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West Lyon Heaid I 09/14111 3 COMMUNITY ALVORD NEWS Mary Ann Bosler Correspondent (712) 473-2471 Christ Lutheran Church will have Family Fun Day Sunday, Sept. 18. There will be a potluck dinner after the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Children and their families are then invited to Destiny Youth Ranch to ride a horse and play games. New arrival Lee and Janel Vander Schaaf of Alvord became the parents of a boy born Aug. 18, 2011. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and has been named Preston Lee. He is welcomed home by a sister, Trinity. Grandparents are Yvonne and Wayne Pop- pens, Larchwood, and Russ and Bonnie Vander Schaaf, Hull. Great-grandparents are Joel Middlen, Larch- wood, and Elmer and Phyl- iss Raman, Hull. Alvord news notes Dean and Diva Thiel- voldt of Dickensen, Texas, arrived Saturday to visit Dean's mother, Elsie Thiel- voldt. Sunday, they were joined for dinner in Canton, S.D., by Dennis and Irene Thielvoldt, Pete and Carrie Roberts and Sienna, Na- than Thielvoldt, Paul and Jean Schlotfeldt, Dana and Jesse Rose and family and Jon and Jessica Petersen and family. Dean and Diva left Wednesday for their home. Linda Burggraaf, Jes- sica and Alex were Sunday dinner guests in the home of Harvey and Clazina Burg- graaf. Alex was a Satur- day overnight visitor in the home of his grandparents. Junior and Mary Ann Bosler met Alvin and Ar- lene Hoogendoom for din- ner Tuesday in Rock Valley. They later visited and were coffee guests in the Hoogen- doom home. LARCHWOOD NEWS Bonnie Gacke Correspondent (712) 477-2992 The Eucharistic Ado- ration Chapel at St. Mary will be open every Tues- day from 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. for those who want to spend rime in Adoration and prayer. Dinner Date menus Friday, Sept. 16 -- Beef stew, honey bran muffin, lettuce salad with dress- ing, mandarin oranges, bananas, rice crispy bar. Monday, Sept. 19 -- Pork chop, broccoli- cheese-rice, peas, apple- sauce, peanut butter cook- ie. Wednesday, Sept. 21 -- Roast beef, mashed potatoes with gravy, mixed vegetables, cole- slaw, lemon bars. To make reservations to these noon meals served at St. Mary's Hall, telephone one day in advance to 477- 2927. Diners should pay what they feel is fair and af- fordable toward that cost (recommended contribu- tion range is $3.50-$5.50). Those under 60 years of age and not married to a person 60 and over are required by law to pay the full cost of the meal, $5.72. New arrival Preston Lee was born Aug. 17, 2011, to Lee and Janel Vander Schaaf, AI- vord. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was wel- comed home by a sister, Trinity. Grandparents are Wayne and Yvonne Pop- pens, Larchwood, and Russ and Bonnie Vander Schaaf, Hills, Minn. Great-grand- parents are Joel Middlen, Larchwood, and Elmer and Phyliss Raman, Hull. Larchwood news notes The Red Hat Razzle Dazzle Dollies visited Judy Kerkvliet at Tuff Memorial Home in Hills, Minn., Sept. 8. Jesse and Stephanie Voss of Parkston, S.D., visited Sept. 3 in the Carl Selken home. Carl Selken was a dinner guest Sept. 4 in the home of Ten'in and Amy Haggerty and girls, Sioux Falls, S.D. Gene and Connie Tracy of Stockton, Calif., were guests of Jenny Kerkvliet from Sept. 5-8. They also visited other relatives in the area. Gene is Jenny's brother. Mary Herbst visited Marian Opbroek at Prince of Peace in Sioux Falls, S.D., Sept. 7. Barry, Joan and Rachel DeSmet of Brandon, S.D., were Labor Day visitors in the Darlene DeSmet home. J LESTER NEWS Helen Knobloch Correspondent (712) 478-4464 Funds from the Lyon County Riverboat Founda- tion were recently distrib- uted and more will be forth- coming. The Lester City Council and Betterment Club want to find out what projects residents would like funded. The Betterment Club has scheduled a meeting for Monday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in the community building. Lester residents are asked to attend and give their input. 