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The Lime Creek Nature Center and Cerro Gordo County Conservation Board will host their annual Fall Festival on Sept. 8 at the nature center located just north of Mason City off Highway 65. A variety of activities will be held throughout the day for the public to enjoy.

Kris Monson, Kelly (Dale) Rayhons, and Kim (Tom) Oulman announce the 60th wedding anniversary and 80th birthdays of their parents, John and Karen (Brown) Monson, who were married August 21, 1959. They also have an AFS “daugther,” Nami Akamatsu, and 4 grandsons, Jake and Isaac Schneider and M…

Ike Duckert and Dorothy (Friend) Duckert, of Mason City, Iowa, were married August 23, 1969, in Mason City at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family trip in July to Decorah, Iowa. Cards and wishes may be sent to them at 1303 Second St. N…

Happy 85th Birthday to Lynnea Bosch Smith. On August 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. Lynnea will be honored with a card shower, with coffee and cake served. You can send cards to Rockwell Nursing Home, 707 Elm St E, Rockwell, IA 50469.

Donald Freese of Mason City, IA, will be honored at an open house Saturday, August 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1405 S Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City to celebrate his 90th birthday. He was born August 25, 1929.

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Gary Brallier and Marlene (Kornegor) Brallier of Rockford, Iowa, were married August 20, 1959. They are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple’s children and their spouses are Dan Brallier and Jodi Wendel of Mason City, IA, and Linn and Dawn Brallier Wolf of Charles City, IA.…

Thank you to all that brought food and showed their support with prayers and visits at the time of the loss of our mother.

Lee Melhus of Clear Lake, Iowa, was born August 22, 1933. He will celebrate his 86th birthday with a card shower. Cards can be sent to 1300 Seventh Ave N, Clear Lake, IA 50428.

Monsignor Joseph Slepicka was born on August 23, 1929, in Mason City, Iowa, to Bill and Martha Slepicka. On Saturday, August 24, 2019, he will celebrate Mass at 4:00 p.m. during the 60 year celebration of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 1001 Ninth Ave. S in Clear Lake, Iowa. A parish picnic w…

Special thanks to everyone for the many beautiful cards, the emails, and for personal messages I received celebrating my 80th birthday. It all made the day very memorable. Thanks to my children for making it so fantastic. It was a great day!

Russell Burress of Ventura, Iowa, is celebrating his 80th birthday with a card shower. Cards and greetings can be sent to 711 E Lake St., Ventura, IA 50482.

Bruce Trimble and Diane (Shulke) Trimble, of Mason City, Iowa, were married August 23, 1969, in Decatur, Illinois, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. The couple will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family trip to New England. Card and wishes may be sent to them at 1038 Fair …

Leman E. Olson and Tana McLean Olson of Mason City were married August 17, 1969, in Marion, Iowa, at the First Presbyterian Church. They are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. They are taking a trip at a later date with their adult children to Cape Cod. The coup…

Thank you to all my family and friends for all of the beautiful birthday cards and for attending my 90th birthday celebration.

Jim Bailey, of Mason City, Iowa, will celebrate his 80th birthday. He was born August 20, 1939. Cards and wishes may be sent to him at 949 13th St. SE, Mason City, IA 50401.

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Guests 16 and older are welcome to stop into any store between 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and receive an interview. This includes all Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Tobacco Outlet Plus and Tobacco Outlet Plus grocery stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa.

I want to thank all my friends, neighbors and relatives who remembered me so thoughtfully with cards, flowers and luncheons to celebrate my 90th birthday. You made July a very special month.

Douglas and Dorothy Harrenstein of Clear Lake, Iowa, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, August 11, 2019. They were married at the Clear Lake United Methodist Church in 1979. They have two children: Rebecca Salge of Spring Hill, Kansas, and John (Angelyn) Harrenstein of …

Believe it or not, Bill Price will be 80 on August 14. He would love to hear from you. Greetings can be sent to 3417 Dogwood Ave, Fertile, IA 50434

Mike Callanan and Cathy (Johnson) Callanan of Clear Lake, IA, were married August 16, 1969. at Saint Patrick’s Church in Clear Lake, IA. They will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a gathering of family and friends. Cards can be sent to 215 N Shore Dr., Clear Lake IA 50428. The couple’s …

Gene Malek is retiring the end of August after 40+ years doing business as Ernie & Gene's Auto Repair. He would like to thank all his customers for their support over the years.

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