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Rosenberg to celebrate 85th birthday

FAIRMONT — Vernon Rosenberg of rural Fairmont will celebrate his 85th birthday with family Sunday. He was born March 3, 1934. Cards will reach him at 816 150th Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Pannkuk to celebrate 95th birthday

FAIRMONT — Betty Anderson Pannkuk of Fairmont will celebrate her 95th birthday Friday. She was born March 1, 1924. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 850 Goldfinch St., No. 404, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Hinrichs to celebrate 80th birthday

AMBOY — William Hinrichs of Amboy, formerly of Welcome, will celebrate his 80th birthday Wednesday. He was born Feb. 20, 1939. Cards and birthday wishes will reach him at P.O. Box 3, Amboy, MN 56010.

Baumgart to celebrate 95th birthday

FAIRMONT — Irene Baumgart of Fairmont, formerly of Welcome will celebrate her 95th birthday Wednesday. She was born Feb. 20, 1924. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 850 Goldfinch St., Apt. 304, Fairmont, MN 56031.

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Erickson-Vu to marry June 2

FAIRMONT — Linnea Erickson and Joshua Vu announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Dr. Jon and Donna Erickson of Fairmont, Hung Vu and Hien Nguyen of Albert Lea. Linnea graduated from Bethel University in St. Paul, with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. ...

Schrader-Hartke to wed June 15

FAIRMONT — Sierra Schrader and Jacob Hartke announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Dennis and Jodie Schrader, and Bradley and Elizabeth Hartke, all of Fairmont. Sierra graduated from Minnesota State University-Mankato with a degree in social work. She ...

Hasek-Huss to marry May 4

FAIRMONT — Angie Hasek and Andrew Huss announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Wayne and Christine Hasek of Fairmont, and Marty and Lori Huss of Jordan. Angie graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a bachelor’s degree in business ...

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.

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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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Borntragers marking 60 years

TRIMONT — John and Beverly Borntrager of Trimont will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married March 28, 1959. Cards will reach them at 670 190th St., Trimont, MN 56176.

Boesches to celebrate 40 years

TRUMAN — A celebration honoring the 40th wedding anniversary of Lowell and Joyce Boesch will be held 4-8 p.m. March 30 at the Truman Community Building, 313 N. First Ave. West, in Truman. They were married in 1979.

Johnsons to celebrate 65 years

SWEA CITY — An open house celebration honoring the 65th wedding anniversary of Joseph and Elaine Johnson of Swea City will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall at First Baptist Church, 207 Fourth St. N., in Swea City. They were married March 4, 1954. Cards and anniversary wishes will ...

Johnsons to celebrate 65 years

SWEA CITY — An open house honoring Joseph and Elaine Johnson’s 65th wedding anniversary will be 2-4 p.m. March 23 at First Baptist Church, 207 Fourth St. N., in Swea City, Iowa. They were married March 4, 1954.

People & Events | VIEW ALL

People & Events

Jaguar summer ball signup planned Jaguar summer youth baseball and softball signup will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Elizabeth Chevrolet in Truman or 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the school gym commons at Granada-Huntley-East Chain School in Granada. There is no fee to participate. Woodcarvers ...

People & Events

Great Books to meet Monday Great Books will meet 9:30 a.m. Monday in the back room at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. The story is “Are We Not Men?” by T.C. Boyle. Martin Luther to present music event The music department at Martin Luther High School in Northrop will present a Sacred ...

People & Events

St. John Vianney plans Sunday meal A free hot meal hosted by St. John Vianney Catholic Church will be 6 p.m. Sunday at the church, 901 S. Prairie Ave., Fairmont. They serve a free meal the fourth Sunday of every month. Everyone is welcome. Library to host ‘Pajama Tales’ on Monday The ...

People & Events

Ruby’s Pantry plans food distribution Ruby’s Pantry, a community food outreach program, will hold a food distribution from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at East Chain Evangelical Free Church, 507 280th Ave., rural East Chain. There are no income or residency guidelines. Ruby’s Pantry is funded ...

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New Arrivals

Leo John Ufer, son of John and Katelyn Ufer of Truman, was born Feb. 26, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. He has brothers, Mack and Luke, and a sister, Alivia. Grandparents are Mark and Julie Ufer of Sherburn, Daryl and Kendra Dobie of ...

New Arrivals

Huxley John Meyeraan, son of Brett and Alysha Meyeraan of Fairmont, was born Feb. 12, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. He has a sister, Addison. Grandparents are William and Randi Meyeraan, and Ryan and Melissa Waterbury.

Emmah Marie Teveldal

Emmah Marie Teveldal, daughter of Ethan and Laura Teveldal of Fairmont, was born Dec. 15, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces. She has a sister, Sarah. Grandparents are Pat Teveldal, Terry and Cindy Viesselman, all of Fairmont, and Doug and Laurna ...

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.