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West Bend Journal (Newspaper) - February 22, 1979, West Bend, Iowa OP HISTORY 18J ARCHIVES BUS KOINES 10 A 50300 USPS 674980 Volume XC West Bend Journal 8 February 1979 Home OF THE Stover and Wilderman Receive Degree Holds Annual Banquet Honorary Chapter Farmers Bob Stover left and Butch Wilderman right were pre This year the FFA awarded two people in the community the Honorary Chapter Fanner The FFA does not want to hand this degree out on wholesale but they decided to give the degree to two equal deserving people that have helped the Bdb and Butch have helped our chapter in many ways over the Bob and Butch have been helping with the Corn and Soybean Yield Contest each grilling pork chops at the picnic sented their award by Paul for the past 5 getting equipment around for can crushing each helping Cast with teach ing by showing students how to grade and supporting the FFA by seeing that the West Bend Elevator nought some slaves each Our chapter would like to take this opportunity to thank Stover and Wilder man for their continuous support of the We are proud to have you as our honorary Telephone Franchise Goes To Northwest Telephone Cooperative Of Havelock At a special election February telephone franchise for awarded to Northwest Telephone Cooperative Association of Have The other company trying for the franchise was West Bend Telephone Company out of Sioux A total of 407 including 30 For Ordinance 96 Northwest Telephone Cooperative there were 392 Yes and 15 No ballots Ordinance 97 West Bend Telephone had 14 Yes and 385 No KIDS WILL BE KIDS Remember last summer when we received that 5 inch A couple days later son of the Francis Schafers and daughter of Ben were suppose to be walking Bean walking isnt fishing In the bean field they caught 5 the largest over 24 inches How the fish arrived in the bean field is still a The closest creek is nearly a mile As we look out on that bean field today and see a scene similar to Siberia dont you wonder if maybe the kids did have their priorities in the correct order Ill bet they remember that day and i the excitement of catching the fish a lot longer than their parents remember that hot day in Just ask Their fish are still Are the beans Mini Citizens This happy Walter 1 The annual FFA Parent and Member Banquet was held Tuesday 20 in the West Bend Community School After the opening ceremonies a bountiful meal was served to everyone Each year the West Bend FFA Chapter presents awards to members doing outstanding work in various phases of FFA and Vocational are divided into two major FFA Activi ties and Production Winners are selected by committees within the Selections are often very difficult as several members may doing outstanding in a particular Each winner receives a FFA activities award win ners for this year are Gary Schany Leadership The member felt to have exhibited the most leadership in the chapter and Kent Banwart Public Speaking Kent was one of only three from the entire state to receive a gold rating at state public speaking contest at our convention last Charles Wirtz Speaking One of only three from the entire state to get a gold rating in ATTENDS FUNERAL OF BROTHER and Mrs Thorston Satern of and Guy Post of Belle South Dakota and and George Lawman of attended the funeral services of their Ralph at the Methodist Church in Cedar Falls on February They remained in Cedar Falls until on account of weather Dolly Wirtz of Emmetsburg was unable to attend because of her Dorothy Butcher of Des Moines was unable to be there due to ice Other sisters Bessie Wessels of Golda New Neva Liscus of Deltona Mae Daubendiek of Iowa who is spending the winter atf New KATHY KLEMAN AND RON FUCHSEN MARRIED Ron son of and Orval Fuchsen and Kathy daughter of and Walter of were mar ried Saturday in Thomas Aquinas Church at The James Duster the double ring cere mony and celebrated the nuptial Bob Fuchsen of Des Moines was his brothers best and Mary a friend of the bride served as matron of Fuchsen was Jim Metzger of and Suzanne Fuchsen of Coon Following the a Think Spring it will After last Thursdays storm with winds up between 5060 miles an hour and temperature down to 20 below thats about all you can do is think Spring and be thankful you were in a nice warm house with member minutes to prepare a 46 minute using no references and learns the topic when 30 minute period Among those attending the and Orval Fuchsen and Mildred Dave all of West and Chuck Schmidt of and Wilmer Jim and and Earl Elbert and Richard all of Ann Metzger of Cedar Jon Thompson of and Jim Alvey and family and and Bruce Andersen of and Harlan Elbert of and Larry Montag and Mike of and Bob Fuchsen of Des Moines and and Jeff Jay Jeff Mike Dunn and Jerome were winners of a gold rating in tary procedure at state Only three golds in state Fehr and Paul Schmidt Cooperation Award Award presented to members that are always around to help when help is Kent Banwart Star Chapter Fanner Presented to senior member for outstand ing work in FFA and Vo Ag Tim Banwart Star Green hand Presented to sophomore considered to be outstanding allround