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Glenn Kinneberg of Spring Grove is shown with his bright yellow Piper Cub, which he has flown since 1947.  CRAIG MOORHEAD/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPERS
Glenn Kinneberg of Spring Grove is shown with his bright yellow Piper Cub, which he has flown since 1947. CRAIG MOORHEAD/BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPERS
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Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:52 PM
Glenn Kinneberg and his Piper Cub have been through a lot together. The first time he laid eyes on her, the month was July, and the shiny-new 1947 model PA 11 had just arrived in La Crosse, Wis., from Piper's factory in Lock Haven, Penn.
  • Spring Valley woman still  going strong at 100 years
    “I had an aunt that lived to 102,” said newly-minted centenarian Ethel, who pointed out her father’s sister seemingly set the bar for the extended family to live at least to their 100th birthday. Ethel celebrated reaching that milestone in Spring Valley on Wednesday, July 9, with family coming from across the nation to honor her. 
  • Spring Valley historian stays ‘young at heart’  by staying busy with volunteering, activities
    At 81 years old, Spring Valley native Mary Jo Dathe is the essence of young at heart. A true icon of the small community, known for her bubbly personality, Dathe is constantly on the go between volunteering, writing and visiting. 
  • The Flying Farmer
    Glenn Kinneberg and his Piper Cub have been through a lot together. The first time he laid eyes on her, the month was July, and the shiny-new 1947 model PA 11 had just arrived in La Crosse, Wis., from Piper's factory in Lock Haven, Penn. 
  • Preston senior citizen spreading love,  happiness through smiles and friendship
    Donna Gartner of Preston has an important role in her community. In the past she was an active volunteer in the community and her husband served on the city council. While she still cares about the development and success of her community, her role has changed to a more social one. She promotes friendship and family as she exudes happiness and joy, passing it on to whomever she meets. 
  • Preston man shares stories of military, career and family
    The life story of Art Callanan is one he has most likely relayed bits and pieces of to friends and family members, taking little time to think of himself as inspiring; though, it can be said that inspiration is simply found in the telling and listening of any life story. 
  • Mabel woman finds joy in volunteering Salvation Army ‘a good thing’ in Fillmore County
    Arlene Austin is a busy person. She and her husband grow corn and beans on their farm north of Mabel. She does not miss her two grandsons’ football, baseball and basketball games. She chairs the Newburg United Methodist Women’s group along with teaching in the church’s Wednesday Club program. She volunteers at the Mabel Area Food Shelf. She has also found a passion representing Mabel in the Salvation Army of Fillmore County. 
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