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Lehman to celebrate 100th birthday

FAIRMONT — Leona Lehman of Fairmont will celebrate her 100th birthday Thursday. She was born Dec. 13, 1918. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 1793 190th Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Harris to celebrate 80th birthday

FAIRMONT — Anna Harris of Fairmont will celebrate her 80th birthday on Thanksgiving Day next Thursday. She was born Nov. 22, 1938. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 2210 N. North Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Buchan to celebrate 80th birthday

WELCOME — Charlene “Char” Buchan of Welcome will celebrate her 80th birthday Thursday. She was born Nov. 1, 1938. Cards will reach her at 201 Campbell St., Apt. 1, Welcome, MN 56181.

Thompson to celebrate 90th birthday

FAIRMONT — Kathryn M. Thompson of Fairmont will celebrate her 90th birthday Tuesday. She was born Oct. 30, 1928. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 1306 School St., Fairmont, MN 56031.

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Evelsizer-Comer to wed Oct. 20

FAIRMONT — Aimee Evelsizer and Andy Comer announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Bob and Gwen Evelsizer of Fairmont, Pat and Ann Comer of Isanti. Aimee graduated from South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D., with a degree in Early Childhood ...

Kunes-Karre to marry March 16

FAIRMONT — Carly Kunes and Erik Karre announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Mike and Julie Kunes of Columbus, Neb., and Tom and LaDonna Karre of Kearney, Neb. Carly graduated in 2010 from Hastings Community College in Hastings, Neb., with an ...

Evans-Anderson to wed Sept. 21

FAIRMONT — Jennifer (Baarts) Evans and Brent Anderson announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Dolores Baarts of Fairmont, the late James Baarts, and Arthur and Judy Anderson of Minneapolis. A Sept. 21 wedding is planned at Machine Shop in Minneapolis.

Harms-Loucks to wed Sept. 22

LAKOTA — Amanda Harms and Andrew Loucks announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Dennis and Sheila Harms of Aplington, Iowa, Wayne and Shirley Rankin of Lake Mills, Iowa, and the late Brad Loucks. Amanda is a graduate of Aplington-Parkersburg School ...

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Xiao-Heuer married Feb. 20

FAIRMONT — Monroe Xiao and Ian Heuer were married Feb. 20, 2018, in Chongqing, China. Parents of the couple are Mr. Xuemin Xiao of Chongqing, China, Ms. Zhiwei Zhao of Johannesburg, South Africa, and John and Kathy Heuer of Fairmont. Monroe operates a vintage jewelry and apparel re-sale ...

Gruenes-Hasek marry June 16

FAIRMONT — Carolyn Gruenes and Andrew Hasek were married June 16, 2018, at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minn. Parents of the couple are Dave and Mary Gruenes of St. Cloud, and Wayne and Christine Hasek of Fairmont. Matron of honor was Jenny Roy, sister of the bride. ...

Tufano-Hueman marry June 2

FAIRMONT — Kelly Tufano and Dylan Hueman were married June 2, 2018, at First Congregational Church of Christ in Eau Claire, Wis. Parents of the couple are Dominic and Nancy Tufano of Lake Zurich, Ill., Steve and Tina Jette of Fairmont, and the late Nick Hueman. Kelly graduated from the ...

Plathe-Collins married April 21

FAIRMONT — Rachel R. Plathe and Jordan M. Collins were married April 21, 2018, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nev. Parents of the couple are Duane Plathe and Karen Plathe, both of Fairmont, Jim Collins of Chanhassen, Brian and Patty Breitbarth of Coon Rapids. Maid of honor was Cassie ...

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Smiths to celebrate 25 years

TRUMAN — Lonnie and Connie Smith of Truman will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Tuesday. They were married Nov. 20, 1993.

Kivis to celebrate 70 years

FAIRMONT — James and Evelyn (Pesola) Kivi of Fairmont will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Tuesday. They were married Oct. 30, 1948. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 620 Summit Dr., Apt. 407, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Bassetts to celebrate 60 years

Bassetts to celebrate 60 years FAIRMONT — Dean and Sharon Bassett of Fairmont will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today. They were married Oct. 11, 1958. Cards will reach them at 1116 N. Orient St., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Torgersons to mark 70 years

FAIRMONT — An open house honoring the 70th wedding anniversary of Wayne and Donna Torgerson of Fairmont will be 2-4 p.m. Oct. 13 in the activity room at Ingleside Assisted Living in Fairmont. They were married Oct. 10, 1948.

People & Events | VIEW ALL

People & Events

Chubb House tea and bake sale today Chubb House ladies will host a Christmas tea and bake sale 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Chubb House, 209 Lake Ave., in Fairmont. There will be baked goodies for sale. No reservations needed. The cost is a donation that will help with the preservation of ...

People & Events

First Congregational to hold cookie walk The fourth annual Cookie Walk will be held 4-6 p.m. tonight and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 319 Downtown Plaza, Fairmont. Lots of cookies, candies, snack mix, and lefse will be available. Pick what you want ...

People & Events

East Chain church plans coffee party East Chain United Methodist Church will host its monthly community coffee party from 8:30-11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Rolls, donuts, treats, coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice will be served. Free will offering. Everyone is welcome. Korean vets plan ...

People & Events

Class of 1951 to meet Fairmont High School class of 1951, spouses and friends will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. Class of 1953 to lunch Fairmont High School class of 1953 will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. Welcome ...

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New Arrivals

Sutton Evelyn Shaw, daughter of Justin and Amanda Shaw of Mankato, was born Nov. 16, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces. She has a brother, Lawson and a sister, Ellie. Grandparents are Kevin and Lynette Shaw of Welcome, Mike and Deb Navarro of Ft. ...

New Arrivals

Clarissa Skye Schaller, daughter of Brian Schaller and Kacey Cole of Mankato, was born Nov. 19, 2018, at Immanuel St. Joseph’s-Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces. She has a brother, Alec. Grandparents are John and Marilyn Vandenhemel of Fairmont, and Tim ...

New Arrivals

Harper Mae Becker, daughter of Jeffrey Becker and Jennifer Sukalski of Sherburn, was born Oct. 27, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces. She has a brother, Reese. Grandparents are Mary Kotewa, and Roger Sukalski. Great-grandmothers are Caroline ...

New Arrivals

Lyla Ann Olson, daughter of Rod and Kayla Olson of Trimont, was born Oct. 5, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces. Grandparents are Bob and Lenore Olson of Trimont, Phil and Tammy Armstrong of Fairmont. Great-grandparents are Mary Olson of Sherburn, ...