Birthdays & Bridal Showers


April 20: Happy belated birthday to Izzy Sievers. She turned 10.

April 23: Happy birthday to Gabe Sievers. He turns 12.


A come and go bridal shower for Rachel Miller and Leiven DeGeynat will be held on Saturday, April 25 from 2-4 p.m. at Albert City Evangelical Free Church. Rachel is the daughter of Colleen Miller and the late Kim Miller. Duane and Nancy Miller of Storm Lake are Rachel's grandparents. Rachel and Leiven are registered at the Straw Horse in Albert City, Heart n' Home in Laurens and Crate&Barrel. All are welcome to come and join in this community celebration for this young couple.

Please join us for a come and go bridal shower honoring Melissa Harth, bride elect of David Witzke, Saturday, April 25 from 9:30-11 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 314 S. Clark St., Newell. Parents of the couple are Linda and Rick Reckamp and Kathy and Bob Witzke. The couple is registered at Sugar Bowl, Walmart and Bed Bath and Beyond.

Please join us for a come-and-go bridal shower for Ashley Swanson, bride-elect of Jae Eccher, on Saturday, May 2 at 6:30 pm. This will be a women’s game night held at the Joel and Laura Eccher home located at 58579 150th Ave., Fonda. Parents of the couple are Jim and Arlene Swanson of Mankato, Minn., and Joel and Laura Eccher of Fonda. The couple is registered at Target and Kohl’s.


A come and go retirement party for Dianne Sliefert will be on Saturday, May 2 from 1-3 p.m. at Alta Church of Christ. If you can’t make it, we ask that you write a quick memory of Dianne and mail it to her at 209 Buena Vista St., Alta, IA 51002.