Posted August 23, 2013in Boone, Obituaries

Steve Walters

November 21, 1949 – August 20, 2013 Steve Walters, age 63, of 2118 Tama Street, died at his home on August 20, 2013. His body has been cremated. A Celebration of Steve’s Life will be held at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall on Saturday, August 24, 2013,

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Posted August 22, 2013in Boone, Obituaries

Archie Reinertson

December 24, 1914 – August 20, 2013 Archie William Reinertson, 98, of Slater, formerly of Madrid, passed from this life on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at the Madrid Home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., on Friday, August 23, at the Sanborn Memorial Chapel in the Madrid Home,

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Posted August 22, 2013in Boone, Obituaries

Dorothy Chambers

March 11, 1929 – August 18, 2013 Dorothy Chambers, age 84, of the Stratford Nursing and Rehab Center in Stratford and formerly of Boone, died at the Center on August 18, 2013. Her body has been cremated and a private family graveside service will be in the East Lawn Cemetery

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Posted August 21, 2013in Boone, Community Featured

Bike Ministry

Tom Collins is no stranger to trouble. “I’ve been in biker stuff ever since I can remember, and not good stuff,” he admits. A rebel in his youth, he found himself in many unthinkable situations — some of which landed him in prison. During his time in multiple correctional institutions,

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Posted August 21, 2013in Boone

Pufferbilly Days!

Bigger, better, and more fun than ever — it’s all that, and it’s coming to Boone again in September. Pufferbilly Days returns for its 37th annual run Thursday, Sept. 5 through Sunday, Sept. 8 with a full slate of favorite events plus a few new ones to keep it all

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Posted August 21, 2013in Boone, Community Featured

Now read this…

Now that our summer reading programs for kids, teens and adults have ended, everyone is preparing for fall. September is prime reading time, and Ericson Public Library has new titles coming in that you’ll love. If you love fiction, give “The Longest Ride” by Nicholas Sparks a read. How about

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Posted August 21, 2013in Advice Column, Boone

Q: What is scoliosis? Can it be fixed?

A: Scoliosis is an exaggerated lateral curvature of the spine. It is more common in females and typically begins at a young age while the child is rapidly growing. There are two types of scoliosis, structural and functional. Structural scoliosis occurs when a bone or vertebrae does not form completely

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Posted August 21, 2013in Boone, Community Featured

Meet Maribeth Niday

Maribeth Niday is starting over again this fall at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Boone and couldn’t be more pleased with the opportunity. “It’s always been my dream to teach at Sacred Heart,” she says. “Our boys attended here, and I’ve always been very much impressed with this school.” A

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Posted August 21, 2013in Advice Column, Boone

How much is enough?

If you’re like most Americans, you may have some life insurance coverage. But is some life insurance enough life insurance? Experts recommend coverage equal to 10 times your annual income. If you earn $35,000 a year, your estimated life insurance coverage need is $350,000. That may seem like a lot

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Posted August 21, 2013in Boone, Community Featured

Fast and fun

We’re taking a break from looking inside one garage, and at just one vehicle, this month to gear up for the chance to talk cars, talk garages and talk racing at its finest when the Super Nationals return to the Boone Speedway next month. For decades now, the rumble and

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