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Bernhardt to celebrate 100th birthday

TRIMONT — Viola Bernhardt of Trimont will celebrate her 100th birthday on Saturday with family. She was born July 21, 1919. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 531 W. Main St., Trimont, MN 56176.

Whitman to celebrate 90th birthday

GRANADA — Lawrence “Larry” Whitman will celebrate his 90th birthday with family this weekend. He was born July 2, 1929. Cards will reach him at 2785 50th St., Granada, MN 56039.

Mueller to celebrate 80th birthday

MANKATO — An open house 80th birthday celebration for Shirley Mueller will be held 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1706 Lee Blvd. in North Mankato. Use the Lee Boulevard entrance (south entrance). She was born June 24, 1939. If you’re unable to attend the open house, birthday ...

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Schroeder-Hested to wed Aug. 10

LAKE CRYSTAL — Karina Schroeder and Lukas Hested announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents are Rob and Michelle Schroeder of Lake Crystal, and Tim and Tammie Hested of Fairmont. Karina graduated from Lake Crystal High School in 2012 and attended Gustavus Adolphus College ...

Haag-McConnell to wed Sept. 7

BANCROFT — Collete Ann Haag and Clint Michael McConnell announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Thomas and Patricia Haag of Ledyard, and Bob and Lisa McConnell of Armstrong. Collete graduated from North Union High School in 2013, and Iowa State ...

Ammann-Ekstrom to wed Aug. 3

WELCOME — Haley Ammann and Levi Ekstrom, both of Welcome, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are David and Michele Ammann, and Keith and Cindy Ekstrom, all of Truman. Haley graduated from Fairmont Jr./Sr. High School in 2012 and is a Southwest Minnesota ...

Schmidt-Botzet to marry July 6

FAIRMONT — Emma Schmidt and Jeremy Botzet announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Richard and Judy Botzet of Fairmont, and Jeff and Ann Schmidt of Mitchell, S.D. Both are graduates of Augustana University and will be moving to Arkansas where Emma will ...

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Hasek-Huss wed May 4

FAIRMONT — Angie Hasek and Andrew Huss were married Saturday, May 4, 2019, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Jordan, Minn. Angie is the daughter of Wayne and Christine Hasek of Fairmont, and Andrew is the son of Marty and Lori Huss of Jordan. Matron of honor was Laura Odgren, ...

Evans-Anderson wed Sept. 21

MINNEAPOLIS — Jennifer Marie Evans and Brent Allan Anderson were married Sept. 21, 2018, at the Machine Shop in Minneapolis. Parents of the couple are Dolores Baarts of Fairmont, Arthur and Judy Anderson of Minneapolis, and the late James Baarts of Fairmont. Bridesmaids were Hannah Evans, ...

Xiao-Heuer married Feb. 20

FAIRMONT — Monroe Xiao and Ian Heuer were married Feb. 20, 2018, in Chongqing, China. Parents of the couple are Mr. Xuemin Xiao of Chongqing, China, Ms. Zhiwei Zhao of Johannesburg, South Africa, and John and Kathy Heuer of Fairmont. Monroe operates a vintage jewelry and apparel re-sale ...

Gruenes-Hasek marry June 16

FAIRMONT — Carolyn Gruenes and Andrew Hasek were married June 16, 2018, at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minn. Parents of the couple are Dave and Mary Gruenes of St. Cloud, and Wayne and Christine Hasek of Fairmont. Matron of honor was Jenny Roy, sister of the bride. ...

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Pedersens to mark 50 years

Pedersens to mark 50 years LEDYARD — Henry and Pam Pedersen of Ledyard, Iowa, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this weekend with family in Sioux Falls. They were married July 18, 1969. Cards will reach them at 1002 470th Street, Ledyard, IA 50556.

Johnsons to celebrate 50 years

BOULDER CITY, Nev. — Allan and Sandi Johnson of Boulder City, Nev., formerly of the Trimont area, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 19. They were married July 19, 1969. Cards will reach them at 1118 Olmo Way, Boulder City, NV 89005.

Winches to mark 50 years

FAIRMONT — Kenneth and Valerie Winch of Fairmont will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday. They were married July 5, 1969. Cards will reach them at 1316 North Prairie Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Olsons to celebrate 50 years

EAST CHAIN — An open house honoring Rodney and Rachel Olson’s 50th wedding anniversary will be held 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the East Chain Evangelical Free Church, rural East Chain. No gifts, please. They were married Aug. 16, 1969.

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People & Events

Fairmont class of 1962 to meet Fairmont High School class of 1962 will meet 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Pizza Ranch, Fairmont. Elmore 4-H club plans Saturday fundraiser Elmore Soaring Eagles 4-H Club will host a food stand from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the city park in Elmore. They ...

People & Events

Dance club slates Sunday event Arc Different Drummer Dance Club will have a dinner and dance from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the Holiday Inn in Fairmont. Please RSVP for the dinner and if you plan to attend the dance by noon Thursday. The public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Pat ...

People & Events

Early Risers to hold Wednesday meeting Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Fairmont will meet 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Ranch Restaurant, Fairmont. Featured this week will be Dr. Paul Ruen, who has been active in the American Association of Swine Veterinarians and serves as president and on the ...

People and Events

Class of 1955 to meet Fairmont High School class of 1955 and spouses will meet 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Pizza Ranch, Fairmont. College News Anders Fuller of Sherburn was named to the dean’s list for the 2019 spring semester at Augsburg University in ...

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New Arrivals

Beckett Lee Bliven, son of Josh and Kristin Bliven of Sioux City, Iowa, was born June 6, 2019, at Unity Point Health-St. Luke’s in Sioux City. He weighed 9 pounds. He has a brother, Grayson. Grandparents are Brian and Ann Struss of Fairmont, and Larry and Patty Bliven of Sioux ...

New Arrivals

Tristan Glen Siekmann, son of Trevor Siekmann and Morgan Wolter of Fairmont, was born June 2, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 6 pounds, 8.1 ounces. Grandparents are Tricia and Kelly Brevig of Sherburn, Tom and Laura Hanson of Fairmont. Great-grandparents are Jim ...

New Arrivals

Graham Matthew Berhow, son of Matthew and Erica Berhow of Fairmont, was born May 8, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 12 pounds, 10 ounces. Grandparents are Russ and Julie Laue of Fairmont, Brad and Teresa Berhow of Welcome. Great-grandparents are MaryAnn Janssen of ...

New Arrivals

Amaya Ann Mahoney, daughter of Mat and Leanna Mahoney of Fairmont, was born May 25, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces. She has a sister, Nevaeh. Grandparents are Tom Mahoney, Mark and Sue Mosloski, and Lonny and Lynn Becker.