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The Leader sat down with Robert Weaver three years ago to interview him about his time in the military and his life in St. Joseph. Excerpts from that interview are included in this story.
Robert Weaver lived a full life.
Denise Langendorf, of Ginger’s Market in St. Joseph, is currently accepting applications for the second Lincoln Street Market.
This year’s event will take place May 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
By ANGELICA LaVITO
FOR THE LEADER
Holidays are meant to be spent at home with family, not in a hospital bed. But some teens battling cancer do not have a choice.
Lynda Duval loves her job.
Whitney Setterdahl, a sophomore at the University of Illinois, has a passion for helping those affected by cancer.
Setterdahl graduated from St. Joseph-Ogden High School in 2015.
A year and a half ago her life changed when she was diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer.
By ETHAN ASHBROOK
FOR THE LEADER
A group of seven teenagers and three adults had the time of their lives recently at Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarron, New Mexico.
The students at Gallo Dance Studio in St. Joseph could be movie stars.
The students, ages four through 18, were filmed for the Untapped Together Campaign on Tuesday afternoon.
The studio was picked to participate in the campaign by Brothers Young Productions.
Matthew Young, one of the co-founders of the Untapped Together Campaign spoke to the dancers at the studio.
The Broadlands Homecoming Celebration will feature a new pet blessing and parade on Aug. 20.
The pet blessing and parade will be held by the United Community Church located at 300 S. Lincoln in Broadlands. The event will start at 9 a..m.
Participants are being asked to donate cat or dog food for the C.A.R.A animal shelter in Tilton.
The Village of Royal will be celebrating 134 years of existence Aug. 18-21.
The celebration kicks off on Aug. 18 with the first round of a softball tournament at the Royal Community Building.
The celebration continues on Aug. 19 with a 5K run/walk. Registration will take place at Freeman’s Tavern from 6-6:30 p.m. with the race starting at 6:30 p.m.