Bruce Stottrup, the unofficial staff photographer for the Class of 1978, sent along two shots taken last weekend.
He writes: "The sounds of lawn mowers could be heard throughout Fort Dodge. ... A dove has set up house on the front of our garage. If you look closely you can see there are two doves in the picture [click the photo for an enlarged view]. The dove actually sitting on the nest has its tail to right of the dove in the picture. ... Farmers are starting to get in the fields."