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Karen Edlund, Phyllis Helgerson and Marlene Bruland were coffee and afternoon guests of Margie and Yvonne Alfson Wednesday.

In spite of the weather, several attended the Senior Citizens dinner Tuesday at the Cyrus Cafe.

An interesting fact was brought to my attention. It is said that 300 cars pass through Cyrus every day. Well not snow storm days, I said.

Charles Barsness visited a few days last week with Burdell Barsness.

Many folks working at jobs report they worked double shifts to fill in for those who could not get there.

Burdell Barsness has been hospitalized since Wednesday at the Stevens Community Medical Center. He is still there as of this writing.

Charles Barsness has been spending time with his father, Burdell, at the hospital.

Joan Anderson was a Thursday evening visitor of Lila Estenson.

The Trinity choir gave their Cantata Christmas program Sunday during services at the Trinity church. Many came in spite of the weather Sunday morning.

North Cyrus

The snow storm closed many church services and schools Monday.

The Minnewaska Church Sunday School program is scheduled to be held next Sunday during church services.

On Tuesday morning the Ruth Circle of Trinity Church met at the Leroy and Karen Edlund home. Following the meeting a delicious Christmas lunch was served to all who attended.

Dennis Sayre spent Friday through Monday at the hospital in Morris. He is now home.

Betty Anderson is spending Monday through the Christmas holidays at Mr. and Mrs. Dale Logan's home.

Swan Lake

It is truly a winter wonderland out here in the country. The sun shines bright this morning. No snow is melting as it has been many degrees below zero.

All we hear from forecasts of weather the next few days is more snow. We must have at least 11 1/2 inches of snow.

The Christmas week has now arrived. We must begin preparing by decorating, baking, writing out Christmas cards and letters. This leaves us all with little time for visiting.

I have understood that some country people made it to Morris to attend the meeting at the school of the county board regarding the 15 million dollar project for building a new courthouse and jail.

Everyone is wishing for the weather to be good for Christmas. It seems no one can get here because of storms and others are afraid to come for fear of not making it home again. So we are all stormed in at home.

Keith Kaehler was a caller Saturday at the Mildred Kaehler home.

Dan Helberg and Renee Gorham attended the Christmas program at the Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria Saturday. Renee's nephew, Destry Ewing, took part in the program.

Funeral services were held for Dorothy Durkee on Monday at the Minnewaska Church in Starbuck.

Gerard Dohlen visited Sunday with his mother, Amanda Dohlen.