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USCHA BAPTISMS

On Saturday, June 13, Duane Ruscha and his sons, Case Ruscha and Tate Ruscha, were baptized by Pastor Dennis Wallen. Your Pape Christian Church family celebrates with you. Pictured, from left, Duane, Case and Tate Ruscha.

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Union Point Cemetery report

On Saturday May 9, 2020, the Union Point Cemetery yearly meeting was held.  The meeting was called to order with seven present. Among those present were Kristi Toliver, treasurer, David Leonard, board member, Buell Cochran, board member and Julie Kingsbury, board member. The Treasurer’s report was given as outlined below. Morgan Toliver will continue to

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Thank You

Thank you to all our friends and family who sent cards and/or congratulated us in person, to family who planned and helped us celebrate our 60 th Wedding Anniversary this year.  It will be a memorable one even though COVID-19 kept some family members from attending.  We celebrated with them by video chat.  A special

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Cedar County Youth Fair this week

The Cedar County Youth Fair is in full swing this week. It will conclude with the auction Saturday evening. Below is the Youth Fair schedule. Program of events Thursday, June 18 8:30 a.m. – Horsemanship at Fairgrounds 1-4 p.m. – Non-Livestock entries check-in begins. Attach entry tags and complete summary sheet. 5 p.m. – Non-Livestock

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Fire report for week of June 7

On Friday, June 12, at 7:49 a.m., the Fire Department was dispatched to Hwys. 54 and HH, west of town, for a motor vehicle accident. The Fire Department managed traffic control until the incident was terminated. Trucks 2 and 4 and 10 firefighters responded. On Saturday, June 13, at 3:51 p.m., the Fire Department was

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New Chief Nursing Officer at CCMH

Cedar County Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Marie Mitchell, RN, MSN as our new Chief Nursing Officer. Marie has joined us after 25 years in nursing where she most recently worked at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana. She grew up in Benton Harbor, Michigan but has lived the last 15 years in the

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2020 BUSINESS/ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

Winner – Fire Department Auxiliary. Organized only two years ago, their impact on our volunteer fire department has been significant. The Fire Department Auxiliary is composed of about 25 wives, girlfriends, friends and family members. Their activities for the last two years include adopting two local families at Christmas, helping at junior fire fighter events

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The Band Plays On

Come Enjoy the Municipal Band Program in Memory of Lillian Sunderwirth The El Dorado Springs Municipal Band would like to invite you to attend three programs this coming weekend. We will play Friday and Saturday evening from 8 to 9 p.m. Saturday will be our annual Lillian Sunderwirth Night where we play songs Miss Lillian

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The Band Plays On

Municipal Band fans turn out despite the heat It was exciting to see so many folks turn out to listen to the Municipal Band’s opening weekend concerts in spite of the readings on thermometers in town. Thank you fans for coming out to listen and be present for the first weekend of our 135th consecutive

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Care Connection observes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Care Connection Regional Ombudsman Director Kathy Ray-Smith will present a special virtual session at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 12, to focus on elder abuse awareness and prevention. The Zoom online presentation will kick off Care Connection for Aging Services’ observations of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which is June 15. The presentation will focus

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