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Swenson to celebrate 80th birthday

Swenson to celebrate 80th birthday FAIRMONT — Arnie Swenson of Fairmont will celebrate his 80th birthday Tuesday. He was born Aug. 1, 1937. Cards will reach him at 1502 N. North Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

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Harper to celebrate 95th birthday

Harper to celebrate 95th birthday FAIRMONT — Eva Harper will celebrate her 95th birthday Tuesday. She was born Aug. 1, 1922. Cards and greetings will reach her at Lakeview Health Services, 610 Summit Drive, Room 308, Fairmont, MN 56031.

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Coleman to celebrate 90th birthday

Coleman to celebrate 90th birthday TRUMAN — Kenny Coleman of Truman will celebrate his 90th birthday Monday. He was born July 31, 1927. Cards will reach him at 77118 430th St., Truman, MN 56088.

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Fritz to celebrate 100th birthday

Fritz to celebrate 100th birthday FAIRMONT — A card shower honoring Agnes Fritz’s 100th birthday is requested. She was born July 24, 1917. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 233 180th Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

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Cummins-Miller to wed Aug. 12

FAIRMONT — Jessica Cummins and Paul Miller announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Terry and Lori Cummins, Randy and Connie Miller, all of Fairmont. Jessica studied early childhood education at South Central College in North Mankato. She is employed at ...

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VonHoldt-Vanasse to wed Aug. 19

FAIRMONT — Carlee VonHoldt and Nic Vanasse announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Robert and Heidi VonHoldt of Granada, Jeff and Kristi Vanasse of Fairmont. An Aug. 19 wedding will be held at the Vanasse residence in Fairmont.

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Gerhardt-Nelson to wed Oct. 21

FAIRMONT — Stacie Gerhardt and Randy Nelson of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Fairmont, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are the late Richard Berg and JoAnn Berg of Fairmont, and the late Gerald and Mary Nelson of Fairmont. Stacie graduated from ...

Ringell-Sinn to wed July 1

SHERBURN — Alexandra Ringnell and Tyler Sinn announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Troy and Laura Ringnell of Sherburn, Jeff and Beth Sinn of Trimont. A July 1 wedding will be held in Sherburn.

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Voyles-Kallemeyn wed June 11

LEWISVILLE — Alissa Voyles and Dylan Kallemeyn were married June 11, 2017, at Jim River Ranch near Redfield, S.D. Pastor Jim Fleming officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Scott and Heidi Voyles of Lewisville, and Joe and Lisa Kallemeyn of Fairmont. Matron of honor was ...

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Betts-Patrick married Nov. 5

FAIRMONT — Andrea Elizabeth Betts and Logan James Patrick were married Nov. 5, 2016, at Holy Family Catholic Church in East Chain. Deacon Timothy Dolan, uncle of the bride, and Father Peter Klein officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Paul and Mary Betts of Fairmont, Robert and ...

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Berhow-Hill married May 5

FAIRMONT — Jodi Lynn Berhow and Jesse John Hill were married May 5, 2017, in Myrtle Beach, S.C., with Eric Hunt officiating the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Garry and Julie Berhow, Elizabeth “Liz” Hill, all of Fairmont, and Jason and Tami Hill of Wisconsin. Matron of honor was ...

Bird-Myers married April 29

FAIRMONT — JoAnn Bird and Curtis Myers were married April 29, 2017, in a small ceremony officiated by the bride’s first cousin at Cedar Creek Park in Fairmont. JoAnn teaches piano and organ lessons. The couple resides in Fairmont.

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Waterburys to celebrate 30 years

FAIRMONT — Bob and Chris Waterbury of Fairmont will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary Monday. They were married July 31, 1987. Cards will reach them at 219 S. Orient St., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Personius’ to celebrate 60 years

FAIRMONT — Glen and Jeanne Personius of Fairmont will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were married July 6, 1957. Cards will reach them at 201 Cottonwood Road, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Beckendorfs to celebrate 60 years

APPLETON, Wis. — Leon and Ruth Ann Beckendorf, formerly of the Ceylon area, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this Thursday. They were married June 29, 1957. Cards will reach them at 808 S. Kensington Drive, Appleton, WI 54915.

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Simmerings to mark 50 years

Simmerings to mark 50 years FAIRMONT — An open house honoring Kenneth and Kathryn Simmering’s 50th wedding anniversary will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Red Rock Center, 222 E. Blue Earth Ave., Fairmont. They were married June 25, 1967.

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People & Events

Support class planned in Faribault County There will be a Caregiver Support Group meeting 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 605 W. State St., Kiester. All those interested are welcome to attend. College News Courtney Guetter of Fairmont was named to the dean’s list for ...

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Bethel Free plans Friday movie night Bethel Evangelical Free Church will host a family movie night Friday in the great room at the church located at 1125 S. State St., Fairmont. The movie “Woodlawn” will be shown. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie will start 7 p.m. Popcorn, candy ...

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Church to hold Bible school next week A children’s Vacation Bible School for children ages 3 and up will be held 6-8 p.m. July 31 to Aug. 3 at Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church, 323 E. First St., Fairmont. All those eligible are invited to attend. For more information, contact the ...

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Caregiver Support class planned today There will be a “Caring for those with Dementia” class 10 a.m. today at the Interfaith Caregivers office, 301 N. Main St., Blue Earth. Anyone interested may attend. Early Risers to hold Wednesday meeting Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Fairmont will ...

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New Arrivals

Charlotte Grace Unke, daughter of Ryan and Sarah Unke of Fairmont, was born June 4, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Grandparents are Kurt and GeDee Unke of Northrop, Gary and Sherri Ettesvold of Granada. Great-grandparents are Roland and ...

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Amelia Joy Maloney, daughter of Chris and Marisa Maloney of Brandon, S.D., was born June 2, 2017, in Sioux Falls. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. She has sisters, Lillian and Norah, and a brother, Leland. Grandparents are Sue Wilken of Fairmont, and Mike and Carolyn Maloney of Sioux Falls.

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Sun Green Wilking, daughter of Caleb and Aline Wilking of rural Sherburn, was born June 30, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 8 pounds. Grandparents are Tracy and Beth Melson of Trimont, Deb and Randy Schneider of Truman, Randy Wilking of Truman and Mary Clayton of ...

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Easton Lee Haugen, son of Josh and Hannah Haugen of Fairmont, was born June 9, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces. He has a sister, Ivorie. Grandparents are Sarah Kramer of Sherburn, Keith Griese of Sherburn, Tammy Fritz of Welcome, and Cody ...