Birthdays & Bridal Showers


May 11: Cale Kirsch Sievers turned 6. Happy Birthday. Love you, Mom, Dad, Cline, Conner, Braeden and Morgan.

May 11: Happy 18th birthday to Alicia Krier. With love from your family.

May 18: Happy birthday to Don Behm. He turns 88 years young. Don is holding a picture of himself when he was 18 and joined the US Army. God bless America.

May 14: Ray Imming of Fonda will celebrate his birthday.


A come and go bridal shower for Kirsten Brown, bride-elect of Scott Radke, will be held on May 16 at St. John Lutheran Church, 169 630th, Alta (Hanover) fellowship hall from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Kirsten and Scott are registered at Sugar Bowl and Elements in Storm Lake, Target, and Bed, Bath and Beyond. Kirsten is the daughter of Charles and Kimberly Brown of Ottumwa. Scott is the son of Mike and Suzette Radke of Alta. Everyone is invited to attend.

A come and go bridal shower for Jessica Lammers, bride-elect of Mike Brostad, will be held on Saturday, May 16 from 2-4 p.m. with a short program at 2:30 p.m. at BVRMC Women’s Center, 1525 W. Fifth St., Storm Lake.  Everyone is welcome. The couple is registered at Target and Sugar Bowl.

Join us for a come and go bridal shower honoring Brooke Wiese, daughter of Rick and Cheri Wiese of Galva, bride-elect of Blake Woodke, son of Brian and Marcia Woodke of Schaller, on Saturday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to noon. The bridal shower will be held at St. John Lutheran Church in Galva. Brooke and Blake are registered at Target, Younkers and Hy-Vee Gift Shop in Cherokee. Brown bag your gift and share your favorite recipe.

Friends and family are invited to a come and go bridal shower for Kily Meyers, bride-elect of Collin Johnson on Saturday, May 30 from 9-11 a.m. at The Meeting Place in Galva. Kily is the daughter of Terry and Peggy Meyers, and Collin is the son of Larry and Rhonda Johnson. The Meeting Place is located at 106 E. Second St. Kily and Collin are registered at the Sugar Bowl, Menards and Target. Please bring a recipe to share with Kily and Collin.


The family of Delwyn Johnson of Albert City invites you to join in a card shower to celebrate his 80th birthday on May 21. Cards and well wishes can be sent to him at PO Box 67, Albert City, IA 50510. Thank you for filling his mailbox with birthday wishes and giving him a birthday to remember.

Happy 90th birthday to Inez Hess on May 22. A card shower will be held for her. Cards can reach her at 1522 W. Fifth St., apt. 3 in Storm Lake. Happy birthday, Mom. From Jerry, Cindy, Tom and families.


It’s a boy. A come and go baby shower in honor of Amanda Currie will be held on Saturday, May 30 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church basement in Schaller. Amanda is registered at Target. If you would like, instead of a card, please bring a book for baby Currie.