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Congratulations Graduates! See graduates on 6, 7, 10 and 12


70th Anniversary James and Goldie Jordan, of Charles City, Iowa, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.

Graduation Congratulations Machaela on your graduation and passing the dental hygiene boards! Your support team… Tyler, Melah (biggest fan), Mom, Gary, Kiya, Zuly and Grandma Eva

THANK YOU The 114 Worth County 4-H’ers who participated in this years’ 4-H Citizenship Trip would like to thank the Worth County Farm Bureau for their support.

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ANNIVERSARY Happy 60th Anniversary!

Benda, Hrubes Kayla Benda of Cedar Falls, Iowa, is the daughter of Wayne and Dee Benda of Elberon, Iowa. Kayla is a graduate of South Tama County High School and a graduate of University of Northern Iowa with a BA in Elementary Education/Early Childhood. Kayla is employed by Reinbeck Elementary in Reinbeck, Iowa. Eric Hrubes of Coralville, Iowa, is the son of Brian and Kay Hrubes and Rick and Catherine Burke of Forest City, Iowa. Eric is a graduate of Forest City High School, and the University of Northern Iowa with a BA in Sports Marketing, and an MA in Leisure, Youth, and Human Services Administration (LYHS). Eric is currently employed by Licensing Resource Group in Coralville, Iowa. The couple will be married June 19, 2014, in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Shahan, Horstman ALICIA SHAHAN, of Garner, Iowa, is the daughter of Linda and the late Michael Shahan of Fertile, Iowa. Alicia graduated from Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa School of Radiologic Technology in 2008, and Ottawa University in 2013. Alicia is a Radiology and Laboratory Supervisor at Mercy Family Clinic-Clear Lake in Clear Lake, Iowa. MITCHELL HORSTMAN, of Garner, Iowa, is the son of Nancy and the late Jeffrey Horstman of Britt, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa State University in 2009. Mitch is a Mechanical Engineer at Stellar Industries in Garner, Iowa. The couple will be married at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Word of Faith Dominion Church in Lake Mills, Iowa. The couple will be going to Negril, Jamaica, for their honeymoon.

Neil and Dorothy Hershey were married on May 23, 1954. Help them celebrate their 60th anniversary by sending them a card to congratulate them. Cards can be sent to 215 7th St. S.E. Mason City, IA 50401.

ANNIVERSARY Powers, 60 years Jack and Wanda (Lewerke) Powers of Garner, Iowa, were married May 23, 1954, at the Nazarene Church in Britt, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering. Their family includes: Marcia (Ron) Upmeyer, Jacklyn (Don) Malek, Jim (Pat) Powers, Jeff (Biz) Powers, Brenda (Jim) Hagg, and Bret (Teri) Powers, all of Garner, Iowa. They have 18 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

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Engagements Soifer, Jahnel

Hagen, Harrison LINDSEY HAGEN, of Kansas City, Mo., is the daughter of Michael and Bonnie Hagen of Hanlontown, Iowa. Lindsey graduated from Waldorf College, and is employed as Marketing Director for Genesis Health Clubs. KYLE HARRISON, of Kansas City, Mo., is the son of Paul and Kim Harrison of Wichita, Kan. Kyle is a culinary student at Johnson County Community College, and is employed as a Chef Apprentice at the Intercontinenta Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. The couple will be married at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at a Beach Ceremony in Negril, Jamaica.

Jones, Doden

Scott Soifer and Lisa Jahnel, both of Charles City, are happy to announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding. An August 9, 2014, ceremony at Immaculate Conception in Charles City is planned. Lisa is the daughter of Mark Jahnel, Orchard, and Cheryl and Jim Erb, Charles City. She is a graduate of Osage High School, North Iowa Area Community College and received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from The University of Northern Iowa in 2004. Lisa is an adjunct professor at Buena Vista University. Lisa has 2 children, Vivian age 5 and Ross age 2. She has been involved with Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church in Clear Lake and the Clear Lake Friendly Garden Club. Scott is the son of the late Sam and Barbara Soifer, Charles City. He is a graduate of Charles City High School and a 2003 graduate of The

