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FFA Region VI Banquet

Posted April 27, 2016 at 4:54 pm

WWG FFA Reporter

McKenzie Deprez

The WWG FFA Chapter attended the Region VI Banquet on April 18, 2016 in the Westbrook Community Center. The teams attending were Fish and Wildlife and Floriculture among other various teams from surrounding schools. Both teams were given awards for placing in the top two of their CDE. Freshman, Talitha Horkey, also received her award for placing first as an individual in the Floriculture competition.

The WWG FFA Chapter had an individual, Chueyee Xiong, competing in the Region VI  Talent Competition. Xiong placed 2nd and will be moving on to state for his performance of “Just Friends”,

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    Board hears class trip report from seniors

    • WWG Earth YES class has another successful year

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    WWG — Seniors Kenny Her, Nick Berg, Randy Knudson, and Dawson Iverson gave a brief review and comments on their recent class trip to New York City, and Washington D.C.

    Randy Knudson commented on some of the free time between scheduled events while in New York. He said “you got to see a lot of interesting people

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    Student Cleanup

    Last Friday students from WWG High School did a community service project cleaning road ditches and the city park in Westbrook.

    Left: This student threw tree branches in a truck.

    Right: Students cleaned ditches near the Rolling Hills Golf Club.



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    Hazel E. Hanson


    Osage, Iowa

    April 19, 2016

    Hazel E. Hanson, age 93, of Osage, died Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at the Faith Lutheran Home in Osage.

    Funeral services were held Friday, April 22, 2016, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Osage with Pastor Alan Schulz officiating. Burial was in the Richland Cemetery at Inwood, Iowa.

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    Kathrine Visser


    Sioux Center, Iowa

    April 22, 2016

    Kathrine Visser, 96, of Sioux Center, Iowa, died Friday, April 22, 2016, at Royale Meadows Care Center in Sioux Center.

    Memorial service was Tuesday, April 26, at Bethel Christian Reformed Church with interment in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Sioux Center.

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    Levi Sandal


    Sioux Falls, S.D.

    April 16, 2016

    Levi Sandal, 26, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, died Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

    Funeral service was Saturday, April 23, at United Church of Christ, Larchwood, Iowa, with interment in Larchwood Cemetery.

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    State trooper provides safety tips for using social media


    “Hold up your phone. Ever had that moment when you wonder, ‘Where did I put my phone?’ What could happen if someone else got ahold of it?”

    Iowa State Patrol Trooper Vince Kurtz asked that of his audience Wednesday night when he presented a program on safe use of social media to about 75 parents and

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    Martha Stai is Mary Poppins


    Few actresses can pull off everyone’s favorite whimsical British nanny as well as Martha Stai, which is precisely why the Sioux Empire Community Theatre cast the West Lyon graduate in the title role of its new musical opening next week.

    “Playing Mary Poppins is something I’ve always dreamed of doing,” said Stai, who hails from Inwood.

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    Cute, comfy and custom-made

    Local clothing designer ships hundreds of orders daily from her Larchwood shop


    As the mother of five boys and owner of a booming e-commerce business, Michelle Sanderson wears a lot of hats and makes a lot of clothes.


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