The Wykoff Area Veterans Memorial all began with the Wykoff Mystery — the disappearance of the Wykoff Honor Roll, which was once the city’s memorial to local veterans. The wooden structure disappeared a number of years ago, leaving only one known picture behind.
Members of the Harmony Area Historical Society will be highlighting the organization’s accomplishments over the past year as well as making plans for the future during its annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. in the Harmony Visitor Center conference room.
Highland Prairie Lutheran Church is a quiet, sacred place nestled in the hills and bluffs of northeast Fillmore County. The people who attend this small church know that. However, the beauty of this place is easily missed by those passing by on Bowl Road and nearby on State Highway 43.
“A woman and her unborn children are protected by the mother receiving a series of three shots at 60 cents each,” explained Spring Valley Kiwanis Club member Nancy Cornell, speaking of the Eliminate Project, a collaborative effort with UNICEF to combat the statistic that seven newborn babies die each hour as a result of maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT).
The Rev. Dennis Timmerman has been here longer than the Pilgrim, and the Rev. Laura Fladten is moving on to Holy Communion.
“This is like a squirt-gun that we use when a car is on fire – there’s stuff in this tank that comes out, and it looks like shaving cream,” explained Chatfield firefighter Dan Jaquith, giving Chatfield Elementary School teacher Tracy Raaen’s first graders a tour of the Chatfield Fire Department’s rescue truck.
“Karen Gomez-Ruiz (third, 16:26.0) and Christian Bance (second, 17:33.3) ran their expected strong races to earn all-conference honors,” said coach Chris Frye. “Dillon Nolan (19th, 19:11.5) has been progressing nicely all year and had a break-out race to also earn all-conference.”
The Mabel-Canton Cougars traveled to Glenville-Emmons last Friday, scoring on all of their first half possessions en route to a 46-20 win over the Wolverines.
Dorothy LeFevere, 92, of Spring Valley, died Friday morning, Oct. 17, 2014, at the Spring Valley Care Center.
Helen M. Duncanson, 93, of Fairfield Glade, Tenn., died Oct. 5, 2014, at Cumberland House hospice in Crossville, Tenn.
Sally Ann (Jacobson) Rennerfeldt, 58, of Lake City died from ALS on Oct. 6, 2014, at the Mayo Health System Lake City Care Center surrounded by her family.
The general election is almost here. It’s a time of year most people despise, except those who are running for office and the very few who thrive on politics.
That’s how the old saying goes – and I’m sure we can all relate. Recently, it’s been the situation with my glasses.
Giants of the Earth Heritage Center in Spring Grove will mark the Bicentenary of the signing of the Norwegian Constitution on Oct. 18-19 with some special events.
The Harmony Public Library will be holding two special programs on Saturday, Oct. 25.
The Spring Valley High School class of 1984 is having their 30th class reunion, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 25, at Rack’s Bar & Grill in Spring Valley beginning at 5 p.m.