One Decade after the Other by Sue Orsen. The editor's parents, Joe and Betty Claeys, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, May 20th. Click on Front Page and check out the page in Sue's Album.
It Remains One Nation Under God by Sue Orsen. "Victoria City Councilmembers, under the leadership of Mayor Mary Thun, held a special flag raising ceremony on May 24th …"
From the Lions Den by Al Liestman, President of the Victoria Lions Club. "My year of service has been an enjoyable fulfilling experience. Our next year's group of leaders is remarkable …"
One Good Turn by Tom Stumpf, Victoria Cowboy Correspondent. "They say, whoever 'they' are, that variety is the spice of life. The cowboy would agree with that, plus one small addition …"
For and By the People by Mayor Mary Hershberger Thun, City of Victoria. "At a closed session, the Victoria City Council made the decision to reject the current offers of purchase for the Victoria Field House …"
Help World War II Vets by Fremont B. Gruss, Combat Infantryman in WWII. "We need the help of younger Vets to help a WWII Vet for a bus ride from our American Legion Post to the WWII Memorial dedication in St. Paul …"
Victoria Central by Linda McNulty. "In response to the March survey, you asked for monthly and nutrition exercise classes at no cost …"
Sheriff's Shingle by Sheriff Bud Olson, Carver County, MN. "There has been an increase in mail thefts throughout the metro area. Suspects are believed to have travelled through portions of Carver County …"
Swedish Culture Among Us by Carol Vadnais, Resident of Victoria. "There is a small Swedish culture group starting in our area this month to celebrate the rich heritage and culture of the Scandinavian heritage …"
Obituaries: Yvonne Damman Bene, 70, of Victoria. Vernice Weiland, 87 of Waconia. Austin Bodahl, 23, of Waconia. Margery L. Hanson, of Chaska.
At Oakmont Country Club by Tom Abts, Deer Run Golf Club. "Oakmont, just outside of Pittsburg, has hosted more major championships than any other course in America …"
Learning Teamwork: Fun in the Sun by Debi Ylitalo, Victoria Elementary School Parent. "The weather cooperated, the rain stayed at bay, and we were able to hold our Field Day …"
The Last Weekend of May by Pastor Frank Jones, Lake Auburn Moravian Church. "We need to be mindful of responsible citizenship, good values, the history of our nation, and the foundation upon which it was built …"