10 years ago – 2008
SIOUX CITY – The closing Mass at World Youth Day on July 20 did not mark the end of the pilgrimage for the Sioux City attendees. The Sioux City pilgrims embarked to New Zealand for five days to witness their faith to the people of St. Thomas More Parish in the town of Mount Maunganui.
CARROLL – Dave and Terri Prenger of Carroll have organized another trip to a Steubenville conference. This year they took 50 students and six other chaperones to the Mid American Steubenville Conference in Springfield, Mo., on the weekend of July 18-20.
25 years ago – 1993
STORM LAKE – Storm Lake St. Mary’s took the Class 1A state baseball championship Monday, beating Cumberland-Massena 16-3 in six innings. The St. Mary’s Panthers belted out 16 singles in the championship game, earning a new record for the number of hits in a state tournament game.
CARROLL – A Carroll woman recently received the 1993 Service Award from the National Apostolate with People with Mental Retardation. Marilyn Naughton was honored at the Aug. 6 ceremony in St. Louis.
50 years ago – 1968
BOONE – Sister Mary Miguel, BVM, who is working at Christ of the Andes Mission in Quito, Ecuador, will be here the last two weeks of August. Sister is the former Lorraine Conway, a graduate of Sacred Heart High School and the daughter of Mrs. William J. Conway.
MARCUS – Rosemary Clair Whealon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Whealon, was among 90 student nurses graduated from Creighton Memorial St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing in Omaha.
70 years ago – March 5, 1950
HUMBOLDT – Winners of the St. Mary’s sodality book review contest are Mary Jo Rathke, first, and Jimmy Stoddard, second. The sodalists are running a special campaign to put Our Sunday Visitor in the homes that do not already have it.