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The Worth County Historical Society wishes everyone a Merry Christmas! May the “Merry” in your Christmas bring to mind the “Mary” in regard to the “Reason for the Season.” “The best holiday decoration is being wreathed in smiles.” Christmas seems the worse time to lose weight, but maybe if we can...
Christopher and Jeni Medlang of Maiden Rock, Wisconsin, announce the birth of their daughter, Sage Louise, born on December 2. She weighed six pounds, 12.1 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long. She has an older brother, Eli, 22 months. Grandparents are Morris and Jenelle Medlang of Kensett and...
This year’s holiday season will be different when it comes to large gatherings, parties, receptions and the like.  But there is never a time when people don’t want to eat and drink!  Entertaining at a New Year’s Eve buffet is a very easy and popular way to treat friends to a celebration. People can...
Annie, Nettie three days old, and JoAnn
The phone rings. It’s Wednesday 8 a.m. The caller’s smiling voice gives me the news I’ve been waiting for. “Hi, JoAnn. We have a small box here with your name on it.” My voice trembles, “They’re here?” With no time to apply makeup or comb my hair, I grab my favorite red plaid cap. The garage door...
People become famous for various reasons. This week’s cookbook promises to make the reader famous for his or her desserts. "101 Desserts to Make You Famous" by Yvonne Young Tarr (1970, Lyle Stuart Inc., NYC) states on the fly leaf, “This book has one objective...to make you famous for your desserts...
Minnesota State University, Mankato, awarded Scott Hengesteg of Northwood with a BS in Law Enforcement, as well as 1,796 other degrees to 1,753 students at the end of the fall 2020 semester, with this fall's graduates celebrated through a special website with commencement videos that were available...
The Green Thumb Garden Club met on November 23, 2020 at the Olson room with Cheryl Nitcher as hostess. Penny Robb presented the program. We were directed to make an arrangement following the guidelines that are used in floral design. She provided small jars and vases filled with dry foam into...
From the Share Shoppe of Worth County: During this time of COVID-19 everyone has had to adapt and make changes, with cancellations, closures, new guidelines, new protocols, new procedures, etc. Thus, the Share Shoppe of Worth County now finds itself making more changes, too. The shop was closed...
Due to COVID-19 Chapter ES is not hosting the special event for the community called “Cookies With  Santa” this holiday season.  However we have decided to bake cookies and distribute them throughout the community to our resident widows and widowers who still live in their own homes.  In the past...
On Sunday afternoon, December 6, a few of the Church Family members of Bolan Trinity gathered at the church wearing masks and social distancing to work on music for the rest of the Advent Season and Christmas Eve service.  These services continue to be on the Bethel UMC Facebook page, YouTube,...

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