Now - The Vikings six seniors pose with head coach Matt Pfaltzgraff before their district finals win over Newman. Pictured are Ethian Tasker, Carter Severson, Isaac Renteria, Pfaltzgraff, Brandon Varner, Cade Hengesteg and Kael Julseth.
Some of them have been together, spending every summer evening playing baseball, since they were in fourth grade.
The Best costume award winners at last Saturday morning’s fifth annual Pink Flamingo Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament and Fund Raiser were Katelyn Loegering, Jade Gasteiger and Jewell Doss.
The Northwood Country Club last Saturday hosted the fifth annual Pink Flamingo Golf Tournament. The fun gathering has been held for five years now to raise money and awareness for cancer research.
The Vikings bench rushes onto the field to celebrate the team’s Cinderella season, going from a six seed at 13-14 to beating the No. 1 team in the state and being crowned district 3 champions.  See page 12 for more sports.
Coming into last Saturday night’s district 3 finals matchup between 34-1 and No. 1 ranked Newman Catholic and 13-14 Northwood-Kensett, no one with any serious baseball knowledge gave the Vikings a chance at winning, except maybe the Vikings.
The area-wide Vacation Bible School in Bolan, Iowa, was BACK! After an absence in 2020, this year there were 41 registered participants and 39 volunteers increasing the population in the small community by 80 each day from 9 am – noon.
Haydan Pestorious, a member of Worth County 4-H, recently competed at the 4-H Shooting Sports National Competition held in Grand Island, Nebraska, from June 20 through June 25.
Ryan, Jeri, Carter, Blake, Hannah and Harrison Severson
It was February 14, 2020, but this Valentine’s Day was not a typical one at the Severson home. No flowers. No candy.
Now - The Vikings six seniors pose with head coach Matt Pfaltzgraff before their district finals win over Newman. Pictured are Ethian Tasker, Carter Severson, Isaac Renteria, Pfaltzgraff, Brandon Varner, Cade Hengesteg and Kael Julseth.
The Best costume award winners at last Saturday morning’s fifth annual Pink Flamingo Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament and Fund Raiser were Katelyn Loegering, Jade Gasteiger and Jewell Doss.
The Vikings bench rushes onto the field to celebrate the team’s Cinderella season, going from a six seed at 13-14 to beating the No. 1 team in the state and being crowned district 3 champions.  See page 12 for more sports.
Ryan, Jeri, Carter, Blake, Hannah and Harrison Severson
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Now - The Vikings six seniors pose with head coach Matt Pfaltzgraff before their district finals win over Newman. Pictured are Ethian Tasker, Carter Severson, Isaac Renteria, Pfaltzgraff, Brandon Varner, Cade Hengesteg and Kael Julseth.
Some of them have been together, spending every summer evening playing baseball, since they were in fourth grade. Others showed up in high school and started playing together their eighth grade year...

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Funeral Services for Daniel J. Bettin were held on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church of Albert Lea, Minnesota.

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