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10 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie County Vedette, June 5, 2014

STILL SNAPPY. Attendees at the Winter Marathon and Bridge Party May 29 and displaying a 65 and Still Snappy sign are seated: Mafalda Makey; standing from left: Brenda Dinkla, Joyce Spicer, Ruth Owen, Carol Laughery, Floy Kenyon, Bonny Snyder, Kathy Glassinger, Sharon Wedemeyer, Judee Vaughan and Kathy DeLucca. Cheryl Batschelet was also present and took the picture.

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20 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie Center Times, June 2, 2004

RESTORING PRAIRIE. Helping restore prairie at Springbrook State Park were Bryan Harper, William Frels, Logan Laughery and Kent Muyskens of Boy Scout Troop 153 of Panora.

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 30 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie Center Times, June 1, 1994

CUTTING BRANCHES. Erin Bradford uses a saw to remove brush from the natural prairie behind Guthrie Center Elementary during Environmental Awareness Day Friday. Other students cleared trails and put wood chips on the outdoor classroom.

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40 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie County Vedette, May 31, 1984

FALL, BALL! P-L senior Kent Patterson watches as his par putt stops inches short of the hole during first-round action at the state tournament Friday.

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50 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrian, June 3, 1974

NEW FHA FACES. Robert Muenchrath, left, Monday assumed duties as county Farmers Home Administration supervisor for Guthrie and Audubon counties. Muenchrath is shown going over assignments with Jerry Peckumn of Bayard, a senior at Iowa State University who is working as a student trainee in the FHA office this summer.

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10 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie County Vedette, May 29, 2014

PROMOTING LITERACY. Sandi Rhoten has stocked her Little Free Library, located at the intersection of East Church and S.E. Seventh streets in Panora, with word books for babies, learning to read books, books for tweens and books for adults. She says she likes the idea or promoting literacy and getting kids to read.

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20 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie Center Times, May 26, 2004

QUICK RECOVERY. Moments after finishing her 800 meter race at the state track meet at Drake Stadium Saturday, Paige Johnson rehydrates and converses with friends.

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30 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie Center Times, May 25, 1994

SCHOOL’S OUT. These Guthrie Center High School seniors celebrate their last day of school by cruising State Street. Seated in the back of the truck are Melissa Ehm, Ray Edwards, Danae Laughery and Matt Oleson. Curt Pote is driving. The seniors were dismissed Friday at 11:45 a.m.

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40 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie County Vedette, May 24, 1984

RUNNING RAIDERS. These four YJB runners earned a second place in the 4 x 100 meter relay and a fourth in the 4 x 200 meter relay at the state track meet. From left, Gary Sailer, John Correy, Calvin Durbin and Darrin Mleynek. The Raiders scored 17 points to tie with Panora-Linden for fourth place at the meet.

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50 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrian, May 27, 1974

POPPY DAY. Consider the possibilities. Saturday was Poppy Day in Guthrie Center, and Michelle Jennings, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Jennings, had several poppies to choose from — the original, the traditional and the super-size.

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Compiled by Cheryl Castile

10 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie County Vedette, May 8, 2014

ANCHOR LEG. Mykenzie Olson from Panorama begins the anchor leg in the 4×800 meter relay following an exchange with teammate Kylie Ahrendsen. Also on the second-place team were Hannah Appleseth and Grace Norquist.

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20 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie Center Times, May 12, 2004

PARENTS OF THE YEAR. The recipients of the first annual G.C. Chamber of Commerce “Parent of the Year” contest are Sandy and John Eivins of Guthrie Center. Their son, Garrett, a fifth grader, submitted the winning entry for his parents. Pictured with the happy family is Becky Larson, committee head, who presented the prizes worth $350. There were more than 100 entries.

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30 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie Center Times, May 11, 1994

GOT ALL OF THAT ONE. Jenni Wedemeyer drills this drive off the first tee in Guthrie’s home meet against Elkhorn-Kimballton. Wedemeyer was the meet medalist with a 43.

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40 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie County Vedette, May 10, 1984

CRAFT CARE CENTER NURSES. Lola Knosp, Lola Coulter, Dianne Bails, Debra Hemphill, Barbara Artist, Betty Snider, and Lori Cummings.

