Samuel Anker celebrated his 3rd birthday on May 9, 2009. He is the son of Dave and Sarah Anker of Winterset. His grandparents are Gary and Nancy Anker of Winterset and Joel and Nina Esslinger of rural Sheffield.


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lege during the school’s Amy Nelson. Garner-Hayfield annual commencement CLARION Senior Awards Night exercises May 31. Sarah Leichsenring, A s i t h a J a y a w a r d e n a , of Jennifer Littlejohn, Alison From E11 Mason City, graduated March. Morgan Tue, Jacob Young, cum laude (grade point CORALVILLE Evan Zrostlik. average of 3.5-3.699), with Eric Villhauer. ********************* a degree in biology, and a CRYSTAL LAKE The following Garner minor in neuroscience. Ashley Kunkel. Hayfield High School stuDana Noss, of DougherDECORAH dents were recognized at ty, graduated cum laude Jessica Hess. the graduation ceremony: (grade point average of 3.5DENISON American Legion Citi3.699), with a degree in Jennifer Hansohn. zenship Award — Jaclyn communications studies DYERSVILLE Studer and Landon and criminal justice, and a Megan Turner. Quandt. minor in sociology and EAGLE GROVE Bar Association Award anthropology. Amy Clabaugh. — Erik Jolivette. ELLSWORTH Students in the top 10 Logan Story. Waldorf College percent of their class (all FOREST CITY students had 4.00 grade Dean’s List Todd Cavell, Laura point averages) — Jade Chase, Andrew Johnson, FOREST CITY — WalEngstler, Sara Formanek, dorf College announced its Krista Kampman, SamanRenee Greiman, Brittni dean’s list for the 2008-09 tha Langerud, Mallory Haag, Sadie Hayes, spring semester. To receive Lovik, Amy Prather, TriniMeredith Kalkwarf, ty Renchin, Dianne Roisen, the honor, students must Kathryn Kenney, Leslie earn a grade point average Topher Tackman, Chelsey Noty, Jaclyn Studer, Jacob Tweeten, Steven VanOverof 3.5 or better on a 4.0 Young, Evan Zrostlik. scale and complete a mini- beke. GRIMES mum class load of 12 credAlicia Gibbs. its. VanHorn receives HUMBOLDT Students named to the B.A. degree Evan Clasen. dean’s list include: SAN DIEGO, Calif. — HUXLEY IOWA Anna Lisa VanHorn, of Alison Mackey, Elyse AMES Chula Vista, Calif., graduErickson. Lisa Balvanz, Lacy ated from the University of White. JEFFERSON San Diego, May 24, with a Bethann Bohnet. ARMSTRONG B.A. in liberal studies, with LAKE MILLS Bryan Bjorklund. a concentration in ethnic Toni Erdahl, Karla RenBAXTER studies. She also received shaw. Brandon Bucklin. her teaching license K-6. LAKE PARK BELMOND VanHorn was a CommuniElena Henriksen. Eric Jannsen, Ashley ty Service Learning Schol- Johnson, Christopher LELAND ar. Wendy Cobb, Keri Meyer, Steven Pals ,Kelley She is the daughter of Nyguard. Rouchka, Sarah Sly Teresa and Chip VanHorn, ,William Woolery, Caitlyn MADRID Chula Vista, Calif., and Amy Onstot. Rogers. granddaughter of Leonard MANCHESTER BOONE and Marlene Gobeli and Kyle Reeves. Kristina Jones, Molly Arlene VanHorn, all of MARSHALLTOWN Lumley. Mason City, Iowa. Emily Hedum. BOYDEN MASON CITY Stephanie Peterson. Sarah Brandt, Tara FitzBRITT Gustavus Adolphus patrick, Janet Hansen, Kristina Gast, Emily College graduates Shaye Johanns. Harrah, Sarah Swanson, ST. PETER, Minn. — MONTICELLO Kara Kerns, Sara Olson. Two North Iowa students Heather Thomas. CHARLES CITY were among the 608 stuMOORHEAD Ian Fuchs, Adam Herdents graduating from Scott McCandless. rick. Gustavus Adolphus ColNORA SPRINGS CLARINDA

Eva Mills. NORWALK Tyler Johnston, Jonathon Mendoza. ONAWA Rebekah Morgan. OSKALOOSA Autumn McMahan. POSTVILLE Jesi Whitley. SHEFFIELD Chei Hanig. STATE CENTER Sarah Knott. STORY CITY Samantha Foss, Alicia Danielson. STUART Tiffany McNelly. SUMNER Samuel Pleggenkuhle. THORNTON Elizabeth Bucknell, Emily Bucknell, Amber Janeka. TITONKA Elke Withers. TOLEDO Brianna Gray. VAN HORNE Jessica Schiermeister. VENTURA Sabrina DeBoe. VINCENT Jessica Ricke. VINTON Laura Follman. WEBSTER CITY Kenny Crouthamel. WELLSBURG Kristen Nielsen. MINNESOTA ADAMS Cody Barnes. ALBERT LEA Joshua Otterman.

