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Petersen celebrates 85th birthday

NORTHROP — Kenneth Petersen of Northrop celebrated his 85th birthday with family last Friday. He was born April 9, 1936. Cards will reach him at P.O. Box 235, Northrop, MN 56075.

Armstrong to celebrate 85th birthday

TRUMAN — Larry Armstrong of Truman will celebrate his 85th birthday with family on Wednesday. He was born March 31, 1936. Cards and birthday wishes will reach him at 201 E. Ciro Street, Truman, MN 56088.

Armstrong to celebrate 85th birthday

TRUMAN — Larry Armstrong of Truman will celebrate his 85th birthday with family on Wednesday. He was born March 31, 1936. Cards and birthday wishes will reach him at 201 E. Ciro Street, Truman, MN 56088.

Roggow to celebrate 95th birthday

HARLINGEN, Texas — A card shower to honor Joy Roggow’s 95th birthday is requested. Joy is formerly of Dunnell and lives in Fairmont, but due to the pandemic, decided to remain in Texas. She was born March 31, 1926. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 5401 Bus. Hwy. 83, Box 2309, ...

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Sadowsky-Hasek to marry Aug. 14

FAIRMONT — Dani Sadowsky and Ian Hasek announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Al Sadowsky and Sue Sadowsky of Killdeer, N.D., and Wayne and Christine Hasek of Fairmont. Dani graduated from the University of Mary and works in business development for ...

Soelter-Sabella to wed June 26

FAIRMONT — Mikayla Soelter and Jacob Sabella announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Tim and Sandy Soelter of Fairmont, John Sabella of Algonquin, Ill., and Linda Sabella of Algonquin, Ill. Mikayla graduated from Fairmont High School in 2017. She will ...

Lawrence-Becker to marry May 23

FAIRMONT — Montana Lawrence and Leyton Becker announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Bryan and Marytina Lawrence of Princeton, Minn., and Lynn J. Becker and Julie Becker of Fairmont. Montana is a 2016 graduate of Princeton High School, and a 2020 ...

Lytle-Voss to marry Oct. 16

FAIRMONT — Marisa Lytle and Jordan Voss announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Tom and Darla Lytle of Fairmont, Chris and Wendy Voss of Fairmont, and Teresa Voss of Ettrick, Wis. Marisa graduated from St. Catherine's University. She is a nurse at the ...

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Slaughter-Bock wed Aug. 15

FAIRMONT — Jennifer Ann Slaughter and Randall Arlen Bock were married Aug. 15, 2020, at Immanuel Lutheran Church-Galena in rural Ormsby. Pastor John Meyer officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Art and Linda Juergens of Fairmont, and Arlen and Bonnie Bock of Truman. Matron of ...

Whaley-Heinrich wed July 11

FAIRMONT — Courtney Lee Whaley and Justin Patrick Heinrich were married July 11, 2020, at the ICON in Sioux Falls, S.D., with Pastor John Heille officiating. Parents of the couple are Mark and Elizabeth Whaley of Brookings, S.D., Deb Heinrich of Fairmont, and the late Rod Heinrich. Matron ...

Dressen-Sokoloski wed June 20

FAIRMONT — Rebecca Dressen and Brian Sokoloski were married June 20, 2020, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn. Reverend Steven Wilson officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Chuck and Sandy Dressen of Trimont, Randy and Kim Sokoloski of Fairmont. Maid of honor was ...

Christensen-Bursaw wed May 23

EAST CHAIN — Dawn Christensen and Tim Bursaw were married May 23, 2020, at Holy Family Catholic Church in East Chain. Father Beerman officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Dolores Bursaw of Fairmont, the late Curt and Linda Christensen, and the late Duane Bursaw. Matron of ...

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Schombergs to celebrate 50th anniversary

FAIRMONT — Gary and Nancy Schomberg of Fairmont will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 17. They were married April 17, 1971. Cards will reach them at 968 220th Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Selbrades mark 50th anniversary

FAIRMONT — Jeff and Sue Selbrade of Fairmont celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, April 1. They were married April 1, 1971. Cards will reach them at 272 240th Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Atzenhoefers to celebrate 60 years

FAIRMONT — Don and Marsha Atzenhoefer of Fairmont will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Wednesday. They were married April 7, 1961. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 776 Summit Dr., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Lavens celebrate 65th anniversary

FAIRMONT — Carl and Bev Laven of Fairmont were married March 24, 1956. They will celebrate with family at a later date. Cards can be sent to them at 237 W. 10th St., Fairmont, MN 56031.

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People & Events

CER plans organizational meetings Community Education and Recreation will hold two community activity meetings next week. First, a Co-Rec Sand Volleyball organizational meeting will be held 7 p.m. Monday in cafeteria A (3-6) at Fairmont Elementary School, 714 Victoria St. in Fairmont. A ...

People & Events

Service Club to meet today Fairmont Service Club will meet noon today at the Holiday Inn, Fairmont. The program this week will feature Nancy Backer, school nurse for Fairmont Jr./Sr. High School. The public is always welcome to join club members for these programs. For more information, ...

People & Events

Blood donation opportunity this week There will be an American Red Cross blood drive from 8 a.m. to noon Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 706 Third Ave. in St. James. Extra sanitization will be in place. Please wear a face covering and practice good physical distancing. To schedule an ...

People and Events

Northrop Legion plans meeting Northrop American Legion Post 522 and Auxiliary will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Northrop City Hall in Northrop. All members are encouraged to attend. For questions, contact Chuck Maday at (507) 236-3947. Policy Announcements for People and Events must be ...

New Arrivals | VIEW ALL

Holdynn Michael Armbrust

Holdynn Michael Armbrust, son of Eric Armbrust and Alissa Erickson of Fargo, N.D., was born March 26, 2021, in Fargo. He weighed 10 pounds, 12 ounces. Grandparents are Randy and Connie Erickson of Fargo, Cody and Kim Fisher of Fergus Falls, and Joel and Diane Armbrust of Fairmont. ...

Sawyer Grace Madsen

Sawyer Grace Madsen, daughter of Ken and Joyce Madsen of East Chain, was born March 9, 2021, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces. She has siblings, Jackson, Beau, Phoebe, Vannah, Quincy and Gretel. Grandparents are Arnold and Donna Madsen, and Merlin and ...

Leyton Carter Shumski

Leyton Carter Shumski, son of Carter and Emily Shumski of Fairmont, was born Feb. 13, 2021, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces. Grandparents are Dale Splinter, Jim Shumski, Dereck and Chris Bartz, and Steve and Sandy Griese.

Enolae Lindell Shirley Jurries

Enolae Lindell Shirley Jurries, daughter of Ethan and Brekken Jurries of Mountain Lake, was born Feb. 10, 2021, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces. She has siblings, Jaeylen, Elaem and Laeklen. Grandparents are Ervin and Kathleen Jurries, and Troy and ...