Society news: Nov. 2

Duplicate Bridge

Tournament results for Oct. 22 with four tables played: First place, Joyce Crowe and Gene Muchow; second place, Orrion Roisen and Dave Ring; third place, Eunice Michaelis and Warren Behrends; fourth place, Bud Higgins and Jim Fisher.

Duplicate Bridge is played each Wednesday at noon at the Mower County Senior Center in Austin. All Bridge players are welcome. Call Dave Ring at 507-434-4189.

 NARFE

National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 469 met Oct. 14, 2014, at the Pizza Ranch in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Bruce Stolaar and Florence Brandt from Albert Lea hold us about the Gideon jail ministry program they participate in. The business meeting followed. Committee reports were given. Chapter 469 will not meet in December. Our next meeting is scheduled for Feb. 10, 2015, at the Pizza Ranch in Austin, Minnesota.

Eagles Auxiliary State President Vi Manderud from Fergus Falls, Minnesota, made her official visit to the Austin Eagles Auxiliary as they celebrated their 79th anniversary. She was officially welcomed by the Aerie treasurer Carmel Taylor. Entertainment for the evening was provided by Barb Sprandel with her beautiful rendition of “On Eagles Wings.” A delicious banquet of chicken Kiev was served by Lisa Legried and staff. Pictured with state President Vi, are Auxiliary President Elaine Lane and Auxiliary Mother and hostess Shirley DeYoung. Photo provided

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Eagles Auxiliary State President Vi Manderud from Fergus Falls, Minnesota, made her official visit to the Austin Eagles Auxiliary as they celebrated their 79th anniversary. She was officially welcomed by the Aerie treasurer Carmel Taylor. Entertainment for the evening was provided by Barb Sprandel with her beautiful rendition of “On Eagles Wings.” A delicious banquet of chicken Kiev was served by Lisa Legried and staff. Pictured with state President Vi, are Auxiliary President Elaine Lane and Auxiliary Mother and hostess Shirley DeYoung. Photo provided

Nine past presidents attended the 79th anniversary celebration. Front rom: Ethel Huinker, Elaine Lane, Millie King, state President Vik Manderud, Hazel Julson and Florence Carroll. Back rom: Gloeia Njoes, Carol Eveslage, Sandy Askland and Joan Barth. Photo provided

News

Minneapolis police officer killed while responding to a shooting call is remembered as a hero

Mower County

Documentary follows AHS class across 50 years

Mower County

2024 Friendship Wagon Train coming to the area

Agriculture

New funding available for continuous living cover grants

Mower County

MDH inviting well users to seminar on nitrates

Mower County

In Your Community: May Sweeps winner claims her prize

Mower County

In Your Community: Final Bing-Oh prize claimed

Education

Austin junior achieves top ACT score of 36

Education

Education Briefs

News

President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, is convicted of all 3 felonies in federal gun trial

News

Biden, gun control advocates want to flip an issue long dominated by the NRA

News

Minnesota poll: Felony conviction should disqualify presidential candidates, most say

Mower County

APS board approves sanctioning boys volleyball

Education

Austin Seniors receive Horatio Alger Scholarships

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Man sentenced to over eight years for criminal sexual conduct with a child

Grand Meadow

2 injured in Saturday afternoon crash

Mower County

Courtney’s bench: Family and friends honor loved one lost in hope to raise awareness for mental illness

Mower County

Summerset Theatre opens Season 56 with the musical ‘Annie’

Adams

Adams Dairy Days celebrating 50th

Mower County

Gabby Weiss passes away, legacy will continue on the baseball diamond

Mower County

New sculpture is giving visitors another destination stop in Austin

Crime, Courts & Emergencies

Convictions: May 27-June 3

Mower County

In Your Community: Duplicate Bridge

Mower County

In Your Community: Mower County Senior Center