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Good Shepherd Church members gathered last week for a groundbreaking for their new church on Yankee Ridge Road. From left are Jack Fuchs, Heidi Sickles, Ardyce Johnson, Ken Johnson, Dick Hufford, Diane Lesmeister, Kathy Meierding, Yvonne Krupke, Virene Luthi, Darlene Koosmann, Orville Koosmann and Gary Weers, Kneeling is Jan Asmus, and in the back row is Rev. Norman Olsen and Bob Asmus.

Good Shepherd prepares for move of its new church

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Orville and Darlene Koosmann left their rural Appleton farm last June to move to a home near Hancock. Also behind them they left their church, Good Shepherd, which closed because of a lack of members.


Today, the Koosmanns are once again members of Good Shepherd. Only now, the church building will soon be in rural Morris.

"We moved and brought our church with us," Orville said with a smile.

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