Workshop vendor show set for Friday

TRUMAN — The movie “Wonder” will be shown for free beginning 6 p.m. Friday at the Truman Elementary Auditorium.

Children younger than sixth grade must be accompanied by an adult.

Concessions will be available.

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Santa’s Workshop vendor show will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at C & B Operations (John Deere) along Highway 15 South in Truman. There will be specials on John Deere toys, door prizes, refreshments, as well as a chance to shop for different kinds of items displayed by the many vendors.

This is the 13th year that C & B Operations has hosted this event. So come out and get a start on your holiday shopping.

Mr. and Mrs. Claus will also be there for the event and will be ready for any first-time season pictures. They say no one is ever TOO old for a Santa picture.

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St. Paul’s Lutheran Church youth group will serve a spaghetti dinner from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. They will serve spaghetti with meat sauce, Nancy Jo’s French bread, lettuce salad and ice cream for a donation. Money raised will help with their expenses to the National Youth Gathering to be held this summer in Minneapolis.

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To our veterans, our heroes, we appreciate the sacrifices you made for our country and for protecting the freedoms we enjoy.

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A lunch and learn program featuring Jamie Kotewa from the Fairmont Police Department will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Fairmont Covenant Church Fellowship Hall. He will be speaking about senior fraud.

Following his presentation, a lunch of hot chicken sandwiches, pasta salad, cranberries and pumpkin dessert will be served. There will be a donation taken to defray meal costs.

Please call the CREST office to reserve a spot at (507) 238-3833. This event is open to anyone in the area.

Fraud is making its appearance in many forms and it is important to be aware and hear this information.

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Truman City Council meets 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The change of date is due to election day and observing Veterans Day.

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The month of November is a perfect time to honor the brave men and women serving in our military by providing them with a military Bible stick. These are small digital audio players preloaded with the complete New Testament and selected Psalms.

Every ear, 180,000 servicemen and women will either join or leave the military. Let’s honor those who are serving and have served with a military Bible stick. The cost of each Bible stick is $25 or any amount you can give to help as much as possible. Make your check payable to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 110 E. Fourth St. N., Truman, MN 56088 or St. John’s Lutheran Church, 317 S. Main St., P.O. Box 760, Sherburn, MN 56171.

For more information on this “Hope for our Heroes” project write to Military Bible Stick, 2421 Aztec Road NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87107 or call (800) 545-6552.

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Happy 60th wedding anniversary to Ronald and Berniece Schultz on Nov. 16. Cards can be sent to them at 2338 250th Ave., Truman, MN 56088.

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Would you like to save up to $168 per year on your electric bill? This savings could be possible if you allow Truman Public Utilities to control three of your large appliances, with the major ones being your air conditioner, electric water heater and clothes dryer.

A load management system allows the utility company to control certain types of electrical usage (loads) in order to lower the electrical usage at certain (peak) times. Controlling peak loads means using the TPU electrical system more efficiently. The switches will be purchased by TPU and installed by a qualified electrician.

For more information, stop by the TPU Office to see Judi or call (507) 776-6501.

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Save the date for the Truman Holiday Craft and Home-Business Bazaar that will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Truman Community Building. More than 20 vendors have already signed up to be a part of the bazaar.

If you or anyone you know would like to participate as a vendor, call Kathy Hendricksen at (507) 776-7091 or Barb Mager at (507) 776-7601 by Nov. 10.

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