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Jepsen to celebrate 90th birthday

FAIRMONT — Dee Jepsen of Fairmont will celebrate her 90th birthday with family on Tuesday. She was born March 31, 1930. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center, 610 Summit Drive, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Rosenberg to celebrate 85th birthday

FAIRMONT — Elaine Rosenberg of Fairmont will celebrate her 85th birthday Monday with family. She was born March 9, 1935. Cards and birthday wishes will reach her at 816 150th Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Prust to celebrate 90th birthday

MESA, Ariz. — Dolores Prust, formerly of Ceylon, will celebrate her 90th birthday Wednesday. She was born March 4, 1930. Cards will reach her at 9607 E. Aspen, Mesa, AZ 85208.

Cordt to celebrate 85th birthday

FAIRMONT — Bill Cordt of Fairmont will celebrate his 85th birthday on Sunday. He was born Feb. 16, 1935. Cards will reach him at 2492 75th St., Fairmont, MN 56031.

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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 ...

Andersen-Bovy to marry Oct. 19

FAIRMONT — Stephanie Andersen and Tyler Bovy announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Gary and Judy Andersen of Fairmont, and Scott and Lisa Bovy of Ramsey. Stephanie graduated from Minnesota State-Mankato with an MS degree with a Certificate of Clinical ...

Brolsma-Klutz to marry Oct. 11

FAIRMONT — Stephanie Brolsma and Matthew Klutz announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Parents of the couple are Greg and Pam Brolsma of Fairmont, and Bruce and Marilyn Klutz of Eau Claire, Wis. Stephanie graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead in 2013, and is a 2018 ...

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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. ...

Brolsma-Klutz married Oct. 11

FAIRMONT — Steph-anie Brolsma and Matt Klutz were married Oct. 11, 2019, at Gathered Oaks in Alexandria. Parents of the couple are Greg and Pam Brolsma of Fairmont, and Bruce and Marilyn Klutz of Eau Claire, Wis. Bridesmaids were Emily Peters, sister of the bride, Amina Ibrahim, Kristin ...

Olson-Slaughter married Oct. 5

FAIRMONT — Kelsy Marie Olson and Derek Duane Slaughter were married Oct. 5, 2019, at the Courtyard by Marriott in Mankato. Alex “Bill” Nuy officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Terri Wihlm Leonard of Sioux Falls, S.D., Jeff Olson of Harrisburg, S.D, Jen Slaughter of ...

Lewison-Ruschy wed May 25

CHICAGO — Abigail Lewison and Dalton Ruschy were married May 25, 2019, at the Chicago History Museum in Chicago, with Rev. Brad Hughes officiating. Parents of the couple are John and Kelly Lewison of Chicago, Dale and Deborah Ruschy of Fairmont. Abigail obtained her bachelor’s degree in ...

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Pytleskis to celebrate 50 years

FAIRMONT — Jim and Sylvia Pytleski will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. They were married April 11, 1970. Cards will reach them at 516 254th Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Madsens to celebrate 60 years

EAST CHAIN — Harvey and Nancy Madsen of East Chain will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were married April 9, 1960. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 12 Elm Road, Fairmont, MN 56031.

Hovicks to celebrate 50 years

FAIRMONT — Alvin and Peggy Hovick of Fairmont will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. They were married April 4, 1970. Cards and anniversary wishes will reach them at 616 Washington Ave., Fairmont, MN 56031.

Mennens to celebrate 50 years

TRUMAN — Bob and Dianne Mennen of Truman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. They were married March 28, 1970. Cards will reach them at 2368 200th Ave., Truman, MN 56088.

People & Events | VIEW ALL

People and Events

FCH Foundation postpones annual meeting Due to public safety and community health in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Fairmont Community Hospital (FCH) Foundation annual meeting is being postponed until a future date. Questions or concerns can be directed to Kayla Caven at ...

People and Events

Blood donation opportunity next week There will be an American Red Cross blood drive opportunity next week for our area. A blood drive will be held 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Truman Community Building, 313 N. 1st Avenue W. in Truman. As concerns about the coronavirus, COVID-19, rise ...

People and Events

Sportsman’s Club cancels shoots Due to concerns with the current virus situation, East Chain Sportsman’s Club is canceling all upcoming shooting events until further notice. The rifle range will remain open to use for gate key members. 2020 gate key memberships are available by contacting ...

People and Events

Red Cross blood donation planned American Red Cross blood drive in Ceylon will still be held 1-6 p.m. Monday at Legends II. For further information or to make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), go online at www. redcrossblood.org or text BLOODAPP to 90999. Use the Rapid ...

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New Arrivals

Krew Cody Toothaker, son of Cody and Angie Toothaker of East Chain, was born March 10, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces. He has three sisters, Addison, Kylie and Alexis. Grandparents are Kevin and Mary Hugoson of East Chain, and John and Susie ...

Connor David Peters

Connor David Peters, son of Evan and Sara Peters of Glenwood, Minn., was born Dec. 25, 2019, at Glacial Ridge Health System in Glenwood. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces. Grandparents are Edward and Janice Eckmann of Fairmont, David and Julie Peters of Glenwood, and Paul and Julie Ganzeboom of ...

New Arrivals

Eleanor Faye Delaney, daughter of Christopher Delaney and Amber Luedke of Fairmont, was born Dec. 3, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce. She has a sister, Kenza. Grandparents are Robert and Mary Ferguson of Fairmont, and Gaylord and Rita Martin of ...

New Arrivals

Trey James Johnson, son of C.J. and Marissa Johnson of Fairmont, was born Dec. 2, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. He weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces. He has two brothers, Camden and Brooks. Grandparents are Chuck and Carolyn Johnson of Winterset, Iowa, and Keith and Darla Hennen ...