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Posted June 24, 2016 at 8:29 pm

Richard (Doc) Zortman (r) scored a hole-in-one on Hole No. 6 at the Akron Lions Golf Tournament June 19. Witnesses were Christina Lewison and Karen Taylor-Mortensen. Doc is a regular player at the annual Lions Golf Tourney. With Doc is Lions member Bob Watson (l). Doc won $500 courtesy of the Akron Lion’s Club and Brad Fowler State Farm Insurance. (See story about the golf tournament in next week’s issue.)

    An afternoon of ‘Favorites and Fun’ June 26 in Akron City Park

    New Horizons United Church of Christ welcomes all to “Fun with Favorites and Friends!” on Sunday, June 26 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

    One of the New Horizons’s tenets is that church should be fun! Annually, the congregation hosts a complementary community meal and activities with a variety of themes for the community to enjoy.

    The 2016 theme provides a wonderful informal opportunity to visit with friends and new acquaintances as people browse through the park, viewing collections, hobbies,

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    Woof-stock gears up for June 11

    “Woof-stock,” a celebration of kids and dogs, will return for its eighth annual run Saturday, June 11 at the Plymouth County Historical Museum in Le Mars.

    A preview of the celebration will begin during a “Puppy Mill” meeting at 7 p.m., Friday, June 10, in the Museum’s Music Room.

    Those attending the free Puppy Mill meeting will receive special coupons that can be redeemed the next day at “Woof-stock.” Kathie Pfaffle of Sioux City will explain the work the

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    Church family hosts benefit Sunday for injured farmer

    It truly is faith, family and farming for St. Joseph’s – Ellendale church members.

    When fellow member, Tim Vondrak, 64, of Hinton, was injured in a farming accident on March 8 of this year, it became a time of praying and supporting him for those who have worshipped and farmed alongside him for many years.

    This Sunday, June 12, St. Joseph’s – Ellendale members are asking the public to come and join them in helping the Vondrak family in

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