VANESSA JONES of Forest City, Iowa, is the daughter of Robert and Brenda Jones of Fertile, Iowa. Vanessa graduated from Forest City High School in 2005, North Iowa Area Community College with an Associate of Arts degree in 2007, and Waldorf College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2009. She is employed by Winnebago Industries in Forest City, Iowa. TYLER DODEN of Forest City, Iowa, is the son of Laurence and Bonnie Doden of Woden, Iowa. Tyler graduated from University of Northern North Iowa High School Iowa. Scott is the owner/ in Buffalo Center, Iowa, in operator of 11 McDonalds 2002 and attended North restaurants in Northeast Iowa Area Community Iowa with his corporate College. He is employed by office located in Charles 3M in Forest City, IA. City. Scott is involved with The couple will be marthe Charles City Chamber ried August 9, 2014, at a of Commerce as Treasurer, private ceremony in Forest Charles City Rotary Club City, Iowa and serves on the board of directors for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.

Happy Birthday

Birthday Lydia Hillenga, 105 KANAWHA —  Lydia Hillenga, of Kanawha, will be celebrating her 105th birthday on May 21. Cards and greetings can be sent to: Lydia Hillenga, Kanawha Community Home, 130 W. Sixth St., Room 104 Kanawha, IA 50447.

MASON CITY —  Irene Poshusta, of Mason City, will celebrate her 85th birthday on May 24. Cards and greetings can be sent to her at: 681 Third St. S.E. Mason City, IA 50401. She requests no gifts, please.

Award & Achievement Glen Hendershot, Safety Award Winner Glen Hendershot has been recognized and rewarded by Con-Way Freight for his commitment to making safety a priority while working both on and off the road. Thank you Glen for making Con-Way a safer working environment for all!

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Lorentzen, 50 Years McKigney, 25 Years MASON CITY —  Brian McKigney and Carrie (Koeppen) McKigney of Mason City, Iowa, were married May 20, 1989, at the United Methodist Church in Jolley, Iowa. The couple celebrated their 25th anniversary with a trip to Arizona, and will have a family dinner at a later date.

Graduate: Cassidy Bender Home Schooled “Congratulations! From your family and friends!”

Bob Lorentzen and Carol (Williams) Lorentzen were married May 18, 1964, at First United Methodist Church in Mason City, Iowa. The couple’s children are Steve Lorentzen of Loveland, Colorado, and Brian (Chris) Lorentzen of Logan, Iowa. They have six grandchildren and one greatgrandchild. The couple celebrated their 50th anniversary on Mother’s Day at a family gathering in Logan, Iowa hosted by Brian and Chris Lorentzen.

Graduate: Reed Rognes Newman Catholic High School, Mason City “Congrats and good luck at Iowa State! Love, Mom & Dad”

Congratulations from

50th Anniversary VENTURA —  Gordon Johnson and Susan (Larson) Johnson of Ventura, Iowa, were married May 10, 1964, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Bode. The couple’s children and their spouses are Wayne (Andrea) Johnson of Sargeant Bluff; Bruce Johnson of Klemme: and Kari (Jeff) Markla of Ventura. Grandchildren are Alexandra, Victoria and Katherine Johnson of Sargeant Bluff; Grant Johnson of Price, Texas; Bailey, Chase and Bella Johnson of Klemme; and Ashley and Dakota Markla of Ventura. The couple will celebrate with their family later this month.

Graduate: Alexis Korte Central Springs High School “Congratulations Lexi! Good Luck at Iowa Central, Love: Mom and Dad”

Graduate: Ian Gray Rudd‐Rockford‐Marble Rock Community School “Congratulations Ian! We love you! Mom, David and James”

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60th Anniversary

Jordan, 70 years

Keith and Millie Westling will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Keith Westling and Mildred Sampson were married at the Six Mile Grove church near Lyle, Minnesota, on


May 23, 1954. They are blessed with 3 children, 8 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. Keith and Millie reside at 3225 Glass Ave., in Osage, Iowa.


Employee of the Month, Blake Harrer Blake Harrer joined Con-Way Freight XMC, in February of this year and quickly proved himself to be a great asset to the dock crew, and quickly made a favorable impression on all those he works with throughout the day. Blake’s co-workers have nominated him as the Employee Of The Month for April. Congratulations Blake.

