August 2019 Update

Sunday, August 25th, I went to the Story County Genealogical Society Open House. Carol Foltz rode with me. I went to a class given by Mary Lohr.

I learned that you can get a free subscription to Ancestry.com. This is the link: https://support.ancestry.com/s/article/Free-Registered-Guest-Accounts

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 1, in the office at the library, we will be having scanner training.

Monday, September 9, 2019 at 1 is our monthly meeting. I am hoping to update the procedures for printing from on line newspapers.

Special Event

On Saturday, October 6th, from 9 – 12, the Webster County Genealogical Society in Fort Dodge will have a speaker who will be telling us about Norwegian genealogy. The first hour will be called the name game, then a break, then about how to do research on Norwegian Digital Archives. You can bring your laptop and she will show you how to get onto the website. It will be held at the Fort Dodge Public Library. Free will donation. Hope to see you there.

Sad News

A long time member, Joan Ewing has passed away. Services are pending at Laufersweiler’s here in Fort Dodge.

Cards can be sent to Laufersweiler -Sievers Funeral Home, 307 South 12th St., Fort Dodge, IA 50501

The society is sending flowers.

Susan M. Olson, President