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Mason City, Iowa âœŚ Sunday, April 28, 2013

Doug and Deb Schroeder 40 Years!

Retirement Celebration!

Pastor Jack VandenHeuvel 1-4 p.m. May 4, Rolling Acres Christian Reformed Church, 340 20th St. S.W., Mason City.

Farewell/ Retirement Celebration The Most Rev. Archbishop Jerome Hanus, of The Archdiocese of Dubuque. The open house celebration will be held on Saturday, May 4, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Newman Catholic Elementary Gymnasium, 2000 S. McKinley Ave., in Mason City. All are welcome!


Art Gratias on receiving the Honor Award from France, for your service in WWII.

We are so proud of you. — Your family

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Theresa Amos, Section Designer ✦ GLOBE GAZETTE CELEBRATIONS


+RZ7R6XEPLW<RXU,WHPV If you have an item to submit to this section, please stop by the Globe Gazette for a form Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at 300 North Washington, Mason City. Online submission is encouraged at, click on EXTRAS then Celebrations. To be printed in the Sunday’s Celebrations section and Online, items must be in the Globe Gazette office no later than 5 pm Monday prior to publication. We can’t take the information over the phone, and we ask that announcements be printed or typed. It would also be helpful if you include a daytime phone number in case there are any questions.

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Swyter, Belt

Swyter, Short

CLEAR LAKE — Emily Swyter and Nate Belt were united in marriage on Oct. 13, 2012, at Central Gardens in Clear Lake, Iowa, by Pastor Dave Halverson. Emily is the daughter of Ross and Sandy Swyter of Britt, Iowa. Nate’s parents are Ed Belt of Meservey, Iowa, and Jane Belt of Levenworth, Kan. Maid of honor was Hannah Swyter Short. Emily’s other attendant was Gabby Hejlik. Best man was Dave Asmus. Nate’s other attendant was Dan Belt. The flower girls were Amy Swyter and Elizibeth Asmus. The ring bearer was Evan Belt. Emily is employed by Animal Medical Hospital of Mason City, Iowa. Nate is employed by Overhead Door Company of Mason City. The couple will reside in Mason City.

MASON CITY — Hannah Swyter and Ryan Short were united in marriage on May 19, 2012, at East Park Gazebo in Mason City, Iowa, by Pastor Wendy Johanson. Hannah is the daughter of Ross and Sandy Swyter of Britt. Ryan’s parents are Bill and Lori Short of Garner. Maid of honor was Emily Swyter. Hannah’s other attendants were Amanda Thill and Emily Lang. Best man was John Trone. Ryan’s other attendants were Jesse Bell and Josh Olhava. The flower girl was Amy Swyter. Hannah is employed by Regis Salon of Mason City. Ryan is employed by American Realty of Mason City. The couple will reside in Mason City.

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Will be published for $10 up to 50 words.

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Honor Society. Scarrow is a student at Coe ColLATIMER — Karter Miller won a lege, and Kline, is a student at Colthird-place award in a statewide orado State University. financial literacy video contest, The society has chapters at more sponsored by the Iowa Bankers than 300 select colleges and univerAssociation. Miller is a student at sities in North America and the CAL Community School in Latimer. Philippines. To qualify seniors and Miller’s video was titled, “Supergraduate students have to be in the heroes,” submitted to the Hampton top 10 percent, and juniors must be State Bank in Hampton. She received Inducted into honor society in the top 7.5 percent. Faculty, proa $250 prize. CLEAR LAKE — Stephen Scarrow fessional staff and alumni who have The video contest encouraged and Tyler Kline, both of Clear Lake, achieved scholarly distinction also students ages 13-18 to learn about were inducted into Phi Kappa Phi qualify. the value of saving and using money wisely. Participating students created videos that promoted saving, which they submitted to their local Iowa bank, for a chance to win local, state and national prizes. Visit to view the winning videos on the Iowa Banker’s YouTube channel.

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Wiemann, 50 years

Schroeder, 40 years

BELMOND — Roger Wiemann and Judy (Keeling) Wiemann of Belmond, Iowa, were married May 5, 1963, in Clarion, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a card shower. Cards can be sent to Roger and Judy Wiemann at 404 Third St. S.W., Belmond IA 50421. The couple’s children and their spouses are Leon and Jean Wiemann, Meservey, Iowa; Leann and Mark Carolan, West Des Moines, Iowa; Lenny and Cari Wiemann, Ft. Dodge, Iowa. They have five grandchildren.

Doug and Debbie (Dye) Schroeder were married May 5, 1973, at the Congregational Church in Clear Lake. They have two sons, Stac (Jess), and Spenc and two granddaughters, Emma and Aubrey. Surprise them with a card at 101 N. 35th St. in Clear Lake.


Happy Birthday, Arlo! Enjoy your special day on April 30. You’ve always been a sharp dresser. Love you lots, — Dianne Heidi, Phil, and Connor Karin, Casey, Charlie, Nora and Anya

Together they have found a friendship, raised a family, and built a beautiful marriage. We invite you to celebrate this special day with them by sending a card or note to include a memory or simply express your good wishes.

