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Western Valley All-Conference Baseball and Softball honors
At the conclusion of the 2022 baseball and softball season, players were recognized for their performance when the Western Valley All-Conference selections were announced.
Two local athletes earn honors
Morningside University’s men’s and women’s track and field programs and a combined seven student-athletes were among the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ academic honorees released on July 13.
Lady Rams fall in regional semi-finals
The MVAOCOU softball season came to an end on July 8 as they fell to West Monona, 13-1, in the regionals semi-finals.
Rams fall in first round of districts to end season
The baseball season came to end this past week for the Rams. They split their final two regular season games and fell in districts to OABCIG on July 2.
Lady Rams finish regular season with wins
MVAOCOU finished their regular season with two wins, but only had to play one game.
Obituaries
Arvin Kafton, 78
Arvin Herluf Kafton, 78, of Mapleton, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at the Mercy One Siouxland Medical Center in Sioux City. Arvin Herluf Kafton was born on December 21, 1944, to …
Thomas McAndrews, 64
Thomas Anthony McAndrews, 64, entered into eternal rest on December 25, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer. Tom was born on August 26, 1958, in Harlan, to Phil and Pauline (Gaul) …
Emogene Andrews, 82
Emogene Faye Andrews, 82, of Moorhead, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2023, in Omaha, with family by her side. A Celebration of Life Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, January 12 at the Moorhead …
Michael Denney, 68
Michael Otis Denney, 68, of Schaller, died peacefully December 28, 2022 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake. Funeral services will take place Thursday, January 5, 2023 at …
John "JB" Brenner, 78
John “JB” Edward Brenner, 78, of Whiting, passed on December 24, 2022, at his residence. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 1:30 P.M. Saturday, January 7, 2023, at the Goslar …
Hazel Ann Riecks, 88
Hazel Ann was born on August 21, 1934, on a farm outside of Boyer, Iowa, to Floyd and Emma (Otterpohl) Neville. Later the family moved to the Stapleton Farm between Cushing and Holstein, Iowa. Hazel …
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Birthdays

90th Birthday…Lorrie (Delores) Bumann

Lorrie (Delores) Bumann will be celebrating her 90th birthday.

Creta Teut’s 90th Birthday

Creta Teut will be celebrating her 90th birthday with a celebration on Sunday, Aug. 29 from 1-4 p.m. at 219 East 4th Street in Ute. If you can’t make it, send a card to Creta at 219 East 4th …

Anniversaries

Butz’s 50th Anniversary

Steven & Clarita Butz of Ute will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary with an Anniversary Party on Saturday, August 28 at 110 W. 2nd Street, Ute, IA from 5-9 p.m. The party is being …

Engagements

Engagement: Shauna DeVries and Tony Berry

Shauna DeVries and Tony Berry of Sioux City are excited to announce their engagement to be married. An October 2020 wedding is being planned. Shauna is a registered nurse and is currently working at …

Births

Hailey Lynn Hanson

On March 9, 2022, Jaime Oberg-Hanson and Matthew Hanson of DeRidder, Louisiana, welcomed a baby girl, Hailey Lynn Hanson.

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