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Anniversaries, August 12, 2015

Anniversaries, August 12, 2015

Hillsboro couple celebrates 50 years ANNRichards3 Lonn and Beverly (Klie?wer) Richards of Hillsboro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family. They were married July 24, 1965, at Henderson, Neb. Lonn taught band at Buhler High School and his wife taught piano lessons, directed the freshmen girls? Glee Club and accompanied the BHS choir. In 1975, they moved to Hillsboro, where […]

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Anniversaries, June 17, 2015

Anniversaries, June 17, 2015

Ron and Dora Unruh Durham couple celebrates 60 years Ron and Dora (Duerksen) Unruh of rural Durham recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married June 1, 1955, at Alexanderwohl Mennonite church, rural Goessel. The Unruhs made their home northwest of Durham where they have been farmers ever since their marriage. Their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren gathered for several […]

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Team Tarantula

Team Tarantula

Drew Toy shows off one of the many tarantulas that have been part of their enterprise. "We have about 100 for sale," she says. Patty Decker / Free Press Florence couple enjoys breeding large furry arachnids April Fool?s Day may have come and gone, but for one Florence couple selling and breeding more than 500 tarantulas is no joking matter. […]

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Couple to take Amish stories to the stage

Couple to take Amish stories to the stage

? One-man play will debut in Goessel. Maynard Knepp dons the garb he will use to portray a fictional Amish minister in ?Jonas, the Life and Times of an Amishman,? a one-man presentation he and wife Carol Duerksen have developed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their first Amish-based novel, ?Runaway Baby.? Courtesy photo The husband and wife team of […]

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Couple is convinced that conservation pays off

Couple is convinced that conservation pays off

Ed and Mindy Svitak are partners in farming and in soil conservation projects. Courtesy photo Ed Svitak?s beginning in soil conservation came when he convinced his grandfather, also named Edward, to build waterways and terraces in the fields with gullies they had to start farming around. Since that first step, Ed and wife Mindy have completed a conservation plan on […]

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