Frogtown News October 8

frogtownSt. Peter’s Lutheran Church News
Worship attendance on Sunday morning was 132 .
The organist was Jamie Lotz.
Mitchell Brauer served as Acolyte.
Attending Elders were Jay Rothe and Curtis Jenne.
We had a special Guest Speaker, Pastor Jaya Bijjiga, a native of southern India. He has served as a missionary to Indian immigrants in Chicago, Texas, Missouri and other places. Currently, he continues his work as a missionary-at-large.

Remember in Your Prayers
Those with health concerns:
Jan Mendonca
Floyd Oertwig
Sue Urban
Those with long term health concerns
Ann Dunaway
Mark Dunaway
Madison Lash
Dennis Lee
Carolyn Maske
Ed Morton
Maria Oswald
Those serving our Country
Our Shut ins

Ruth Schnake
Shelley Harpster
Glori Magnus
Shirley Brauer
Alice Stock
Kelly Taylor
Charlene Courson
John Taylor
Judy Jenne
Doris M. Runge
Jan Mendonca

Willis & Helen Bergmann (50)
Wade & Kendra Crain
Ron & Sara Hollmann


Kaskaskia College Sports Association to host Book Fair

kclogoThe Kaskaskia College Sports Association will host a Book Fair in the KC Student Center on Tuesday, October 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

All books for purchase are 70% of the retail price and include 350 new titles every season. Books include adult and children best sellers, children’s educational, cookbooks, early learning, general interest, religion, stationery, gifts and bath and body products.

All proceeds from the Book Fair will assist the KCSA Kids Club. For more information or to receive a flier about the Book Fair, please call Cathy Karrick at 545-3182 or e-mail


Upcoming KC community courses

“Vegetarian Diets” Class To Be Held in Vandalia

The Kaskaskia College Department of Industrial and Continuing Education will present a “Vegetarian Diets” class at the Vandalia Campus. The class will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. The registration number for the class is COED-8099-VA01E.

Are you curious about whether a vegetarian diet is healthy, or maybe just want to experiment with some meatless meals? According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a well-planned vegetarian diet is a healthy and nutritionally adequate diet. This lesson will define the different types of vegetarian diets and review nutrient concerns, especially for specific population groups. All students will pay a $5.00 supply fee. This class is being offered in partnership with the University of Illinois extension office in Vandalia.

Students may register through the Vandalia Campus by calling 283-1780 or the Department of Industrial and Continuing Education at Kaskaskia College at 545-3255. Space is limited, so please register early. All students must pre-register for this class.

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SC uses late rally to pull away…Prep Baseball Scores

KINMUNMDY – The South Central Cougars used 2 suicide squeeze bunts on consecutive at-bats in the fifth inning that plated 3 runs and turned a 2-1 advantage into a 10-3 win over visiting Brownstown/St Elmo in National Trail Conference matchup.

Brett Harmeier was 3-4 with a double and 4 RBI, Dre Hill added 2 hits including a double and drove in 3. Trent Geiler was 1-4 with an RBI and also earned the win improving to 5-1 on the mound with 6 innings of 5 hit ball. Geiler struck out 8.

The Cougars (7-6) travel to North Clay this afternoon to take on the Cardinals.

Also last night, Altamont beat Windsor/Stew Stras 6-5 and Dieterich over St Anthony 6-2.


Prospective students invited to Laker Visit Day

LLCVisit Lake Land College and find out all the college offers at its annual Laker Visit Day. The event will be held Friday, Oct. 23 with activities starting in the Luther Student Center lobby at 9 a.m. and running until noon.

The event is for potential students who are interested in learning more about Lake Land College. Parents/guardians and spouses are welcome to come along and attend the Parent and Spouse Session.
Representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid, Counseling, Career Services and Student Life will provide information and answer questions.

The event includes campus tours and informational sessions by current Lake Land College Student Ambassadors and college staff. Participants will also meet with faculty members in their academic area of interest to learn more about program offerings at Lake Land.

“Laker Visit Day is a great way for prospective students and parents to talk to faculty and staff about academic options and programs of study, to talk to current students about student life and to learn about financial aid options and opportunities,” said Aubrey Crozier, admissions representative.

Please be prepared to walk the beautiful campus and in case of inclement weather on the day of the event, please check the college’s homepage for closures at

Another Laker Visit Day will be held on Friday, Dec. 4. For more information, or to reserve a space for Laker Visit Day, register online at or call 217-234-5254.


Frogtown News October 1

frogtownBirthday Open House/Card Shower
Wilbert Schroeder of St. Peter, will celebrate his 90th birthday on October 4, with an open house in the afternoon at his home. Cards may also be sent to: 842 N. 1900 Street, St. Peter, IL 62880.

Lucas Benning of Shobonier and Kaci Wakefield of Altamont, were married at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church on Saturday, September 26, 2015 in a 2:00 p.m. ceremony. The couple reside in Altamont.

Overnight Guests
Ben, Amanda, Madison and Dru Eller of Jackson, MO spent Saturday night with Dane and Belinda Harpster of St. Peter. Dru enjoyed riding in the combine with PaPa, Dane, and then the family dined out.

Attends Brunch
Belinda Harpster of St. Peter attended a brunch at the home of Aleah Moeller of St. Peter on Sunday. Others attending were Belinda’s cousin, Teana Ingram of Altamont, and Becky Phillips of Farina. All grew up in the same area, having that in common, the ladies caught up on old stories and shared lots of laughs.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church News
Worship attendance on Sunday morning was 165 .
The organist was Rev. Alan Holtz.
Alexis Roberts served as Acolyte.
Attending Elders were Brien Guy and Paul Reynolds.

Remember in Your Prayers
Those with health concerns:
Jan Mendonca
Floyd Oertwig
Lucas & Kaci Benning
Those with long term health concerns
Ann Dunaway
Mark Dunaway
Madison Lash
Dennis Lee
Carolyn Maske
Ed Morton
Maria Oswald
Those serving our Country
Our Shut ins

Linda Sigrist
Nate Fortman
Ronald Hollmann
Aiden Wilbur
Luke Bergmann
Wilbert Schroeder
Fischer Tharp
Shelley Young
Cindi Lotz
Butch Butts
John Lotz
Kristofer Reynolds
Sandra Runge

Mike & Diana Reed (30)


Discover KC Day to be held October 12

kclogoKaskaskia College will host a “Discover KC Day” Monday, October 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Students are encouraged to use their day off to discover what KC has to offer you and have a chance to win an Apple Watch!

This day is designed for high school juniors and seniors exploring majors that require degrees above an Associate Degree or undecided areas of interest. Find out the benefits of completing your generals with us before you transfer to your 4 year College choice. Parents and Guardians are encouraged to attend too!
Areas to be explored include:
• Successful Transfer
• Student Life Activities/Picnic – free food!
• Health & Safety
• Scholarships and Financial Aid
• KC Student testimonials
• Sit in on a real KC Class!
Contact the Office of Recruitment at 545-3048 for more information or to save your spot. Seats are limited. Reservations required by October 5, 2015.