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Hassing to celebrate 90th birthday

TRUMAN — Florence Hassing will celebrate her 90th birthday on Thursday. She was born Jan. 28, 1931. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at: Florence Hassing, 400 N. 4th Avenue, Truman, MN 56088.

Hand to celebrate 90th birthday

FAIRMONT — Fern Hand of Fairmont will celebrate her 90th birthday Friday. She was born Jan. 22, 1931. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, no celebration will be held, however, cards and birthday wishes will be appreciated and can be sent to her at 4 Coleman Lane, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Grunig to celebrate 90th birthday

TRUMAN — Eulalie Ann Grunig of Truman will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 23. She was born Jan. 23, 1931. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 2050 210th Ave., Truman, MN 56088.

Weisbrod to celebrate 90th birthday

RINGSTED — Dolores (Jacobson) Weisbrod will celebrate her 90th birthday Saturday. She was born Jan. 9, 1931. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 107 Ash Street, Ringsted, IA 50578.

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Betts-Haugo to marry July 9

FAIRMONT — Mackenzie Betts and Ted Haugo announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Paul and Mary Betts of Fairmont, and Jim and Cathy Haugo of Litchfield. Mackenzie graduated from Fairmont High School in 2014. She is a dental hygienist in St. Louis Park, ...

Fitzloff-Werner to wed Aug. 29

FAIRMONT — Taleah Fitzloff and Joshua Werner announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Randy Fitzloff of Fairmont, Karla Fitzloff of Truman, Otto Werner of Fairmont, and Randy and Kim Rouse of Sioux Falls. Taleah is employed at Burtis Chiropractic in ...

McCall-McConnell to wed Aug. 29

ARMSTRONG — Sarah Danielle McCall and Caleb Robert McConnell announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Dan McCall of Algona, Iowa, Tricia Pierson of Truman, and Bob and Lisa McConnell of Armstrong. Sarah graduated from Bishop Garrigan in 2013, and Iowa ...

Whaley-Heinrich to wed July 11

FAIRMONT — Courtney Whaley and Justin Heinrich announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Mark and Liz Whaley of Brookings, S.D., Deb Heinrich of Fairmont, and the late Rod Heinrich. A July 11 wedding will be held at the ICON in Sioux Falls. The couple ...

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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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Shoemakers to celebrate 40th anniversary

MESA, Ariz. — Duane and Kathie Shoemaker, formerly of Fairmont, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday. They were married Jan. 31, 1981. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 7422 E. Arbor Ave., Mesa, AZ 85208-1218.

Quirings to celebrate 70 years

FAIRMONT — Arnold and Norma Quiring of Fairmont, formerly of Mountain Lake, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Monday. They were married Jan. 4, 1951. Cards and anniversary wishes can be sent to them at Goldfinch Estates, 1640 Blue Jay Blvd., Apt. 28, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Mattsons to celebrate 50th anniversary

EAST CHAIN — Calvin and Gloria Mattson of rural East Chain will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday. They were married Dec. 27, 1970. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 2636 50th Street, Granada, MN 56039.

Williamsons to celebrate 50 years

SHERBURN — Steve and MarLeone Williamson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Wednesday. They were married Dec. 23, 1970. Cards will reach them at 2 Park Drive, Sherburn, MN 56171.

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People and Events

College News The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the 2020 fall semester at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth: Blue Earth — Katelynn Reddick, Zachary Murphy; Bricelyn — Jessica Holland; Truman — Lindsey Miles. The following area students were named to ...

People and Events

Early Risers set Wednesday meeting Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Fairmont will meet 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. The program this week will feature Amy Long, administrator for Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont, who will provide an update on current health issues. ...

People and Events

Service Club to meet Tuesday Fairmont Service Club will meet noon Tuesday at the Holiday Inn, Fairmont. The program this week will feature Jake Tietje, principal at Fairmont High School. The public is always welcome to join club members for these programs. For more information, please call ...

People and Events

Martin Luther Plans COVID Cut on Friday As part of the Lutheran Schools Week, the student council and National Honor Society students of Martin Luther High School in Northrop are looking to provide COVID care kits that will be distributed throughout Martin County. The kits contain activity ...

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Jada Marie Mahoney

Jada Marie Mahoney, daughter of Mat and Leann Mahoney of Fairmont, was born Dec. 20, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 8 pounds. She has two sisters, Nevaeh and Amaya. Grandparents are Lonny and Lynn Becker, and Mark and Sue Mosloski.

Nash Grant Cyphers

Nash Grant Cyphers, son of Luke and Sara Cyphers of Fairmont, was born Dec. 15, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces. He has a brother, Gage. Grandparents are Earl and Julie Ricard, Tony and Sharon Scheff, Dean Oechsle and Pam ...

Violet Jade Albright

Violet Jade Albright, daughter of Samuel and Anita Albright of Armstrong, Iowa, was born Sept. 12, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces. Grandparents are Donald Albright of Belle Fourche, S.D., Karmon Albright of Alva, Wyo., Richard Duitsman of ...

Broen Arthur Petersen

Broen Arthur Petersen, son of Ben and Brooke Petersen of Swea City, Iowa, was born Nov. 11, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 8 pounds. Grandparents are Roger and Barb Schroeder of Swea City, and Rick and Jary Schuller of Burt, Iowa. Great-grandparents are Ken and ...