|Year In Review 2012 - A Look Back As Reported By The ... Fulda Free Press |
January 4, 2012
Agoud Lund, wife of Daniel Lund, speaks about her life's journey as a Sudanese refuge and the journey that brought her to the United States of America.
The Fulda School Board met for election of officers and to hire a new Community Ed Director.
The Fulda Police Department has reported vandalism to the Veterans Memorial Park down by the lake. This is the second known incident at the park.
With the mild weather school age children have been enjoying the great out doors with a game of ice hockey on the lake.
Citizens of Tomorrow include Molly Clarke, Rylan and Carson Klein, and Gary and Samantha Bultmann.
January 11, 2012
The City of Fulda has paid $1,190 in fines that were cited by OSHA including; fuel barrel located indoors, no safety barriers around barrel, smoking permitted in flammable liquids storage area, debris blocking electrical panel and non-compliant flammable liquid containers.
The City Council received a $550 donation from Doug Eichten for annual maintenance at Eichten Park on behalf of his father.
Shannon Fischer is beginning a new Zumba class in Fulda.
Jessica Mitchell is the new Community Education Coordinator/Pool Manager.
With the cold weather finally arriving the City of Fulda reported a water-main break on Tuesday on Mill Street.
Kelsey Guennigesman has been hired to help provide vital ultra sound services at the Murray County Medical Center.
Senior Profiles include Federica Casarotto, Jordyn Larson and Alex Sandhurst.
Fulda High School FCCLA members Taylor Tuin and Brooklyn Williams presented their project “We're Not Ready and We Know It! Yeah!” to their senior classmates on Friday.
Robert Moline has been elected as chairman of the Murray County Board of Commissioners for 2012.
January 18, 2012
The Fulda Raider Marching Band will proudly be carrying a new banner as they participate in upcoming parades. The new banner was donated to the band by Trudy Holinka in memory of her husband Chuck.
The Fulda Police Department has reported a break-in at the Fulda Developmental Achievement Center the evening of Thursday, January 5th. The back door was broke in to and left open.
The 71 Club near Windom has been purchased by Jerry and Shar Ebbers who have converted it into their new home.
A postage hike of 1¢ for mailing a letter will take place next week making the cost of a stamp 45¢. A postcard will go from 29¢ to 32¢.
New Camper Cabins offered at Lake Shetek State Park for family get-aways.
Citizens of Tomorrow include Logan and Emily Gass, Ethan and Bryce Nath, Aiden and Alleiah Lorenzen and Nicole, Tyler, Emily and Brady Madison.
Fulda girl's basketball team earns top spot in Red Rock Conference with a win over Southwest Minnesota Christian 87-62.
Senior Profiles include Sierra Stadler, Taylor Tuin, and Silvia Zanini.
Paraprofessional week held January 16-20th.
Jacki Hein and Joseph Larson announce their engagement. The couple is planning a June 8th wedding.
January 25, 2012
Prairie Star Ministries recently purchased the 120-year-old hotel building in Dundee.
Caryn and Dan Johnson are in the business of “Makin Scents” - that is making soy candles in a variety of aromas.
Fulda, and the surrounding community, finally got a taste of winter with low 30's for temperatures and several inches of snow.
Senior Profiles include Erica Olsem, Sara Olsem and Jacob Cuperus.
The Fulda BPA chapter tested their skills at the Region Competition in Granite Falls on Friday.
The Murray County Commissioners scheduled the Regional Recycling information meeting for January 30th.
Included in this edition is the Bridal Tab a supplement to the Fulda Free Press.
Mandy Schons and Scott Funk are engaged to be married. The couple plans a May 12th wedding day.
February 1, 2012
County Commissioners from 11 counties in southwest Minnesota met on January 30th to discuss building a regional single stream recycling facility.
Members of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Worthington traveled to Guatemala on a mission trip.
The Kindergarten class at the Fulda Elementary School held a pajama party, which was earned by the students efforts in their studies.
The Fulda Raider Band is headed to the Calgary Stampede this summer.
Senior Profiles include Michelle Hart and Luke Swanson.
Fulda Elementary fifth and sixth grades participate in the 3-R Challenge program with featured speaker Chrystal Dunker.
Jerry Ossefoort retires after nearly 42 years with Witzel Pronto Auto Parts.
Murray County Commissioners hear the Food Shelf annual reports.
