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Samantha Ann Maus was born July 24, 2006 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris, to Cheila and Matthew Maus of Appleton. Samantha Ann weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. and was 20" long. Grandparents are Martha and Craig Petersen from Brooklyn Park and Wayne and Mary Maus from Benson. Great grandparents are Arnie and Alvina Maus from Benson.
BRIDGET MAY ANDERSON was born at the St. Cloud Hospital to David and Lisa Anderson of St. Cloud. Bridget May weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz. and was 20" long. Grandparents are Tom and Barb McNally of Clara City (formerly of Morris) and Dan and Pam Larson of Florida (also, formerly of Morris). Great grandmother is Helen McNally of Morris.
An open house 80th birthday celebration for Lois Gunvalson will begin at noon, Saturday, August 5, at the Starbuck City Park. There will be a program at 3 p.m. All friends are welcome. Call Linda Franke at (847) 220-3436 for more information. There will be an open house bridal shower for Michele Holzheimer, bride-to-be of Dustin Hillman, on Sunday, August 6, from 1:30 to 4 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, Fairfield Township.
RECYCLING TRAILER TIMES AND LOCATIONS for rural residents: Alberta - 1st Saturday and Sunday of the month; south of the Cargill Elevator. Chokio - 2nd Saturday and Sunday of the month, in the County Shop, Hwy. 28. Donnelly - 3rd Saturday and Sunday of the month; just off Hwy. 9, south of City Park. Hancock - 4th Saturday and Sunday of the month, across alley from Hancock Co-op.
Funeral services for Donald H. Voorhees of Morris, will be held Saturday, July 29, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Morris. Reverend Alison Boomershine will be officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday. Burial will be at Summit Cemetery in Morris. Donald Henry Voorhees, son of Henry and Ethel (Huston) Voorhees, was born April 23, 1919 in Swift County. He grew up and received his education south of Danvers. After his schooling, Don worked as a farm laborer for some of the local farmers.
Funeral services for Kenneth "Kenny" Kill of Morris were held Friday, July 28, 2006 at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris. Father Alan Wielinski and Deacon Stan Hennen officiated. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Morris. Kenneth Charles Kill, son of Michael and Lavina (Hickman) Kill, was born September 25, 1942 in Morris. He was baptized and confirmed at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris. Kenny grew up in the Alberta area, where he attended school and graduated from Alberta High School in 1960.
Stevens County Fifth District voters will be at the polls for a primary election Sept. 12. District 5 County Commissioner Bob Stevenson will not seek reelection in November after 40 years on the county board. Four candidates -- Roger McCannon, Don Munsterman, Mary Ann Scharf and Mel Wohlers -- have filed for the seat. In the primary, voters will be asked to vote for one of the four candidates, or write-in a candidate. The top two vote getters will be on the Nov.
With a set of headphones on his ear, Torrey Westrom's fingers moved up and down a keypad as he pondered his votes for his favorite car maker, singer and ice cream flavor. It was the first time Westrom, who is visually impaired, ever voted in complete privacy.
BASEBALL Amateur Results/Box Scores Land O'Ducks Playoffs Best of three series Friday's Result Game 1 -- Dumont 8, Morris Eagles 6 (Dumont leads series 1-0) Sunday's Result Game 2 -- Morris 4, Dumont 1 (Series tied 1-1) Saturday's Game Morris Eagles vs.
With his two stroke victory at the British Open, Tiger Woods won his 11th major championship. He is now tied with Walter Hagen for second on the all-time list. At the top of the list is Tiger's boyhood hero, Jack Nicklaus, who has 18. This was a very emotional win for Tiger, who lost his father, Earl, two months ago to cancer. After he tapped in his final par putt, he uncharacteristically buried his head in the shoulder of his caddie and began sobbing. He then went to his wife and gave her a long hug, tears still streaming down his face.