• Card Shower for Peggy Carlson

    Peggy Calrson of Glenwood is celebrating her 91st birthday Jan. 29. Her daughter is hosting a card shower. Cars can be mailed to Tabor Manor Care Center Box 180 Tabor, IA 51653. 

  • "A Christmas Story: The Musical" Takes Center Stage At The Rose Theater

    OMAHA - The Rose Theater triple-dog-dares you to see its holiday production of A Christmas Story: The Musical, playing Dec. 5-28. The fun-filled musical adaptation of the classic Yuletide film offers a stocking full of good, old-fashioned laughs sure to please the entire family.

  • ENGAGEMENT - Valeria Kishkunas/Colin Smith

    Valeria Kishkunas and Colin Smith of Decorah have announced their engagement.

    Valeria is the daughter of the late Lynn Kishkunas of Cleveland, Ohio, the late Louis Kiskunas of Lebanon, Mo., and granddaughter of the late Louis and Ellen Kishkunas of Glenwood.

    Colin is the son of Patrick and Toni Smith of Decorah.

    Valeria is a graduate of University of Northern Iowa with a  mastr’s degree of music in vocal performance. 

  • WEDDING - Ashley Fultz/Dylan Griffin

    Ashley Loren Fultz and Dylan Thomas Griffin of Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., were united in marriage at the Omaha Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. Carol Lynne officiated the ceremony. A reception followed at the hotel.

    The bride is the daughter of Danny and Janice Fultz of Glenwood. She’s on active duty in the U.S. Air Force and has studied dental assisting at Iowa Western Community College and esthetics at LaJames International.

  • WEDDING - Matthew Aporta/Mary Beth LaRue

    Mary Beth LaRue and Matthew Aporta were united in marriage April 6, 2013, at the historic Santa Margarita Ranch in Santa Margarita, Calif. The ceremony was officiated by David Lynch.

        The bride is the daughter of Dick and Linda LaRue of Glenwood. The groom is the son of John Aporta and Micael Tsavaris of New York, N.Y.
        John LaRue, brother of the bride, served as the man of honor. Two of the bridesmaids were Blaire Winum Schnebel and Ashley Turner of Glenwood.

  • WEDDING - Alana Unger / Austin Fredrickson

    Alana Unger and Austin Fredrickson, both of Glenwood, exchanged wedding vows in Negril, Jamaica, on Feb. 25, 2012.

        The bride is the daughter of Rick and Lynda Unger of Glenwood. The groom is the son of Tony and Jody Fredrickson of Glenwood.
        Alexis Unger, sister of the bride, served as the maid of honor. The best man was Josh Fredrickson, brother of the groom.
        A June 16 wedding reception is being planned.

  • ENGAGEMENT - Katie Evans - Eric Hakos

    Katie Evans and Eric Hakos, both of Omaha, exchanged vows Feb. 17, 2012, during their destination wedding in Keystone, Colo.

        The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Michelle Evans of Glenwood. The groom is the son of Dorothy and Tom Hakos of Maryland.
        Abbey and Rachael Evans, sisters of the bride, served as bridesmaids. The best man was Chris Hakos, brother of the groom.

  • ENGAGEMENT - Kristina Jens / Brock Spangenberg

    Brock Spangenberg and Kristina Jens of Council Bluffs have announced their engagement.

        Spangenberg is the son of Randy and Angie Spangenberg of Red Oak. He played baseball at Highland Community College and Upper Iowa University, where he graduated with a degree in marketing. He is currently working at Farm Bureau Financial Services.

  • ENGAGEMENT - Lisa Lothrop/Matthew Stewart

        Lisa Lothrop and Matthew Stewart have announced their engagement. Ms. Lothrop and her fiance are planning a June 17, 2011, wedding at Havelock United Methodist Church in Lincoln, Neb.

        The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dr. Robert and Rhonda Lothrop of Glenwood. Her fiance’s parents are David and Brenda Stewart of Murdock, Neb.

  • ENGAGEMENT - Ashlee Aldana/Jason Miller

        Ashlee Ranee Aldana and Jason Austin Miller, both of Nebraska City, Neb., have announced their engagement and approaching marriage.

        The bride-elect is the daughter of Jose and Paula Aldana of Nebraska City.
        Her fiance is the son of Christina Androy and the late Gilbert Androy of Malvern, and Jeffery and Shirley Miller of Hastings.
        An Oct. 16, 2010, wedding is planned at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Nebraska City.