member during freshman and 1st half of sophomore John Bonnstetter Ludwig Memorial Award Presented Gary Grams and family of Ron is employed by Todd and Kathy with the City of Hey Kids Nature a senior FFA member who rr 11 TV has accomplished a great deal vocational agriculture and J J The award includes a check for from Ottosen Coop Elevator and is present ed in Memory of Leon and Glen John Bonnstetter Dekalb Accomplishment Award Presented to senior member that much in Scholarship award for the most unproved went to Lisa The highest average went to Jeff Production Awards Pro duction are presented to those members that have done outstanding work in production of livestock and Quality of work is given as much consideration as quantity of crops or livestock in this category are Beef production Jack l Soybean production Todd production Rich This we hope the last of this land for which closed some until late were then only open to one lane traffic and then came the winds again Monday much drifting which in turn meant schools would be dismissed early again if they had been lucky enough to get there in the first Mother Nature Please Behave 1 KUYPER ON PRESIDENTS LIST Anthony son of and Lyle Kuyper of West Bend is among 277 Drake University students named to the presidents list for the 1978 Being named to the presidents list requires that a student must have earned a average all As while taking a minimum of 12 hours of coursework during the Drake Des had a total of students enrolled for the fall van and we drove back a ways west to the intersection where we About two hours later I decided that I had better go back and shut the diesel A new motor had been put and as our van iced up a little I thought maybe the diesel and thus on page ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED and Kent Eichelzer announce the engagement of their Sally Lynn to Paul Darryl son of and Irving Ringdahl of Little The marriage will take place on June Come see one of the greatest collections in the world on March 3 at at the The rock collection from the Grotto will be on We will have tips on rock polishing for young amateur and how to make jewelry from There will also be a short slide show about the Grotto and a nature The A Family Adventure Wild River is about a family that shoots the rapids of the Salmon River in Since this is day you may bring things about nature or hobbies you like to share and Dairy Albeit Poultry Tim Swine Kurt Record Keeping Paul award in ap preciation for outstanding was presented to Madeline Betty Jack Cole and Merril Stranded in Winter Storm February 1979 by Keith and Clovis This article tells about the thoughts and fears when you get stranded in a snow like Keith of West Bend and Ron Laws and Pat Sadler of Emmetsburg I am sure that everyone is getting bored with our weekend storms and hope that was the last But when one of residents is stranded for over twentyfour hours and it had to seem longer than that to him in subzero weather and the family not knowing where he was of if he was in someones home or sitting in his makes it much Keith tells it I left Ringsted about on 15th of February headed for I got about halfway when I came to a drift that I saw that I couldnt get I backed up about a Vt mile to the intersection and there I turned headed back east to try and get to the Depew comer so that I could turn south and go to At this point I met the telephone truck with Ron Laws and Pat Sadler of Emmets We stopped and I told them that they couldnt get more than a mile west before they would get They said they were going to try it I proceeded east and at this point I could no longer see anything and I became After sitting a while heater started putting out cold do this are not At this time you couldnt see five feet I decided the only thing for me to do was to get in the trailer and try and cover myself with cases of Just then the cab door opened and there was they turned around because they couldnt get any farther I went to their CINDY HARMS BECOMES BRIDE OF JOHN BRUELLMAN On February Cynthia daughter of and Albert Harms of Algona became the bride of John son of and Eugene of West The Walter Morz and Keith Strayer of Algona were in charge of the 2 double ring ceremony at the First Pres Church in Assisting her sister as Matron of Honor was Walter Maria sister of the groom and Karen a of Emmetsburg were Eric of Ottosen served his best man with groomsmen being Moser of West Bend and Dick Harms of Dee of the Tracy and Keith Harms neice and of the bride were flower and Brent Walt and Brent also served as ushers along Harms of Iowa and Steve of Harms was organist for the occasion with Jayne Bomgaars and Kevin Walker doing the The reception was held at the Christian Fellowship Center in West Bend with and Jerry Schmidt as host and hostess and Kandy in charge of the guest Pat and Gary Weishaar served with coffee being in charge of Judy Ann and Joyce Harms cut the wedding Waitresses were Kris and Kim Nancy and Sheila Gift openers were Sheri Diek man Renee Jo Hansen and Lynette After a honeymoon in Hawaii too couple will be at home v
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