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PEDEE NEWS: Arlene Kovash

Norm and Donna Baldwin celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 13 by renting a house near the beach at Lincoln City for that weekend and inviting the whole family to join them.

PEDEE NEWS: Arlene Kovash

Nine women who went to Pedee School in the 1940s and ’50s met at last Wednesday’s Pedee Womens Club meeting for a reunion, where a lot of reminiscing went on.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

Summertime in MI Town means awakening to spectacular sunrises and fresh air, with the promise of a busy day ahead.

PEDEE NEWS: Arlene Kovash

Dawntae says he will be spending the summer working hard on his 4-H projects.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

Summer programs are in full swing at both the Independence and Monmouth libraries.

PEDEE NEWS

Several local students graduated from high school this year and are excited about moving on.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

MI Town was alive with the sounds of cheers and laughter and the happy voices of the members of the Class of 2015 from Panther Stadium last Friday evening, as the newly-minted graduates were presented with their high school diplomas.

PEDEE NEWS: Arlene Kovash

Pedee Church is going to publish a new community cookbook in time for Christmas and wants, not only recipes from community members and friends, but any Pedee history you might know, to add to the book.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

A brand spanking-new month brings us closer to summertime in MI Town.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

With Memorial Day weekend just past, we all celebrated the beginning of summertime’s arrival to MI Town and throughout our wonderful Willamette Valley.

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PEDEE NEWS: Arlene Kovash

Corbin Sedlacek, a seventh-grader from Luckiamute Valley Charter Schools’ Pedee campus, stopped by the Women’s Club last Wednesday to interview members about an unnamed creek by Maple Grove Road that his class is studying and trying to name.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

The calendar tells us that we’re knee-deep in springtime — and in MI Town that means that kids of all ages are in the midst of participating in wonderful outdoor sports.

PEDEE NEWS: Arlene Kovash

The Polk County Saddle-ites are planning their annual poker ride for Saturday, June 20.

MI TOWN: Patty Taylor Dutcher

We’re right in the middle of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 4-8), which gives me an opportunity to thank all those dedicated and overworked folks.

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