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 By Karen Broeckel    People    May 12, 2022 

Dusty News for May 12

Last week Wednesday, Heidi Lowe brought seven students from Colfax High School ASB Leadership Team to Tom and Doreen Riedner’s home to enjoy a wonderful soup lunch and help assemble 1100 soup packets with Homestead Ministries. Colfax should be prou...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    News    May 5, 2022

Dusty News

DUSTY — Easter dinner guests at the Dick and Helen Appel home were Bruce, Elaine, Charlie and Spencer Appel, Spokane; Eric, Shannon, Connor (Richland), Kyle and Abby (Pullman) and Sidney , Dusty; Caroline, Elly and Luciene Kunkel, Pullman; Neil,...

 

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On Saturday, April 16, Blake and Carmen Heaton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Joining them for dinner were Justin, Katy, Tru and Range Heaton and Valente Reynoso-Heaton. After dinner, they were serenaded by Valente with a song he had...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    April 7, 2022

Dusty News

The LaCrosse High School Class of 1979 annual girls’ weekend was this past weekend at The Parsonage Bed and Breakfast in Dusty.  Attending members were Kristal Krom Kirpes, Colton; Paula Morris Meyer, Colfax; Sheri Shaffer Hatley, Oakesdale;...

 

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Sunday, Andrew Nolan and Hanna Monsen, Colfax, and Karen Broeckel, Dusty, were in Spokane to help Nolan’s daughter Murphy celebrate her 6th birthday. The party started at Pattison’s Roller Skating Rink in north Spokane where the birthday girl...

 

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Karen Broeckel spent a week house and critter sitting for her sister Patty Wieber in Spokane while Wieber and her son Brett were in Las Vegas to attend the WCC Basketball tournament.  The Wiebers are avid Gonzaga fans.  Broeckel took advantage of...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    March 3, 2022

Dusty News

Carrie Pitts, daughter of Kim and Cindy Pitts, married Jeremy Davis of Yakima at the Apple Tree Inn in Yakima on Sunday, February 20th, the same wedding date as her great grandparents Pitts who married in 1901. It was a lovely, sunny outdoor...

 

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Denise Kendall, Tacoma, spent the weekend with Doreen and Tom Riedner. The two women usually try to spend time together in February each year to celebrate their shared birthday. Kendall also visited with her brother and sister-in-law, Brian and...

 

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Ed and Joan Broeckel took a trip to Boise, Idaho, to visit their daughter Amber’s family from Jan. 21 to Jan. 24. The family is doing well and they all had a good time. Grandson is 2 years and 2 months old. Leo tried skiing for the first time....

 

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Linda Hennigar spent a week over Christmas with her daughter’s family, Tami and Jay Banks, at their home in Buckeye, Ariz. Their son Wesley was also home from his job as a lineman in Daytona Beach, Floa. Christmas Day dinner guest was their...

 

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Tony and Denise Kendall from Tacoma got to the home of Tom and Doreen Riedner’s Christmas Eve. On Christmas Day, they visited and had dinner with Brian and Angela Broeckel, Dusty; Broeckel’s daughter and son-in-law, Sami and Sawyer Meeks of...

 

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Saturday evening, Doreen Riedner, Dusty, and Denise Kendall, Tacoma, virtually watched their nephew, Graham David BeDell, son of Brian and Angela Broeckel of Dusty, graduate from Boise State University in the College of Engineering. — Last... Full story

 

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Dusty BB Club, a homemakers’ club established in 1927, has decided to disband their organization. Money acquired from the sale of cookbooks through the years has been donated to The Whitman Hospital Foundation and the Dusty Cemetery. — Barb and...

 

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Last Thursday, Homestead Ministries traveled to Moscow, Idaho. It was “Feed the Need” at Logos School where 10,300 bags of soup were made. They would not have been completed without the help of volunteers assisting students in assembling the...

 

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David Stueckle spent from September 20th to October 3rd in Boston with his grandson Jonathan and family. They went sight seeing in the Boston area. - Burial services for Dusty native Arnie Stueckle,...

 

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Recent  weekend guests at the Dick Appel  home were Nancy Calvert of Auburn,  Helen's sister, and  Cindy Anderson of Enumclaw,  Nancy's daughter.  Sunday dinner guests were Bruce and Elaine...

 

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Family visitors at the homes of Bryan and Fran Jones, Dusty, were Meggie Perron of Vermont, who has recently moved here to Washington. Gena Jones and her husband Mario of Chatillon, Italy, are spending a week with the Joneses after visiting with her...

 

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Linda and Larry Fry were home this week from California and manned the Homestead Ministries booth at the Palouse Empire Fair, along with other valuable local volunteers. Homestead Ministries deliver...

 

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Family helped David Stueckel celebrate his birthday Saturday. Daughter Karen and son-in-law Larry Light arrived from their home in Portland Thursday and stayed until Sunday. The rest of the group arrived at David’s home for the party on Saturday....

 

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Bruce Jones, who now lives in upstate New York, is visiting his mother Fran Jones and brother Bryan; helping Bryan in the peach orchard and many chores at the ranch. Kim and Cindy Pitts’s daughter and her family, Amanda, Erik and sons 14-year-old...

 

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There will be a special outdoor service on Sunday, Aug. 22, at Selbu Lutheran Church near LaCrosse at 10 a.m. There will be a baptism and special music. Everyone is welcome to attend....

 

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News has been received of the passing of Brownie Jean Mortlock, 95, on July 25th at her home in Kettle Falls. She was the wife of the late pastor Earl Mortlock of the Country Bible Church 1965 - 1967. They had ten children, 26 grandchildren and 40...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    July 22, 2021

Dusty News

Andrea and Mark Davis, Coeur d’Alene, and their three year old girl and two year old boy, visited Andrea’s grandfather, David Stueckle, for six days. They were formerly in France for four years as missionaries. Many Dusty area residents attended...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    July 15, 2021
2019 International Flying Farmers Woman of the Year Colene Sager

Dusty news

Visitors at the home of Art and Colene Sager were Vern and Dolores Sager, Middleton, Idaho, and Floyd and Linda Sager, Meridian, Idaho. They all attended a celebration Saturday afternoon where Colene...

 
 By Karen Broeckel    People    July 8, 2021

Dusty news

Art and Colene Sager flew their plane to Newburg, Oregon, Saturday to spend the day with Colene’s brother and his wife.  A special treat was visiting with her niece and family  who were visiting from Germany.  Shannon and Jennifer Filonczuck...

 

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