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The animals visit Care Center residents

Posted September 26, 2017 at 5:03 pm

On Sept. 12, Akron Care Center residents had some unusual visitors — a camel, miniature donkey and her 12-day-old son. Betty Klemme gets acquainted with the animals.

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    Akron librarians host ‘Downstairs at Downton’

    What was life really like below stairs in England’s grand country houses?

    Could the chauffeur really marry the daughter of an Earl? Would a maid help move a dead body to protect her mistress’ reputation? What about all that free time?

    Historian Kathy Wilson will answer these and other questions about one of the country’s most popular television series as she explores the real lives of people working “Downstairs

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    Wesley United Methodist donates to Mobility Worldwide

    Recently, Ron Green and Duane Aldrich received an August Tithe check in the amount on $291 from Wesley United Methodist Church. Ron and Duane are volunteers for the Mobility Worldwide organization (also known as P.E.T. International) which has a workshop in Hawarden. New designs are being built to make the mobility easier on rough paths and roads around the world for the disabled. Mobility carts are three-wheeled off-road wheelchairs operated by hand power.

    Sentinel employees to share memories of Koerselmans at Plymouth County museum

    Memories of a renowned photographer and editor will headline the program at the Plymouth County Historical Museum beginning at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 24, in the Study Hall.

    The lives of Dick and Glada Koerselman and the Koerselman Collection exhibited in the Museum Study Hall will headline the afternoon.

    Several former employees of the Le Mars Daily Sentinel will share memories of working with the Koerselmans through the years.

    The Museum opened

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    Couple celebrates 60th anniversary

    Robert D. and Marlene (Vondrak) Pridie will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on September 24, 2017.

    The couple was married September 24,1957 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Sioux City, Iowa. They are members of St. Joseph – Ellendale Catholic Church, 23533 K22, Merrill, Iowa.

    There will be an Open House on September 24, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the St. Joseph – Ellendale Catholic Church Hall hosted

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    ‘Game Day’ resumes at Akron Library

    Teachers have mandatory in-service programs during which students can go have fun at the Akron Public Library.

    The first Wednesday of each month when classes end early, the Akron librarians will be hosting a Kids Game Day.

    From 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., children are invited to come to the library and play games. From board games and coloring choices to challenging puzzles, cards, Minute-To-Win-It chances, every child will find a game to try. They also can play Wii games.

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    Lawsyn Zachary Allyn

    Lawsyn Zachary Allyn was born February 8, 2017 to Tawnia and Zachary Allyn of Highlands Ranch, Colorado. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. He has a big sister, Lydia, and two big brothers, Levi and Lincoln, to welcome him home.

    Grandparents are Mark and Michelle Heeren of Akron, and Brad and Carmen Allyn of Shellsburg, Iowa. Great-grandparents are John and Mary Rollins of Akron, Iowa and RJ and Donna Huberty of Dyersville, Iowa.

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    Announce Engagement

    Richard and Lynne Calmus of Howard, SD announce the engagement of their daughter Jamie Lynne Calmus of Sioux Falls, SD to Dustin Heeren, also of Sioux Falls. Dustin is the son of Mark and Michelle Heeren of Akron.

    Jamie is employed with Chirosport in Sioux Falls and Dustin is employed with Muth Electric also in Sioux Falls.

    A Sept. 23 wedding is planned.

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    Boone Matthew Seivert

    He has arrived! Boone Matthew Seivert was born August 22 2017, to Bonnie and Matthew Seivert of Sioux Falls, S.D.

    Boone weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Mark and Michelle Heeren of Akron and Mike and Jean Seivert of Alcester, S.D. Great-grandparents are John and Mary Rollins of Akron, Iowa and Dolores Kolbeck of Salem, S.D.

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    Couple celebrates 70 years together

    Lawrence and LaVon Maynard celebrated their 70th anniversary Aug. 27, 2017, with an Open House at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron.

    Lawrence Maynard and the former LaVon Fickbohm were married Sept. 7, 1947, at Union Creek Lutheran Church in rural Akron, SD.

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