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Johnson to celebrate 95th birthday

FAIRMONT — Ruth Johnson, formerly of East Chain, will celebrate her 95th birthday on Monday. She was born Dec. 5, 1927. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at Ingleside, 2811 Roland Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Weiss to celebrate 90th birthday

FAIRMONT — Lyle Weiss of Fairmont, formerly of Sherburn, will celebrate his 90th birthday Monday. He was born Dec. 5, 1932. Cards will reach him at 2679 Albion Avenue, Apt. 108, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Burnham to celebrate 85th birthday

TRUMAN — A card shower honoring the 85th birthday of Allen Burnham of Truman is requested. He was born Dec. 2, 1937. Cards and birthday wishes may be sent to him at 222 W. 2nd St. S., Truman, MN 56088.

Krueger to celebrate 90th birthday

FAIRMONT — Elaine Krueger of Fairmont will celebrate her 90th birthday Thursday. She was born Dec. 1, 1932. Cards will reach her at 850 Goldfinch St., Apt. 309, Fairmont, MN 56031.

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Shoen-Muehlbach to marry Dec. 3

TRUMAN — Taylor Shoen and Eric Muehlbach announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Don and Dawn Shoen of Truman, Jim Muehlbach of St. Joseph, Mo. and the late Edna Muehlbach. Taylor graduated from Martin Luther High School in 2013, and from the University of ...

Galarneau-Becker to marry Aug. 27

FAIRMONT — Ashley Galarneau and Grant Becker announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Jeff and Lynn Galarneau of Eagan, and Neal and Dawn Becker of Fairmont. Ashley is a 2013 graduate of Eagan High School, and a 2018 graduate of Marquette University. ...

Tonne-Schley to marry Aug. 6

GRANADA — Bridget Tonne and Adam Schley announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Mike and Becky Tonne of Granada, Greg Schley of Dodge Center, Minn., and Perry and Lamonica Wendt of West Concord, Minn. Bridget is employed at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, ...

Philipp-Windschitl to marry Aug. 6

WELCOME — Kally Philipp and CJ Windschitl announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Larry and Deb Philipp of Welcome, and Dale and Gina Windschitl of Sleepy Eye. Kally is a 2014 graduate of Martin County West High School. She works in agronomy sales for ...

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Haeckel-Kiley married May 5

FAIRMONT — Katie Haeckel, formerly of Fairmont, and Mathew Kiley, formerly of St. Peters, Mo., were married May 5, 2022, in Denver, Colo. Parents of the couple are Gary and Grace Haeckel of Fairmont, and James and Patti Kiley of St. Peters, Mo. The couple currently resides in Missouri.

Backer-Eversman married April 30

FAIRMONT — Hannah Jeanine Backer and Joshua Brian Eversman were married April 30, 2022, at The Hutton House in Medicine Lake, Minn. Jay Ruen, friend of the couple officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Dan and Jeanine Backer of New Ulm, and Bruce and Michelle Eversman of ...

Abbas-Bordson married May 13

FAIRMONT — Caitlin Abbas and Blake Bordson were married May 13, 2022, at Divine Mercy Catholic Church in Faribault, Minn. Father Louie Floeder officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Jan Abbas of Fairmont, Dwight and Donna Bordson of Hutchinson, Minn., and the late Tim ...

Shoen-Bitting married Sept. 18

TRUMAN — Kayley Jo Shoen and Tyler David Bitting were married Sept. 18, 2021, at The Hidden Acre in Waverly, Iowa, with David Stevens officiating the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Don and Dawn Shoen of Truman, Eric and Colleen Dunlap of Hannibal, Mo., and the late Jason ...

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Reiters to celebrate 65 years

FAIRMONT — Arlan and Sharon Reiter of Fairmont will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Wednesday. They were married Oct. 19, 1957, at Shiloh Lutheran Church in Elmore, Minn.

Andersons to celebrate 50 years

DUNNELL — A card shower honoring Gary and Sandra Anderson’s 50th wedding anniversary is requested. They were married Oct. 7, 1972. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 439 State Highway 4, Dunnell, MN 56127.

Milbrandts to celebrate 60th anniversary

FAIRMONT — Kent and Erlene Milbrandt of Fairmont will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married Sept. 22, 1962, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. No gifts, please. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 1541 Meadowlark Lane, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Millers to celebrate 40th anniversary

FAIRMONT — Ray and Amy Miller of Fairmont will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with family and friends on Saturday. They were married Sept. 17, 1982, in Sioux Falls, S.D.

People & Events | VIEW ALL

People and Events

3M employees to meet Tuesday 3M employees, past and present, will meet for lunch noon Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the Green Mill Restaurant, Fairmont. Lefse making demonstration at Sherburn Library Curious about how to make lefse? Join library staff as Megan Heller demonstrates the lefse making ...

People and Events

Lefse making demonstration at Fairmont Library Curious about how to make lefse? Join library staff as Megan Heller demonstrates the lefse making process, just in time for the holiday season. The program will be held 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at the Fairmont Library, 110 N. Park St. in ...

People and Events

Legion Auxiliary offers Friday meal In conjunction with the 2022 Merry & Bright Night event on Friday, Dec. 2, in Fairmont, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 36 will be serving hot chicken sandwiches, chips, bars, coffee, hot chocolate and water beginning 5 p.m. until all the food is ...

People and Events

Trinity Lutheran in Truman plans event Trinity Lutheran Church in Truman will host its 25th annual Holiday Cookie Walk from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at their church located at 102 N. Seventh Ave. E., in Truman. Visitors can choose from a selection of cookies, caramels, kringle, party mix, ...

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New Arrivals

Ava Catherine Olson, daughter of Brandon Olson and Krystal Sathoff of Fairmont, was born Nov. 9, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces. Grandparents are Kenny and Jurrine Olson of Fairmont, Heather Krumwiede Olson of Fairmont, Mike and Bridget Cronk of ...

New Arrivals

Shae Mariah McConnell, daughter of Caleb and Sarah McConnell of Armstrong, Iowa, was born July 13, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces.

New Arrivals

Emerson Jeannine Levy, daughter of Dave and Allison (Zoch) Levy of Minnetonka, Minn., was born April 6, 2022, at M Health Southdale Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds. Grandparents are Steve and Gayle Zoch of Fairmont, and Ron and Shelly Levy of Davidson, N.C.

New Arrivals

Sophia Rae Johnson, daughter of Kenneth and Bobbi Johnson of Jackson, Minn., was born April 14, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces. She has a brother, James. Grandparents are Mark and Linda Johnson of Sherburn, and Troy and Misty Fisk of ...