A 50th wedding anniversary open house in honor of Ray and Shirley Ziemer, of Monticello, will be 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at the New Hope Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.

The Happy Tails Animal Shelter Pets of the Week are these four fur balls who were brought in as strays. The top two (from left to right) are Xavier (male) and Gatsby (male), the bottom two (fr…