For the past three years a pair of friends, who have known each other literally their entire lives, have provided gifts for residents at Prophetstown's nursing home and purchased toys for the Prophetstown Lion's Toys For Kids program.
"It is very hard to replicate a live scenario in a burn tower. In a building no one (trainees) knows the lay out. They don't know their way around, where doors or obstructions are. That is really, really beneficial for the new guys."
The votes were tallied and the winners were announced on Wednesday by Prophetstown Proud.
This year twenty-nine families comprised of sixty-six children, received gifts, up from twenty-four families and sixty children last year.
Hundreds of items were collected from students and the community and delivered to the pantry on Tuesday morning by sponsor Angie Glassburn and members of NHS.
Erie NHS members awaiting the start of the parked parade on Saturday. (l-r) Malory Eggers, Chloe Wiseley, Kelsey Stichter, Emily Herzmann, Paige Dykstra, Cadance Hawk, committee chair, and Macy Ashdow.
Prophetstown's public works employees drew a lot more attention than usual this past week with their annual task of...
The Von Holten's did take some solace in the fact that the shed was empty at the time of the fire. The roof had been damaged in a wind storm several weeks ago and repairs were nearly completed, but no livestock had been moved in.
While this year's events took on a new look there were still plenty of activities on Main Street to get the youngsters and those young at heart in the Christmas spirit.
The event will be held on Sunday, November 8th from 2:00 – 4:00PM at the Lyndon Historical Society building located at 405 4th Street in Lyndon.