Kirstin Ommen and Abe Crowell announce their engagement. The couple is planning a February 18th wedding in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
February 8, 2012
Team Briana participated in the Mall Walk in Sioux Falls, SD on Saturday to help raise money for the Children's Care Hospital and School. The team consisted of Briana Wildfeuer and her friends and family.
The Fulda City Council held their regular meeting to appoint department heads. Also approved was a cost of living increase for city employees.
Tony Franceschi has a passion for creating flavorful cuisine and plans to share his talents at his newly acquired Chandler Valley Grill in Chandler, MN.
Iron Horse Chili Feed is scheduled for February 18th.
Farm, Home and Garden Show held in Fulda this past weekend.
Kayla Dekker and Caleb Hoffman announce their engagement. The couple is planning a June 30th wedding at Ramsey Farms, Mt. Ayr, Iowa.
Senior Profiles include Tiffany Gehl, Tessa Kramer and Brooklyn Williams.
Plug into Reading is the theme for February I Love to Read Month at the Fulda Elementary School. Reading Buddies for the week included Daniel Beerman, Karen Ommen and Dale Carlson.
Fulda FCCLA members compete in Region STAR Events in Tyler.
Max Dibble signs to play football at Bemidji State.
February 15, 2012
The Fulda School Board has accepted the resignations of three teachers; Susan Olsem, Sharon Carroll, and Linda Beerman.
Lacy Mortenson is new Agronomist with Asmus Farm Supply of Fulda.
G.W. Doc Schwarz is selling his 52-year-old Snaro business to Brooks Johnson of Monticello, Minnesota.
Glen and Kay Gunderman to celebrate 50 years of wedded bliss with open house on February 18th.
Senior Profiles include Haley Baumhoefner, Shae Engelkes, and Michael Deuschle.
Todd Peterson, son of Mike and Lisa Peterson has been selected to play in the 2011-2012 Minnesota All State Orchestra in Minneapolis on February 16-18.
The Fulda Raider Speech team competed in tournaments at Worthington and Redwood Valley this week.
Phase II of the FCCLA Project “We're Not Ready and We Know It!!!” - Fulda High School seniors Brooklyn Williams and Taylor Tuin hosted a professional panel of five area work place managers to speak to their classmates on Friday. Sharing their business experiences were Liz Clark and Jeff Fouch from Wal-Mart of Worthington, Julie Hulstein manager of Maynards of Fulda, Greg Gruber manager of Shopko in Marshall and Jodi Steiner owner of Fulda Auto, LLC of Fulda.
The Hundredth Day of School celebrated with a beach party in the Fulda Elementary School.
Knights of Columbus announce Free Throw Contest winners; among them were Randi Tiesler and Brandi Spies of Fulda.
Murray County Commissioners approve Ditch #82 improvements.
Elaine Elting celebrates her 90th birthday with a card shower.
February 22, 2012
Seventh graders from the Fulda High School participate in a Courage Retreat in Worthington.
Jo Mamma’s Consignment Store opens in Slayton.
Heide Naser shares the story of her childhood growing up in Germany.
Sanford of Worthington welcomes new certified nurse practitioner Andrea Boeve.
The Fulda Food Shelf is located at St. Gabriel’s School and is open three Mondays a month.
Senior Profiles features Philip Duerr, Adam Jans, and Hunter Ouellette.
Millie Piper captures Champion honors at the Region Spelling Bee held in Redwood Falls, MN.
Tiffany Gehl named Sub-Section Triple ‘A’ winner.
Maxwell Dibble named Sub-Section and Section Triple ‘A’ winner.
Fulda boys use balanced scoring to take a pair of conference road wins this week defeating the Dragons and the Patriots. Matt Appel achieved his 1000th career point.
The Fulda girls earn the Red Rock Conference Championship trophy and the top seed for the tournament with wins over Mountain Lake-Butterfield-Oden and Murray County Central. Courtney Hulstein achieves her 2000th career point.
Warrior wrestlers fall out of tournament play with a loss to Worthington.
February 29, 2012
100 years of marriage celebrated in Hawaii as Glen and Kay Gunderman and Leona and Arvin Dierks travel together to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversaries.
A Union Pacific train was traveling southwest toward the city of Brewster when approximately 20 cars derailed just southwest of County Road 20 along Highway 60. The cause of the derailment is being investigated by officials from Union Pacific.
