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Lorin Elizabeth Wilts was born on August 18, 2006 at Stevens Community Medical Center, Morris to Bryan and Tena Wilts of Chokio. Lorin Elizabeth weighed 7 lbs. and 9 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Steve and Sue Schuster from Alberta and Dennis and Marcy Wilts of Herman. Great grandparents are Ruth and Roger Gerdes of Chokio, Paul and Arline Nelson of Donnelly, Dale and Connie Johnson of Herman, and LuVern and Mildred Wilts of Herman.
DONOVAN DAMON CURFMAN was born August 8, 2006 at Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls to Damon and Kay Curfman of Morris. Donovan Damon weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz. and was 21 1/2" long. Grandparents are Pam and Neil Wiese of Morris, Mike and Renae Olson of Hancock and Delvin and Theresa Curfman of Morris. Great grandparents are Ellen Curfman of Morris, Selmer & Ruby Olson of Hancock and Frannie Maanum of Benson.
Cyrus About 30 relatives and friends enjoyed a potluck dinner and helped Mabel Blomquist celebrate her 92nd birthday. Her daughter organized the party and a granddaughter baked and decorated a cake. Another grandchild provided some lively music for the afternoon. Joe and Sheri Gerzina, Matt and Rebecca and Brianna and Krista Berger spent a week at Lee Valley Bible Camp near Custer, S. D. On the way home they spent Friday night with Marlene Bruland.
Funeral services for Roy Irvin Fluegel of Morris were held Tuesday, August 22, 2006 at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris. Father Alan Wielinski and Deacon Stan Hennen officiated. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Morris. Roy Irvin Fluegel, son of Ernest and Rose (Heines) Fluegel, was born July 14, 1912 in Scott Township in Stevens County, Minnesota, where he grew up on the family farm. When Roy was 12, his father passed away and Roy and his siblings along with a hired hand, were responsible for the chores.
A new chancellor will welcome new and returning University of Minnesota, Morris students, staff and faculty when classes begin Aug. 28. Jacqueline Johnson was named UMM's fifth chancellor this spring, succeeding Sam Schuman. "As a newcomer to the university, I share with our entering students a sense of anticipation and expectation as the new school year begins," Johnson said. "This is a most exciting time in their lives and I believe that they have made an excellent educational choice.
By Eric Ebert West Central Tribune GLENWOOD -- A Benson doctor is facing three misdemeanor charges in Pope County after allegedly chasing after a car, forcing it to pull over and assaulting the driver. Dr.
After the success of its 2006 fund-raising calendar, the Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance will again produce a calendar for 2007 in an effort to support the cultural life in the region. Photographers of all ages are invited to submit photographs for consideration. The theme for this year's calendar will be the architecture -- interpreted broadly -- of West Central Minnesota. Digital images that represent the architectural wonders, curiosities, and surprises in the region are invited. Photographers should send only digital submissions, preferably on a CD.
GOLF Pomme de Terre Golf Club Men's League Week 12 Standings Final Season Results Team Points Raymond James 115.5 Wente's 113.5 R&B Tire 100.5 New York Life 87.5 Willie's Super Valu 71 Heartland 66 PDT Golf Club 58.5 Old No. 1 46.5 Total Mortgage 39.5 No Names 25.5 First Federal 13.5 Event Winners -- Week 12 Low score -- Rick Stark (First Federal) 33 Low net score -- Scott Mundal (Raymond James) 29 Closest to pin No. 6 - Rick Stark (First Federal) 42" Closest to pin No. 8 - Scott Mundal (Raymond James) 11'0" Longest putt No.
The trapshooting season has come to a close at the 9F Club in Morris. The league held the Shoot-Off competition Sunday to cap off a successful year at the range. The Morris Rifle Club was named the Shoot - Off Champions by outscoring the Moose Island Raiders, 110-109. Protection shoot winners were Steve Mullins and Ryan Smith. Each of them took top honors by shooting a score of 23. The Morris Rifle Club also took first place for the season with 1,117 points. In second place, with 1,098 points, was the Moose Island Raiders.
Fifteen skateboarders participated in the Morris Madness Skateboard Contest, held Friday, Aug. 18 at the Prairie Renaissance Skate Park.