Royall classes of ‘64, ‘69 hold reunions

Posted September 10, 2014 at 6:18 pm

On consecutive weekends, the Royall High School classes of 1969 and 1964 held class reunions at The Ranch in rural Ontario. On July 19, 46 members of the class of 1969, along with two staff members, spouses and guests gathered to hold their 45-year reunion. On July 26, 42 classmates and five faculty members, along with their spouses and guests, joined the class of 1964 to celebrate their 50-year class reunion.

Royall High School class of 1969 (top photo) — Sitting (left to right): Mr. John Weger, Mrs. Pat Dutton, Gary Michel, Bill Shaker, Marlys Hansen, Edie Domke Udulutch, Lynette Vlasak, Nancy Ziese McCullick and Karen Peterson Edens. Standing: Alan Malone, Gary Parrish, Doug Olson, David Popp, Cheryl Wilde Mike,

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    A landmark

    Mae Long of Wilton has a morning glory vine that is more than 10 feet tall. It has been there for more than 40 year and comes up each spring.

    Wilton book group to discuss ‘Old World Murder’ Oct. 13

    By GINA RAE | Wilton librarian

    Our next book for discussion is “Old World Murder” by Kathleen Ernst. This mystery takes place at Old World Wisconsin and should be a nice switch from our recent challenging reads. The discussion will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 13. This book is available at the circulation desk. 

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    Things are rolling for Wilton’s Harvest Fest. We are looking forward to the classic-car show and flea market, plus the library will host a book

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    Senior menus for Sept. 15–19

    Ontario meal site

    Meals are served at the Milk Jug Café, 103 N. Garden St. To make a reservation, call 337-4448.

    Monday, Sept. 15: Chicken cordon bleu, potato fries, orange slices, whole-wheat rolls and cookies

    Tuesday, Sept. 16: Spaghetti with meat sauce, spinach salad, garlic bread and fruit-punch bars

    Thursday, Sept. 18: Tater tot hot dish with mixed vegetables, cottage cheese, peaches, whole-wheat bread and mixed-berry

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    Kendall meal site to host birthday party, music day

    By JOYCE THONESEN | Kendall meal-site manager

    We are back. Yes, we are back at the meal site. A big thank you to the Kendall American Legion for letting us use its hall for the last three months. But it is good to be back, and the new road looks great.

    Now for the site news. Meal-site attendees who will have birthdays this month are Norbert Popp, Francis Trepes and Bruce Wilson. Our birthday club will have a belated birthday party

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    New DVDs available at Norwalk Public Library

    By JEANNE RICE | Norwalk librarian

    The Norwalk Public Library has two new DVDs, “12 Years a Slave” and “God’s Not Dead.”

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    The mystery-book group’s next meeting will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, when we’ll William Kent Krueger’s “Thunder Bay,” the seventh book in the “Cork O’Connor” mystery series. 

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    Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton Elementary School’s traveling preschool playgroup will visit the Norwalk Public Library from 10­­-11:30 a.m. on these dates, all of them Wednesdays: Sept. 17, Oct. 15,

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    Ontario Harvest Fest is Saturday

    By LAURIE ERICKSON | Ontario librarian

    Bring your family and join us at the Ontario Public Library Community Garden for our Harvest Fest on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 3­-6:30 p.m.

    Music, family activities and games will be offered by the shelter near the garden. Bring your chair or blanket.

    A cider press will be available, if you want to press some of your apples. There will be donkey rides, so bring the kids (and grandma).

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    Children’s author, Royall graduate to speak at Elroy Public Library

    Contributed by the Friends of the Elroy Library

    Grab Mom, dad, and the whole family and head on over to the Elroy Public Library at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, for a very special event.

    Children’s author and former Elroy resident Nikki Beaver Cooper will read from her recently published book, “Johnny McGee and His Sweet Purple Pants.” Beaver Cooper is the daughter of Don and Jayne Beaver of Elroy and is a graduate of Royall High School.

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    On Campus

    • Caitlin Manka of Wilton, a nursing student in the associate’s degree program, was named to Western Technical College President’s List of High Distinction for the summer semester.To be included on the President’s List, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and carry 12 or more credits in an associate’s degree or technical diploma program.

    South Ridge News for Sept. 11

    By ALICE BRANDAU

    I’m not used to being pampered, but when it happens, I must say I like it. It was a birthday present from granddaughters Lacy, Jeri and Amy. And it happened Saturday morning. I was honored to be the first guest to have a pedicure and manicure by Lacy. The girls brought lunch, good conversation and a smart phone (Jeri’s), and now this event has been featured on her Facebook. Tonight she showed me all the birthday messages from nieces, family and friends. What an age we live in! It’s OK

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