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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.  
The following students have been named to the Bemidji State University Spring 2017 Dean’s List: Paige Callahan, Trevor Johnson and Haley Piotrowski of Browerville; Annie Browen and Andrew Wensmann of Burtrum; Harley Walker of Grey Eagle; Kierra Chavez-Ramirez, Tommy Geisenhof, Dani Leagjeld, Amber...
The Academic High Honor and Honor lists (Dean’s lists) for the past spring semester at Minnesota State University, Mankato have been announced: Mitchell Waldvogel of Grey Eagle; and Emily Mettler of Long Prairie.  To qualify for academic honors, undergraduate students must be enrolled for at least...


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