Masonic Lodge donation ensures purchase of special education equipment for the Elementary school. The money will be used to help purchase the electronic braille reader and tactile graphics embosser needed.
Randi Tiesler and Brandi Spies will travel to St. Cloud to compete in the State Free Throw Competition. Each qualified in their age group.
Iron Horse Chili Cookoff held on Saturday with 1st place honors going to Roxie and Bud Kooiman
Fulda FCCLA members encourage you to vote for their T-shirt design by going on facebook.
Fulda Raider girls slay Knights in opening tourney game.
Raider boys split on the week; defeat RRC and fall to MCC to wrap up the regular season play. Earn #2 seed in upcoming 3A South Sub-Section play.
Fulda/MCC Warriors advance two to State; Austin Kluis and Ben Loosbrock.
Murray County Commissioners receive donations from 4H clubs in support of the Swine barn pens.
March 7, 2012
Senator Doug Magnus announced that he will not be running for re-election to the State Senate District 22 for another term.
Winterfest held at the Fulda High School this week.
Winter storm brings ice, snow and slush to the area after a very mild winter.
The City of Fulda renewed the electrical franchise for Interstate Power/Alliant Energy for another 25 years.
World Day of Prayer held at First Presbyterian Church on Friday.
Kari Schweigert and Brian Ackerman are engaged to be married. A June 30th wedding is being planned.
Global cultures were shared through music at the Celebration of Young Musicians Festival held in Worthington for Elementary age children.
St. Paul’s Lutheran School celebrated Lutheran Schools Week with many activities.
Senior Profiles include Kendra Schettler, Clarke Hein, and Lexy Fenske.
Fulda Raider Girls drop Wabasso 63-50 to advance to Monday night’s Championship game. They ended their season there, however, as SWC took the game with a 65-59 win.
Raider boys head into playoffs after defeating RRC 75-55.
Warrior wrestlers Austin Kluis and Ben Loosbrock participate at State.
Included in this issue is “It All Starts On The Farm” a supplement to the Fulda Free Press.
March 14, 2012
Fulda Public School Board of Education places four teachers on unrequested leave; Judy Busman, Brad Holinka, Mary Brake, and Marcine Elder.
Ron Kellen is part of the Employment Recource Team which traveled to Kuwait to aid soldiers with re-entry into the workforce when they return home this summer.
William Weber is throwing his hat in the ring as he will run for District 22 Senate office.
Kelsey Heppler traveled to the State Capitol this past week where she participated in the Minnesota Page program.
St. Paul’s Lutheran School holds Grandparents day.
Ted Winter, Minnesota Farmers Union, attended the National Farmers Union Convention.
Leona and Arvin Dierks observe their 50th wedding anniversary.
Ellsworth boys end Raider season in tough tournament battle.
Senior Profiles include Brandey Jones, Andrew Bestge, and Keith Gehl.
Fulda High school BPA members earned placements at the State Conference.
Knowledge Bowl team participated in the Sub-Regional competition.
March 21, 2012
The Fulda Lake Reclamation project is considered complete.
Murray County Law Enforcement Center renovations and expansion allows for spacious work areas.
Murray County Medical Center to begin a 34,114 square foot addition which was designed with the help of staff members.
Girl Scouting celebrated 100 years this month nation-wide. Girl Scouts in Fulda were formed in the 1960s.
Fulda Public Schools Spring concert held on Monday evening.
Senior Profiles include Austin Clarke and Maxwell Dibble.
Laura Kramer and Sam Woitalewicz to student teach during the 2012 spring semester.
Notice of Delinquent Taxes included in this issue.
March 28, 2012
The Fulda Lake Reclamation project is named as finalist in the Natural Resource Protection and Restoration Category of the 2012 Environmental Initiative Awards.
Abigail Joy, 17, shared her Diabetic Alert Dog, Koda, with Fulda Elementary School first graders on Thursday morning of last week.
The Fulda Fire Department took part in a controlled burn training session on Saturday at the former Miloma AgriService Elevator along Highway 60. A total of 13 fire departments from around the area participated in the burn.
The Heritage Country Show will be held April 1.
Kamryn Weg was just one of the future preschool students who attended the open house at the Fulda Elementary School on Friday morning.
The Fulda Food Shelf received a $1,000 Local Impact Grant from the Southwest Initiative Foundation.