4-H news The regular meet- ing of the Lester Friendly 4-Hers was Sept. 8 at 6:30 p.m. Highway cleanup will be some rime in October. Members received their cal- endar packets so they can begin selling those. Election of officers was conducted with the follow- ing results: Katie, president; Lynelle, vice-president; Heather, secretary; Taryn, corresponding secretary; Grace, treasurer; Kianna and Kaysha, historians; Tyra, reporter; Jessica, of- fleer at-large, and Kelsey, recreation officer. Erica K. showed how to make salsa. Alexis told how to care for a new in- door puppy. Kelsey showed how to saddle and bridle a horse. Isabelle showed how to make cupcakes. Lauren showed how to wrap a pres- ent. Erica, Alexis, Kelsey, Lauren and Isabelle served lunch. Cad Moser, reporter Lester news notes The Lester Legion and Auxiliary will meet Thurs- day, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Lester Community Cen- ter. All Legion and Auxilia- ry members are encouraged to attend. LaToya Ageson is in charge of lunch. The Lester fastpitch softball team will be having a reunion Saturday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at Third Base. Anyone who has ever played for Lester is invited to attend. Bring old jerseys and copies of photos. RSVP to Kurtis Myrlie, 605-360- 4698, by Sept. 15. A van of nine people traveled to Princeville, I11., for the Labor Day weekend. Rita Knobloch stayed with Cheryl Herrmann Saturday night and with Carol Martin Sunday night. Glen and Barb Arends spent Sunday afternoon with Abe J. and Gert Van Roekel. Also there were Don and Laurine Gerritsen and Russ and Vicki Kiel. Lenny and Charlotte Meyer of Evanston, I11., were weekend guests of Glen and Joyce Metzger. They also helped their granddaughter, Amanda Meyer, move into the dorms at Augustana College. La- Nae, Randy and Kayla Meyer were also here for the weekend. Willy, Helen and Rita Knobloeh spent Labor Day in the Dietrich and Lex Knobloch home. INWOOD NEWS June Halma t" ] Correspondent "- J(712) 753-4462 The Senior Choir started rehearsals at Bethlehem Lu- theran Church Wednesday evening. They will sing on the first and third Sundays of each month during the school year with all high school students and adults welcome to join. Tentative plans also include a Christ- mas cantata this year. If you have any questions, contact Barb Johnson. New arrival Lennie and Tammy Da- vis of Sioux Falls, S.D., became the parents of a boy, Franklin Hugo, born Sept. 1, 2011. Grandparents are Jerry and Anna Mundt, Canton, S.D., and Mrs. And Mrs. Mike Davis, Douglas, Wyo. Great-grandparents are John Hilt, Canton, and Jean Mundt, Inwood. 430 Holder St., Larchwood, IA 51241 712.477.2496 ,i: 402 S. Main, Inwood, IA 51240 * 712.753.4914 MEMBER 100 S. Main, George, IA 51237 712.475.3331 FDIC Congratulations Congratulations to Alexis Wallenburg who was recently awarded the Ken- neth & Jean Baker Emerg- ing Leaders Scholarship. Alexis was awarded this scholarship through Geneva Campus Ministry (Univer- sity of Iowa) where she is a student leader. Congratulations to Jeff and Kayla (Sikma) Huyser who were united in mar- riage Friday, Sept. 2, at Shalom Christian Reformed Church in Sioux Falls, S.D. Congratulations to Car- lie and Maggie (Metzger) Landegent who were mar- ried Saturday, Sept. 3, at lnwood Christian Reformed Church. Congratulations to Nell Fluit and Shanna Schmeling as they said their wedding vows Saturday afternoon, Sept. 10, at Christian Re- formed