People and Events
Help sought for placing flags at Lakeside
Fairmont American Legion Post 36 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1222 will be placing American flags on veterans graves beginning 7 a.m. Saturday at Lakeside Cemetery in Fairmont. Efforts will be made to comply with COVID-19 regulations for social distancing. If you would like to volunteer in placing the flags at the cemetery, plan on meeting at 6:45 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot at Lakeside Cemetery. They will then get started around 7 a.m. The flags will remain in place for public viewing until 1 p.m. May 26. In the event of rain, flags will be taken down on the afternoon of May 27. For further information, call Ernie Nuss at (507) 235-6281.
The following area students received degrees and honors following the 2020 spring semester at Minnesota State University-Mankato: Armstrong — Danielle Tirevold, bachelor’s degree in recreation, parks & leisure services; Blue Earth — Kristin Grev, bachelor’s degree in exercise science, Vanessa Juarez, bachelor’s degree in alcohol & drug studies (summa cum laude), Jennifer Kafka, bachelor’s degree in social studies teaching, Robert Lindsey, bachelor’s degree in aviation (summa cum laude), Anikka Wilhelmi, bachelor’s degree in aviation (summa cum laude), Stephanie Wolff, master’s degree in wellness coaching and disease prevention; Bricelyn — Luke Monson, bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering (cum laude); Butterfield — Elizabeth Hall, bachelor’s degree in elementary education (magna cum laude); Dunnell — Jennifer Petersen, master’s degree in counseling and student personnel; Easton — Ty Warmka, master’s degree in anthropology.
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