Leona and Russel Lundy are honored as Residents of the Month at Maple Lawn Nursing Home.
Lois Funk is celebrating her 80th birthday.
ECFE enjoyed a beach party with Bob and the Beachcombers.
Fulda Speech Spectacular will be held on Thursday at the High School.
The Fulda Band and Choir competed at contest in Pipestone.
The Murray County Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting with the hospital board to accept and award the bids for the hospital project.
April 4, 2012
Diane Bruning, Slayton, earned first place with the design that she submitted to the 2012 Fulda Wood Duck Festival Logo Contest. Her artwork will be used on the festival buttons and t-shirts.
Welcome to Mitford to be presented by the Fulda Community Players on April 13, 14, and 15.
Wilma Kilker shares her story, and gives advice, about her journey with cancer.
Fulda City Council approves the Economic Development Fund loan at the regular meeting on Monday evening.
The Fulda Heritage Country Show was a great success on Sunday afternoon.
Sandra and Thomas Lubben to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
Deb and Dennis Appel are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.
All Conference honors for boys basketball go to Matt Appel and Aaron Tiesler, with Mic Holinka receiving honorable mention. For the girls, All Conference went to Rachel Cheadle, Courtney Hulstein and Tiffany Gehl with honorable mention going to Melissa Gehl and Brittney Hermeling.
Ben Blanchette participated in the Northland Youth Wresting Association tournament in Rochester, MN receiving 1st in his weight class.
Senior Profiles include Ivy Heintz, Kyle Kirlin, Mara Schroer, Courtney Hulstein, and Aaron Tiesler.
Notice of Delinquent Taxes for Murray County are listed in this edition.
Murray County Board of Commissioners hires Aurora Heard as the new County Coordinator with a start date of April 30.
April 11, 2012
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fulda will install a new Pastor on Sunday afternoon. Pastor Shawn Ethridge and his family, wife, Davina, and children Rachel, Caleb, Hannah and Ruth have already moved into the parsonage near the church.
Roxanne (Gerdes) Kremer has been named Worthington Teacher of the Year.
Fulda School Board approves summer employees for various jobs; Randy Kremer, Dean McNeal, Allison Winter, Jessica Hogan, Alex Hein, Syd Strom, Todd Peterson, and Sabrina Raddle.
Children of all ages enjoyed the Easter egg hunt and crafts provided at Maple Lawn Nursing Home on Saturday.
Linda and Gerald Fuerstenberg will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary with a private family gathering.
Fulda boys and girls golf teams opened the season with a meet in Slayton. On the girls side, Fulda came away with a victory while the boys finished 2nd. Competing in the triangular were teams from MCC and WWG.
The Murray County Central Early Bird track and field meet was held on Tuesday in Slayton with Fulda coming home in 3rd place.
Kevin Adolph, Asmus Farm Supply, Inc., presented Suzanne Pagel, a member of the Fulda High School FFA with an FFA Blue Jacket and a check for $500 for the chapter.
The Murray County Board of Commissioners approved conditional use permits at their meeting on April 3rd.
April 18, 2012
Four Fulda speech team members advance to state competition, Taylor Kenney, Carmen Olsem, Malory Pagel, Kalaani Steinmetz.
Kindergarten class presents The Three Pig Opera for friends and family members.
Welcome to Mitford has a successful weekend as performed by the Fulda Community Players.
Dan Peterson, a historian, has begun work as interim director of End-O-Line Railroad Park in Currie.
Pastor Shawn Ethridge was installed at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Fulda on Sunday.
Fulda boys and girls golf and track seasons underway.
Senior Profiles include Abby West, Malory Roberts, Sarah Strenge, Quinn Bos and Chris VandenBosch.
D.A.R.E. graduation held with Sam Cheadle chosen to read his essay during the program. Officer Thomas Whitehead congratulates the students.
Spring in Minnesota always includes storm systems, however this year the rain and wind came early in the season thanks to the warm temperatures of late.
April 25, 2012
This week we feature three of the six girls vying for Miss Fulda, Brittney Hermeling, Jordyn Larson, and Taylor Tuin.
FFA Farm Safety Day held at the Fulda High School.
The Fulda Community Legion Hall received a new electronic message center this week.
Gramma's Kitchen offering gluten-free foods.
