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Hesper Lutheran Church celebrates 150 years of faith


Mon, May 25th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Faith & Worship

Hesper Lutheran Church will mark its 150th anniversary during a weekend of special events June 6-7, 2015. On Saturday, June 6, there will be an informal social time with ice cream and strawberries starting at 3 p.m. to look at pictures and other memorabilia from the church’s history, share stories, and reminisce. A formal time of sharing will start around 5 p.m. for those who wish to share memories with the whole group. A short choir rehearsal will follow in preparation for Sunday worship.

The celebration worship service on Sunday, June 7 will begin at 11 a.m. Pastor Mark Anderson, assistant to the Bishop of the Northeastern Iowa Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will give the sermon. Following the worship service, a catered meal will be served. There will be an afternoon program starting at 1:30 p.m., with music provided by the Luren Singers at 2 p.m.

Although not required, RSVPs to the church office are appreciated by June 3 for planning the meal. Anniversary books, commemorative Christmas ornaments, and CDs will be available. Free will donations will be accepted for the meal and commemorative items. A choir and instrumental ensemble will provide special music for the Sunday worship service. Choir and instrumental rehearsals will be held Saturday at about 5:30 p.m. following the social time and on Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. Call (563) 735-5925 or email bohoffice@mabeltel.coop to RSVP for the meal or for more information about participating in the choir or instrumental ensemble. For updates about the weekend’s activities, go to www.bohlutheran.org.
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Journal Writing Project: Preparing for college

By Stephanie Phillips

Mon, May 25th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Journal Student Writing Project

For many high school seniors they believe that they know what to expect when they go off and start their new life in college. This is not normally the case due to the fact that in high school many things are different, such as the fact that the stud ..... 
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Mabel-Canton accepts donations for State Capitol field trip

Mon, May 25th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met for their regular meeting on May 19, 2015 at 7 pm. Board members Cristal Adkins, Jane Hall, and Mark Weidemann were not present at the meeting. The minutes from the April 21, 2015 meeting were reviewed and ..... 
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Mabel girl crowned Miss Minnesota Amazing Preteen

Mon, May 25th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Features

Although 12 year old Faith Norby of Mabel, Minn., was diagnosed with Autism at the age of three years old, she has not let it define her or her abilities. Faith’s parents are Jason and Sunshine Norby who say that “even though her autism defini ..... 
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Mabel discusses ways to enforce city ordinances

Mon, May 18th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Government

The Mabel City Council met on May 13, 2015 at 7 p.m. All council members were present except for Terry Torkelson. Mark Davy from Davy Engineering presented three change orders for the water and sewer project to the council and a pay request from ..... 
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James E. Perry

Mon, May 18th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

James E. Perry, age 88, Madison, Wisc., formerly of Hesper died Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Trinity Senior Community in Madison, Wisc. James was born September 20, 1926 in Orleans Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa to Bertram L. and Lydia C. (Rowley) Pe ..... 
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Darrel John Zweifel

Mon, May 18th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Darrel John Zweifel, age 74, of Bullhead City, Ariz., formerly of Rochester, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Horizon in Las Vegas, Nev. Darrel was born August 3, 1940 in Kasson, Minn. to Henry and Evelyn (Bakewell) Zweifel. He grew up on the fam ..... 
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Journal Writing Project: Rare, spectacular and under-recognized

By Sara Vettleson-Trutza

Mon, May 4th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Journal Student Writing Project

There are billions of inhabitants on this earth with many amazing abilities and talents. Yet most people know of only a few or none of these creatures. We get so caught up in our lives that we rarely stop to think about who we are sharing our plane ..... 
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Mabel-Canton High School senior class trip highlights

Mon, May 4th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Education

Day 1: April 6 By Hannah Nolte and Devin Nelson Mabel Canton High School’s senior class woke up much earlier than the rest of the world on Monday, April 6, right after Easter. We were supposed to be in the gym by four in the morning to get our ..... 
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