Nathan John Kramer
Mike and Amanda Kramer of Long Prairie, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Nathan John Kramer, delivered by Dr. Stepan at 7:34 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at CentraCare Health - Sauk Centre. He weighed eight pounds, five ounces and measured 21.5 inches long. He joins brothers Josh and...
Beau and Nicole Westlund of Grey Eagle, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Elaine Marie Westlund at 7:37 p.m. Friday, July 28 at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She weighed six pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long.  Grandparents are Jim and Mary Becker of Long Prairie, Mark and...
Hazel Dinkel
Hazel Dinkel of Long Prairie, who is probably most remembered for her role in Herb and Hazel’s, a former restaurant on Central Avenue, will turn 100 year’s old July 28. Hazel, who has been widowed since 1993, continues to remain active and only recently moved into the CentraCare Health—Long Prairie...
Lorinda Zigan of Browerville recently joined Lakewood Health System as a new Physician Assistant.
Lorinda Zigan, physician assistant, is the newest member of Lakewood Health System’s medical staff. Originally from Browerville, Zigan received her chemistry degree at the College of St. Benedict, and her graduate degree in physician assistant studies from the University of Iowa. Zigan is a member...
Cheryl Peterson
Come and celebrate Cheryl (Kotula-Dalton) Peterson’s 75th birthday on Sunday August 6, 2017 at Sinclair Lewis Park, Sauk Centre from 1-5 p.m. Please no gifts, your presence is gift enough.  
Kierra Chavez of Long Prairie, a junior majoring in nursing, has received the Les Duly Scholarship from Bemidji State University Alumni & Foundation.  
Nathan Sheneberger of Long Prairie,  graduated from Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota, following the spring 2017 semester. Sheneberger earned a Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training. He is the son of Leland and Marcia Sheneberger.  
ELMER TOMKERESTES, 22 HOLDINGFORD DECEMBER 1, 1919 - DECEMBER 7, 1941 Fireman First Class, Elmer Tom Kerestes, U.S. Navy, age 22, of Holdingford, Minnesota, was killed in action aboard the USS Oklahoma, a U.S. Navy ship, on December 7, 1941, when Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, was attacked. After 76 years,...
Megan Carry has been awarded a scholarship to The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN. Carry, of Browerville, was awarded the Benedictine Scholarship and the Alumni Referral Scholarship. Carry is the daughter of Michael and Julie Carry. Carry has been accepted for enrollment at St. Scholastica...
Bertha resident and Azusa Pacific University student Trista Harig made the academic Deans’ List at APU. A Psychology Major, Harig is honored for a spring semester 2017 academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average. Harig is joined by 1,953 other students receiving the same honor.  


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