Fulda Cub Scouts spend time at Shetek Learning Center. building birdhouses, camping and tapping trees for syrup.
Mavis and Darrel Schipper celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
Barb Sandhurst celebrates her 75th birthday.
Marie Ommen celebrating her 95th birthday.
Fulda girls track team takes 1st at home meet.
Senior Profiles include Michale Holinka, Scott Cowan and Jordan Steiner.
ProStart Culinary class attends Culinary Skills Challenge. Silvia Zanini and Lexie Fenske won third place for their entry.
FCCLA members travel to State convention.
Fulda Lions make $1,489.75 donation to the Fulda Elementary School playground equipment.
St. Paul's Lutheran School hold operetta.
Included in this issue is the home and garden tab.
May 2, 2012
Three of the six girls vying for Miss Fulda are featured this week including Michelle Hart, Sarah Strenge and Madeline Westra.
The Advanced Woods class at the Fulda High School have been constructing a canoe during class time.
Laura Williams traveled to Chicago to compete in the Business Professionals National Leadership Conference.
The library at St. Paul's Lutheran School has received a new bookshelf donated by Friends of the Library.
Todd Peterson makes All-State Band.
Senior Profiles include Matthew Appel, Nathen VanMeveren, Dana Hilfers, Mitchell Baumhoefner, and Konstantin Domann.
Third graders send Flat Stanley traveling this week.
Fulda FFA chapter members attend 83rd Minnesota FFA Convention held on April 22-24.
Matthew Appel signs to play ball with Dakota Wesleyan University.
Earning medalist honors in golf over the past few weeks are Mic Holinka, Todd Peterson, Mitch Baumhoefner, Aaron Tiesler, Sarah Strenge, Madeline Westra and Tessa Kremer.
May 9, 2012
The Fulda City Council promoted Butch Huerkamp to Public Works Superintendent.
Maple Lawn Nursing Home installs a new electronic health record system making all patient information easily accessible.
Improvements at the Fulda Pool are on track with 65 gallons of paint for the interior of the facility expected to be delivered this week.
Long standing newspaper editor, Will Beers passed away on May 5th. Mr. Beers was the owner/editor of the Wheel/Herald.
Dwain and Marlys Evers to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
Shirley Fischer honored as Resident of the Month at Maple Lawn Nursing Home.
Murray County Medical Center celebrates their humble heroes; the nursing staff who serve with dedication to their profession.
Several soldiers from the area have returned home from Kuwait with the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Red Bull Infantry Division.
“Take My Breath Away” is the theme for the 2012 Junior Senior Prom held at the Fulda High School.
St. Paul’s Lutheran holds it’s walk-a-thon.
Dale Sandberg named Friend of Education.
Murray County Board of Commissioners approve the Redistricting Plan.
May 16, 2012
The Fulda Swimming Pool is scheduled to reopen on July 1st.
Teacher Linda Beerman takes her entire first grade class home to the farm for a taste of farm life.
Maddy Westra crowned Miss Fulda 2012.
Horticulture class shares their skills with second and third graders.
Mothers Tea held at Maplewood Court with entertainment provided by preschool and kindergarten students.
The 2012 Spring choral concert was held at the Fulda High School.
The Fulda FFA chapter held its annual banquet.
Several Fulda residents participated in the Blandin Community Leadership Program.
May 23, 2012
Military services at all four cemeteries will take place prior to the Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 28, 2012.
A Bike Ride will be added as a new event in this year’s Fulda Wood Duck celebration.
Linda Beerman is retiring after 30 years of teaching in the Fulda School District. Mrs. Beerman has taught preschool, second grade, fourth grade, sixth grade, third grade and finally first grade during her years with Fulda.
The Fulda Swim and Fitness is receiving an upgrade which includes a new chair lift.
Rodney Wahl has stepped down as Fulda American Legion Post #318 Commander. The new commander is James Troje of Fulda.
Stephanie Klein and Jason Schettler have announced their engagement. A July 14 wedding is planned.
The Fulda girls golf team earned Red Rock Conference Championship.
Earning All-Conference in golf were Brittany Leinen, Sarah Strenge, Tessa Kramer, Maddy Westra, Katie Reynolds and Mic Holinka.
The Fulda Elementary School held its talent show this week.
Awards Day was held at the Fulda High School.
The Fulda High school Music Department held its annual Pops Concert.