CHARLES CITY —  James and Goldie Jordan of Charles City, Iowa, will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary with an Open House and a private family dinner on Saturday, May 24, 2014. The couple was married May 26, 1944, in South Bend, Indiana, and moved to Charles City in 1958. Their children are Sally (and Dennis) Wetherell of Cedar Falls; Jim Jr. (and Sharon Borrosco) of Newbury Park, California; and Kathy (and Cliff) Salmons of Charles City. They have four grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Please help their family celebrate this special anniversary on Saturday, May 24, at the Charles City Senior Center, 900 Hulin Street, from 2-4 p.m. No gifts, please! Cards and greetings may be sent to Jim and Goldie Jordan at 603 8th Avenue, Charles City, IA 50616.

BIRTHDAY Margaret Nuehring, 90 BRITT —  An open house for Margaret Nuehring’s 90th birthday will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 25, at the Summit House, located at 600 First St. N.W., Britt. She was born April 29, 1924, in Goodell. If unable to attend, cards may be sent to her at: 600 First St. N.W. Apt 206E, Britt, IA 50423. No gifts, please.

Look Who’s Turning 70! Give Sandy a call and wish her a Happy Birthday!

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Class of 2014

Garrett L. Kunzman Clear Lake High School

We watched you grow, become who we know. Loves racing, sports, cars, inside & out, I’d like to shout. Grandma’s proud Loves you, Grandpa did, too.

Kendra Miller

Central Springs High School Well done Kendra! Good luck at Central College in Pella – Congratulations on making the cheer team! We are so excited for you!

Taylor Holmes

Saint Ansgar High School Congratulations Taylor! We are so proud of you! Best Wishes Love, Mom & Dad

Spencer Halloran West Fork High School

Congratulations Spencer! Best of luck at NIACC. We are very proud of you! Love, Mark, Mom & boys

Mason City High School

Congratulations, We are so proud of you! Love, Mom, Dad & Carly

Forest City High School

We are so proud of you. Good luck in all your future endeavors. Love, Grandma Rosemary, Grandpa Greg & Grandma Lucy

Seth G. Wilson

Newman Catholic High School Congratulations Seth!! We are very proud of you & love you very much. Good luck at Kirkwood. Love Mom and Doug

Dad, Mom & Carly

Allie Jo Paulsen

Makenzi Hansen

Kaylah Godfrey Mason City High School

Congratulations to our Star Student. We’re very proud of your accomplishments. Success is awaiting you. Keep your positive attitude and loving smile. Love, Your Family

Shelby Johnson Mason City High School

Congratulations, Sunshine! We are so proud of you! Love, Mom & Bob

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Class of 2014 Angelica Post

Mason City High School

Congratulations Angelica Post! We are so proud of you. The Pals Family

Chelsea Simon

Mason City High School Congratulations! We are so proud of you! The future is yours, reach for your dreams. Good luck at IOWA! Love you,

Ivy Jean Hogg

Clear Lake High School Wishing you joy and success in the future. We love you! Grandma Diane, Grandpa Dave & Great-Grandma Rosemary

Mom, Dad & Caleb

Lucas Ruppelt

Clear Lake High School Congratulations! We are very proud of you. We hope each new road leads you where you want to go. Love, Mom & Dad

Hunter Uhde

West Fork High School Congratulations, Hunter! We are so proud of you! Good Luck at NIACC! Love, Dad, Mom & Kailey

Logan Kracht

Clear Lake High School Time to kick off a new game. May your future be your biggest victory. GO LOGAN Dad & Mom, Grandma Dee, Grandpa Marv & Grandma Carole

Kayla Newell

Mason City High School Your work ethic is remarkable. We are very proud of the young woman you’ve become. Congratulations Kayla! Good Luck at Minnesota State. Love, Mom & Dad

Twyla Shellhart Mason City Alternative

Congratulations Twy! We are all so proud of you! Always follow your dreams! Love you lots, Mom, Tina, Dad, Amy, Grandpa & Family

Garrett E. Wilcox, M.D.

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine We are so proud of your accomplishments! Perseverance and hard work has paid off and you have reached your goal. Congratulations! Love, Mom & Dad

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Shannon, 40 Years

Ruiter, 40th Anniversary FOREST CITY —  Byron “Barney” and Barb Ruiter, of Forest City, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 24, with a family dinner with their children and granddaughter. They were married in the Britt Catholic Church and recently traveled to Italy in celebration of their anniversary. The couple’s children are Patrick Ruiter of Mason City, Cindy Ruiter and her significant other, Donnie, of Mason City, and the late Charles Ruiter of Heaven; and granddaughter, Lillian Ruiter, of Mason City.

