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Harder to celebrate 100th birthday

OOSTBURG, Wis. — An open house celebration to honor the 100th birthday of Donald Harder, formerly of Fairmont, will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at Pine Haven, 701 Pine Dr., No. 142, Oostburg, WI 53070. He was born Jan. 18, 1919.

Kahler to celebrate 90th birthday

TRUMAN — Duane Kahler of Truman will celebrate his 90th birthday Monday. He was born Dec. 31, 1928. Cards and birthday wishes will reach him at 1240 E. Business Highway 83, Lot 63, Mission, TX 78572-9351.

Rasmussen to celebrate 90th birthday

DOLLIVER — A card shower honoring Jeannine Rasmussen’s 90th birthday is requested. She was born Jan. 4, 1929. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 5075 130th St., Dolliver, IA 50531.

Zinke to celebrate 80th birthday

LEWISVILLE — Edith Zinke of Lewisville will celebrate her 80th birthday Monday. She was born Dec. 24, 1938. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at P.O. Box 175, Lewisville, MN 56060.

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Gronewald-Fordice plan wedding

FAIRMONT — Dr. Jeff Fordice and Ann Gronewald announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Ann farms near Granada, and Jeff practices dentistry in Fairmont. A March 2019 wedding with their children and grandchildren is being planned.

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.

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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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Hartmanns to celebrate 50 years

FAIRMONT — Phil and Pam Hartmann of Fairmont will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married Dec. 27, 1968.

Siebels to celebrate 70 years

FAIRMONT — Ken and Kathy Siebel of Fairmont will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Sunday. They were married Dec. 30, 1948. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 850 Goldfinch St., Room 209, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Rudolphs to mark 50 years

EAST CHAIN — Chuck and Evelyn Rudolph of East Chain will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married Dec. 27, 1968. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 6 Elm Road, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Johnsons to celebrate 65 years

FAIRMONT — Richard and Shirley Johnson of Fairmont will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with family Thursday. They were married Dec. 20, 1953. Cards will reach them at 1541 Southgate Drive, Fairmont, MN 56031.

People & Events | VIEW ALL

People & Events

Woodcarvers set Tuesday meeting Community Education and Recreation woodcarving group will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday in the art room at Fairmont Elementary School. Park on the south side of the building and use the CER office door. No charge. New and experienced carvers are welcome. Soil health ...

People & Events

St. John Vianney women to hold sew-a-thon St. John Vianney Council of Catholic Women will hold a sew-a-thon Saturday in the hospitality area at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont. The project is Britches for Boys, made from T-shirts, which will be sent to the Haiti missions. An ...

People & Events

Class of 1962 to meet Fairmont High School class of 1962, spouses and friends will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Pizza Ranch, Fairmont. Welcome Legion to host cribbage tourney Welcome American Legion Post 553 will host a cribbage tournament Saturday. Registration will begin at ...

People & Events

Tractor association to meet Thursday Prairieland Antique Tractor Association will meet 7:30 p.m. Thursday at McDonald’s in Fairmont. The public is welcome to attend. Free soup meal this weekend in Fairmont The Shepherd’s In, a new nonprofit, will serve a free soup meal from noon to 2 ...

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New Arrivals

Baker Edwin Harris, son of Jake and Tiffany Harris of Fairmont, was born Jan. 7, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces. He has two brothers, Nolan and Camden. Grandparents are Darryl and Tammy Harris of Fairmont, Ed and MaryLou Lenort of East Chain.

New Arrivals

Ryan Joseph Thate, son of Robert and Alexis Thate of Fairmont, was born Dec. 1, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents are Brian and Julie Thate, Jennifer Weber, and Harold and Cheryl Manthey.

New Arrivals

Zimmry Andrew McGovern, son of Andrew and Jennifer McGovern, was born Dec. 19, 2018, in the Seattle/Tacoma, Wash. area. He weighed 5 pounds, 1 ounce. Grandparents are Leslie Walkowiak of Fairmont, John Walkowiak of Minneapolis, Tom and Darlene McGovern of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and the late ...

Oliver Fredrick Cordova

Oliver Fredrick Cordova, son of David Cordova and Cassandra Rheingans of Welcome, was born Dec. 14, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 10 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents are David and Maureen Cordova, Rodney and Tammy Krueger, all of Fairmont, and Tina Rheingans of Elmore.