East Greene Class of 1964 Meet

             Members of the East Greene Class of 1964 gathered at the 209 Main Restaurant in Paton to spend time with Dale and Barb Robson of Golden, CO.  Also present were Barb’s brother, Jim Carey from California and her sister Kathy Carey, from New York. Class members present included John Cronin of Williamsburg, John Raines and Julie Stinard of Des Read more…..

Family Visit

Doris Brown and Jean Borgeson visited with Eleanor Whiton in the Rowley Masonic Home on Friday afternoon.  The highlight of the day was when her Grand-niece and husband, Nick and Carol Hopp of Decorah, introduced Eleanor to their month old son, Chase.  Grandmother, Rosanna (Whiton) Weis had accompanied them.  Her sister, Lori (Whiton) Damron was there to enjoy the afternoon Read more…..

Special Memory

             Dale Robson took time out of his busy weekend to visit Virgene Morse.  The Robson and Morse families were neighbors for many years, until Leonard and Leone moved to Colorado to be near their son and family. She enjoyed the visit and with Jean Borgeson’s help, Dale was able to send a picture to Virgene via E-mail, of a Read more…..

Trip To Wisconsin

Dale and Nancy Hanaman visited with Sarah and Benji Pearson, Steven, Elizabeth and Andrea in Superior, WI recently. Dale and Nancy were glad to deliver tomatoes and cucumbers to the family. While there, they attended their grandson, Steven’s, soccer game with the Superior High School team and his scoring the winning goal in the last nine seconds.

Rippey Library News

           The Rippey Library’s second annual car show was a great success.  There was good food, awesome cars, motorcycles, a tractor, including a lawn tractor, and a Volvo semi-truck with attached 5th wheel camper.             The day was hot!  Who would have thought that it would be 90 degrees on the 23rd of September!!             Thank you to all Read more…..

Recent Meeting

            The Rippey Lions Club held their regular meeting at the Rippey United Methodist Church on September 21, 2017. The meal was prepared and served by Phyllis Bardole and Jo Bardole. After the business meeting, Nancy Burrow presented the program, “Lions, Lions Everywhere.”  She gave a short history of the Lions Club organization, noting that there are 1.4 million members Read more…..

Central College Football Team Dines in Rippey

                The Central College football team stopped at Rippey Saturday evening to eat their post-game meal following their game with Buena Vista at Storm Lake.  This has been a continuing tradition since 1986 when Velda DeMoss first suggested the idea.  Quoting Velda in her “Velda’s Varieties” column in the Globe Free Press Nov. 21, 1996 when she recapped that evening:  Read more…..

Pleasant Visit

Connie Neese and Jean Borgeson spent a pleasant afternoon after church on Sunday, September 17, visiting Eleanor Whiton and Ben Vannatta at the Rowley Home in Perry.  Ben’s daughter, Jeannie and her husband Pete Kottra of Ankeny were visiting Ben, so it was an extra treat to visit with them.