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02/19/2018 - 12:48pm
State Representative Pat Grassley held a listening post at the Shell Rock Library on February 9.      Grassley discussed growth in rural areas and funding difficulties.      “Being chair of the appropriations committee, I’ve really realized in the last three years that the way that we address things like school funding, for example, there’...
02/12/2018 - 1:53pm
Fred and Donna Kelm will celebrate 58 years of marriage in June.      The couple met up town one Saturday night when Donna was a freshman in high school. They enjoyed dates at the drive-in theater in Waverly and went to speedway races on Sunday nights in Waterloo. Donna graduated in May 1960; Fred was five years older.  ...
02/12/2018 - 1:01pm
Darwin and Delores (Dee) Winkowitsch will mark 55 years of marriage on September 1.      The couple met in high school in Allison. Their first date was to see the movie “The Ten Commandments” at a theater in Hampton. Two years later, in 1963, they were married at St. James Lutheran Church. They had a wedding...
02/12/2018 - 12:54pm
David and Alice Kramer will mark 61 years of marriage on April 7. Their story started with a weekly tradition for Clarksville farmers.      “Our parents would go to Clarksville—farm people went to town every Saturday night,” David Kramer said.      Alice’s family came into town every...
02/12/2018 - 12:45pm
Roy and Joyce Smith have been married for 58 years.      They knew each other in school at Clarksville, but met after Roy was drafted into the U.S. Army. They married in Washington state, and while Roy was stationed there in the motor squad, Joyce, as a new bride, worked at a nearby café for about year.   ...
02/12/2018 - 12:38pm
Mel and Valda Bohlen will celebrate 62 years of marriage on February 26.      The couple met when a mutual friend introduced them at a root beer stand shortly after they graduated from high school. Mel Bohlen had just moved to a home across the field from where Valda lived. They enjoyed going to movies in Waverly together, and...
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