Our last reading of George Madden’s diary found him getting used to the new year of 1858, shucking some corn, cutting firewood. We rejoin him in February:
I had my alarm clock set for 6:45 a.m., Saturday, but mother nature made sure I didn’t need it, as I awoke to a clap of lightning 30 minutes earlier.
Shalee and Josh Boyles, of Waterloo, would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Josette Myrielle Boyles.
The friends of Carolyn Quist want to wish her a happy birthday. Her 80th birthday is June 30.
Please send cards and best wishes to Carolyn at P.O. Box 233, Stanton, Iowa, 51573.
The family of Boyd and Della Mallonee, formerly of Red Oak, is requesting a card shower in honor of their 60th anniversary July 8.
Deloris Peterson will be celebrating her 80th birthday July 11. Her family is requesting a card shower in her honor.
Warren and Dixie Rolofson will celebrate their 65th anniversary July 7.
Their children and grandchildren are requesting a card shower in their honor.
Sebastian Hanna, of Red Oak, received a BA degree in accounting from Buena Vista University Graduate and Professional Studies in Council Bluffs.
As floods threaten communities throughout Southwest Iowa, one local church is stepping out to help.