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50 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrian, May 13, 1974

POSTER WINNERS. Fourth, fifth and sixth grade winners in the clean-up week poster contest, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, were recognized. Front, from left, fourth grade winner Sherry Hansen, Connie Nickel (third), Cindy Bohlender (second) and Bill Krakau, third place fifth grade. Back are sixth graders Bill Troshynski (second), Mike Tearney (third), Candy Hunt (first) and fifth graders Cindy Luckinbill (first) and Susan Van Gordon (second).

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10 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie County Vedette, April 24, 2014

WHATCHA GOT? David and Lorelei Nordquist check out the contents of a plastic egg she found during Saturday’s Easter Egg Hunt at Historical Village.

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20 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie Center Times, April 28, 2004

IT’S STILL EARLY. As she worked around her flag pole, Linda Richey of Panora said this is the earliest she’s ever planted flowers.

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30 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie Center Times, April 27, 1994

LIONS CLUB HELPS SWIMMERS. David Bruner, president of the Guthrie Center Lions Club, presents a $1,122.96 check to Guthrie Center swim team president Tammy Booth. The check represents proceeds raised by Lions Club bingo held from January to early April. The money will be used to purchase lane dividers for the swimming pool.

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40 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie County Vedette, May 3, 1984

NEARS CENTURY MARK. Miss Elizabeth Hudson, proprietor of Hotel Panora for 50 years, observed her 99th birthday Monday at the Craft Care Center.

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50 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrian, April 29, 1974

SMARTIES. These five junior girls were inducted into the Jean E. Safely chapter of the National Honor Society Wednesday. From left are Mary Teeple, Sherri Patterson, Pat Buttler, Shirley Stringham and Carolyn Purcell.

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10 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie County Vedette, April 24, 2014

BIG FISH. Bob DeHaan shows the 2.65-pound black crappie he caught.

 

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20 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie Center Times, April 14, 2004

PETTING ZOO. At Panora, the Easter egg hunt was held at the Guthrie County Historical Village. Karlee Johnk of Panora holds one of several live bunnies that were brought in for the children.

 

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30 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie Center Times, April 27, 1994

HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS HONORED. These 10 women were on a list of 30 volunteers recognized by the Guthrie County Respite Hospice program for hours they volunteered from April 1993 to April 1994. Front row: Marguerite Sheeder of Guthrie Center, Mitzi Schoening of Bagley, Kathleen Downing of Guthrie Center and Maxine Wood of Panora. Back row: Loretta Garreau of Guthrie Center, Helen Christensen of Guthrie Center, Margaret Babcock of Panora, Iris Benton of Guthrie Center, Diane Hyland of Coon Rapids and Janelle Stringham of Guthrie Center.

 

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40 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie County Vedette, April 26, 1984 

BIRTHDAY BASH. The Panora State Bank hosted a birthday party Thursday for E.S. Petersen, who turned 80. Hundreds of well-wishers visited the bank to enjoy cake and punch with the longtime Panora banker. Among Pete’s many friends are, left to right, Ralph Patterson, Marian Winter, Corma Denny, Petersen, David Beidelman and Peg Kemble.

 

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50 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrian, April 22, 1974

TO BOY’S STATE. Paul Millhollin, left, and Jim Hasbrouck were selected to represent Guthrie Center at Boy’s State this summer.

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10 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie County Vedette, April 3, 2014

PANORAMA SCHOOLS CITIZEN OF THE WEEK. This student is someone who is always doing what is right, even when no one is watching. It is evident that she genuinely cares for others and wants to help everyone succeed. For showing exemplary “PAWS”itive behavior each and every day, our Citizen of the Week is Ella Waddle.

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20 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie Center Times, March 31, 2004

HOSPITAL CONTRIBUTIONS. Recognized for their contribution to the hospital are, in front, Evelyn Downing, Bea Millhollin and Darlene Stringham. Back row: Doris Jorgensen, Ina Kness and Kathleen Mains.

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30 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie Center Times, April 6, 1994

BUNNY SQUEEZE. A bashful Ashley Moreland gets a hug from the Easter Bunny during the Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Easter party Saturday at the activity center.

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40 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrie County Vedette, March 29, 1984

BEST OF THE SHOW. Pinewood Derby racers were judged prior to competition Sunday. First place in the judging went to Chris Ellis, center. The car of Craig Richey, left, was second. Jon Bacon, right, received third place.

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50 years ago

From the archives of The Guthrian, April 1, 1974

WHO IS THAT GUY? And what’s he doing? Adam and Angie Foresman, children of Mrs.

Janet Foresman of Guthrie Center, give the cameraman inquisitive looks as he snaps them working on their bike in Sunday’s bright sunlight.