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I got a nice email from Zona Turja and she now has 605 names on her autographed tablecloth. Zona has had everyone who has been at their home for a cup of coffee or a lunch, sign the tablecloth for over the past 20 years or more. Then, she embroidered over that name so it becomes permanent. When the person who has signed passes away, she puts a gold star by their name. So, with the passing if Dick Huhta, there are now 69 gold stars on this tablecloth.

Please let the school know if you have a home available for rent in the area. Occasionally they have families moving to the area that are looking for a place to rent. Call the school office at 218-644-3737, ext. 1000 or 1001 with location and rent information.

The ice skating rink at the Cromwell Pavilion is now ready for skating! The warming shack is open and there are plenty of skates available for people to use. 

The folks in the Cromwell-Wright area got a letter from the U.S. Postal Service about the upcoming changes at the Wright Post Office. There is a survey to fill out and also a meeting on Jan. 16 at the Wright City Hall at 5:30 p.m. At this time there are plans to keep the window service to four hours a day on weekdays and the Saturday service will stay the same. 

Marilyn Olesiak Kiehl sent this note to me to put in the news: “Thank you all for the prayers, cards, gifts and visits while I was in the hospital. I am home now, use a walker and go for therapy. Merry Christmas to everyone and you all mean a lot to me.” Cards can be sent to her at 1531 Central Hall Road, Cloquet, MN 55720. 

To all the wonderful volunteers at Villa Vista and Cardinal Court, thank you! You mean the world to the residents and staff and are very much appreciated. 

That’s all the news from Lake Haveahappynewyear.