Heins celebrate 40th Anniversary Russell Hein and Gloria (Onken) Hein of Little Cedar celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on April 20, 2014. The couple was married on April 20, 1974, in Davenport, Iowa. The couple’s children are Mike and Ann Hein, Osage; DeAnna and Tony Fullilove, Waterloo; Amy and Eric Foth, Cedar Falls. Cards may be sent to the couple at 2495 410th St., Little Cedar, IA 50454.

Michael and Susan (Hunt) Shannon of Mason City, Iowa, were married May 18, 1974, at Holy Family Church in Mason City, Iowa. The couple will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with family. The couple’s children and their spouses are John Shannon; Jackie Bonwell (Camrean); and Robert Shannon (Katie) all of Mason City, Iowa. They have seven grandchildren, Hailey, Ethan, Caleb, Nicholas, Gabriella, Parker, and Jacob.

Wedding Hardy, Houston Morgan W. Houston and Thomas J. Hardy were married May 3, 2014, at St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church in Aiken, South Carolina, by the Rev. Grant Wiseman. Morgan is the daughter of Joel and Corrine Houston of Aiken, S.C., and Thomas is the son of Dan and Nora Hardy of Mason City, Iowa. “Mate” of Honor was Matt Jordan. Best Man was Nathan Hardy. Morgan graduated in 2003 from Brewster High School in New York, from State University of New York in Albany, N.Y., in Biology/Anthropology, and Temple University in Philadelphia in 2012 with a doctor of

podiatric medicine. She is employed by Cooper Hospital in Camden, New Jersey. Thomas graduated in 2002 from Mason City High School, 2006 from Yale University in Archaeology, and is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in Anthropology. His dissertation project is in Cusco, Peru. He is employed by the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa. The couple met in Belize, South America, in 2005 in archaeology field school, and were reacquainted in the summer of 2009. Following a honeymoon in Columbia, South America, the couple will reside in Camden, N.J.

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THANK YOU Thank You Thank you family for my 90th birthday party at the VFW. Thanks for the beautiful cards and gifts I received. My life has been blessed with many wonderful people. I love you all. Bonnie Boeshart

Thank You From our hearts to your heartsTHANK YOU to everyone for all the loving supports, prayers, lots of hugs and everything you’ve blessed us with after the death of our daughter Theresa L. Suby. Ken and Dottie Suby and family

Thank You

Worth County 4-H Washington, D.C., 2014 Worth County 4-H organized a trip for 114 of their members recently and had the opportunity to visit the Gettysburg Civil War Battlefields, Washington’s Mount Vernon, Arlington National Cemetery, Tomb of the Unknown, Monuments, U.S. Capitol, Supreme Court,

Smithsonian Museums, Holocaust Museum, National Zoo, Washington Cathedral, Ford’s Theatre, and a performance at the Kennedy Center. The Worth County 4-Her’s participating would like to thank Worth County Farm Bureau for their support of the trip.

Anniversary Thank You

Thank You

A sincere thank you to everyone for the many cards and gifts we received and to all who came to help us celebrate our 50th anniversary. We are so grateful for so many friends and relatives! A SPECIAL thank you to our family who worked so hard to make it a special day for us! It’s a day we will never forget! We feel very blessed! Francis and Marge Oborny

The family of Steven Clark would like to thank everyone for the cards, food, flowers, memorials and prayers shown to our family at the time of Steven’s death. Special thanks to Rev. Paul Evans, Tim Schmidt, Terry Jass, Brad Frein and Don Kammrad. The Garner ambulance service, the Clear Lake ambulance service and Officer Dan Francis your acts of kindness will never be forgotten. Mary Clark Erik, Natalie Thank You Calvin and James Brincks Aicia, Dan We, the Family of Frank Altman, would like to Kaitlyn, Jillian, Jacob and Luke Burns express our sincere thank you for the many condolences from everyone who helped ease our sorrow during the loss of Frank. Thank you for the cards, memorials, prayers and also to those we were unable to find address Thank You for. Your thoughtfulness and kindness is greatly appreWe want to thank all of you who sent lovely cards. ciated. We enjoyed them very much. We had a great 65th anniversary. Wes and Vi Dahl

Thank You

Thank You

Thanks to everyone for the cards, flowers, food and telephone calls wishing me well on my 95th birthday. I truly had a beautiful day. Delores Tweeten

I wish to thank each and every one who sent me beautiful cards, gifts and phone calls on my 95th birthday. Maxine Rye Fertile, Iowa

Friends and family of Janel Heinz would like to thank everyone who supported and helped with donations during the benefit on April 5th. We would also like to thank everyone who participated and attended the benefit! Your support is much appreciated!