ANNIVERSARY Blake, 45 years Leon and Mary Gratias Blake of Mason City, Iowa, were married April 20, 1968, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mason City, Iowa.

Love, Kevin, Gina, Caitlyn, Ella Blake, and Michelle Blake

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ANNIVERSARIES Happy 1st Anniversary Today


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Nixt, 40 years GREENE — Jim Nixt and Marlys (Steere) Nixt of Greene, Iowa, were married April 27, 1973, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greene, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with their family. Cards can be sent to Jim and Marlys Nixt at 2185 280th St., Greene, IA 50636. The couple’s children and their spouses are Amy and Darren Wiegand, Hartland, Minn., Anthony and DeAnn Nixt, Waverly, Iowa, Becky and Adam Anderson, Garner, Iowa, Mark Nixt, Greene, Iowa. They have four grandchildren, Clay, Wyatt, Isaac, and Alana.

Tyrel Hamiel and Lindsey Atwood-Kelly of Clear Lake, Iowa, were married on April 28, 2012, at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Mason City. The couple will celebrate their first anniversary on April 28, 2013. Happy Anniversary Ty and Lindsey Congratulations on buying your first new home together! Great way to celebrate your first year. Luv Ya — Mom and Dad

Congratulations on 38 years as the water supply superintendent for the city of Mason City. Your work is done, and now it’s time to relax and play golf. — Love, your family

For ALL Your Special Occasions Kim Rosenbaum


ACHIEVEMENTS Inducted into honor society

SIOUX CITY — Jeannie Nemmers, of Algona, was among 34 students at Briar Cliff University recently inducted to Beta Epsilon, the university’s chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society. Delta Epsilon Sigma is the national scholastic honor society for students, Iowa Lakes Community College graduates faculty and alumni of EMMETSBURG — Iowa Lakes Community College Catholic colleges and uniannounced its list of graduates for the end of the 2012 versities. To be inducted, fall semester. undergraduate students North Iowa graduates include: must have completed at ALGONA — Jacob Hilsabeck, associate in science, least 50 percent of the broadcast media specialist; Stephanie Walker, associate credit requirements for in applied science, nursing. their baccalaureate BURT — Nicola Culbertson, associate in arts. degrees and rank in the MASON CITY — Kathy Martin, associate in applied upper 20 percent of their science, nursing. class in grade-point averPLYMOUTH — Julie Marino, associate in applied sci- age. Graduate students ence, nursing. must have completed oneTITONKA — Marcia Baade, associate in applied scihalf of the credit requireence, nursing; graduated magna cum laude (3.50 to 3.74 ments for their degrees grade point average). and have a minimum grade WODEN — Tracie Eden, associate in arts, Presidential point average of 3.5 on a Scholar. 4.0 scale.

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RETIREMENTS VandenHeuvels to retire June 1

MASON CITY — After 30 years at the Rolling Acres Christian Reformed Church in Mason City, Iowa, Pastor Jack VandenHeuvel and his wife Karen, will be retiring June 1. There will be a public celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in the church fellowship hall at 340 20th St. S.W., Mason City. Pastor Jack has many hobbies and has been very involved in the community. He is famous for his photography, winning many awards. He started a camera club that has grown over the years. He also takes his photographs, turns them into slides, sets them to music for slide presentations and shows them all over the area. He loves to hunt, fish and play tennis. He’s an avid camper and has taken several trips with the Cadets to Yellowstone National Park. Jack and Karen have four children, Sonja (Greg) Kaupp, Chaska, Minn., Maribeth (Aaron) Larson, Minneapolis, Minn.; Pastor Matt (Julie), Calgary, Canada, and Joe (Sunnie), Wichita, Kan. They have seven grandchildren. They are planning on retiring in the Minneapolis area.



Newman Catholic Schools has the great honor of hosting a farewell-retirement celebration honoring the Most Rev. Archbishop Jerome Hanus, of The Archdiocese of Dubuque. The open house celebration will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Newman Catholic Elementary Gymnasium, 2000 S. McKinley Ave., in Mason City. All are welcome!

THANK YOU Thank You The families of Lois Trimble thank you for your prayers and support in our family’s time of need. Your prayers were felt by all who loved our dear departed mother. — Morris Trimble Jim Trimble and family Tom Trimble and family Nancy Toepfer and family Dick Trimble and family Ted Trimble and family

We wish to express our appreciation for all the sympathy shown to us at the sudden death of Steve. For the beautiful cards, hugs, Masses, phone calls, food and Thank You flowers. Your generosity will always be remembered. God Bless all of you. We want to thank everyone who had a part in helping — Family of Steve Rayhons us celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. Thank you to everyone who sent cards, gifts or gave a personal greeting. Thank You Special thanks go to our family, Pastor Kathy Graves To all who remembered me in any way for my 80th for renewing our wedding vows, and to the Shao-Tingbirthday. You made my day very special. Thank you. Guo Restaurant staff. — Iona Nuehring — Harlan and Marge Baack

