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Brolsma to celebrate 90th birthday

FAIRMONT — An open house celebration for Arlene Brolsma’s 90th birthday will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center, 610 Summit Dr., Fairmont. Your presence will be her most cherished gift. She was born Oct. 16, 1928.

Johnson to celebrate 80th birthday

FAIRMONT — An open house honoring Dennis Johnson’s 80th birthday, will be held 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Senior Citizen Center located at 414 Downtown Plaza in Fairmont. Your presence will be his most cherished gift. He was born Oct. 20, 1938.

Tow to celebrate 90th birthday

FAIRMONT — Kathryn Tow of Fairmont will celebrate her 90th birthday today. She was born Oct. 5, 1928. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 1640 Blue Jay Blvd., No. 113, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Brodt to mark 100th birthday

FAIRMONT — An open house celebration honoring Mildred Brodt’s 100th birthday will be 2-4 p.m. Oct. 6 at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 319 Downtown Plaza, Fairmont. She was born Oct. 7, 1918. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 1807 140th 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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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.

Sieglers to celebrate 60 years

FAIRMONT — Larry and Betty Siegler of Fairmont will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married Sept. 13, 1958. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 2617 Poetter Circle, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Whiteheads to celebrate 50 years

WELCOME — An open house celebration honoring Bruce and Deb Whitehead’s 50th wedding anniversary will be 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the Truman Church of Christ, 401 W. Ciro St. in Truman. Your presence will be their gift. They were married Aug. 24, 1968. If you’re unable to attend the open ...

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People & Events

Heritage Acres to hold Fall Festival Heritage Acres in Fairmont will host its annual Fall Festival on Sunday. A worship service will begin at 10 a.m. in the chapel, followed by a soup and sandwich dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Prairieville building. The cost for the dinner is $8 for ...

People & Events

Class of 1964 to meet Fairmont High School class of 1964 will meet for lunch 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Pizza Ranch, Fairmont. Genealogy Society sets Saturday meeting Martin County Genealogy Society will hold its monthly meeting 9 a.m. Saturday at the Pioneer Museum, Fairmont. Members and ...

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. College News The following area students received degrees and honors after the 2018 spring semester at Winona State University: Blue Earth — ...

People and Events

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 this week will feature Lisa DeBoer, owner and operator of the Fairmont Pizza Ranch. The public is invited to attend. Tractor association ...

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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, ...

New Arrivals

Griffin Lee Hansen, son of Bryan and Emily Hansen of Sherburn, was born Sept. 28, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 8 pounds. He has a brother, Gracin and a sister, Elayna. Grandparents are Marv and Nancy Hansen of Sherburn, Rick and Deb DeBoer of ...

New Arrivals

Brezlyn JoAnn Bewley, daughter of Collin and Hayley Bewley of Fairmont, was born Sept. 13, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces. Grandparents are Paul and Jamie Bewley of Lakeville, Jim Grefe of Truman, David and Sandy Krusemark of ...

New Arrivals

Henry William Sauck, son of Matthew and Ashley Sauck of Granada, was born Sept. 15, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces. Grandparents are Brian and Linda Sauck, Pat and Pam Gerken, all of Fairmont.