RED OAK -- Bob and Sally Wingert of Red Oak will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 6. Their family is planning a card shower in their honor. Cards will reach them if sent to 1002 Irene Court, Red Oak, IA 51566.
DENISON -- Lauren Borkowski and Nate Botine announce their engagement. Lauren is the daughter of Dave and Pam Borkowski, Irwin. Nate is the son of Brad Botine, Storm Lake; and Desiree Valentine. The couple will marry on October 7 at the First United Methodist Church in Denison.
AVOCA -- Former Elk Horn resident Mabel Madsen will be honored at an open house for her 90th birthday on Saturday, April 29 from 1-3:30 p.m. at Avoca Lodge, Avoca. Family and friends are invited to attend. She has two daughters, Ellen and Tim Eifert, Fremont, NE; and Renee Madsen, Omaha. Mabel’s...
NEBRASKA CITY, NE -- Audrey Portwood of LaVista, NE and Cody Petersen of Harlan will marry on May 20 in a ceremony at the Lied Lodge and Conference Center in Nebraska City. Parents of the couple are Rich and Karen Portwood, Hastings, NE and Jeff and Cyndi Petersen, Harlan.
HARLAN -- Katrina Knudsen and Seth Lansman both of Harlan exchanged marriage vows on January 14, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Harlan. Chaplain TJ Carlson performed the 11:30 a.m. double ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are Dan and Lorie Knudsen, Harlan; and Howard and Tara Lansman, Harlan...
EARLING -- Kathy Graeve of Neola and Mel Graeve of Earling announce the engagement of their daughter Kathryn Elva to James W. “Don” Grafton, son of Jon and Kenne Grafton, Alexandria, LA. The couple will marry May 19 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Earling.
PORTSMOUTH -- Bill and Brenda Arkfeld of Portsmouth announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer to Noah Sellner, Sleepy Eye, MN. He is the son of John and Vicki Sellner, Sleepy Eye. The couple will exchange marriage vows on June 24 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Portsmouth.
PORTSMOUTH -- Bill and Mase Bruck of Portsmouth will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 8. They plan to celebrate with a family vacation this summer. Their family includes the late Michelle “Mitz” Zaiser, and her husband, Dave Zaiser, Logan; Todd Bruck and friend, Emily Mullen...
PORTSMOUTH -- Randy and Ronda Schaben of Portsmouth announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Schaben to Tony Amdor both of Breda. Tony is the son of Jim and Deedee Amdor, Atlantic. Hannah and Tony plan to exchange marriage vows on April 22 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Portsmouth.
WALNUT -- Jack and Judy Ploen of Walnut celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, March 26. Jack and Judy have four children: James and Brooke Ploen, Jennifer Ploen, Jessica Ploen and Jared Ploen all of Walnut. The Ploens have two grandsons.