Waldorf College Honors Day FOREST CITY — Waldorf College held its annual Honors Day at Waldorf College, April 3, recognizing students with accolades and scholarships. Students recognized include: Derrick Barnes of Mason City, Donald and Charlotte Anderson Scholarship. Eric Bertelsen of Forest City, Adam Buehler of Clear Lake, and Samantha Sylvara of Scarville, Ronald and Darlene Groe Scholarship. Anthony Blomme of Forest City, and Tara Kingland of Lake Mills, Iowa, Maevis Adams Memorial Scholarship. Anthony Blomme of Forest City, Don and Kris Meyer Scholarship. Ashley Brinkman of Manly, Adrian and Eleanor Johnson Endowed Scholarship in Education. Adam Buehler of Clear Lake, David Bolstorff Endowed Scholarship. Emily Clausen of Forest City, John and Opal Solomonson Memorial Scholarship and Orval and Esther Trail Education Scholarship. Cynthia Connelly of Mason City, Al and Verna Oster Scholarship. Chase Crosby of Clear Lake, J.D. Mangan Scholarship and Philip Sigmond Memorial Scholarship. Laura Devine of Clear Lake, Outstanding Future Educator Scholarship. Alyse DeVries of Lake Mills, Irene Helvig Scholarship. Maggie Eden of Britt, and Janelle Flatebo of Gar ner, Herb and Cathy Ihle Scholarship.

Evan Eischen of Forest City, and Tara Kingland of Lake Mills, Erling Haugo Memorial Scholarship. Kelsey Heintz of Forest City, Asp-Lund Scholarship and Genevieve Stelberg Memorial Scholarship. Ashleigh Hobscheidt of Britt, Stanford and Ruth Holtan Endowed Scholarship and Marvin E. Simonsen Endowed Scholarship. Sindia Jenkins of Forest City, Frank and Anna Banta Endowed Scholarship. Michael Keeran of Clear Lake, Marion O. Hall Scholarship. Kelli Lair of Lake Mills, Jolivette Endowed Scholarship and Everett and Clara Nelson Endowed Scholarship. Erin Larsen of Scarville, Howard and Eunice Hovland Education Scholarship. Megan Norland of Leland, Mildred J. Johnston Memorial Scholarship. Zach Petersburg of Hanlontown, William and Enid Robinson Scholarship. John Ryder of Forest City, Lillian Madland Torgerson Scholarship. Robert Searcy of Forest City, Melvin A. Rasmussen Scholarship. Sharayah Vorland of Forest City, Ken and Joan Hansen Scholarship and Verna and Harry Reynolds Memorial Scholarship. Rick Young of Garner, Robert G. Anderson Memorial Scholarship and Walter and Evelyn Bergland Memorial Scholarship. Jeremiah Zaldarriaga of Forest City, Ernest H. Schmidt Scholarship.

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Schlitter, McChesney SARAH SCHLITTER, of Rockwell, Iowa, is the daughter of David and Lori Schlitter of Spring Valley, Minn. Sarah graduated from Simpson College in 2010. SETH MCCHESNEY, of Rockwell, Iowa, is the son of Rex and Jodie McChesney of Clear Lake, Iowa. Seth graduated from Waldorf College in 2009. Butler, Rosenbaum The couple will be married at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June TRACI BUTLER, of Mason City, Iowa, is the daughter 22, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mason City, of Arlyn and Julie Butler of Mason City. Traci received Iowa. her Associates of Business through North Iowa Area Community College, and is employed as a Dental Assistant at The Children’s Dental Center in Mason City. ERIC ROSENBAUM, of St. Ansgar, Iowa, is the son of Russ and Kim Rosenbaum of Rock Falls, Iowa. Eric gradChristmas in Alexander Library with the Elf uated from Northwest Iowa Community College from the Powerline Program. He is employed at Heartland Power in St. Ansgar, Iowa. The couple will be married at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Mason City.



Huinker, Henik KATLYN HUINKER, of Marion, Iowa, is the daughter of Dan and Shawn Huinker of Garner, Iowa. Katlyn received a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Special Education at Iowa State University in May of 2011, and is currently employed with North-Linn Community School District as a high school special education teacher in Troy Mills, Iowa. JOSHUA HENIK, of Mount Vernon, Iowa, is the son of John and Jan Henik of Mount Vernon. Joshua received a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy and Master of Science Degree in Crop Production and Physiology at Iowa State University in May of 2012, and is currently employed as an ag instructor with Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and also farms near Mount Vernon. The couple will be married at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Garner, Iowa.

