On the Waterfront by Sue Orsen. "They met on the waterfront on a warm spring evening in May of 1958. He asked for her phone number but didn't write it down …" Click on Front Page.
Welcome Home, Steve by Mayor Mary Hershberger Thun, City of Victoria. "I am pleased to announce that Steve Sarvi, our City Administrator who has been serving an extended deployment in Iraq, will return home on or about July 25th …"
We Live in a Blessed Land by Pastor Frank Jones, Lake Auburn Moravian Church. "If no one ever told you about the Fourth of July and the signing of the Declaration of Independence, you would not know why the U.S. Postal Service shuts down and most banks are closed for the day …"
Chamber's Channel by Jay Swenson, President, Victoria Chamber of Commerce. "The Chamber is busy with city officials planning the next Volksfest celebration. The car show, bands, and activities throughout the day and evening promise to make it a fun and entertaining day for all ages …"
Venezuelan Vignettes by Thom Derr, Rough Rider. "Seven of us were on a twinning friendship building and fact finding trip in Venezuela for the St. Victoria Catholic Church. For the Harley Babe and me, there were no motorcycle giveaways involved as in Nicaragua seven years ago, but this trip was no less special …"
20 Years Ago the Gazette featured Barbara Leuthner in "A Little Breeze." Barbara, the youngest of 13 children, the first five born in Germany, turned 90 on June 10th and received 140 birthday cards …"
10 Years Ago the Gazette featured Marvin and Lillian Reich in "At the Picture Window." Celebrating 50 years of marriage, they were engaged before Marvin went into the Navy in 1944; Lillian was a junior in high school …"
Kathryn "Joyce" MacMillan, 68, of Victoria died May 29th.
Theresa M. Reus, 86, of Victoria died May 27th.
Charles Moe, 60, of Victoria died June 12th.
Free Opportunities for Seniors by Jillian Barth. "The Healthy Living Education Series for Seniors 2007 presents its July schedule of seminars for those of you over the age of 60. Please join us for this free, fun, and educational opportunity …"