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by Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org Sister Bernelle Taube, SSND (School Sisters of Notre Dame), remembers a day when she was a freshman at Hastings High School. She got to thinking about what she would do with the rest of her life. She made her choice then and has not looked back. Last Sunday, Sept. 22, in a special celebration Mass and reception at St. Dominic’s Church in Northfield, she celebrated 60 years as a nun. St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Vermillion held a reception for her the following Wednesday.
People play various roles in life; they may be a parent, a grandparent, a friend or an employee. Life changes such as retirement or an illness may be preventing your loved one from fulfilling the roles they once played. As a result, they may be suffering and feeling a sense of loss from having these important roles taken away. Here are some ways to help your loved one adapt to these changes: * Modify involvement in a role.
Alyssa Ann King and Joseph Alan Kluender of Hastings announce their engagement. Alyssa graduated from Argosy University in 2011 with an Associate Applied Science degree in radiologic technology. She is employed by Allina Health in Northfield and the daughter of Mike and Char King of Hastings. Joseph graduated from Dakota County Technical College in 2011 with an Associates Applied Science degree in network administration.
Ron and Mary Novotny will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Ron Novotny and Mary Becker were married on Oct. 5, 1963, at Guardian Angels Church. Ron is retired from 3M and Mary is retired from the Minnesota State Patrol office. Their family includes Jeff and Pam of Shell Rock, Iowa; Mike and Kris of Caldwell, Idaho; and Jay and Barb of New Prague. They have four grandsons and three granddaughters.
Brayden James Jorgensen was born on Sept. 14, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Dan and Kelly Jorgensen. At birth Brayden weighed 7 pounds, 14.50 ounces and was 21.25 inches long. Grandparents are Jim and Kathy O’Connell of Hastings and Steve and Jane Jorgensen of Hudson, Wis.
The United Way of Hastings is hosting a community pancake and sausage breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Hastings Green Mill restaurant. This event is to support Imagination Library and Helping Kids Succeed in the Hastings community. The Imagination Library featured book this year is Dolly Parton’s “I am a Rainbow.” Tickets are $6 per person, children younger than 3 are free. United Way of Hastings in partnership with Hastings Early Childhood Family Education, Green Mill, and Hastings Rotary support the Imagination Library.
by Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer email@example.com Finding church a little stale? Then this Sunday’s (Sept. 29) worship services at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at Christ’s Family Church promise to be unique and different. For the ninth time, it will be “Biker Sunday” at the church, 518 E. Second St. All are welcome, on and off their motorcycles. The guest speaker will again will Bob “Monk” Dixon. Christ’s Family Church was introduced to biker world through one of its new members, Ryan Dannenberg, now the national treasurer of the Bond Slave Motorcycle Club.
Driving is a complex skill that requires a mix of good judgment, clear hearing and eyesight, the ability to react quickly when needed, navigational abilities, and an understanding of rules, norms and laws. Because of the complex and multi-dimensional nature of driving, pin-pointing the exact time when a loved one loses the ability to coordinate these skills is very difficult. Plus, it is hard to deny a loved one driving privileges because of the loss of independence, and the conversation can become something that is easy to postpone. Asking yourself these 10 questions can help: 1.
Kailey Schumacher of Hastings, a senior at Carleton College in Northfield, was selected for the Mortar Board Society by Carleton College. Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes students who have combined distinguished scholarship, leadership and service to their colleagues and the college community. Schumacher is the daughter of Leo Schumacher and Gail Schumacher of Hastings.
Amelia Geraldine Belisle was born on Sept. 13, 2013, at Regina Medical Center to Mike and Sarah Belisle. At birth Amelia weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20.25 inches long. Amelia has two sisters, Lily and Chloe. Grandparents are Jack and Kathy Belisle of Hampton and Larry and Deb LaCoursiere of Hastings. Great-grandparents are Jill LaCoursiere of Hastings and Dick and Jan Hicks of Holdenville, Okla.