We wish to thank our children and grandchildren for the wonderful 40th anniversary party. We also thank everyone who attended and made our day so special. We appreciate all the cards, gifts and flowers we received and all the friends who have blessed Thank You our lives for so many years. The family of Garret Joyner would like to express our God Bless You All, appreciation for the prayers, support and love we have — Dan and Nancy Cutler received from so many upon his passing. It was comforting to both hear and read others’ memories of GarThank You I wish to thank all my children and families for having ret. It warmed our hearts to know how many people his life touched. He will forever be remembered for his my 80th birthday party. It was great! sense of humor, amazing smile, and compassion for Also want to thank all the friends and relatives that others. attended and for all the gifts and cards! Thank you, Thank you, — Family of Garret Joyner — Shirley Grandgenett


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CONGRATULATIONS Congratulations Stephanie on your Achievements!

George Lynn Perry Sr. November 13, 1948 — April 4, 2013 Thank you for all the prayers, food, cards, and visits during and after George’s illness. A special thank you to Mercy North Iowa Cancer Center — 6 West — C.C.U. — E.D. nurses — Dr. Joseph Behr and Dr. Arvind Vemula for their excellent care. The outpouring of love given to George by gifts of flowers, memorial plaques, wind chimes and memorial fund was overwhelming and much appreciated. If you didn’t receive a thank you — Thank You very much from his family. Truly he was quite a loved man by many. — Debbie Perry Patti Maben George Perry Jr.

Congratulations Art Gratias on receiving the Honor Award from France, for your service in WWII.

We are so proud of you. — Your family

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Franklin REC/Basin Power Electric Coop scholarship winners

HAMPTON — Franklin Rural Electric Cooperative announced its Basin Power Electric Cooperative scholarship winners. Thank You Andrew Benning, a student at Hampton-Dumont We would like to thank all our family, extended family, High School received a $1,000 scholarship; Taryn Barz, friends and neighbors for their cards, prayers and conalso a student at Hampton-Dumont High School, cerns for Delton the past seven months. It has been a received a $250 runner-up scholarship. long recovery. He is a walking miracle, we have seen Applicants must be a dependent child of a member God’s miracles at work through your prayers. cooperative consumer. Both scholarships awarded are Also thanks to Mercy Health Center - North Iowa, based on academic excellence, work experience and who referred us to Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. school and community activities. He had acute necrotizing pancreatitis, most people don’t survive this illness. Special thanks to Dr. Rivera and staff at Critical Care Unit, Mary Brigh 7th Floor, St. Univ. of Minn.–Rochester Chancellor’s List Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, Minn. Also special thanks to ROCHESTER, Minn. — Lindsey Hubbard, of Mason our pastors at Wesley United Methodist Church, Mason City, was named to the Chancellor’s List at the UniverCity, Iowa. We will forever be thankful for everyone’s sity of Minnesota- Rochester, for the 2012 fall semester. prayers and support. Delton is getting stronger every To be recognized students must earn a 3.66 grade day. point average or higher, and complete a minimum of 12 God Bless All. — LeAnn and Delton Dixon credits.

Stephanie Borcherding received her Master of Education in Special Education: Cross Categorial, through Grand Canyon University, Phoenix Ariz., in December 2012. Stephanie graduated from Rockwell-Swaledale High School in 2005, NIACC in 2007 and Buena Vista University in 2010 with her B.A. in Psychology and Human Services.

“If you believe you can achieve, you will succeed!” We are very proud of you — Love ya! Stephanie is the daughter of Jodi Ames-Peterson, Ventura, and Steve Borcherding, Latimer. She is currently employed at Lake Mills School District as a Para Educator in Special Education/Substitute Teacher and coaching junior high sports.

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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS MCHS Solo/Ensemble contest MASON CITY — The Mason City High School Music Department participated in the Iowa High School Music Association Class 4A Solo and Ensemble Contest April 13, at Cedar Falls High School. More than 750 students participated from Cedar Falls, Dubuque Senior, Dubuque Hempstead, Mason City, Waterloo East, Waterloo West, and Western Dubuque. Approximately 100 MCHS students performed for Division I (Superior), II (Excellent), III (Good), IV (Fair), and V (Poor) ratings with the results as follows: String Department: Five Division I ratings, eight Division II ratings, and four Division III ratings. Choral Department: 30 Division I ratings; four Division II ratings, two Division III ratings. Band Department: 27 Division I ratings; 17 Division II ratings; one Division III rating, and one Division IV rating. String Department Division I Solos: Violin — Tyler Beemer, Mike Sandmeyer; Cello — Olivia Pappas; String Bass — Maddie Nobis, Cayla Pettit. Division II Solos: Violin — Collin Boyle, Caitlin Brainard, Rebecca Harken, Maddie Kim; Cello — Sydney Kleven. Division III Solos: Violin — Katelyn Corcoran, Haley Kavaya, Netta Peters; Cello — Halie Greenwood. Division II Ensembles: Violin Duet — Rebecca Harken, Netta Peters; Violin Trio — Collin Boyle, Rebecca Harken, Netta Peters; Chamber Orchestra. Choral Department Division I Solos: Tyler Beemer, Ryan Casey, Madeline Chyba, Jacqueline Congello, Molly Daugherty, Daniella Debra, Colin Halfpap, Ben Hoekstra, Brooke Huegli, Tristyn Lee, Callie Odegaard, Emily Overy, Olivia Pappas, Lexy Pederson, Olivia Pederson, Macke Rodamaker, Patrick Rowe, Daniel Shaw. Division II Solos: Elaena Hoekstra, Bethany Larson, Abby Morgan, Katy Wilson. Division III Solo : Ethan Pruisman. Division I Ensembles : Concert Chamber Choir, Concert Madrigal Choir, Varsity Chamber Choir, Varsity Madrigal Choir, Emily Overy/Molly Daugherty Duet, Colin Halfpap/Daniel Shaw Duet, Tyler Beemer/Macke Rodamaker Duet,

