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Wolff to mark 90th birthday

WINNEBAGO — Dolores Wolff of Winnebago will celebrate her 90th birthday Saturday. She was born July 31, 1931. Cards and birthday greetings may reach her at 14059 330th Ave., Winnebago, MN 56098.

Christensen to celebrate 90th birthday

DUNNELL – A card shower to honor the 90th birthday of Velma (Knuth) Christensen, formerly of Dunnell, is requested. She was born July 24, 1931. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at Velma Christensen, 5054 Christen Ave. NE, Buffalo, MN 55313.

Burmeister to turn 102 years old

FAIRMONT — Evelyn Burmeister will celebrate her 102nd birthday on Saturday. She was born July 17, 1919. Cards will reach her at 610 Summit Drive, Room 324, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Burmeister to celebrate 80th birthday

TRUMAN — Dennis D. Burmeister of Truman will celebrate his 80th birthday Friday. He was born July 9, 1941. Cards will reach him at 10293 473rd Ave., Truman, MN 56088

Engagements | VIEW ALL

Shoen-Bitting to marry September 18

TRUMAN — Kayley Shoen and Tyler Bitting announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Don and Dawn Shoen of Truman, Eric and Colleen Dunlap of Hannibal, Mo., and the late Jason Bitting. Kayley graduated from Martin Luther High School in 2015 and Wartburg ...

Haeckel-Kiley to marry in 2022

FAIRMONT — Katie Haeckel and Matt Kiley announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Gary and Grace Haeckel of Fairmont, and Jim and Patty Kiley of St. Peters, Mo. The wedding will be held in 2022.

Rehome-Peymann to marry May 29

FAIRMONT — Kelsey Rehome and Jacob Peymann of Inver Grove Heights, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Kathy Hillger of Burnsville, Joe Rehome of St. Paul, and Bruce and Jayne Peymann of Fairmont. Kelsey is a 2011 graduate of Minnesota State ...

Read-Westby to marry May 16

WASECA — Ashley Read and Jeremy Westby, formerly of the area, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Joel and Lori Read, and Neil and Debby Westby. Ashley is a creative project manager for Minno, while Jeremy is President/CEO of 2911 Media in Nashville, ...

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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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Pearsons to celebrate 40th anniversary

TRIMONT — Tim and Dianne Pearson of Trimont will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday. They were married Aug. 1, 1981. Cards will reach them at 30 Beech St., PO Box 307, Trimont, MN 56176.

Pytleskis to celebrate 50th anniversary

FAIRMONT — Dennis and Colleen Pytleski of Fairmont will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. They were married July 31, 1971. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 1307 Adams Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Sukalskis to celebrate 40th anniversary

FAIRMONT — Kevin and Sue Sukalski of Fairmont will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday. They were married July 25, 1981. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 2102 Sylvia St., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Olsons to celebrate 50th anniversary

FAIRMONT — An open house celebration honoring Lowell "Butch" and Diane Olson’s 50th wedding anniversary will be held 4-7 p.m. Sunday, July 25, at 1781 90th Street, Fairmont. They were married July 23 1971. If you’re unable to attend the open house, cards and anniversary wishes will reach ...

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People and Events

Red Rock to host music event Red Rock Center for the Arts will host the band Galaxy at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Sylvania Park Band Shell in Fairmont. The band features area musicians Jerry Behnkendorf, Donnie Fausch, Glenn Henriksen, and Mark Kurseth playing all tour favorites from the 50s, ...

People and Events

Service Club to hold meeting today Fairmont Service Club will meet noon today at the Holiday Inn, Fairmont. The program this week will feature Billeye Rabbe, director of Martin County Solid Waste. The public is always welcome to join club members for these programs. For more information, ...

People and Events

Tietje reunion planned this Sunday The Tietje family reunion will be held with a potluck 12 p.m. (noon) Sunday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wilbert. Please bring a dish or two to pass. Beverages, plates and eating utensils will be provided. All family members are cordially ...

People and Events

Historical Society offers program A video presentation featuring the military experience of Marlin Johnson will be shown 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Pioneer Museum in Fairmont. There is no charge. The public is invited to attend. Church plans free meal First Congregational United Church of ...

New Arrivals | VIEW ALL

Stella Byers

Stella Byers, daughter of Tyler Byers and Jordan Fausch of Fairmont, was born June 8, 2021, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce. Grandparents are Doug and Mary Byers, and Scott and Lisa Fausch, all of Fairmont.

Ridley Clay Schoellerman

Ridley Clay Schoellerman, son of Casey and Courtney Schoellerman of Fairmont, was born July 12, 2021, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces. He has a sister, Della. Grandparents are Roger and Faye Schoellerman of Beresford, S.D., and Bruce and Michelle ...

Colt Henry Burnett

Colt Henry Burnett, son of Chris and Brittany Burnett of Sherburn, was born June 5, 2021, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 8 pounds. Grandparents are Jeff and Cindy Burnett of Sherburn, Myla Diekmann and Anthony Tate of Fairmont. Great-grandparents are Katherine Burnett ...

Wesley Dale Johnson

Wesley Dale Johnson, son of Jordan and Samantha Johnson of Fairmont, was born May 24, 2021, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces. He has a sister, Kinsley. Grandparents are Chad and Jennifer Johnson of Winnebago, Kevin and Sonja Fortune of Fairmont, Nikki ...