Emery and Marlys Kuhn of La Porte City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary nine months early with a big family vacation to Colorado. Due to scheduling conflicts next spring, the extended family of sixteen spent nine wonderful days exploring different venues in Colorado, from Seven Falls-Serenity Springs Wildlife Center to the Air Force Academy, Garden of the Gods, Olympic Training Center, Old Colorado City, Pike’s Peak, Cave of the Winds, rafting, ATV four wheeling, US Mint, shopping, dressing up in wild west apparel, topped off with good ol’ time rock and roll at the Rocky Mountain Opry.