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Spirit Lake Presbyterian Church Worship Service Sunday 10:30 a.m. – FM 88.1 – live Facebook. Pastor Dick Poppen speaks on K.W.A.T radio Sunday 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

June 11 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bible School with Program at 4:00 p.m.

Rhonda and Jerod Jordan participated in serving a meal in Castlewood recently. Some Spirit Lakers provided some of the food.

Mary Wienk reported trees damaged and fallen at her farm last Sunday due to wind in the area.

Parkview Assisted Living

Visiting Donna Jensen this past week were daughter Lori Hesby, Lake Preston, and her grandchildren Avery, Hattie and Ramie. Other visitors were Kevin Gunderson from Volga, Darwin and Cindy Minden from Lennox, and Ray and Sandy Cheney from Tea.

Carol Fonken, RN, called Bingo. Rhonda Laube of auxiliary called Bingo on Thursday and served pie and ice cream.

Delmar Tobey’s daughter Barb Papka from Yale took him to visit the De Smet and Willow Lake cemeteries.

Bob Saur and granddaughters, Maddie and Bailee Kadinger of Willow Lake, took Harold Saur to cemeteries in Crocker, Clark and Conde.

Tara Twiten of Willow Lake visited residents on Thursday.

Sunday visitors of Myrta Rossell were Jayne Jensen of Erwin and her daughter, Maria Hone of Louisville, Ky.

The Oldham community gathered together on May 30 at 10:30 a.m. at the school auditorium to observe Memorial Day. A nice-sized crowd was in attendance. The program opened with the Invocation by Pastor Wanda Biel, followed by Caleb Clark leading the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Oldham Legion Commander Larry Mortensen shared a few remarks after which those in attendance joined in singing the "Star Spangled Banner." A reading entitled "Freedom" was given by Kylie Misar. Brandon Begnaud furnished special music consisting of a medley of patriotic songs on the piano.

"Flanders Fields" was read by Autumn Clark, with the "Answer to Flanders Fields" given by Caden Hojer. Community members then imparted memories of their time in the military, and stories from family members were shared during a very touching, heartfelt time. All joined in the singing of "America," followed by a reading "Community" given by Karie Rottluff. Pastor Wanda closed the program with the Benediction.

Following the program, the reading by Gary Duffy of the Deceased Service Members Honored by American Legion Post 158 was held inside due to the weather and condition of the cemetery. This was followed by the playing of "Taps."

The Oldham American Legion Auxiliary then furnished a dinner of pulled pork sandwiches, along with potato salad, baked beans, bars and drinks to the 75 people who stayed to visit with friends and neighbors.

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