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Tobin Kai Nichols was born on July 16, 2006 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Chris and Heather Nichols of Morris. Tobin Kai weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz. and was 19" long. Grandparents are Mark and Betty VanOverbeke from Morris and Randy and Patricia Nichols from Wallace, Mich.
Tygan Jacob Allpress was born on July 13, 2006 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris, to Jacob and Sonya Allpress of Appleton. Tygan Jacob weighed 7 lbs. and 7 1/2 oz. and was 18" long. Grandparents are Gary and Sharon Nelson of Appleton and Bill and Arlyce Allpress of Appleton. Great grandparents are Doris Berger from Holloway and Goldie Schneider from Appleton.
An open house baby shower for Hailey Werk, daughter of Duane and Courtney Werk, will be held on Saturday, July 29, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Donnelly Hall. Everyone welcome. There will be an open house for Bob Hovendick's 85th birthday. Come celebrate with the boys and their families on Sunday, July 30, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Gordon and Irene Hovendick's, 36845 Co. Rd. 18, Starbuck. An open house bridal shower in honor of Kayla Banken, bride-to-be of Ronald Hawkinson, Jr., will be held Saturday, August 5, from 10 a.m., to noon at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Chokio.
DRIVERS LICENSE TESTS will now be given the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursday of each month, hours of service will be from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.; the written test will be given from 10-11:30 a.m. only, until further notice, at the Eagles Club, 7 E. 8th St., Morris. STEVENS COUNTY FOOD SHELF HOURS: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Monday; 10:30-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursday. Closed on holidays. Please bring own bags or boxes. LOCATION: 701 Iowa Ave. ALANON meets Tuesdays at 8 p.m., at 7 East 1st St., Morris.
State Patrol Stephanie Ann Kleindl, Chokio, 7/7/06; speeding, $222. Ryan Lloyd Kucker, Las Vegas, Nev., 6/24/06; speeding, $122. Joan Arlene Smithwick, Fargo, N.D., 7/9/06; speeding, $122. Tana L. Brinkman, Erickson, Neb., 6/27/06; speeding, $122. David D. Gripentrog, Wahpeton, N.D., 7/7/06; speeding, $142. Clarence Albert Taylor, St.
Funeral services for Sunshine Heather Leuthard of Morris will be Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. at Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris. Reverend John R. Smith will be officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris on Saturday. Burial will be Summit Cemetery in Morris. Sunshine Heather Leuthard, daughter of Dale Leuthard and Debra Thompson, was born August 7, 1979 in Alexandria. She grew up and received her schooling in Morris, where she graduated from Morris Area High School.
Funeral services for Veronica Wohlers of Donnelly were held Friday, July 21, 2006 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Chokio. Father LeRoy Schik officiated. Burial was at St. Theresia's Cemetery in Donnelly. Veronica Eleanor Kruger, daughter of Daniel and Mary (Cota) Kruger, was born August 19, 1916 in Graceville, where she grew up and received her schooling, graduating from St. Mary's High School. On October 9, 1934, she was united in marriage to Marvin Wohlers at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Graceville. Marvin and Veronica farmed at Dumont and later farmed at Barry, Graceville and Chokio.
Stevens County Sheriff Randy Willis presented a preview of the public jail facility to the county board at its meeting Tuesday. The presentation includes a video on the impact of jails in the community as well as photos of local jails in neighboring counties, costs and the current system of prisoner transportation. The board intends to use the presentation at a public meeting to discuss the jail plan. The meeting date has not been set. Willis will refine the presentation and present a final version to the board at its Aug.
Here's the text of an open letter from Stevens County Commissioner Bob Stevenson to county residents announcing his plan to retire from the board: Dear Friends, After serving as Stevens County Commissioner for 40 years, I've decided to retire from local government when my term expires this year. I have officially withdrawn as a candidate for office and I will not run for re-election this fall. It has been a great privilege to serve this community, and I'm deeply honored by the trust you placed in me over the past four decades.
By Earl Tilford When Hamas terrorists tunneled from Gaza into southern Israel, killed two Israeli soldiers and abducted Corporal Galid Shalit, that probably put the nail in the coffin of any prospect for a peaceful settlement between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Palestinian Authority. Hezbollah's attack from Lebanon into northern Israel on July 11, resulting in death for more Israeli soldiers and two additional abductions, buried the coffin.