Birthdays & Bridal Showers


March 23: Happy golden birthday to Sasha from Mom, Dad and Isabella and Shelby.

March 26: Eckett Northup turns two. Parents are Shaun and Melinda Northup of Gilbert, Ariz. Grandparents are Rich and Barb Hogrefe of Albert City.


A come and go bridal showing honoring Brittany Brown, bride-elect of Garrett Hill, will be held on Saturday, March 28 from 9-11 a.m. at the Aurelia Golf Club House. Parents of the couple are Doug and Janet Brown and John and Midge Hill. The couple is registered at Hy-Vee Gifts and More in Cherokee and Target.

Please join us for a bridal shower honoring Maggie Lichtenberg, daughter of Randy and Carol Lichtenberg. Help us celebrate her future union with Eric Holton, son of Mike and Jill Holton. The shower will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Alta on Saturday, April 4. Drop in anytime from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and stay as long as you like. The couple is registered at Target and Sugar Bowl Gift Shop.

Come and go bridal shower for Amanda Roder, bride-elect of Tom Johnson is Saturday, April 4 from 9-11 a.m. at OLGC memorial room in Fonda. The couple is registered at Sugar Bowl, Target and Bed Bath and Beyond. Everyone welcome.

A come and go bridal shower for Anjouli Burke, bride-elect to Alan Hinkeldey, will be held on April 11 at St. John Lutheran Church, 169 630th St., Alta (Hanover) from 10-11:30 a.m. Anjouli and Alan are registered at Sugar Bowl and Elements in Storm Lake, Target and Crate N Barrel. Anjouli is the daughter of Camille Moawad of Auburn, Wash., and Frank Burke and Debbie Grantham of Lake Oswego, Ore. Alan is the son of Jim and Deb Hinkeldey and Alta. Everyone is invited to attend.


There will be a come and go baby shower for Paisley McLaughlin, daughter of Andrew and Emily McLaughlin on Saturday, April 11 from 9-11 a.m. at OLGC Memorial Room in Fonda. They are registered at Target and Babies ’R Us.