Jacqueline Congello/Mike Sandmeyer Duet, Madeline Chyba/Tristyn Lee Duet, Tyler Beemer/Mike Sandmeyer Duet, Ben Hoekstra/Elijah Warfield Duet, Abby Morgan/Lexy Pederson Duet. Division III Ensembles : Emily Overy/Tommy Johnson Duet. Band Department Division I Solos: Flute — Erin Patchen; Oboe — Bethany Larson; Bassoon — Jacqueline Congello; Clarinet — Savannah Dahlstrom, Katy Wilson; Saxophone — Sarah Betz, Michelle Hahn, Abby Phillips; Trumpet — Connor Tlusty; French Horn — Abby Crimmins, Kayla Newell, Emily Overy; Trombone — Nathan Betz, Jeremy Christian, Ben Hoekstra, Abbey Snitker; Euphonium — Abby Lucas; Percussion — Sawyer Goetz, Ashley Lapointe, Colton Mitchell, Anthony Riesen; Piano — Bethany Larson Division II Solos: Flute — Ashley Gutting, Sydney Seaton Magee; Clarinet — Brooke Huegli; Saxophone — Jaedon Bettle, Callie Ginapp, Jeremy Johnson; Trumpet — Lauren Dunlay, Ellie Lehmann, Ethan Pruisman, Derek Tate; French Horn — Angela Eppens, Ashley Rottinghaus; Trombone — Victor Herrig; Percussion — Jenna Cornick, Marco Recinos, JT Rottinghaus. Divison III Solos: Trombone — Shienne Wittwer. Division IV Solos: Flute — Kelsey Stine. Division I Ensembles: Clarinet Quartet — Savannah Dahlstrom, Brooke Huegli, Madison Meyer, Katy Wilson; Woodwind Quintet — Jacqueline Congello, Abby Crimmins, Bethany Larson, Erin Patchen, Katy Wilson; Trombone Quartet — Nathan Betz, Jeremy Christian, Victor Herrig, Abbey Snitker; Saxophone Quartet — Jaedon Bettle, Sarah Betz, Jeremy Johnson, Abby Phillips; French Horn Duet — Abby Crimmins, Emily Overy Division II Ensembles: Trumpet Duet — Ethan Pruisman, Connor Tlusty. IHSMA Outstanding Performance Award There were 13 contest centers at Fort Dodge: five vocal, six band, and two string in which the judge of each center had the prerogative of selecting one outstanding event of the day — either an outstanding solo or ensemble. Mason City students were recognized in three of the 13 centers, receiving the Iowa High School Music Association “Outstanding Performance Award,” a designation of effort and accomplish-

ment that far exceeds the demands made by an average high school performance. Only 0.9 of 1 percent of all festival entries in the state receive this award. Congratulations to: Bethany Larson — Piano Solo; Emily Overy — French Horn Solo, and Nathan Betz, Jeremy Christian, Victor Herrig, Abbey Snitker — Trombone Quartet.

Cattlemen’s Foundation scholarship award AMES — Lane Wicks, of Rockford, received a $1,000 Youth Beef Team Scholarship from the Iowa Cattlemen’s Foundation. He also received an additional $500 for completing an online course called “Masters of Beef Advocacy,” a program that provides additional training on communications and beef production. Wicks was in the finals competition, April 6, in Ames, that included a written application, personal interview, and a presentation about some aspect of the beef industry. He is a senior at Rockford Senior High School.

Upper Iowa University scholarship awards FAYETTE — Upper Iowa University released the winners of the presidential and trustee scholarships for 2012-13. North Iowa students receiving scholarships include: CORWITH — Preston Jensen, $14,000 presidential scholarship. DUMONT — Megan Rieken, $14,000 presidential scholarship. MASON CITY — Megan Maroo, $17,000 trustee scholarship. PLAINFIELD — Matthew Sharp, $14,000 presidential scholarship.

ture industry in Iowa. The program is sponsored by the Iowa Corn Growers Association and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board.

Jamestown College Honors Convocation JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Tara Sluik, of Mason City, was recognized at the Jamestown College Honors Convocation, April 11. Sluik was recognized for being an outstanding student in the art department.

