Northwest of Durham

Durham correspondent

Larry and Wanda Koehn went to Swan River, Manitoba, Canada, Jan. 14 to get acquainted with their new grandson, Bryce. Tom and Sara Penner are the parents. They also have a daughter, Mollie to welcome him. The Koehns returned home Jan. 21.

Sunday dinner guests of Ransom and Lillian Wiebe were Merlin and Karletta Wiebe and girls, Rhonda and Eileen Davis, Ruston and Lydia Dirks, Jason and Sheri Wiebe and family, and Sheri's parents, Melvin and Elvera Penner of Rosenort, Manitoba, Canada. The Penners and Jason Wiebe family recently attended a relative's funeral in Oklahoma.

The women of Durham Baptist Church hosted a valentine banquet Sunday evening at the church. There were about 50 people in attendance. They enjoyed a German buffet supper and a musical program.

Wendell and Linda Wedel went to Fredonia Sunday to spend the day with Linda's mother.

Dinner guests of Bruce and Cheryl Dirks were Larry and Wanda Koehn and family, Henry Redger, and Duane and Louise Ratzlaff and Rayletta.