One Year Ago
• St. John’s fifth-grader Lanna Klausing took second place at the Allen County Spelling Bee at The Ohio State University at Lima Saturday. Klausing conceded in the final round to Bluffton eighth-grader Elizabeth Nisly, who won with the word “mediocre.” Klausing, Nisly and third-place winner Logan Orians will compete in the Regional Bee on March 27.
25 Years Ago — 1988
• Jane Ricker of The Herald, presented Jeannette Knippen of Delphos, her check for a $450 shopping spree which was the grand prize of the 1988 Homemaker’s Cooking School. Diana McIntire, home economist for the Homemaker’s School, demonstrated recipes and appliances on stage Thursday night in the Middle School auditorium.
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