Thursday, October 14, 2021

Throwback Thursday, October 9, 2011


Pumpkin Painting was held at the Volkmer’s on Oct 15.


Exeter Tiger and Wolf Cubs enjoyed a tour of the Exeter Fire Hall with Fireman Mark Beethe.


The scouts first spent some time with Beethe learning about what to do if there is a fire in their home.  Later during the evening the scouts drew a picture of the layout of their homes and planned a fire escape route.


Exeter-Milligan and Concordia University, Nebraska alumnus Carson Stokebrand returned to campus Thursday, Sept. 15, to share “The Truth about Rosa,” his twenty-two-minute documentary on immigration in Nebraska. Stokebrand also discussed the work that went into the film and his own experiences in broadcast journalism.


A shortened version of the documentary will air on NET television’s “Nebraska Stories” in November.


Exeter-Milligan Fifth Graders have the opportunity to learn all about fire safety and become Junior Fire Marshalls by attending all four of the Junior Fire Patrol Training Sessions.
 The first session the students were able to learn about some of the fire equipment from the Exeter Volunteer Fire Department members.


Marlene Gallup of Exeter passed away on Friday, October 6th in Exeter.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 11th at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cordova, NE. Visitation Sunday at Trinity in Cordova from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Theodore “Ted” Larsen, 85, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at the Exeter Care Center in Exeter. He was born on January 14, 1926 to Knud and Othea (Paulson) Larsen in Cushing, Wisconsin. Ted served in the U. S. Army from 1944 to 1947 and married Bernadeen Johnson on October 29, 1950.

The Exeter American Legion Auxiliary held their annual Exeter Avenue Holiday Sampler at the Legion Home and also the Exeter Senior Center.  This year they even extended the event to include vendors outdoors.


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