ANDOVER Corey Lange. ANGUS Jessica Aakre. AUSTIN Kevin Herrmann. BEMIDJI Kayla Bahr. BLUE EARTH Mary Dickman. CANNON FALLS Brittany Fennern, Dean Safe. CANTON Caitlin Leitzen. CEYLON Tanner Zirbel. ELLENDALE Jonathan Theuer. ELMORE Kate Milbrandt. FAIRMONT Megan Forster, Scott Chirpich. HAYFIELD Kasey Krekling. HOLLANDALE Adam Wilkie. JEFFERS Kristin Huls. KASSON Ashleigh Bertha. KENYON Amanda Burow. KIESTER Jonathan Groe. LE CENTER Andrew Blum. NORTHFIELD John Eliason. OWATONNA Matthew Knutson, Brianna Samson. RANDOLPH Sadie Hickman. REDWOOD FALLS

Annissa Hacker. SAINT CHARLES Anandi Gilseth, Alan Groebner. TOWER Synnove Abrahamson. WASECA Megan Dobberstein. WEST CONCORD Elizabeth Hanson. WINONA Samantha Kohner. ARIZONA FLAGSTAFF Robert Edel. MORENCI Andre Franco. CALIFORNIA APPLE VALLEY Dashad Isumu. PORTERVILLE Gabriela Gonzales. COLORADO LOVELAND Anthony Pecoraro. ILLINOIS PETERSBURG Robert Thomas. SWANSEA Kaleigh Little. NEBRASKA BLUE HILL Karleena Schroeder. NEW MEXICO SILVER CITY Nicolin Toyota-Sharper. NEVADA BOULDER CITY Jeremy Padilla. TENNESSEE ELIZABETHON Cassandra Snow. TEXAS GALVESTON Matthew Wade. See WALDORF, E14


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Thompson, Gutknecht David Thompson of Mason City and Tom and Shila Trunkhill of Plymouth are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Tara Lee Thompson, to Garrett Oscar Gutknecht, son of Bruce and Deanna Gutknecht of Glen Haven, Wis. Tara is a 2002 graduate of Mason City High School and is employed with Health Services Credit Union as a financial services consultant. Garrett is a 2001 graduate of River Ridge High School in Patch Grove, Wis., and is employed as a lineman with Alliant Energy. The couple currently resides in Dubuque. The couple will be married at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 11, at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Mason City with a reception to follow at the Knights of Columbus.


Kroon, 60 years HAMPTON — The Rev. William and Marge (Baker) Kroon were married on June 16, 1949, in Sioux Center, Iowa. They will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with their children, Dale Kroon of Clear Lake and Linda Kroon of Iowa City. Greetings may be sent to them at 122 Windsor Blvd., Hampton, Iowa 50441.