Church. Christian school news The volleyball season has begun at Inwood Chris- tian with the team partici- pating in the Dordt Tourna- ment Saturday, Sept. 10. A field trip for students in grades K-8 will be Fri- day, Sept. 16. Students will attend the Fall Harvest Fes- rival at Heritage Village in Sioux Center. NWAEA will be at In- wood Christian Wednesday, Sept. 21, to conduct hear- ing screenings on preschool through fifth grade and eighth grade students. Inwood news notes Terry and Cheri Groth returned home Sept. 6 after visiting their son and fam- ily, Troy, Emily, Micah, Aaron and Lily Groth at Wilmington, N.C. Viola De Haan has re- turned to Fellowship Vil- lage from Canton-Inwood Hospital following a bout with pneumonia. Brenda De Vries contin- ues to recover at her home following surgery after a re- cent fall. Fonda Kooistra under- went cataract surgery this week Renee Niemeyer has re- turned to her home after a brief hospital stay battling shingles. Suzanne Meendering underwent surgery Friday. Inwood Library New DVDs: A Cinderella Story Hanna Scooby-Doo! Legends of the Phantosaur Thomas & Friends Day of the Diesels First Dog Little Matchmakers Mayor Cupcake 50th Class Reunion The West Lyon Class of 1961 had its 50th class reunion Aug. 20 at the Sports Center in Larch- wood. Back row, left to right, Robert Wulf, Owen Rockhiill, Larry McKenney, Gary Dieren, Keith Metzger; middle row, Bill Gerber, Roger Knoblock, Irene (Meyer) Banwart, Rosella (Kel- lenberger) Metzger; front row, Gayle (Stensland) Severson, LaVonne (DeBoer) Snyders, Al- vin Metzger, Marlene (Berg) Camilli, Connie (Stensland) Larsgaard. photo submitted Birthday Sheriff's Report Margaret LaFrenz Margaret LaFrenz will observe her 90th birth- day Saturday, Sept. 24. In honor of the occasion, her family is requesting a card shower. Greetings may be sent to Rock Rapids Health Centre, 703 S. Union St., Room 205, Rock Rapids 51246. The Health Centre will be hosting a party for Margaret Monday, Sept. 26, at 3:15 p.m. The Lyon County Sheriff's Department recently investigated two traffic accidents. A two-vehicle accident occurred Sept. 9 at 3:55 p.m. one and one-half miles south of Inwood. Blade Baatz, 18, of Lester was traveling north on Highway 18 when he became dis- tracted and collided with the rear of a truck trail- er. The driver of the 1999 Mack, Kenneth Van Beek, 56, of Inwood, had just pulled out of a field drive- way on the east side of the highway and was traveling north. Baatz' 2002 Dodge sustained $2,000 damage while Van Beek's trailer received $1,000 damage. A one-vehicle acci- dent occurred Sept. 12 about seven miles east of Rock Rapids. Kenneth D. Roemen, 51, of Rock Rapids was eastbound on Highway 9 when a vehicle in front of him slowed down at a rapid rate and turned north onto Highway 91. Roemen slowed down and went onto the south shoulder of the road to avoid hitting the car. The trailer he was pulling started to slide and pushed the truck which caused it to jackknife. The 1994 Kenworth owned by Lyon County sustained $1,500 damage. Exercise Your Brain. ead 'Fae eW spa-e,,: St udtcv, show that reading keeps the mind  1 "( I d. sharp Givey0urbrain 'l,:\\;y,;lb/-- a ht,. Subscribe t. r k"i" " the newspaper and a wodd of informarom .:l) West Lyon (, Herald I" g 71-75-2258 E-Statements Are Here! Sign up for E-statements, and avoid paper clutter! E-statements are the electronic delivery (e-mail) of your Security Savings Bank statements. By visiting our secure Web site, you can view and print your account statements all through the click of a button, E-statements are FREE and available to you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. SECURITY SAVINGS BANK Count on Us SAVE A TREE/ SIGN LIP FOR E-STATEMENTS TODAY/