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Anderson to celebrate 90th birthday

JACKSON — Arlene Anderson of Jackson will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday. She was born May 26, 1927. Cards will reach her at 1508 N. Hwy #203, Jackson, MN 56143.

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Tietje to celebrate 90th birthday

Tietje to celebrate 90th birthday FAIRMONT — Vernon Tietje of Fairmont will celebrate his 90th birthday with family this weekend. He was born May 19, 1927. Cards will reach him at 610 Summit Drive, #109, Fairmont, MN 56031.

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Hagen to celebrate 80th birthday

Hagen to celebrate 80th birthday FAIRMONT — Marlyn Hagen of Fairmont will celebrate his 80th birthday Monday. He was born May 15, 1937. Cards will reach him at 1216 S. State St., Fairmont, MN 56031.

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Heifner to celebrate 90th birthday

Heifner to celebrate 90th birthday FAIRMONT — Jerald Heifner of Fairmont will celebrate his 90th birthday with family Saturday. He was born May 13, 1927. Cards will reach him at 118 Hornpipe St., Fairmont, MN 56031.

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Voyles-Kallemeyn to wed June 11

LEWISVILLE — Alissa Voyles and Dylan Kallemeyn announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Scott and Heidi Voyles of Lewisville, and Joe and Lisa Kallemeyn of Fairmont. Alissa is self-employed with Keep ’Em Runnin’ Equine Massage. Dylan is ...

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Snyder-Schaal to wed Oct. 28

FAIRMONT — Jennifer Snyder and Bradley Schaal announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Paula Snyder of Fairmont, Marsha Muller of Fairmont, Mark Snyder and David Schaal, both deceased. Jennifer attended cosmetology school in San Diego, Calif. She is ...

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Christians-Douglas to wed Oct. 7

FAIRMONT — Laura Christians and Matthew Douglas announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Kent and Marlys Christians, Randy and Karen Douglas, all of Fairmont. Laura graduated from Iowa Lakes Community College with associate’s degrees in early childhood ...

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Geistfeld-Schock to wed June 24

TRUMAN — Haley Geistfeld and Garrett Schock announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Troy and Yolonda Geistfeld of Truman, Greg and Lori Schock of Granada. Haley graduated from Minnesota State-Mankato with a degree in elementary education. She is ...

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Carlson-Hallman wed Dec. 17

TRIMONT — Hilary Ann Carlson and Samuel Michael Hallman were married Dec. 17, 2016, at Evangelical Covenant Church in Trimont. Pastor Kaleb Hurley of Albert Lea officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Kermit and Robin Carlson of Trimont, and Matthew and Stephanie Hallman of ...

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Elder-Seeman married Nov. 19

AMBOY — Anne Elder and Travis Seeman were married Nov. 19, 2016, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Prior Lake. Parents of the couple are Howie Elder of Apple Valley, Molly Elder of Eagan, Jerry and Dorene Seeman of Amboy. Maid of honor was Heather Brown, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids ...

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Pannkuk-Nichols wed Nov. 5

FAIRMONT — Amy Pannkuk and Jared Nichols were married Nov. 5, 2016, at Kellerman’s Event Center in White Bear Lake, Minn. Parents of the couple are Bill and Barb Pannkuk of Fairmont, Wade and LeeAnn Magel of Naples, Fla., and Randy and Denise Nichols of Carlisle, Iowa. Amy is a Fairmont ...

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Durkee-Heimer wed Sept. 17

TRUMAN — Elizabeth Amy Durkee and Mitchell Curtis Heimer were married Sept. 17, 2016, at United Methodist Church in Owatonna. The Rev. Scott Williams officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Mark and Margaret Durkee of Truman, Curt and Lisa Heimer of Adams. Matron of honor was ...

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Gilmores to celebrate 55 years

Gilmores to celebrate 55 years FAIRMONT — An open house celebration honoring Ron and Elaine Gilmore’s 55th wedding anniversary will be 3-6 p.m. Sunday in the shelter house at Sylvania Park, Fairmont. They were married May 17, 1962.

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Riggses to celebrate 45 years

Riggses to celebrate 45 years FAIRMONT — Dave and Donna Riggs of Fairmont will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary Saturday. They were married May 20, 1972. Cards will reach them at 426 Victoria St., Fairmont, MN 56031.

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Lobbs to celebrate 55 years

Lobbs to celebrate 55 years WINNEBAGO — Richard and Nancy Lobb of Winnebago will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary Friday. They were married May 19, 1962. Cards will reach them at 1995 290th Ave., Winnebago, MN 56098.

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Vanderfords to mark 60 years

Vanderfords to mark 60 years FAIRMONT — Darold and Arleen Vanderford of Fairmont celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Monday. They were married May 1, 1957. Cards will reach them at 304 W. Anna St., Fairmont, MN 56031.

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People & Events

Library announces closing All Martin County libraries will be closed Saturday and Monday in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Also, the Martin County Library in Fairmont will begin summer hours beginning Tuesday. The hours will be: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays; 9 ...

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Flea Market slated this weekend The 140th annual Antique Show and Flea Market will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday at Vick’s Corner, at the junction of highway 9 and 86, in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Antiques, collectibles and more will be sold. Dealers from several states in the ...

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Parkinson’s group sets Thursday meeting Parkinson’s Support Group will meet 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the main library at Grace Lutheran Church, 300 S. Grant St., Fairmont. The guest speaker will be optometrist Dr. Spencer Seibert. All interested persons are welcome to join them. Class of ...

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Early Risers to hold Wednesday meeting Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Fairmont will meet 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. The program will feature Seth Becker, financial adviser from Tiarks, Becker & Hackett Financial, who will give a financial presentation. The public ...

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New Arrivals

Beckham John Steinke, son of David and Brittany Steinke of Fairmont, was born April 1, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. He has a brother, Sullivan. Grandparents are Neil and Jane Jensen of Fairmont, Donald Steinke and Roberta Iverson of the Twin ...

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Cavan Andrew Carlson, son of Chad and Tonya Carlson of Granada, was born March 28, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. He has a sister, Cahpri. Grandparents are Chris and Kathy Carlson, Tony and Kris Origer, all of Fairmont. Great-grandparents ...

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Charlotte Grace Kroneman, daughter of Peter and Trynda (Oberg) Kroneman of Rochester, was born April 13, 2017, in Rochester. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces. She has a sister, Gretchen. Grandparents are Jan Oberg of Fairmont, Larry Kroneman of Rochester, Don Oberg and Bonnie Kroneman, both ...

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Iris Leigh Steinkamp, daughter of Lee and Kaylynn Steinkamp of Fairmont, was born Feb. 15, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces. She has a brother, Luther. Grandparents are Tony and Kris Origer of Fairmont, Loren Steinkamp of Alleman, Iowa, and ...