Globe Chronicles: Archives from the weeks of March 16-31

Compiled by Julie Pravecek.

This edition of Globe Chronicles is taken from the Globe archives of March 16-31.

10 years ago 2008

REMSEN – Second graders preparing for their First Holy Communion and sophomores preparing for Confirmation came together with Father William McCarthy to celebrate the Eucharist in the high school chapel.

SIOUX CITY – Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, former Bishop of Sioux City, prayed during the Eucharistic celebration held March 24 at Cathedral of the Epiphany. Neighboring bishops and diocesan priests concelebrated.

25 years ago 1993

SIOUX CITY – The Briar Cliff Chargers were knocked out of the NAIA Division I men’s national tournament in Kansas City last week when they were defeated 83-79 by Hawaii Pacific. Seeded 14 going into the game, the Chargers made the Sweet 16 by defeating Cumberland College 74-70.

DANBURY – Winners in the spelling bee held at Danbury Catholic school on March 15 were Todd McBride, Kim Schleis, Jenni Welte, Michelle Hamers, Rich Ortner, Trevor Simmons, John Dirksen and Craig Oberreuter. The Spelling bee was sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 2839 in Danbury.

50 years ago 1968

OGDEN – Bishop Joseph M. Mueller will be on hand to bless the cornerstone and the church at St. John’s parish. The cost of the church was $133,639, not including furnishings. Father Donald R. Smith, pastor, said the new rectory cost $37,100.

REMSEN – The scheduled dates for the presentation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance” are quickly approaching. Students from St. Mary High School will present their spring musical on April 6 and 7.

70 years ago – Dec. 4, 1949

LE MARS – Educational radio talks on the fight against tuberculosis will be presented by three St. Joseph High School students over radio station WNAX, Dec. 4. Lorraine Rolfes, Virginia Hittner and Don Waite will take part in the 15-minute program.

ALGONA – Student journalists in charge of the Academy Ripples, Algona Catholic school publication, are attending the Catholic Press Convention being held in Milwaukee, Wis., Dec. 2, 3, and 4.  Representing St. Cecelia Academy at this annual meeting are Joyce Barton, Francie Woodcock and William Giossi.  Accompanying the students is Sister Mary Teresita, PBVM, who is staff advisor for the school paper.

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