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Sullivan to mark 90th birthday

BLUE EARTH — An open house celebration to honor the 90th birthday of Tom Sullivan will be held 1-3 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at 10 Talents Center for the Arts, 710 E. 14th St. in Blue Earth. He was born July 1, 1932.

Lenz to celebrate 95th birthday

WELCOME — A card shower to honor the 95th birthday of Lester Lenz of Welcome is requested. He was born June 24, 1927. Cards and birthday wishes may be sent to him at 1672 120th Street, Welcome, MN 56181.

Hickcox to celebrate 90th birthday

FAIRMONT — Jim Hickcox of Fairmont will celebrate his 90th birthday Wednesday. He was born June 15, 1932. Cards and birthday greetings can be sent to him at 850 Goldfinch Street, Apt. 125, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Fausch to turn 100

FAIRMONT— Lucille Fausch of Fairmont will celebrate her 100th birthday Friday. She was born June 10, 1922. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 850 Goldfinch St. #202, Fairmont, MN 56031.

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Frandle-Huset to marry July 23

FAIRMONT — Morgan Frandle and Jayden Huset announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are David and Gina Frandle of Blue Earth, and David and Cindy Huset of Fairmont. Morgan teaches Family and Consumer Sciences at Albert Lea High School. Jayden works alongside ...

Tromanhauser-Helmstetter to marry May 21

TRIMONT — Lindsee Tromanhauser and Jacob Helmstetter announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Kurt Tromanhauser of Fairmont, Michele Woodworth of Black River Falls, Wis., and Chad and Mayda Helmstetter of Trimont. Lindsee is a 2016 graduate of Fairmont ...

Boettcher-Fox to marry June 4

BLUE EARTH — Brittany Boettcher and Jon Fox announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Robert and Nitah Boettcher of Blue Earth, and Daniel and Janel Fox of Amboy. Brittany is an optometrist in the Blue Earth and Winnebago area. Jon is an agronomist and ...

Lopau-Stoel to wed Sept. 18

FAIRMONT — Courtney Lopau and Matthew Stoel announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Mike and Dawn Lopau of Fairmont, Leon and Tammy Stoel of Sioux Falls, S.D. Courtney graduated from Fairmont Senior High School in 2017 and South Dakota State University ...

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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 ...

Mathiason-Richter wed Sept. 3

GRANADA — Miranda Mathiason and Jon Richter were married Sept. 3, 2021, at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre, Minn. Parents of the couple are Jeff and Jill Mathiason of Granada, and Bruce and Linda Richter of Kasota, Minn. Maid of honor was Madeline Mathiason, sister of ...

Homan-Petschke married Aug. 14

MADELIA — Kathryn Homan and Christian Petschke were married Aug. 14, 2021, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Mankato, with Fr. John Kunz and Fr. Jim Berning officiating. Parents of the couple are Doug and Mary Homan of Mankato, Jeff Petschke of Fairmont, and the late Tamara ...

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Armstrongs to celebrate 65 years

TRUMAN — Larry and Elaine Armstrong of Truman will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Wednesday with family. They were married June 22, 1957. Cards can reach them at 201 E. Ciro Street, Truman, MN 56088.

Hartwigs to celebrate 50 years

WELCOME — Wayne and Dee Hartwig of Welcome will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday. They were married June 17, 1972. Cards will reach them at 944 110th Ave., Welcome, MN 56181.

Mosloskis to celebrate 55th anniversary

FAIRMONT— Ronald and Janice Mosloski of Fairmont, formerly of East Chain, will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary Friday. They were married June 10, 1967. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 1130 South State Street, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Goraths to mark 60th anniversary

FAIRMONT — Harlan and Larainne Gorath of Fairmont will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Monday. They were married June 6, 1962. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 1310 Adams Ave. #203, Fairmont, MN 56031.

People & Events | VIEW ALL

People and Events

Flea Market slated this weekend The 156th annual Antique Show and Flea Market will be held 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4, at Vick’s Corner, at the junction of Highway 9 and 86 in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Antiques, collectibles and more will be sold. Dealers from several ...

People and Events

Okoboji Bible Conference upcoming Sandy Kang of San Jose, Calif., is the featured speaker at this year’s Okoboji Bible Conference Women’s Luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Arrowwood Resort in Okoboji, Iowa. Kang’s ministry passion is to develop and empower leaders, families and women. ...

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. No speaker is scheduled, but the group will have club committee meetings. The public is invited to attend. Upcoming community softball practice There ...

People and Events

Library offers Sojourner Soap Thursday Join library staff for Sue Clark’s Sojourner Soap presentation beginning 10 a.m. Thursday, June 30, at the Martin County Library, 110 N. Park St. in Fairmont. She will talk about the process of making homemade soap. This program is open to the public ...

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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 ...

New Arrivals

Kinley Ann Smith, daughter of Adam and Amanda Smith of Fairmont, was born Feb. 28, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce. She has brothers, Peyton and Brayden. Grandparents are Joe and Jolene Rosol, and Rod and Jean Robinson, all of Fairmont.

New Arrivals

Frances Evans Nyberg-Reeve, daughter of Matt Reeve and Kara Nyberg of Golden Valley, Minn., was born Dec. 11, 2021, in Golden Valley. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces. Grandparents are Lynn and Beth Reeve of Fairmont, and Kent and Wendy Nyberg of Bovey, Minn.