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130th Weyerts Community celebrates church's anniversary


Weyerts Immanuel Lutheran Church

Weyerts Immanuel Lutheran Church is celebrating it 130th anniversary Sunday with a 9 a.m. service and pot luck.

The country church, located at the intersection of County Roads 139 and 46 northwest of Lodgepole, has remained in service long after the actual Wyerts community, complete with a post office and store, was founded by German immigrants.

The post office and store have long since passed, but the area continues to be known as the Weyerts Community, filled with the pride of residents past and present.

The following paragraphs relate the church and area's rich history as passed through...

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