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.
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.
The Polk County Saddle-ites are planning their annual poker ride for Saturday, June 20.
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.
Congratulations to Pedee Church’s pastor Daniel Russell, who graduated from the Pacific Evangelical School of Ministry with a Master’s of Ministry.
The winners of the 2014 U.S. Air Force Chaplain Corps Annual Awards were announced last week and Amanda Bennett, granddaughter of Pete and LaVerne Bennett, received the Richard C. Schneider Award, given to a chaplain assistant airman.
The springtime days seem to be flying by so quickly, and this Friday we will welcome the merry month of May.
It seems to be birthday time right now.
Springtime in MI Town is proof to all of us that Mother Nature has many tricks up her proverbial sleeve.
The Pedee Youth Group has been going strong again.
A sure sign of spring in MI Town was the opening of the farmers markets last weekend.
Tackle job of pruning shrubs
Put clippers to good use pruning shrubs correctly.
Tomlinson finds potential art in everything from words to sticks
INDEPENDENCE — Robert Tomlinson’s art studio in Independence is stacked with spray-painted branches, twigs, gold-painted sunglasses, dominos and dice.
See you Thursday for soup and pie at the Monmouth Senior Center, 180 S. Warren St. Doors open at 11 a.m.
I’m always wishing for the lion to arrive and be long gone by the end of the month, so we can welcome April with the scampering, happy lambs.