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Yankovich to celebrate 95th birthday

FAIRMONT — Mary-Ann Yankovich will celebrate her 95th birthday Sunday. She was born July 12, 1925. Cards will reach her at 1320 Riverside Lane, No. 200, Mendota Heights, MN 55118.

Hugoson to celebrate 100th birthday

FAIRMONT — Beatrice Hugoson will celebrate her 100th birthday Thursday. She was born July 9, 1920. Cards will reach her at Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center, 610 Summit Dr., Room 323, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Walters to celebrate 90th birthday

FAIRMONT — Velma Walters will celebrate her 90th birthday Monday. She was born June 29, 1930. Cards will reach her at Lakeview Methodist Health Care, 610 Summit Dr., Room 225, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Nelson to celebrate 90th birthday

APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. — Vernon Nelson, formerly of Fairmont, will celebrate his 90th birthday Thursday. He was born June 18, 1930. Cards will reach him at 2400 E. Baseline Ave. #116, Apache Junction, AZ 85119.

Engagements | VIEW ALL

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 ...

Slaughter-Bock to wed Aug. 15

FAIRMONT — Jen Slaughter and Randy Bock announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Art and Linda Juergens of Fairmont, and Arlen and Bonnie Bock of Truman. Jen works for the Martin County West school district, while Randy is employed by the city of ...

Buhmann-Claude to wed July 4

FAIRMONT — Jacqueline Buhmann and Jacob Claude announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Brad and Robyn Buhmann of Fairmont, and Mark and Michele Claude of Webster City, Iowa. Jackie graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University with a bachelor’s ...

Korte-Jones to wed in February

FAIRMONT — Rachel Korte and Andrew Jones announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Joel and Diane Armbrust of Fairmont, Lynn Korte of Augusta, Ga., and Randy and Mary Johnson of Mankato. Rachel graduated from Presentation College with a bachelor’s ...

Weddings | VIEW ALL

Weddings

FAIRMONT — Emily Brolsma and Kyle Peters were married Feb. 1, 2020, at Woods Chapel in Long Lake. Parents of the couple are Greg and Pam Brolsma of Fairmont, and Steve and Cheryl Peters of Andover. Bridesmaids were Stephanie Klütz of Denver, Colo., sister of the bride, Amina Ibrahim, ...

Korte-Jones married Feb. 24

FAIRMONT — Rachel Korte and Andrew Jones were married Feb. 24, 2020, at Now Sapphire Resort, Riviera Maya, Mexico. Parents of the couple are Joel and Diane Armbrust of Fairmont, Lynn Korte of Augusta, Ga., Randy and Mary Johnson of Mankato, and the late David Jones. Maid of honor was ...

Nistler-Armbrust wed Sept. 28

FAIRMONT — Alexander Nistler and Benjamin Armbrust were married Sept. 28, 2019, at the Holiday Inn in Fargo, N.D. Parents of the couple are Paul and Roberta Nistler of Fargo, Cody and Kim Fisher of Fergus Falls, and Joel and Diane Armbrust of Fairmont. Maid of honor was Adelle Heggem, ...

Schmidt-Botzet married July 6

FAIRMONT — Emma Schmidt and Jeremy Botzet were married July 6, 2019, at JP Denmark in Viborg, S.D. Greg Binstock officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Jeffrey and Ann Schmidt of Mitchell, S.D., and Richard and Judy Botzet of Fairmont. Maid of honor was Mandy Schmidt. ...

Anniversaries | VIEW ALL

Nelsons to celebrate 60 years

FAIRMONT — Curt and Ellen Nelson of Fairmont will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday. They were married July 17, 1960. Cards will reach them at 1200 Albion Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Fullertons to celebrate 50 years

WELCOME — Larry and Jane Fullerton of Welcome will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. They were married June 27, 1970. Cards will reach them at P.O. Box 291, Welcome, MN 56181.

Boettchers to mark 50 years

BLUE EARTH — Because of health risks related to COVID-19 and public celebrations, a card shower honoring John and Pat Boettcher’s 50th wedding anniversary will be held instead. They were married June 20, 1970. Cards will reach them at P.O. Box 313, Blue Earth, MN 56013.

Madays to celebrate 50 years

SHERBURN — Clarence “Butch” and Diane Maday will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. They were married June 20, 1970. Cards will reach them at 10 S. Fox Lake Drive E., Sherburn, MN 56171.

People & Events | VIEW ALL

People & Events

Early Risers set Wednesday meeting Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Fairmont will meet 6:45 a.m. Wednesday in the shelter house at Amber Lake Park, Fairmont. The program will feature Nick Lardy, Park & Street departments supervisor. The public is invited to attend. Policy Announcements for ...

People and Events

College News The following area students graduated and were awarded degrees following the 2020 spring semester at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall: Blue Earth — Brooklyn Bakker, master’s degree in education; Bricelyn — Kia Legred, bachelor’s degree in agribusiness ...

People & Events

Blood drive slated for Wednesday An American Red Cross blood drive will be held noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Legends II, 103 E. Main St., in Elmore. Donors of all blood types are needed. The Red Cross notes that extra sanitary precautions are used and it is safe to give. Masks are a good idea ...

People & Events

Regional Worship Center plans breakfast Regional Worship Center in Sherburn will host a community breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Monday at its facility located at 2 Crossroads Drive in Sherburn. They will not serve a buffet. The meal will be served as ordered. Donations accepted. Everyone is ...

New Arrivals | VIEW ALL

New Arrivals

Tara Gunhild Preuss, daughter of Preston and Ashley Preuss of Fairmont, was born June 5, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces. She has a brother, Barrett and a sister, Freya. Grandparents are Scott Preuss of Luverne, Brett and Sue Weelborg of ...

New Arrivals

Bristol Rae Bewley, daughter of Collin and Hayley Bewley of Fairmont, was born April 25, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces. She has a sister, Brezlyn. Grandparents are David and Sandy Krusemark of Fairmont, Jim Grefe of Truman, and Paul and Jamie ...

New Arrivals

James Allen Johnson, son of Kenneth James Johnson and Bobbi RayGine Fisk of Jackson, was born April 11, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces. Grandparents are Mark and Linda Johnson, and Troy and Misty Fisk. Great-grandparents are Wayne and Audrey Fisk.

Haevyn Raelynne Hartke

Haevyn Raelynne Hartke, daughter of Jacob and Sierra Hartke of Fairmont, was born April 1, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces. Grandparents are Dennis and Jodie Schrader, Brad and Liz Hartke, all of Fairmont. Great-grandparents are Norm and ...