Vicar James Peterson, wife Michela and 13-month-old daughter Charissa arrived July 15. He will be serving at Imperial’s Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church for the next year (Johnson Publications photo).

New vicar serving Zion Lutheran Church

Some new faces at Zion Lutheran Church are Vicar James Peterson, his wife Michela and 13 month old daughter, Charissa. They are expecting a second child in December.

Like many Champion residents over the weekend, County Commissioner Don Weiss Jr., was puzzled about the missing historical sign at the southeast edge of Champion Lake, which some believed may have been stolen. (Johnson Publications photo)

The sign is awaiting pickup at the district transportation department office in Imperial for refurbishing. (Johnson Publications photo)

Champion Lake sign not stolen after all

There were some worried county and historical society officials Sunday, but it was all for naught as the information sign at the southeast edge of Champion Lake wasn’t stolen after all.


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