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Engagement: Emily Melchior and Dakota Biwer

Emily Melchior and Dakota Biwer of Rochester, Minnesota, have announced their engagement. Emily is the daughter of Victoria ...

Engagements

Engagement: Emily Goskeson and Anthony Wacholz

Emily Goskeson of Albert Lea, Minnesota, and Anthony Wacholz of New Richland, Minnesota, have announced their engagement. Goskeson ...

Milestones

Birthday: Donald Dennis, 100

Donald Dennis, also known as Buster by most, is having his centurion birthday, 100 years old! Buster was ...

Milestones

Birthday: Virgil Huff, 95

Former Austin resident Virgil Huff will be back in town celebrating his 95th birthday on Friday, Aug. 15, ...

Mower County

Join the Fun for Jammin’ at the Mansion

Jammin’ at the Mansion will present a unique live music opportunity  in the garden of the Hormel Historic ...

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The Dixie Chicks change name to The Chicks

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — Grammy-winning country group The Dixie Chicks have dropped the word Dixie from their name, now ...

Milestones

Opal Heydt, 100th birthday

Opal Heydt is celebrating her 100th birthday on July 7, 2020. Cards are encouraged and can be sent ...

News

Minnesota StarWatch: The giants dominate the skies

By Deane Morrison This month Jupiter and Saturn dominate the evening sky, while Venus climbs into prominence as ...

News

Peacock’s new novel relates Ojibwe history from the mouth of a wolf

By Euan Kerr Ojibwe author Tom Peacock says he started out as a history person. He wrote Native ...

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‘Chariots of Fire,’ ‘Lord of the Rings’ actor Ian Holm dies

LONDON — Ian Holm, an acclaimed British actor whose long career included roles in “Chariots of Fire” and ...

Birth Announcements

Birth: Halle Evans

Lisa Leidall and Taylor Evans, of Austin, Minnesota, announce the birth of their daughter, Halle Evans, born weighing ...

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Country group Lady Antebellum changes name to Lady A

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — Grammy-winning country group Lady Antebellum is changing its name to Lady A, with members saying ...

Anniversaries

Anniversary: Bill and Donnis Allen

Bill and Donnis Allen will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 18, 2020. They were married ...

News

Starwatch: The jewel of Bootes shines bright

By Deane Morrison Venus has just left the evening sky, and now Jupiter and Saturn are moving in. ...

Anniversaries

Anniversary: Joe and Irene Schammel

Joe and Irene (Brown) Schammel will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, May 20. They were married ...

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