Model A Ford Club to Visit Rippey

On Sunday, June 4th, eight Model A Fords are leaving from the Amana Colonies and traveling quiet Iowa roads in route to Omaha, NE for a regional Model A Ford meet. The Model A Ford was produced for 4 years, 1928 – 1931. The Model A followed many years of Henry Ford’s famous Model T, and preceded the introduction of Read more…..

Memorial Day Services

The Kinkead-Martin American Legion Post #583 will conduct their ceremony at the conclusion of the services at the Pleasant Hill Church at 11:30 on Sunday, May 28.  On Memorial Day they will be at Fairview United Methodist Church at 9:00 for the services and perform their ceremony at the cemetery afterwards.  They will be at the Angus Cemetery at 10:00, Read more…..

Mother’s Day Guests

Mother’s Day Weekend guests in the home of Virgene Morse were Kevin and Delores Blanshan of Waterloo and Kelsey Blanshan of Ankeny. Joining them on Saturday were Diane and Terry Ostendorf, Ben and Madelyn of Madrid.  They spent the weekend planting Grandma’s garden and enjoying good conversation and meals.

Borgeson Graduation Trip

Jean Borgeson attended the graduation party for her grand-niece, Anna Hope Losen, held at Stoney Creek Hotel in Johnston.  Anna is a 2017 graduate of Johnston High School.  Others attending from the area were Michael and Jill Borgeson, Jace and Seth, Alan and Sarah Borgeson and Kale, all of Rippey, and Robert Borgeson from Jamaica and Mel Searce from Minburn.  Read more…..

Hanaman Travels

Dale and Nancy Hanaman had a busy weekend with a graduation and confirmation to attend.  Their son, Matthew Hanaman graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Superior with a B.S. in elementary education. They attended the ceremony with other family members. Afterwards they shared a meal at Sarah and Benji Pearson’s home. On Sunday, Dale assisted Pastor Joel Certa-Werner at the confirmation Read more…..

Rippey Alumni Annual Meeting

                The Rippey Alumni Association will hold their annual meeting at the Rippey United Methodist Church on Saturday, May 27, at noon.  The meal will be served by Kevin and Mary Hick and their crew.  Reservations as early as possible and no later than May 22 are respectfully requested. The cost is $12.00 and May Ann Young Miller has graciously Read more…..

News In and Around Rippey

                Last week was another busy week for the Roberts’ with several doctor appointments and Physical Therapy sessions for Philip and a special trip to Winterset to see their granddaughter Addie Burkett perform in her sixth grade band and vocal concert.                 Mother’s Day was a real family affair when three of their four children came by with cards and Read more…..

Rippey United Methodist Church

               Sunday, May 21, Pastor Lee Schott from the Iowa Correctional Facility for Women at Mitchellville will be preaching at all three churches in the parish.  The committee in charge of the “Pancakes for the Women at the Well” that was served last week wants to thank the people who attended for their generous support.  We were able to present Read more…..

Meals From the Heartland

Meals from the Heartland Volunteers Back:  Carmen McColley, Kevin Hick, Avery Bardole, Yvette Bardole, Jo Bardole, Connie Neese, Mary Hick Front:  Kaitlyn McColley, Lorraine Kelly, Emma McColley, Jacob Brubaker and Aden Bardole             On May 5, twelve members of the Rippey United Methodist Church helped pack food bags for Meals from the Heartland in West Des Moines.  They filled each Read more…..