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A Major Remodeling of An Old Historic Home

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East side of Hoke home   South deck being added What a change 4 years makes!  Two weeks ago Theresa Hoke invited Phyllis Peiler and me to see her completely remodeled home.  Mardi Helm and I had welcomed Theresa and … Continue reading

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Once in a Life Time!

On Tuesday, June 6th Katie Knowles, of Minot, won the IDDBA Competition at Anaheim, CA.  Three women in the United States were chosen as finalists in the cake decorating competition.  They spent three 8 hour days decorating cakes. On day … Continue reading

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Rare Whooping Cranes by Anamoose

A couple weeks ago Butch and JoEllen Ehrman saw these two whooping cranes feeding in their field.  The cranes only stayed for a day.  I did not realize how rare they are till I looked up the following information on … Continue reading

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My Annual Trip to Greenhouse

If you want to lift your spirits just go to Schmaltz’ Greenhouse and see all the beautiful flowers, shrubs, trees, and garden decorations. Mike has expanded the lawn decoration area, so he now has many large items like roosters and … Continue reading

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An Annual Event in Anamoose

The Anamoose VFW Axillary held their annual Loyalty Day observation on Monday, May 1st. President Elaine Miller presented certificates and a pin to  the long time members of the Auxillary.  They are:  Carol Weninger-51 years; Loretta Zuther-52 years; Vivian Rudnick-52 … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From a Vulture

We usually hear about senior citizens learning lessons from young people, but a vulture?  That’s a new one! “Lessons Learned From a Vulture” was the talk that Eleanore Dossenko gave at the bi-annual Region 11 Council on Aging meeting at … Continue reading

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Diverse Activities in Anamoose

The Easter Egg Hunt, games and meal on Saturday mainly brought kids and young people to Anamoose, but Tuesday was all about bringing senior citizens to town.  The Anamoose Senior Center was host to the biannual meeting of the McHenry … Continue reading

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