RIT Dean’s List ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Emilee Linahon, of Mason City, a student at RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf, was named to the Dean’s List for the 2013 winter quarter. To qualify for the Dean’s List students must hold a grade point average greater than or equal to 3.40, while completing at least 12 credit hours.

Northwestern College Dean’s List ST. PAUL, Minn. — The following North Iowa students were named to the fall semester Dean’s List at Northwestern College, St. Paul, Minn. The Dean’s List includes full-time students with a grade point average during the semester of 3.65 (out of 4.0) or higher. CLARION — Elise Gangestad. KLEMME — Lillian Guth. MASON CITY — Julia Bahls. SHEFFIELD — Jacob Lage.

Dordt College student in conference

SIOUX CENTER — Parker Merritt, of Mason City, was one of 18 Dordt College agriculture students who qualified and participated in the National Postsecondary Agriculture Student (PAS) Conference in Louisville, Ky. Merritt was a Iowa Corn Future of Agriculture member of Dordt’s College Bowl team that took third place. He is a junior scholarship awards majoring in agriculture, with an emphaJOHNSTON — Carley Christiansen, of sis in plant science. Hampton, and Sarah Tweeten, of Kensett, were awarded high school senior scholarships through the Iowa Corn Future of Agriculture Scholarship program. The scholarships were awarded to high school seniors and college stuNews, sports, opinion, dents for the 2013-14 school year. celebrations, the latest forecast, The Iowa Corn Future of Agriculture Scholarship program awards five $500 classified ads, ... first-year scholarships and five $500 It’s all available, all the time, upperclassmen scholarships to individuat als who are pursuing degrees that will equip them to contribute to the agricul-

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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Christian Gossweiler, Samira Haberman, Jordan Hain, Maggie Harrison, Nicholas MASON CITY — The John Adams Helps, Justyce Henaman, Brandon Middle School honor roll recognizes the Hewett, Aaron Hickman, Saetoya academic achievement of students who Honaker, Tirrell Hopkins, Emily Huckearn a 3.0 grade point average each quar- ins, Alexander Jacobson, Tyler Jacobson, ter. Grade point average is determined by Waroon Jalukar, Dajah James, Zachary grades earned in all academic classes and Jimenez, Derek Johnson, Hannah Jones, in the quarterly exploratory classes. Tanner Jones, Daniel Kamm, Kayla KitStudents recognized are as follows: tleson, Courtney Koenig, Megan Kra7th Grade henbuhl, Linda Kriens, Amel Lakic, Kyauna Abele, Micheal Adams, Hujron Nathan Lassise, Dakota Lee, Jasmyne Alshara, Autum Anderson, Bailey BadLee, Skyler Lee, Autumn Lewis, Dylan ker, Meira Bahls, Joshua Ball, Emily Bal- Mallo, Keira Marken, Stephen May, luff, Devon Barkema, Azik Barragan, Michael McBride, Maddison McChesney, Maya Barrientes, Cole Baskerville, Kaitlyn Meleney, Kaylee Millard-MaulsAustin Beaver, Tyler Bell, Devyn Belseth, by, Katheelyn Montes, Alexandra Morris, Emmit Benitez, Mason Berg, Emerald Emily Morrison, Leah Morrison, Darin Bonebrake, Jenna Bowers, Raygen Brand, Nelson, Heather Nelson, Haley Norcross, Mikayla Brant, Myah Brierly, Malik Elise Obermire, Lakotah Oelkers, August Brown, Bryce Butler, Natalia Cadena, Olsen, Natasha Orton, Jacob Palmer, Robert Casey, Jorge Castelan, Mya CisAcacia Papouchis, Benjamin Pappas, neros, Kalina Cole, Evan Craw, Whitney Lance Pate, Taylor Pattison, Afton PatCummins, Alexia Davis, Haley Davis, ton, Sophia Paulsen, Sarah Penn, Jason Kayla Davis, Andrew Deets, Lucas Dein- Pham, Jack Phillips, Emily Poulin, Kali hart, Carter Despenas, Lauren Dettmer, Quiroz, Abbey Raisch, Lucas Reidel, Thea Dickinson, Sarah Dodd, Camryn Karson Rodriquez, Jacob Rood, Zachary Donisi, Sullivan Drumheller, Devon Rosonke, Sarah Ross, Chandler Santee, Edgerton, Mihkayla Edgerton, Hannah Alexis Schiefelbein, Emily Schmitz, Faktor, Spencer Farland, Levi Follmuth, Kaylee Schott, Jenna Schroetlin, Kevin Logan Forburger, Austin Frank-Graves, Seaman, Emaan Shaikh, Brady Sheimo, Noah Fredricks, Ethan French, Jessalyn Spencer Shoafstall, Terjuana Short, JefFrenz, Bailee Galkin, Keven Goepel, frey Shurtz, Ryan Smuck, Sierra Stauter,