Kelsey Blocker, *Taylor Waldorf College Brandenburg, Molly BrasDean’s List hear, Beth Broesder, Jeff Broesder, Brett Capesius, From E13 Jessie DeRoos, Rebeccah WISCONSIN Erdman, *Katrina Even, ALGOMA Nick Foertsch, Mark GarBrian Qualman. man, , Joe Golwitzer, Nick COQUITLAM, Kellner, Kelly Klein, Dylan BRITISH COLUMBIA Kollasch, Alyse Meyers, CANADA Dana Miller, *Rachel Jeremy Trach. Molsberry, Henrique PETERSBOROUGH Nogueira, Amy RasONTARIO, CANADA mussen, Cassie Reising, Bryan Simpson. Kayla Schiltz, Mackenzie KOWLOON, HONG Schindler, Devin Tindall. KONG, CHINA SOPHOMORES: Eric Samantha Chin. Baumann, Andrew Behr TSUKUBA CITY, Rachel Beletti, Kelsie IBARAKI, JAPAN Berke, Kristin Berte, Keiko Sudo. Michael Berte, Brie Blocker, Kayla Blocker, Ashley Bode, Hannah Bode, BritBishop-Garrigan tany Brandt, Amelia Honor Roll Dahlhauser, Chelsea Doughan, Kevin Elbert, ALGONA — Bishop Michael Fakler, Page Fox, Garrigan High School, Miranda Gisch, Alex released its second Hamilton, Michael Hellsemester honor roll for man, Becky Jennings, the 2008-09 year. An Steph Kajewski, *Anna asterisk (*) indicates a Kollasch, *Nora Krahen4.00 buhl, Ryya Kumm, Kevin SENIORS: Ashley Laubenthal, McKayla Beisch, Allison Blocker, Loss, Katie Miller, Alec Boeckholt, Maleri *Rebecca Molsberry, AliBollig, Jack Bradley, cia Richter, Laura Richter, *Rebecca Brosnan, Holly Byrkeland, Jenna Carlson, Jake Rosenmeyer, Andrew Vince Cruise, Alex Dodds, Schiltz. FRESHMEN: *Andrea Matt Elbert, Brian HamilAltman, Emily Bell, ton, Chris Hansen, *Ben Hellman, *Megan Hilbert, Rachel Berte, Sheridan Berte, Alex Boisjolie, MalJade Kajewski, Christolory Bormann, Jenny pher Kellner, Randy Kenyon, Bethany Kirsch, Broesder, Bethany Capesius, Samantha Cruise, Mandy Kohlhaas, *Beth Kollasch, Meghan Mayer, Philip Detrick, Lucas Eischen, Sam Evers, Joe FarDavid Miller, *Shanna rell, Cedes Forburger, Miller, Danielle Rahm, Daniel Gelhaus, Abby Brad Richer, Christina Hanna, Lizzy HohmeisRichter, Jenna Richter, ter, *Craig Kohlhaas, Brandi Roethler, Jesie Carly Loss, Eli Marlow, Rosenmeyer, *Kelly Addison Miller, Sara Rouse, Tyler Rowley, Poeppe, *Abbey Reding, Kristina Schiltz, Grant Reding, John *Christopher Schmidt, Richter, Austin Salz, Kali Smith, Kyle Smith, Brandon Schiltz, Kimberly Joe Straub, Daniel Schiltz, Billy Schiltz, Thilges, Kory Wieland. Shelby Schindler, Jessica JUNIORS: D J Beletti, Brittany Berte, Tina Berte, Springer, Austin Vaske.

Swanson, social sciences; Brad Moretz, vocational; Miranda Follmuth, busiNORTHWOOD — Each ness; Ricky Reuter, visual year the member schools of arts; Jonathan Overy, music; Kyle Ries, the Cornbowl Conference speech/drama. honor graduating seniors NORTHWOODwho excel in various acadKENSETT HIGH emic areas. This year’s SCHOOL: Kryssiah Hapwinners are as follows: good, language; Garrett RICEVILLE HIGH Waller, math; Rachel TaySCHOOL: Lindsey lor, science; Trevor Schwarck, language arts; Davidson, social sciences; Madi Linkenmeyer, math; Derek Miller, science; Jor- Ryan Mueller, vocational; Kayla Eilertson, business; dan Queckboerner, social Emily Werner, visual arts; sciences, Becca Parris, vocational, Brian Eastman, Stefan Grahn, music; Brooke Rolling, business; Melissa Bauer, visual arts; Rebecca Pickar, speech/drama. RUDD-ROCKFORDmusic; Becca Pickar, MARBLE ROCK HIGH speech-drama. SCHOOL: Megan Neal, WEST FORK HIGH language; Adam Shook, SCHOOL: Scott Meester, math; Jarred Schubert, scilanguage arts; Jon Sukup, math; Crystal Tull, science; ence; Derek Lines, social Jon Sukup, social sciences; sciences; Stephanie CanBrittany Jurgemeyer, voca- non, vocational; Brennan Fischer, business; Brent tional; Megan Wonsmos, Nauman, visual arts; business; Ashley Baker, Cassie Willert, music; visual arts; Jacob Jackson, Brent Nauman, music; Ashley Groh, speech/drama. speech-drama. NASHUA-PLAINFIELD NORTH BUTLER HIGH SCHOOL: Stefanie Atkin- HIGH SCHOOL: Amanda DePuew, math; Nicole son, language arts; ElizaCombs, language arts; beth Schroeder, math; Zach Mueller, science; Olivia Krull, science; Justin Siefken, social sciEmma Benson, social science; Andy Edson, music; ences; Monica Edeker, Marc Benning, vocational; vocational; Taylor HenBrandee Borglum, visual richs, business; Chynna arts; Megan Bierschenk, Smith, visual arts; Collin Stark, music; Casie Spratt, business; Keegan Strabala, speech-drama. speech-drama. ST. ANSGAR HIGH SCHOOL: Natalie Braun, language arts; Logan Cim- Clark inducted into miyotti, math; Cole Hoven, honor society science; Kristen Morrow, AMES — Thomas James social sciences; Garrett Earl Clark, of Plymouth, Barker, vocational; Morgan was initiated into Phi Beta Wilde, business; Rayna Kappa, at a ceremony held Gasteiger, visual arts; Shea May 3, at Iowa State UniKruger, music; Isaac Kitversity. tleson, speech-drama. Phi Beta Kappa, recogCENTRAL SPRINGS nizes students for outHIGH SCHOOL: Kristen standing academic Montag, language; Jordan achievement in a broad Westphal, math; Kylie curriculum in the liberal Wayne, science; RaeAnn arts and sciences.

