See who’s coming!

Posted June 17, 2015 at 8:52 pm

The following is a list of all of the people that have sent in reservations for the Saturday evening banquet and meal. As of June 14 we have 352 people planning on attending just this event.

1932 Elvera [Marple] Wilken (2)

1938 Mildred [Eshleman] Baker (1)

1942 Oscar Anderson (2)

1943 Margaret [Philips] Talbott (1)

1944 Lloyd Miller (1), Richard Philips (1)

1945 Arlo Ericson

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    STEM Council awards Scale Up programs across Iowa

    The Iowa Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Advisory Council will impact more than 100,000 Iowa learners through approximately 2,818 educators in year four of the statewide STEM Scale-Up initiative for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Through a rigorous review process, the STEM Council selected 14 high-quality STEM programs across Iowa’s schools, after-school programs and other settings for Grades Pre-K-12. These programs range from building robots and wind turbines to virtual reality and STEM career awareness, demonstrating an appeal to diverse youth, success in improving academic

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    Joy Hollow Log cabin is moved to its new home

    By Steve Peterson

    As of 11:45 a.m., June 5, the Joy Hollow Log Cabin had a new home.

    Morrow House Movers of Jackson, Neb., staff placed the 19th Century Log Cabin at the Plymouth County Museum grounds, completing a move from the Plymouth County Fairgrounds. The Joy Hollow Log Cabin’s move was required by the Plymouth County Fair Board.

    “It’s pretty fragile. We put plywood on the

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    Supervisors approve settlement with Higman Sand & Gravel

    By Steve Peterson

    At their June 2 meeting, Plymouth County Supervisors voted unanimously to approve a settlement agreement and release for Higman Sand And Gravel of Akron.

    On Oct. 27, 2014, Higman Sand and Gravel owners agreed to sell substantially all of its business assets to L.G. Everist Inc. The county had disputed that original agreement.

    ‘This is a little broader than road gravel,” said Plymouth County Attorney Darin Raymond. “It is for

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    Akron woman begins Premier Designs jewelry business

    By Julie Ann Madden

    Premier Designs Jewelry’s No. 1 goal is God first, enrich others’ lives — life’s priorities: God, Family, then Career.

    “I decided if I was going to be away from my family, I wanted to make a difference — enrich others’ lives,” said Kristal McKee, of rural Akron, S.D., the wife of Nicholas McKee and mother of two boys. “I love jewelry and Premier Designs is a good way to meet people in the area since I’m

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    All Class Friday Class Parties – June 26

    Anyone with updates please contact Rod Anderson. Thank you.

    • 1930 to 1942 – 2 to 4 p.m. – Saturday 6/27 – Akron Care Center Great Room; 991 Highway 3

    • 1943 to 1944 – Have not heard anything.

    • 1945 to 1948 – 5 p.m. to? – Akron Area Museum; 601 Main St.

    • 1949 to 1951 – 7

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    All-Class Reunion Committee seeks parade entries

    Want to be in an Akron parade?

    The All-Class Reunion is encouraging all to participate in the Akron & Akron-Westfield All-Class Reunion Parade, which will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 27 in downtown Akron.

    Akron, Akron-Westfield and Westfield alumni are invited to have an entry but entries do not have to be school or alumni related, and businesses, organizations and people of all ages are invited to participate.

    Create class

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    All Class Time Line of Events

    Friday June 26

    1 to 4 p.m. – Registration – Wesley United Methodist Church, 350 Main St.

    • 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Akron Area Museum 601 Main St. open

    Individual class parties. – See Class parties list.

    Saturday, June 27

    10 a.m. – Parade – Downtown Reed St.

    Car show following the

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    All-Class Car Show set for Saturday, June 27

    Akron-Westfield alumni Ken Frerichs, Russ Hauser and Bob Nielsen are coordinating a Classic Car Show during the Akron & Akron-Westfield All-Class Reunion.

    People are invited to enter their classic vehicles as parade entries. After the parade, the Car Show will begin at the west end of Reed Street.

    For more information and to register, call Ken at 712-533-6263.