Here are the cutlines for some 1999 photos that are reprinted in the August 1 issue of the Belmond Independent. To see these photos and more, order a subscription -- online or on paper -- by calling 641-444-3333.

  July 1999: A group of local children performed with the Iowa State Fair Singers when the group stopped in town. Pictured (front row from left) are Kelsey Mallen, Rose Lopez and Jasmine Withers; (middle row) Brianne Pals, Randi Foss, Kody Trampel, Nate Murray, Devon Lau and Anna Skogerboe; and (back row) Molly Cullinan, Michael Just, Anna Boelman and Zelexis Brown. (Missing from the photo were Stephanie Bock, Kami Wenzel, Sarah Kastler and Kassie Erickson.)

  August 1999: These volunteers have been weeding the planting beds along the hiking and biking trail. They include (front from left) Katie van der Linden, Jan Meints, Mary Jo Swenson, Bev Post and Diane Sandman; (second row) Meridee Swart, Sharleen Sorum, Linda Smith, Deb Robertson and Vicki Quigley; and (third row) Sid Swenson, Gordon Sandman, Glenn Meints, Earl Kalkwarf and Claude Post. Missing from the photo are Frank Quigley, Pat and Nick Schmit, Lanette and Ken Mayberry, Julie Kalkwarf, Fonda and Doug Thompsen and Pat VanLenning.