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Local couple weds

Posted November 9, 2018 at 8:49 pm

Cali Westergard of Ireton, and Spencer Frankl of Elk Point, S.D., exchanged marriage vows on September 15, 2018, in a 4 p.m. ceremony at Trinity Reformed Church in Orange City, Iowa. Pastor Mike Kelley officiated the ceremony.

Cali is the daughter of Colleen Westergard and the late Carl Westergard of rural Ireton. Spencer is the son of James and Amy Frankl of rural Elk Point.

Vocalists were Davis Patton and Taylor Voorhees.

Matrons of honor were Caine Wood of Kansas City, Kansas; Carissa DeRocher of Akron, and Cayla Taylor of Ames. Bridesmaids were Maren Bettis of Urbandale and Hannah Peterson of Harcourt. Peyton DeRocher served as a junior bridesmaid.

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    Happy 90th birthday!

    Arvin Finzen, of Akron, will turn 90 on Thursday, Nov. 8. To celebrate, he would love to receive a card with your favorite memories sent to him at Arvin Finzen, 411 N. Seventh St., Akron, IA 51001.

    Arvin was born on a farm near Akron. He has two children, five grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He currently resides at the Akron Care Center.

    Veterans to be honored

    Thank you, Veterans — those who are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, and your families, for your dedication to America!

    New Horizons United Church of Christ is hosting a complementary meal to honor area veterans.

    All area veterans are invited to come Sunday, Nov. 11, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at 141 Reed Street! Veterans may attend the Celebration of Worship at 9 a.m., if they wish, or only come to dine!

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    Governor declares Pain Awareness Month

    By Julie Ann Madden

    It was a simple motorcycle accident that changed her life forever.

    In 2010 at a stop light, her motorcycle’s throttle popped, causing her to be thrown from it. She landed on her knees, scraping them. However, her right knee continued to hurt.

    So a couple of weeks later, Kimberly Waterbury, of Le Mars, went to her doctor who sent

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    Westfield’s Harvest Supper is Saturday, not Thursday

    By Julie Ann Madden

    It’s the same menu, same time, same purpose, same price.

    However, it’s a different day of the week.

    Westfield Congregational United Church of Christ’s annual Harvest Supper is this Saturday, Oct. 27 instead of the last Thursday night of October.

    It may be the first time in more than 100 years the congregation’s annual Harvest Supper fundraiser hasn’t been on a Thursday.

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    A-W student chosen for Opus Honor Choir

    An Akron-Westfield student was recently selected for participation in the 32nd annual Opus Honor Choir Festival.

    Eighth grader Tyler Ford was chosen for the Grades 7-8 Bass Clef Chorus.

    Close to 3,000 students were nominated by their directors for 720 positions in the four Opus Honor Choirs. Selections were made by means of a recorded audition.

    Guest conductors of the choirs include Michelle

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    90th Birthday

    On August 22, Alta Johnson will celebrate her 90th birthday. If you would like to send

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