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40th Anniversary

Leroy and Chantelle Kiphuth, of Monticello, will be celebrating their 40th Wedding Anniversary with an Open House on Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Monticello American Legion, located at 304 Elm Street in Monticello. Family and friends are invited to celebrate this milestone with them.

On May 7, 1977, Leroy Kiphuth and Chantelle Hilliard said I do in front of a Justice of the Peace, in Big Lake.

Above, the couple is pictured on their wedding day, below as they appear today. (P27, D30)




South Dakota State University

Paige James, of Buffalo, a freshman at South Dakota State University, recently completed the contracting process and received a three-and-a-half-year U.S. Air Force ROTC scholarship. James is the daughter of Seth and Jill James. She is majoring in biochemistry and pursing minors in mathematics and aerospace studies. She hopes to complete medical school and serve as a trauma surgeon.