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Heart, Hope, & Health: Organ transplant gives Kellogg man second chance

Editor’s Note: April is designated as National Donate Life Month to encourage Americans to register as organ, eye, and tissue donors and celebrate those who have saved lives through the gift of donation. Enjoy this second of a three-part series where we highlight people within our community who have been given the gift of life through organ donation.

Hunziker given ‘gift of life’ with new heart

It’s not every day a person gets to visit his old heart. But that’s exactly what Mark Hunziker – a former Sully resident – did during a checkup at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, in mid-March.

                The heart transplant recipient described seeing his old heart as “really interesting and wild.” Mark was...

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SERVING U.S.: Craig Weideman, U.S. Navy Career Fighter Pilot

It seems Craig Weideman of Virginia Beach, VA, was destined to fly for the United States Navy. Born and raised in Killduff, Weideman frequently found himself as a young boy during the early 1950s in the company of his parents, Wayne and Freda Weideman, during their four-hour shifts as volunteers for the Ground Observation Corps (GOC), an...

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Wanda Dunsbergen recognized at 100th girls state basketball tourney

“Once an Iowa girl, always an Iowa girl.” These words rang true for Wanda Dunsbergen of Lynnville who was a guest of honor at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday, Mar. 2, during the special celebration of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s (IGHSAU) 100th anniversary of the girls state basketball tournament.                 

We Love Pets – Becca Vos

                Pet owner(s): Becca Vos of Sully.

                What is your pet's name and how did you come up with that name? Lily, often called Lily May. She just looked like a Lily from day one!

                What type of animal and breed is your pet? Malshi. Maltese and Shih...

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