Thank You Thanks to everyone who sent cards for my 80th birthday. Thank you to our family for a special party. I am blessed with family and many friends. Ronald Pals

Thank You Thanks much for the prayers and the care, the goodies, get well cards, visits, phone calls, and May baskets while in the hospital and at home. Wow!! It don’t get any better than that. God Bless, Orville Caspers Swaledale

Prayer to the Blessed Virgin (Never Known to Fail) Oh, Most Beautiful Flower of Mt. Carmel, Fruitful Vine, Splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God, Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh Star of the Son, help me and show me herein you are my Mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in my necessity (make request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (three times). Holy Mary, I place this cause in your hands (three times). Say this prayer for three consecutive days. You must publish it and it will be granted to you. M.P.

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Birthdays Formula beard. As a kid he liked Bugle Boy jeans That made him look cool Until they took a walk When he was in gym school. In high school he was a Mohawk And basketball was his thing

Colleen Olson, 80

Bryan is Turning 40

Colleen celebrated her 80th birthday with a family dinner. Her daughters, grandchildren, greatgrandchildren and sisters celebrated with her.

Bryan is turning 40 On this you have already heard Just look at the salty hair And Grecian

He spoke often of ordering pizza from the bench Before the end of the game!! As a juvenile he liked to Come home late with all of his friends Burning Pizza in the oven until Dad asked him to “Refrain from doing

Class of 2014

Dallas Lee

Mason City High School Congratulations! We are so proud of you and your accomplishments. Love, Dad, Susan, Abbie, Hayden, Tillie & Maggie

Nick Voortmann

Mason City High School

Achievement Congratulations Machaela! Machaela Determan graduated May 7, 2014, from DMACC in Ankeny, Iowa, with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Machaela has attended DMACC for the past two years. Her hard work and dedication showed, as she recently passed both her written and clinical boards in the spring of 2014. Her family and friends couldn’t be any more proud of her as she starts a new and exciting chapter in her life.

Congratulations! We are so proud of you for all you have achieved! Good Luck at Iowa State! Love, Mom, Dad, Ben & Katie

that again”. As a young man he still liked to Party, Party, Party Until Mom came home Found the house smoky and Something in Ashley’s potty. He’s been a Cubs and Hawkeyes fan From his very early years

Just look at the tearstained hankies And the empty bottles of beer. Today he and Nicole live in Arizona land Enjoying the warm winters And working on the next 40 year plan. To Bryan Johnson From Lisa and your friends.

Michala Goodwin

New Hampton High School Way to go! Now grab your pole and tackle box for some R&R and campfires with us before you head to Upper Iowa. We are thrilled for you! Sue, Shawn & Jamison

Alexys Pederson Mason City High School

God’s plan for you is so great! Thanks for being such a great kid! Love you, Mom

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Party & Event Planning

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Janice Johnson, 80

Robert ‘Bob’ Klemesrud Sr., 90

KANAWHA —  A card shower is planned for Janice Johnson, of Kanawha, who will celebrate her 80th birthday, May 24. Cards and greetings may be sent to Janice at the following address: 712 N. Elm St., Kanawha, IA 50447. She requests no gifts, please. She was born May 24, 1934 in Kanawha.

OSAGE —  Robert (Bob) Klemesrud, Sr. will be turning 90 on May 31. His family is excited to celebrate this milestone birthday with him at his home. We love you! We welcome cards sent to: 1114 Chase Street, Osage, IA 50461.

Congratulations to the Class of 2014! From everyone at

641.423-6124 21 2nd St NE, Mason City Formalities carries bridal gowns, bridesmaids, flower girl, mothers gowns, and prom dresses. Formalities is now offering tuxedo rentals!

Bliss Bridal and Formalwear 641.201.1032 2810 South Federal Ave., Mason City Open 7 days a week for your convenience “Find your bliss at North Iowa’s largest bridal and formalwear superstore! We’ve stocked our boutique with hundreds of exclusive gowns in sizes 0-32, from designers all over the world. We have styles for every member of your party-from casual to elegantbackyard to beach! We also have all of the latest styles of tuxedos on display so that we can coordinate your color palette perfectly. We do request appointments for bridal consultations so that we can spend quality time assisting you in the search for your dream gown.