National EMS week celebrated.
Included in this issue is a special section dedicated to the Fulda graduates.
May 30, 2012
46 students crossed the stage at the Fulda High School during the 2012 graduation ceremony held on Friday evening.
Sue Olsem retires from teaching after 35 years with the school district.
Memorial Day observed with a parade, flowers on the water, and a program at the school.
Poppy Poster Contest winners were announced as 1st place Frances Piper, 2nd place Zach Larson and 3rd place Tucker Engelkes.
St. Paul’s Lutheran School held its Kindergarten and 8th grade graduations.
Fulda High School Advanced Woods Class completed their canoe project by placing it in the lake.
Fulda Elementary third graders held their Readers Theatre.
Fourth grade students shared what they learned about various states with a Social Studies State Fair.
Wacky Olympics held at the Fulda Elementary School.
Raider girls golf team earned Sub-section golf championship and will advance to the Section Tournament.
Three boy golfers will advance to section play; Mitch Baumhoefner, Todd Peterson and Mic Holinka.
Sub-section track events shows Silvia Zanini, Tiffany Gehl, Nate Getting, Keith Gehl, Kyle Kirlin taking first place in their events.
June 6, 2012
Fulda City Council approves a motion to refill the Swim and Fitness pool at no charge.
Karen Clausen has been hired as the new cook for the Fulda Senior Dining facility.
Todd Peterson and Tessa Kramer have advanced to state competition in golf. Silvia Zanini has advanced in track.
Girls Golf Team took Runner-up in the Section meet.
Eldon Larson earned a gold medal in the 65-69 age group in the Archery Division of the Minnesota Senior Games on Sunday at Mankato, MN.
The Garden Angels have been at work again at the Maple Lawn Nursing Home. They have planted a new Hydrangea Tree and added a water ball fountain to the garden there.
Fulda Wood Duck Festival has another new event this year; a softball tournament.
Tammy Peterson is taking part in the Summer School Abroad program offered through the Global Education Office at Concordia.
The local youth track meet will take place on June 9th.
Ross Behrends and Jan Voit of the Heron Lake Watershed District accepted an Environmental Initiative Award in the Natural Resources Protection and Restoration category. The award was won for the work done on Fulda’s first and second lakes.
June 13, 2012
The Fulda Wood Duck Festival will be held this weekend with members of the Fulda Giants teams of old being honored as Grand Marshals.
Silvia Zanini, an exchange student from Italy at the Fulda High School, took the State Champion Title in the discus at the Minnesota State Track and Field meet.
Three Fulda men are vying for the District 5 Commissioner seat being vacated by William Sauer. They include Tim Strenge, Dave Thiner and Roger Zins.
The Fulda Board of Education accepted bids for new fencing near the parking lot and A/C for the computer room.
The Fulda High School won the Judges’ Choice Award in the National Teen Safe Driving Contest- Act Out Loud.
A track and field meet was held in Fulda on Saturday, June 9th for all ages.
Let’s Go Fishing a big hit for residents of Mapleview Estates and Maple Lawn Nursing Home.
June 20, 2012
The 2012 Fulda Wood Duck Festival was a great success as young and old alike enjoyed the weekend filled with rides, parades, fireworks and more.
First ever Bike Ride held in conjunction with the festival.
Nobles County Relay for Life scheduled for Friday night in Worthington.
Buster the Magical Clown visited Fulda this week with magic tricks and books to read.
Doc Schwarz to celebrate his 80th birthday.
Tessa Kramer and Todd Peterson competed in the State Golf meet in Becker this week.
Fulda to send 9 to the Hershey state track meet.
Included in this issue is a supplement honoring senior citizens.
June 27, 2012
Nobles County Relay for Life raised over $93,700 for cancer research.
Memories of the Rapid City flood were shared by Merlyn Inglett of Adrian with readers.
Oliver Krasel, Fulda, Germany, made a stop in Fulda, Minnesota, as he traveled across the United States on a bicycle. He has logged more than 1,700 miles as of Monday.
Rebekah Dittman and Dennis Streyle announce their engagement. The couple is planning an August 11, 2012 wedding day.
Ashley Messner and Brock Johlfs announce their engagement. The couple is planning an October 13, 2012 wedding date.
Ruth Maertens to celebrate her 90th birthday with a card shower.
Summer recreation baseball is in full swing.