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Carter Marvin Waterman

Posted December 22, 2016 at 6:00 am

Kody Waterman and Shandra Maier would like to announce the birth of their son, Carter Marvin Waterman. Carter was born on November 21, 2016, weighing seven pounds, 1.2 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long.

The proud grandparents are Bob and Donna Kelley of Akron and Dan and Lynda Maier of Storm Lake, Iowa. Carter’s great-grandparents are Dick and Bonnie Dimmick of Alcester, S.D.

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    Jace David Schurch

    David and Kayla Schurch of Beresford, S.D. are proud to announce the arrival of their new bundle of joy, Jace David Schurch. Jace was born into the world on November 4, 2016. He weighed eight pounds, eleven ounces and was 21 inches long. Welcoming Jace home were his big brothers, Caden and Jaxton.

    Jace’s grandparents are Kevin and Micky Schurch of Redfield S.D., Cindy and Mark Bailey of Watertown, S.D., Donna and Bob Kelley of Akron, and Marty

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    ‘A Carol Christmas’ set for Thursday, Dec. 22

    A holiday concert at the Birdie & Carol Harris School of Performing Arts begins at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 22 (tomorrow).

    It’s entitled “A Carol Christmas” and the school’s founders Kevin and Amy Linder say it’s meant to be a tribute to the Birdie and Carol Harris family and their special Christmas celebrations.

    A majority of the performers are the well-known grandmother’s and mother’s descendants, including Jon Harris, Lisa Harris, Michael Harris, Jill Schroeder, Kyle Schroeder, Gary Linder, Kevin

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    Engagement announced

    Angela M. Auchstetter and Mitchell K. Carey would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.

    Angela Auchstetter, daughter of Steve and Mary Auchstetter of Hospers, Iowa, is a funeral director at Rexwinkel Funeral Homes in Le Mars and Akron, Iowa. Mitchell Carey, son of Steve and Becky Carey of Alger, Ohio, is an on-site sales associate at One Source Supply in Sioux City, Iowa.

    Their wedding is to be celebrated in late

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    Couple weds in Tea, S.D.

    Michael and Val Hohenstein of Akron, Iowa, announce the marriage of their son, Jordan Hohenstein to Brittney Mikkelsen, the daughter of Luke Mikkelsen of Hurley, S.D., and Lisa Mikkelsen of Lennox, S.D.

    Grandparents of the Bride are Priscilla and Richard Buskohl and Thelma Mikkelsen and grandparent of the Groom is Duane McKee.

    The couple was united in marriage on Aug. 27, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Tea, S.D. Officiants were Pastor Carla

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    Celebrating 90 years

    Arlys Peters will celebrate her 90th birthday on December 15. The occasion will be observed with a small family gathering.

    Arlys taught elementary school for 27 years. Arlys was very active in the United Methodist Church and the Hawarden community. Arlys now lives with her daughter, Jolee Thurn, in Sioux Falls, S.D.

    Birthday greetings may be sent to: 1619 S. Aberdeen Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57106.

    Akron Gun Club seeks members

    By Julie Ann Madden

    Just how does one go about joining the Akron Gun Club?

    That was one of the questions resulting from last week’s stories regarding a campground development’s impact on the Akron Gun Club’s shooting range.

    According to Akron Gun Club Secretary-Treasurer Geg Bellwood, to become a member, just call him.

    Bellwood can be reached at 712-568-2367.

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    Everett Jay Kelly

    Brett and Kendra Kelley of Stewartville, Minn., along with their daughters Delilah and Addyson, are excited to announce the birth of their new son and brother, Everett Jay Kelley.

    Everett Jay Kelley was born on September 30, 2016, in Rochester, Minn. He weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Everett’s grandparents are Beth and Steve Rust, Lake Andes, S.D., Barb and Stan Hoekstra, Hawarden, Iowa, Bob and

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    Akron Chamber’s Thanksgiving winners

    Winners of free turkeys or hams drawing Nov. 10, sponsored by the Akron Area Chamber of Commerce, are:

    Akron Care Center: Kervyn Heeren, Joanie Schneider

    Akron Gold and Silver: Vicki Lemunyan, Janet Wakeman

    Akron Hometowner: Donna Kelley

    Akron Jo’s Cafe:

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    Legion recognizes essay winner

    At the Oct. 6 meeting of the Albert E. Hoschler American Legion Post No. 186, Sam Philips (center) recited his Elks Club state award-winning essay on Flags. He is with Post Commander Warren Thompson (l) and Auxiliary Interim President Judy Zoeller.