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2111 S. Federal, Mason City

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641-357-2111 107 N. 4th Street, Clear Lake

641.892.4111 209 W. Gilman St. Sheffield, IA Appointments welcome. Email: Let us help you make your wedding day special. We have a variety of bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, mother and grandmother gowns. We provide in-house alterations to ensure the perfect fit. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, our seamstresses will help you design your perfect dress. We also have a great selection of accessories. Tux rental is available. Sew Heavenly Creations is your “Bridal Store & Sew Much More!”


Sarah 515-570-2175 (primary) LuAnn 515-570-6107 2060 290th St. Garner, IA 50438 Treasured Mints can make mints for all of your treasured

moments in life including your Baby Showers, Baptism, Graduation, Wedding, Birthdays and Any Other Treasured Events and Occasions. Customized, homemade, molded mints in a variety of flavors! All mints are handmade by Sarah and LuAnn!! Hours: 8 AM – 8 PM

Whiskey Creek Wood Fire Grill 1519 4th Street SW, Mason City 641.423.4000 Catering for all occasions including weddings, birthdays, retirements, holiday gatherings, reunions and anniversaries. Also available for business meetings. Call for our catering menu.


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Darren Poole Photographer/Owner 716 N 10th St., Clear Lake, Iowa 50428 Phone: 641-231-1109 E-mail: Website: Weddings-Seniors-Family-Children-Commercial


641.423.1980 451 Indian Head Dr., Mason City Between Wal-Mart & Kohl’s Featuring the finest in personalized wedding and social stationery Whether it’s an invitation for a wedding, an anniversary or graduation, depend on Post Net to deliver the perfect message.

Community Quick Print

19 - 8th Street SE, Mason City 641.424.4342 For all your wedding print needs: Invites, save the dates, programs, thank you’s, posters, personalized give-a-ways & more.


Allen Travel Agency & Cruise Quest 641.357.5223 or 800.475.5223 300 1st Ave. N., Clear Lake We are your full time professional travel planners and cruise vacation specialist, in service since 1951.


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. If you are thinking about booking for 2014, give us a call - our dates are filling up fast!


800 2nd Avenue North, Clear Lake Events Coordinator: or 641-231-1153 Schedule your most memorable event amidst picturesque gardens at Central Gardens. Accommodating any size weddings, business or family gatherings, class reunions and receptions (graduations, anniversary, etc.) Contact Terry today to reserve your date. Contact Whitney Tait at the Globe Gazette to inquire about getting your business added to the Celebrations Party and Event Planning Guide. 641.421.0571 or

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Class of 2014

Ashley James

Mason City Alternative Congratulations Ashley! So proud of all you have accomplished. Good Luck as you pursue your degree!

Love, Dad, Mom, Brianna, Hunter, Grandma Litzel, Grandma & Grandpa James

Shelby Rayhons

Garner-Hayfield/Ventura High School Congratulations! We are so proud of you! Best wishes for your future. We love you, Mom, Dad, Lindsey, Looper, Granny, Lowe & Rejniak Family

Drew Walswick Mason City High School

Larry Schisel, 80 Larry Schisel of Garner, Iowa, will be celebrating his 80th birthday with his family. Larry was born May 24, 1934, in Mason City, Iowa. Cards and greetings can be sent to Larry at: 1140 Division St., Garner, IA 50438 Happy Birthday to our Dad, Grandpa, GreatGrandpa, and Favorite Crossing Guard! Love, — Julie, Pat, Lisa, Sara, Joe, and our families

Congratulations! We are so proud of you. We love you! Mom, Dad & Kelsey

Kaitlynn Eden

Pleasantville High School You make me proud every day! Now another pursuit to study Human Services at William Penn University. Thanks for being you! Onward and Upward. G-ma Rose

Brock Rezabek

Mason City High School Congratulations Brock! We are so proud of you. Good luck at Wartburg and have fun playing football! Go Knights!! Love Mom, Dad & Lindsay

Scott Radcliff

Mason City Alternative School

Congratulations! Good luck in the future. From, Dad, Mom, Samantha & Family

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