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Past Files Of The Sutherland Courier


April 11, 2019

20 years ago – 1999

Local business to reopen April 20 - For someone who always wanted to own their own business, likes to cook, and is a people person, The Den was just the ticket. Cheryl Rickett is the proud new owner and operator of the The Den restaurant and; bowling alley in Sutherland. When she found out that the local business was for sale, Cheryl dared to dream big. She contacted former owner and operator, Doug Negus, and they worked out a way for her to own her own business.

Sutherland Angus breeder recognized nationally - Paulsen Angus Farms, Sutherland, Iowa, has been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association for having three registered Angus cows included in the American Angus Association's 1999 Pathfinder Report. Jeff and Linda Paulsen live at 5125 Vine Avenue. Along with Greg Paulsen, they have been breeding Angus cows since 1970. Only 1,813 of the more than 30,000 members of the American Angus Association are represented in this year's report.

30 years ago – 1989

Sutherland After Prom Party April 22-23 - There will once again be an After Prom Party held this year for the prom participants. A committee ha s been formed by members of a few civic organizations and a couple of mothers of junior students. . Mr. James Waund , the hypnotist who performed a t the Calumet Centennial, will b e performing for the first part of the evening. The rest of the party time will consist of casino games, a lip sine contest, and drawings for prizes. The party ends with auctioning of prizes purchased with casino winnings.

Sutherland Jazz qualifies for Iowa Jazz championships - The Sutherland High School Jazz Band has qualified to compete in the 1989 Iowa Jazz Championships Thursday, April 20 in Des Moines. Under the direction of Paul Niebuhr, the band will be competing in the Class 1A division. According to Steve McCombs, co-chair of the Championships, this year 60 bands and 1,200 students from across the state will take part in the activities at the Civic Center and the Convention Center. Participation in the competition is by invitation only, and qualifying bands must have received first or second place in their district jazz band festival, or first place in an independent jazz festival to be considered. A limited number of wild card invitations are also issued to ensure that a n adequate number of bands are competing in each of the four divisions (1A, 2A, 3A, and 4A). T h e Sutherland Jazz Band will perform at 1:00 p.m. in the Convention Center in preliminary competition. A 20-minute program will be performed before a panel of judges.

Story hour at Library - Gen. N.B. Bake r Library will have an after school story hour on April 19, 1989, for all children Pre-school - 6 grade. A snack will be provided as well as stories and games. Children may be picked up by their parents at the library at 5:00 p.m. Help us celebrate The Year Of The Young Reader by attending this special event!

40 years ago – 1979

No Winner at C.C. Drawing - Mrs. C.A. Jenner's name was drawn at the local Commercial Club drawing on Saturday, April 7, but was not present to win. The drawing on April 14 will be for $60.00. Listen for the siren between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. to see if you can be the next lucky winner.

Tigerettes Take First At Sheldon Track Meet - Sutherland Tigerettes was the winning Class A team at the Sheldon two class invitational meet.


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