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Articles from the January 12, 2023 edition

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 By Pat Kinney    News    January 12, 2023

Still waiting

Family members of Iowan Alden Pearl Anders are still waiting for him to come home – 77 years after he and his crewmates were shot down off Indonesia, in the Pacific theater of World War II. Among...

 
 By Nick Pedley    News    January 12, 2023

Hartley's pool situation remains unchanged

Officials at City Hall are remaining tight-lipped about Hartley's never-opened new pool. City Administrator Erica Haack last week declined to comment on any potential progress made towards opening...

 
 By Nick Pedley    News    January 12, 2023

One wild ride

Ever since he was a little boy, Randy Guggisberg knew he wanted to work with horses. Decades later, he's still riding and reaping the rewards for his hard work. This weekend he'll accept the award for...

 
 By Nick Pedley    News    January 12, 2023

City to purchase new sewer pickup

The Hartley City Council on Monday approved a bid for $51,812 for a new sewer department truck. Ron Drenkow Motors, of Sheldon, was the winning bidder, with the only other submission coming from...

 

01/12/23: Crime, Courts, Accidents & Incidents

• Traffic Joshua E. Moore, Oelwein, Failure to Obey Stop Sign; Trespass. Alexandru Golan, Kirkland, Wash., Hours of Service Violation; No Commercial Driver’s License. Duanenisha Labrenda Jackson, Spencer, Failure to Obey Stop Sign. Arryn...

 

Donna J. Struve, 89, Ankeny

A memorial service for Donna J. Struve, of Urbandale and formerly of Archer, was held Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, at the Archer United Methodist Church. Private family graveside services were held in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Primghar. Eldridge Family...

 

Stanley Rod Thomsen, 92, Everly

A funeral service for Stanley Rod Thomsen was held Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, at Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. Pastor Dan Taylor officiated. Casket bearers were Ben Thomsen, Jake Thomsen, Kyle Thomsen, Leah Thomsen, Emily Chisholm, Erin Thomsen and...

 

Colleen A. Hilbert-Hennings, 92, Hartley

A funeral service was held for Colleen A. Hilbert-Hennings on Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hartley. Fr. Tim Hogan officiated. Pallbearers were Jason Otto, Jared Otto, Kristina Bush, Katen Sadler, Kylah Petrich, Joey...

 

Mary R. Plagmann, 73, Humboldt

Mary Plagmann, 73, of Humboldt, passed away from anaplastic thyroid cancer on Jan. 7, 2023 at the Mercy One Hospital in Sioux City. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Zion Lutheran...

 

First baby of 2023 wins 3-way expectant mom race

Early New Year's Day was quiet in Spencer Hospital's Birth Center, but that changed quickly when Jill Viedenkamp arrived late Sunday afternoon. She was the first mother-to-be to flip the atmosphere...

 

01/12/23: Community Calendar

Grief group starts Sunday in Hartley St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hartley will host a grief support group beginning this Sunday, Jan. 15, at 2:30 p.m. Sessions will continue for the following five Sundays. The event is free and open to anyone. See...

 

01/12/23: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

Elected to second term as NACCAS commissioner During the month of November 2022, 1,400 cosmetology schools and institutions throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam voted to elect...

 

From Our Files

• Jan. 15, 1948 A group of 27 hunters from the Hartley area joined together for a fox hunt. They were rewarded for their efforts by bagging three fox, all from the same section. The animals were displayed at Ketelsen Hardware. Acting on immediate i...

 

Still not able to get over the hump

Back in action after a long layoff, the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn girls' basketball team suffered a pair of home losses to War Eagle Conference opponents last week. A big fourth quarter allowed...

 

Early leads set the tone

A 13-point half time lead gave Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn enough of a cushion to hold off Harris-Lake Park, 56-51, for a War Eagle Conference boys' basketball win on Jan. 6. Three Hawks scored in double...

 

A good beginning to a new year

With their opening meet of 2023 cancelled due to weather, Okoboji/HMS wrestlers had to wait until Jan. 5 to compete for the first time. The Pioneers had a successful night, winning two of three duals...

 

Season-high point total at Forest City Invite

Two champions and two runners-up helped Okoboji/HMS amass its highest point total at a wrestling tournament this season. The Pioneers scored 142 points and finished fourth at the Forest City Invitational on Jan. 7. Noah Strantz won the 160-pound...

 

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