John Adams honor roll

Chloe Stephens, Wesley Stricker, Saeb Suhaib, Keanna Sylvester, Keara Syverson, Makayla Thorson, Tristan Tiedemann, Treyton Torkelson, Sarah Vaith, Colton VanderPloeg, Sydney Vogelgesang, Shyniece Ward, Trinity Ward, Piper Watson, Sarah Wendel, Jacob White, Kallie Whitehill, Kelsi Whitehurst, Alana Wickering, Isaac Williams, Brandon Wiman, Mackenzie Wood, Anna Woythal, Derek Wurth, Justin Zeigler. 8th Grade Jacob Adamski, Ashley Alert, Skylar Alexander, Avery Allen, Meredith Armstrong, Kylie Bacon, ShyAnne Baker, Krista Barnish, Alyssa Barragan, Danielle Beavers, Diedre Beavers, Sean Beemer, Madison Benson, Stuart Boston, Katherine Bowers, Casey Brandau, Macey Burtness, Nicole Carpenter, Trevor Carr, Kevin Chen, Chloe Cheney, Anabella Christianson, Taylor Conroy, Katrina Cornick, Danielle Dahle, Emma Dannen, Randall Davenport, Logan Davis, Megan Dempsey, Mackenzie Dettman, Hunter Dingman, Courtney Eaton, Sydney Eaton, Chloe Eden, Seth Foster, Hayley Fransen, Riley Ginapp, Anna Godfrey, Jaidyn Godfrey, Sara Haack, Isaac Hackman, Drake Hadacek, Anna Hagenow, Rachael Hagenow, Joshua Hansen, Tiffany Hanson, Verena Heilman, Zachery Hendrickson, Rylee

Hickman, Autumn Hill, Brooke Hoeppner, Breanna Holloway, Elijah Hosmer, Madison Howe, Rachel Huey, Nathaniel Janssen, Mia Johnson, Laura Keenan, Kyra Kinseth, Brayden Klein, Taylor Klouse, Michael Knapp, Caden Koerber, Mikaila Kohler, Kyle Lang, Grant Lewerke, Natalie Lindsay, Bradley Lorence, Jenna Lovik, Jesslyn Marken, Sydney Martin, Noah McLaughlin, Madison Merriam, Kaylee Meyer, Rowan Meyers, Rachel Miller, Maddie Niedermayer, Isaac Norris, Lauren Noto, Bailey O’Banion, Kaitlin O’Neill, Sydney Oliver, Nathan Palmer, Christian Paloma, Carson Parker, Makayla Percy, Georden Perry, Luke Peterson, Abigail Read, Jacqueline Rier, Jacob Riesen, Monica Roath, Carter Roberts, Sydney Rottinghaus, Thomas Rowe, Grace SanchezGannett, Weston Schultz, Hailee Sgontz, Ben Siglin, Hudsen Simmer, McGwire Skogen, Briana Solano, Olivia Sorenson, Alissa Strain, Riley Theobald, Xander Tierney, Bailey Tilkes, Brady Tilkes, Kayla Till, Kaitlyn Vaith, Tyler Volkmer, Dylan Voves, Darci Wagner, Derek Walker, Matthew Ward, Anna Warner, Ryan Wendel, Abigail White, Alexander White, Trey Wiegmann, Haley Wiemann, Devon Wilson, Jacie Wise, Kyle Younker, Andrew Zehr.

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Sunday, May 26 All Schools & Colleges Welcome! Matt Jacobson Mason City High School Congratulations! We are so proud of you. Good luck at UNI. Love, Mom, Dad & Jenny

Congratulations, Marcie! Greene High School Thank you for putting music in our hearts. Good luck as you pursue your degree in music and bringing joy to others. Grammy & Grandpa Easton

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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Garrigan High School State Solo/Ensemble results ALGONA — Garrigan High School Band and Choir students participated in a State Solo/Ensemble Contest hosted in the Garrigan building, April 13. Schools from seven surrounding districts participated in the festival. Results of the Garrigan students are as follows: Division I ratings Vocal Soloists — Dorothy Kirsch, Shawn Vaske, Christian Matthews, Melanie Mergen, and Nick Bronk. Instrumental Soloists — Morgan Frideres, Johanna Vaske, Mark Fakler and Jake Hamilton; Piano Soloist — Dustin Miller, Shawn Vaske and Dustin Miller were also awarded the Outstanding Performance Award by the adjudicator in their competition centers. Vocal Duets — Shawn Vaske and Christian Matthews, Mark Fakler and Christian Matthews and Matthew Fakler and Kara Eischen. French Horn Duet — Dorothy Kirsch and Hannah Bernhard; Clarinet Duet — Taylor Frideres and Betty Straub; Flute Trio — Brittany Kirsch, Morgan Frideres and Mariah Bronk; Percussion Quartet — Tony Kollasch, Zach Kollasch, Sean Hart and Andrew Miller; Saxophone Quintet — Matthew Fakler, Johanna Vaske, Jacquelyn Origer, Kylie Fox and Nick Bronk; Men’s Vocal Ensemble — Corey Weydert, Jake Hamilton, Shawn Vaske, Tony Kollasch and Dustin Miller: Men’s Vocal Ensemble — Taylor Illg, Christian Matthews, Jake Hamilton, Mark Fakler, Alex Matthews, Nick Kayser, Matthew

