LSH escapee caught in Utah
LARNED — Escaped sex offender John Freeman Colt, who walked out of the Sexual Predator Treatment Program of Larned State Hospital on June 30, has been captured in Utah.
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Alma Spangenberg 100th
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Alma Spangenberg

Alma Spangenberg of Ellinwood will celebrate her 100th birthday with an Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 8 at the Historic Wolf Hotel, 1 N. Main in Ellinwood.
Alma was born on Feb. 4, 1915, in Hudson to Edward and Dena Brensing. On Aug. 7, 1937, she married Curtis Spangenberg at the Trinity Church in Hudson. Curtis died in 1992. The couple was married for 54 years. She lived on a farm in rural Hudson until 2007, when she became a resident of the Ellinwood Senior Living Center. A farm wife and nurse, she is a life-long member of Trinity Community Church and was also involved in Jolly Stitchers, Trinity Guild, Hudson Homemakers and Hudson Senior Citizens. She has two daughters, Karen Kramp of Ellinwood and Cheryl Hibbert of Hudson; a son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Janet Spangenberg of Olathe; nine grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 19 step-great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and 11 step-great-great-grandchildren.
Cards may be sent to 302 N. Main, Ellinwood, Ks. 67526.