John Palmer served with the 51st Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War, and later moved to Bayard. He was the Last Union Civil War Veteran in Guthrie County. A dedication ceremony for a marker to be placed at John Palmer’s grave in the Highland Cemetery near Bayard will be held on Saturday, August 26th at 1:30 pm. The ceremony will be carried out by members of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War in period uniform.
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7:00 am Scranton Tractor Ride
Scranton Tractor Ride
Aug 19 @ 7:00 am
The Scranton Tractor Ride will be Saturday August 19. Registration starts at 7:00 am at the Scranton Community Center and roll out time is 8 a.m. There will be Trailer parking available at Landus Coop. There is no fee for the ride but there will be a free will offering for a noon meal. For more information contact Dawn Rudolph at 515-370-5605
10:00 am Backpack Bash in Perry
Backpack Bash in Perry
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Freedom Center will host a Backpack Bash today from 10 am to noon. The Freedom Center is located at 1210 2nd Street in Perry. Come and get a FREE backpack with school supplies. First come first serve as their is a limited supply.
6:00 pm Block Party in Earlham
Block Party in Earlham
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Earlham Cardinal Athletic Booster Club will have a Membership Drive Block Party tonight at 6 pm at the Earlham City Park. There will be food, live music and sweet new Cardinal swag for purchase. All you need is a lawn chair and your favorite drink.
12:00 pm Solar Eclipse Watch at Perry LIb...
Solar Eclipse Watch at Perry LIb...
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Everyone is welcome to the Perry Public Library today for the Solar Eclipse event at noon. It will be held in the large meeting room of the library. Raccoon Valley Radio’s Joe Cerwinske, will speak about why this eclipse is special. There will be hands-on activity to aid in the understanding of the relative size between the sun, moon and earth, and how to safely view the solar eclipse. Special glasses will be provided.
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August 26, 2017 @ 1:30 pm