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home : lifestyle   June 25, 2016 

Vietnam veteran creates tribute to fallen Marines
Sarah Nader/Northwest Herald via APTed Biever, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, had a decal depicting a section of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall adhered to his vehicle in tribute. The decal highlights the names of the seven men from Biever’s unit who died on Sept. 26, 1968. “I feel it’s an honor to them — to them and all the men and women that served and got killed in Vietnam,” Biever said.
Sarah Nader/Northwest Herald via AP
Ted Biever, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, had a decal depicting a section of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall adhered to his vehicle in tribute. The decal highlights the names of the seven men from Biever’s unit who died on Sept. 26, 1968. “I feel it’s an honor to them — to them and all the men and women that served and got killed in Vietnam,” Biever said.
Ted Biever couldn’t get the seven men who died while fighting with him in Vietnam off his mind. So he decided to put them on his SUV.
Monday, June 20, 2016

Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Diane) Alleman
Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Diane) Alleman of Peru celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico.
Thursday, June 23, 2016

PHOTO: Still keeping the garden in check at 98
Caroline Powell, 98, of Oglesby talks about her gardening and in particular the pink roses behind her, which she said is an old variety that her family called the “sevens sisters rose.”
Monday, June 20, 2016

Nancy: Call out your 4-H judges who chew tobacco
This week’s column was to be directed at men who judge livestock at the 4-H, FFA and Junior livestock shows at this summer’s coming county fairs.
Monday, June 20, 2016

Birding 101
There is not a fast-track to birding stardom but a few tips can help you break new ground and find more birds.
Monday, June 13, 2016

Column: Have you spotted a "bald" cardinal or blue jay? Not to worry - it will be OK
Nancy had a busy week at “The Villa Nando.”
Monday, June 13, 2016

Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Walt (Joyce) Hasbrook
Mr. and Mrs. Walt (Joyce) Hasbrook of Sheffield celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 3.
Friday, June 10, 2016

Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Michael (Ann) Rodriguez
Mr. and Mrs. Michael (Ann) Rodriguez of DePue will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this weekend.
Thursday, June 9, 2016

Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Bob (Judith) Claggett
Mr. and Mrs. Bob (Judith) Claggett of Spring Valley will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Nancy: Summer crops and 'perfect' hard-boiled eggs
“June is busting out all overrrrr!” All over every growing thing! We watch neighbor Warren’s field corn grow by spurts and bounds.
Monday, June 6, 2016

PHOTO: Meet the king and queen of the senior prom
Mendota Lutheran Home residents and staff voted Gifford “Bugs” Fordham (left) as king and Irene Shaver as queen during the annual prom recently.
Monday, June 6, 2016

Don't let heat ruin your game: Older adults at high risk for heat stress
The dog days of summer are on their way, and they have a bite that can be worse than their bark.
Monday, June 6, 2016

Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Dolores) Foltynewicz
Mr. and Mrs. Richard “Dick” and Dolores “Dolly” Foltynewicz of Tonica will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Nancy: I won't recommend salt for weed control

What a week or even two. I feel like the public relations person for the paper.


Monday, May 30, 2016

Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Darlene) Volk
Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Darlene) Volk of 1414 23rd St., Peru, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this weekend.
Friday, May 27, 2016

Grandmother's last wish granted at hospital wedding
Kharyn Sommer was planning to marry her fiancé, Ryan Franklin, on May 6, and she couldn’t help but wonder if she was going to lose another grandparent right before a momentous occasion in her life.
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Art (Marilyn) Schafer
Mr. and Mrs. Art (Marilyn) Schafer of Tonica will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering hosted by their children June 5.
Thursday, May 26, 2016


 

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