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Kesler to celebrate 90th birthday

TRUMAN — Lila L. Kesler of Truman will celebrate her 90th birthday Monday. She was born April 9, 1928. Cards will reach her at 2295 State Highway 15, Truman, MN 56088.

Landsteiner to celebrate 90th birthday

FAIRMONT — Vincent Landsteiner of Fairmont will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday. He was born April 7, 1928. Cards will reach him at 111 Chestnut St., Fairmont, MN 56031

Shottenkirk to celebrate 80th birthday

SWEA CITY — A card shower honoring Lorrie Shottenkirk’s 80th birthday is requested. She was born April 8, 1938. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at P.O. Box 429, Swea City, IA 50590.

Johnson to celebrate 90th birthday

TRUMAN — Mavis Johnson of Truman will celebrate her 90th birthday March 31. She was born March 31, 1928. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at Heartland Senior Living, 400 N. Fourth Ave. East, Truman, MN 56088.

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Gruenes-Hasek to wed June 16

FAIRMONT — Carolyn Gruenes and Andrew Hasek announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Dave and Mary Gruenes of St. Cloud, Wayne and Christine Hasek of Fairmont. Carolyn graduated from St. Catherine University with bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and ...

Christensen-Kuhlers to wed Aug. 25

FAIRMONT — Emily Christensen and Anthony Kuhlers announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Jeff and Doreen Christensen of Springfield, and Dana and Sandy Kuhlers of Fairmont. Emily is a program director for REM Heartland Inc. in Fairmont. Anthony is ...

Plathe-Collins to wed April 21

FAIRMONT — Rachel R. Plathe and Jordan M. Collins announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Duane Plathe and Karen Plathe, both of Fairmont, Jim Collins of Chanhassen, Brian and Patty Breitbarth of Coon Rapids. Rachel is employed as a hair stylist at Sport ...

Strom-Brammeier to wed May 19

FAIRMONT — Adrienne Danielle Strom and Justin Donald Brammeier announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Douglas and Michelle Strom of Fort Wayne, Ind., Donald and Susan Brammeier of Ceylon. Adrienne is employed as a production manager for Christensen ...

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Nyberg-Reeve married Nov. 4

FAIRMONT — Kara Nyberg and Matt Reeve were married Nov. 4, 2017, at Greysolon Plaza in Duluth. Judge Eric Braaten officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Kent and Wendy Nyberg of Bovey, and Lynn and Beth Reeve of Fairmont. Matron of honor was Sonja Nyberg of Minneapolis, sister ...

Ray-McDonald married Oct. 28

FAIRMONT — Kelsey N. Ray and Brent S. McDonald were married Oct. 28, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Worthington. Father Jim Callahan officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Ron and Kris Ray of Worthington, Steve and Lori McDonald of Fairmont. Maid of honor was ...

Dukart, Smith marry Sept. 9

FAIRMONT — Carly Rae Dukart and Bradley John Smith were married Sept. 9, 2017, at Leopold’s Mississippi Gardens in Minneapolis. Parents of the couple are Scott and Nancy Dukart of Lakeville, Marklynn Smith-Wegner of Fairmont, and the late Richard Smith. Matron of honor was Casey ...

Haugen-Pauling wed Sept. 23

SHERBURN — Jacquelyn JoAnne Haugen and Lyle Lynn Pauling Jr. were married Sept. 23, 2017, at Mini-Wakan State Park in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Greg Wede, friend of the bride’s family, officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Bruce and Jeannette Haugen of Sherburn, Lynda Hatland of ...

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Neusches to mark 50 years

FAIRMONT — Chuck and Mary Jo Neusch of Fairmont will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday. They were married April 27, 1968. An anniversary celebration with family and friends is planned for July. Cards will reach them at 2134 80th St., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Schultzes to celebrate 65 years

CEYLON – A celebration with family and friends honoring Lawrence and Lola Schultze’s 65th wedding anniversary will be held 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Legends II in Ceylon. They were married Jan. 2, 1953.

Loofts to celebrate 60 years

LEDYARD – A card shower honoring John and Berniece Loofts’ 60th wedding anniversary is requested. They were married March 15, 1958. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 4402 140th Ave., Ledyard, IA 50556.

Nelsons to celebrate 50 years

SHERBURN — An open house celebration honoring Stan and Sandi Nelson’s 50th wedding anniversary will be held 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the First Congregational Church, 212 N. Prairie St. in Sherburn. No gifts, please. They were married Feb. 24, 1968.

People & Events | VIEW ALL

People & Events

Sportsman Club plans trap shooting event East Chain Sportsman’s Club will hold a trap shoot at noon Sunday at the club a half-mile north of East Chain on 254th Avenue. They will shoot practice rounds and 16-25 yard Oakley’s, Jeopardy’s and Boondocks. The grill will be on all day. For ...

People & Events

Genealogical Society sets meeting Martin County Genealogical Society will meet 9 a.m. Saturday at the Pioneer Museum, 304 E. Blue Earth Ave., in Fairmont. Refreshments will be served and plans for upcoming guest speakers will be discussed. The public is welcome. For more information, call ...

People & Events

School to hold auction fundraiser St. Paul Lutheran School of Fairmont’s basket auction fundraiser will begin 5 p.m. Friday at the school, located at 201 Oxford St. in Fairmont. A meal of pulled pork sandwiches, assorted salads, cookies, bars and lemonade will be served from 5:30-6:30 p.m. ...

People & Events

Tractor association schedules meeting Prairieland Antique Tractor Association will meet 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Heritage Acres, 507 W. Lake Ave., Fairmont. The public is welcome to attend. Class of 1962 to meet Fairmont High School class of 1962, spouses and friends will meet for lunch 11:30 ...

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New Arrivals

Zoey Rae Jensen, daughter of Ethan and Katelyn Jensen of Armstrong was born March 27, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. Grandparents are Steve and Dee Jensen, and Neil and Marilyn Cheever. Great-grandparents are Donna Jensen, Bob and Karen ...

New Arrivals

Baylor Richard William Bergemann, son of Kody and Hannah Bergemann of Fairmont, was born March 28, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces. He has a brother, Braxton. Grandparents are Ken and Kathy Bergemann, David and Sandy Krusemark, all of Fairmont, ...

New Arrivals

Deegan Lee Breitbarth, son of Jared and Jenna Breitbarth of Fairmont, was born March 20, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce. He has a sister, Cadence and a brother, Dane. Grandparents are Craig and Sheila Breitbarth, Rich and Julie ...

New Arrivals

Hayden Cooper Hartung, son of Dustyn and Leah Hartung of Fairmont, was born March 19, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. Grandparents are David and Dawn Hartung of Welcome, Kevin and Nora Kahler of Fairmont.