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Lloyd, Davison ALANNA DIANE LLOYD, of rural Plymouth, is the daughter of Michael Lloyd of Mason City, and Tim and Diane Walrod of Hanlontown. She is a 2004 graduate of Mason City High School, a 2005 graduate of North Iowa Area Community College with an AA degree, and a 2007 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a BA degree in communications and marketing. Alanna is employed with Heritage Care and Rehabilitation in Mason City. JORDAN WILLIAM DAVISON, of rural Plymouth, is the son of Bruce and Sandy Davison of Nora Springs. He is a 2004 graduate of Nora Springs-Rock Falls High School. Jordan is employed with UPS, Whitt Farms in Mason City, and is engaged in farming. The couple plans to be married June 20, 2009, at PM Park in Clear Lake.

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Formalities 641.423-6124 21 2nd St NE, Mason City Formalities has been your premiere bridal salon for over 50 years. Formalities is a “Preferred Dealer” from Alfred Angelo. Specializing in everything from head to toe for your special day. Bridal, bridesmaids, flowergirls, mothers gowns, prom gowns and all the accessories needed for your day. Spring of 2009 gowns are here! Stop in and see the new styles!! Sweet Things, etc. 641.822.4918 114 3rd Street, Rockwell Sweet Things, etc. is your full service bridal shop offering everything you need for you and your special day. We offer hundreds of gowns in stock in all sizes for you to choose from, and of course in-house alterations. We require appointments for bridal consultations so we can spend one-on-one time helping you choose the perfect gown! Sweet Things, etc... making beautiful weddings, one bride at a time! We’ll be closed on the 4th of July in observence of Independence Day. Check our website for upcoming events!!

DJ SERVICES Kirk’s Custom DJ 641.423.1126 or 800.496.1126 Make your wedding reception dreams a reality and your dance truly fun, unique & memorable. PRINTING PSI - Printing Services, Inc. 641.424.3538 1915 4th St. SW, Mason City Printing for all of your special occasion needs: Weddings, Graduation, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Reunions, Baby & More! PostNet 641.423.1980 451 Indian Head Dr., Mason City Between Wal-Mart & Kohl’s Featuring the finest in personalized wedding and social stationary Whether it’s an invitation for a wedding, an anniversary or graduation, depend on PostNet to deliver the perfect message. RECEPTIONS Mason City Country Club 641.424.3014 3331 19th St. SW, Mason City Membership not required! Sit down dinners. Multiple style buffets. Appetizer buffet. Dance floor and more! Call today for more information. Duncan Community Ballroom 641.843.3353 4 miles west of Garner Seating for 500, 40x70 dance floor. Serve your own food/caterers welcome. Meeting room available. MacNider Art Museum 641.421.3666 303 Second Street SE, Mason City Unforgettable weddings, distinguished receptions. An elegant setting to make lasting memories. Grafton Community Center 641.748.2970 or 641.420.3609 202 6th Avenue, Grafton Large facility great for wedding receptions, parties, and anniversaries. Many decorations available at NO extra charge. Meeting room also available.

RECEPTIONS Knights of Columbus 641.424.5300 551 S.Taft, Mason City Beautiful facility to host your wedding, anniversary or meetings. Max capacity of 300. Please call for additional information. REHEARSAL DINNERS Decker House Bed & Breakfast / Sour Grapes Bistro 641.423.4700 or 888.363.4700 119 2nd street SE, Mason City Elegant surroundings in this Neoclassical 1890’s home. Perfect for intimate weddings, rehearsal dinners, luncheons and cozy receptions. Conveniently located behind Music Man Square. TRAVEL Allen Travel Agency & Cruise Quest 641.357.5223 or 800.475.5223 10 Allens Alley, Clear Lake We are your full time professional travel planners and cruise vacation specialist, in service since 1951. TUXEDOS Moorman Clothiers 641.423.5222 / 2 South Federal, Mason City Your Tuxedo Professionals Sir Knight Formalwear 641.424.6018 19 2nd Street NE, Mason City Formalwear is our specialty. Detailed individualized service. VIDEOGRAPHER Epsilon Productions 641.582.3239 Our expert videographers will capture the emotions and excitement of your special day and create a moving, fun-to-watch DVD for you to treasure. We offer eedding & event videography, photo slide shows with music. Call us today to learn more! WEDDING SITE AND RECEPTION PM Park 15297 Rainy Drive South Shore, Clear Lake 641.357.1991 or 641.529.2222 Wedding site, reception and lodging available all on beautiful Clear Lake.

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Happy 14th on the 14th (today) Love, Your sister Dakota, Mom and Alvaro


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