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

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

Education

Education Briefs

Education

Pacelli Honor Roll

News

US hiring and wage growth picked up last month in sign of sustained economic health

News

Many Americans are still shying away from EVs despite Biden’s push, an AP-NORC/EPIC poll finds

News

After 41 years, Pat Sajak makes his final spin as host of ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Mower County

Several file for local offices

Agriculture

Minnesota ID‘s first case of avian influenza in a dairy herd

News

D-Day anniversary haunted by dwindling number of veterans and shadowed by Europe’s new war

Mower County

Shawn Tweten steps up to challenge Finstad in primary

News

Well, hello!: ‘Hello, Dolly!’ opens CST’s seventh year

News

Appeals court halts Trump’s Georgia case during appeal of order allowing Willis to stay on case

Mower County

Institute scientist Hilakivi-Clarke receives grant to study possible benefits of organic, pasture-raised beef