Fakler, Taylor Detrick, Shawn Vaske, Nick Bronk, Zach Kollasch and Jedd Magill; Women’s Vocal Ensemble — Carolyn Baxter, Caroline Hamilton, Morgan Frideres, Taylor Frideres, Johanna Vaske, Dorothy Kirsch and Mariah Bronk; Women’s Vocal Ensemble — Betty Straub, Kara Eischen, Grace Steil, Melanie Mergen, Allison Frideres, Brittany Kirsch, Taylor Hovey, Erin Quinlin and Jacquelyn Origer; Madrigal — Kara Eischen, Morgan Frideres, Brittany Kirsch, Melanie Mergen, Dorothy Kirsch, Grace Steil, Taylor Hovey, Erin Quinlin, Jake Hamilton, Mark Fakler, Corey Weydert, Christian Matthews, Shawn Vaske, Matthew Fakler, Dustin Miller and Nick Bronk; Chamber Choir — Kara Eischen, Morgan Frideres, Betty Straub, Melanie Mergen, Brittany Kirsch, Janet Kenyon, Sophia Kaduce, Grace Steil, Erin Quinlin, Dorothy Kirsch, Taylor Hovey, Jacquelyn Origer, Alissa Kirsch, Shawn Vaske, Mark Fakler, Corey Weydert, Christian Matthews, Nick Kayser, Jake Hamilton, Matthew Fakler, Dustin Miller, Nick Bronk, Tony Kollasch and Zach Kollasch. Division II rating: Instrumental Soloists — Brittany Kirsch and Levi Bernhard; Vocal Soloists — Grace Steil, Jake Hamilton. Vocal Duets — Erin Quinlin and Jacquelyn Origer, Kara Eischen and Melanie Mergen, Corey Weydert and Jake Hamilton. The students are under the direction of Band Director, Ken Ferjak and Choir Director, Linda Ferjak.

Kirkwood Community College outstanding students honored CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College honored more than 140 top-performing students in its annual outstanding student recognition program, held April 1. Among the honorees were: Stephanie Kittleson, of St. Ansgar, who is studying

management, and Brooke Mayer, Stacyville, who is studying to become a physical therapy assistant. Award recipients were credited by faculty for cooperation, campus citizenship and leadership, in addition to their top grades in classes.


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AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS Aaron Jeffrey Achieves Eagle Scout Rank

Lorenz Daleske, 75 Marilyn Kolbach Garl will be celebrating her 85th birthday on April 29.

Happy Birthday Marilyn!

Happy Sweet 16th Birthday, Mackenzie!

MASON CITY — Lorenz Daleske celebrated his 75th birthday on Thursday, April 25. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, spending time at the lake and wintering in Florida. Lorenz has three children, three stepchildren, 17 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Birthday wishes can be sent to: 2020 Hunters Ridge Drive, Mason City, IA 50401.

ROCKFORD — Aaron Jeffrey, 17, of Rockford, Iowa, a member of Troop 34 achieved the rank of Eagle Scout Feb. 12, 2013. He began his scouting experience in Cub Scout Pack 34, earning the ranks of Bobcat, Wolf, Bear and Webelo. In 2007, he received the Arrow of Light Award. Aaron joined Troop 34 in 2007. He climbed the ranks of Second Class, Tenderfoot, First Class, Star, then Life. He earned a total of 33 required and elective badges. Aaron was inducted into the Order of the Arrow in 2009. Aaron’s Eagle project consisted of installing a kiosk at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Dougherty, Iowa. It was dedicated in July, 2012. Aaron is completing his junior year at RRMR. He is

Aaron Jeffrey

the son of Randy and Denise Jeffrey, grandson of Shirley Sturges and the late Roger Jeffrey, and Joseph and Lavon Rooney. He has two older brothers, Andrew and Anthony. He will receive the Eagle Scout Award at a Court of Honor, Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Holy Name Church in Rockford, Iowa.

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ANNIVERSARY Klunder, 25 years

Lois Olson, 80

Love, — Mom, Kurt, Courtney, Brogan, Peyton, Noni and Papa

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Lois Olson will be celebrating her 80th birthday on April 29, with a card shower. Cards may be sent to Lois at: 1515 E. Saint John Road, Phoenix, AZ 85022.

Jimmy D. Klunder and Zita B. (Haan/Maben) Klunder of Nashua, Iowa, are celebrating 25 years of marriage. They were married on April 28, 1988, in Mason City, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 25th anniversary with an open house from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at the Nashua Welcome Center. All friends and family are welcome to stop and help them celebrate. The couple requests no gifts. Cards may be sent to them at 402 Greenwood Ave., Nashua,

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