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15 minutes with Marc Augsburger

Marc Augsburger

What year did you graduate from Bluffton High School?

Let's make a long story short, what are you doing now and how do you get to Ida Grove, Iowa?

I'm the CEO of Horn Memorial Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital (just like Bluffton Community Hospital) in northwestern Iowa. I worked as an RN for many years in a number of hospitals in Ohio then in Saginaw, Michigan. After earning my MBA, I worked for 3.5 years as the VP of Operations for Caro Community Hospital in Caro, Michigan.

Lions citizen of the year

Jean Muller (center) receives a plaque for being named Bluffton Lions Club citizen of the year for 2009. Richard Ramseyer (left) president of the club, and Richard Boehr (right) club member presented the plaque to Muller. This year's recipient has play a major role in the industrial development of the community, including bring DTR Industries to Bluffton.


Stamp club show Saturday and Sunday

The Fort Findlay Stamp and Postcard Club marks its 56th year with their annual show, Finpex 2010. The theme of this year's show is the 150th Anniversary of the Founding of Maple Grove Cemetery in Findlay, according to Scott Little of Bluffton, member of the club.


Lou Ann Traxler 1947-2010

Lou Ann Traxler

Lou Ann Traxler, 63, Pandora, died at 3:10 a.m., March 18, 2010, in Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. She was born Feb. 1, 1947, in Lima, to Howard and Mildred Winkle Fenstermaker.

She had worked in the food service at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. She was a member of Pleasant View United Methodist Church, Mt. Cory. She was a graduate of Findlay High School and Tiffin University.


St. John's UCC beef and noodle dinner Friday

St. John's United Church of Christ will have a beef and noodle dinner from 4:30 to 6:40 p.m., Friday, March 19, at the church. Carry-out meals are available and also free delivery if persons call the evening of the dinner at 419-358-5641. Meals are $7 for adults, $5 for high school and college students and $4 for kindergartners through sixth grade.


Cairo-Rockport United Methodist churches perform Easter cantata

The Cairo and Rockport United Methodist churches will present three performances of "Arise!" an Easter cantata, according the Rev. Richard Rakay, pastor.

Performances are at 7 p.m., Friday, March 26; 7 p.m., Saturday, March 27; and 2 p.m., Sunday, March 28, at the Cairo Community Center, which is the old school gym.

"The Center is transformed into ancient Israel where we witness the birth of Jesus, several miracles, and the Easter story," said Rev. Rakay.