Home for Christmas

Kassidy and her brother Randy Wildeboer. (Submitted photo.)

It came as a wonderful surprise to sister Kassidy Wildeboer and young cousin Kaden Coop of Aplington on Wednesday: 19-year-old Randy Wildeboer of Bristow is home for the holidays.

     Kassidy thought she was going to watch Coop wrestle at a tournament in Dike. Instead, she had the surprise of her life.

     Her brother Randy is currently serving in the U.S. Army and has been stationed in Germany for months. He told his mom April Kramer he’d be coming home for the holidays, but wanted to surprise his cousin and sister.

     That’s where the Dirty Bird Wrestling Club of Parkersburg and officials at the Dike wrestling tournament came in.


Read more in the December 28 edition of the Tribune.