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March 28, 2019

20 years ago – 1999

Easter Egg Hunt Saturday - The Annual Commercial Club Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 3, 1999, rain or shine. The festivities will be kicked off with a visit from the Easter Bunny! The Sutherland Fire and Rescue squad will be delivering the bunny to the Sutherland Park at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. Children from toddler through fourth graders are invited to come and join in the fun of searching for an egg in the park. Each child will receive a prize! As an extra attraction for busy moms and grandmas, this year the 21 Club will be selling baskets of goodies and making drinks available to the adults in attendance at the annual event. See the news capsules this week to reserve yourself some special Easter treats!

Dog Creek development - The O'Brien County Conservation Board will meet on Wednesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Security State Bank in Sutherland. The meeting will be held in the basement of the bank. Topics on the agenda of the meeting include the possibility of a shower house and camping cabins at Dog Creek in the future. Area citizens interested in this type of project, and in the water quality at Dog Creek are urged to attend this meeting.

REVIVAL - Sutherland Church of Christ will hold a revival "People Need The Lord" from Friday, April 9 through Sunday, April 11. Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 10:45 a.m. Speaker Friday is David Haines of Morningside Church of Christ and music by Dave Hicks of Primghar. Saturday's speaker is Rick Bender of the Primghar Church of Christ with music by Dave Hicks. Saturday's speaker is Cliff Cockburn of Correctionville with music by Exalt of Spencer. There is a time of fellowship following the revival.

30 years ago -1989

Five area Methodist choirs to perform in Sutherland - Sunday evening, April 2, five Methodist choirs will present an Easter Celebration Concert at the Sutherland United Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m. Choirs' will represent United Methodist of Hartley, St. Andrew's Methodist of Sanborn, United Methodist of Archer, United Church of Primghar and United Methodist of Sutherland. Each choir will sing individually, followed by a mass choir. The concert is open to the public.

Barn fire at Jalas' farm - For the second time in two weeks the Paullina and Calumet Fire Departments were called to fight a rural fire. This time the fire was in a barn on the Jim and Lori Jalas farm five miles east of Paullina. The Gaza, Sutherland, and Germantown Fire Departments also assisted. The barn, which was completely destroyed, housed about 1,000 bales of straw and some feeder equipment, according to Jalas. No animals were in the barn at (lie lime of the fire. Some nearby large round bales were also destroyed when the gusty wind carried embers to them and they ignited. Firemen remained at the scene for several hours to protect other buildings from the flames and blowing debris. A nearby corncrib was threatened, but fire fighters were able to save that structure.

40 years ago – 1979

Easter Cantata Rehearsal April 1 - Rehearsal of the Community Chorus for the Easter Cantata will be held April 1 at 2 p.m. at the Methodist Church in Sutherland. At 3 p.m. the group will go to Millie's Rest Home to sing the cantata. Everyone is asked to please be present.

Dinner Theatre Is Friday and Saturday Night Sutherland high school drama department will present their 4t h annual Dinner Theatre featuring "East Lynne" , a music l melodrama. There are plenty of tickets available for both Friday and Saturday nights. Tickets are available at Gary's T.V. for dinner and show.

Bleacher tickets for show only are available at the door. Come and join us for an enjoyable evening.

Caskeys Married 62 Years - The O.B. Caskeys observed their 62nd wedding anniversary on Marc h 14 at the Senior Citizens Club. Decorated cake and ice cream were served at lunch time in honor of the occasion.

Jaycees Paper Drive March 31 - The Sutherland Jaycees are holding a paper drive on March 31 , not the 30th as was printed in last week's paper. The paper drive will begin at 9:00 a.m. Anyone unable to carry their papers out to .the street may call any Jaycee member for assistance. All Jaycees are asked to meet at Fern's at 8:30 a.m.


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