Gracie Carla Wiechman was born to Kim and Dave Wiechman of St. Rosa, Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 10:43 a.m. at CentraCare Health - Melrose. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long. Gracie is welcomed home by big sisters Bristol, 4 years old and Paige, 3 years old. Grandparents …

Sophia Elise Kemper was born to Tracy and Jonathan Kemper of Long Prairie, Feb. 11, 2019 at 8:10 p.m. at CentraCare Health - Sauk Centre. She weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long. Sophia is welcomed home by big brother, Logan Jay Kemper, 2 years old. Grandparents are Sherrill Ke…

Henry Kenneth Wensmann was born to Kayla and Kasey Wensmann of Bowlus, Jan. 29, 2019 at 2:02 a.m. at CentraCare Health - Melrose. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Deb and Ken Wensmann of Bowlus and Lynn and Jim Barthel of Swanville. Great-Grandparents ar…

Rowan Edward Messer was born to Mataya and Justin Messer of Sauk Centre, Jan. 10, 2019 at 12:24 p.m. at CentraCare Health - Melrose. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 22 inches long. Rowan is welcomed home by proud big sister Finley, 20 months, at home. Grandparents are Sharon and Joe Me…

Brynn Frances Welle was born to Dani and Brandon Welle of Melrose, Jan. 5, 2019 at 2:11 a.m. at CentraCare Health - Melrose. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. Grandparents are Elmer and Denise Burggraff of Moose Lake and Bobby and Donna Welle of Spring Hill. Great-Gran…

Maci Jo Steidl was born to Robert Michael Steidl and JoAnna Marie Randall of Long Prairie, December 31, 2018 at 7:05 p.m. at CentraCare Health – Long Prairie. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces. She is welcomed home by siblings Kameron and Shelby Miller.

Freya Rose Ritter was born to Luke Ritter and Jennifer Krueger of Long Prairie, December 27, 2018 at 8:45 a.m. at CentraCare Health – Long Prairie. She weighed 5 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents are Linda Zins and Kristi Walburn. Great-Grandparents are Harlen and Sue Hoakanson.

Harper Marie Hudalla was born to Rob Hudalla and Sara Luebesmier of Eagle Bend, December 20, 2018 at 7:07 a.m. at CentraCare Health – Long Prairie. She weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce. Harper is welcomed home by siblings Jordan and Hailey. Grandparents are Susan Luebesmier, Susan Peterson and Deb …

You are invited to celebrate Irene Roelike's 80th Birthday on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Melrose Legion Club. Entertainment by DJ Pete

Bennett John Charon was born to Mercede Hansen-Charon and Dylan Charon of Holdingford, December 5, 2018 at 1:55 p.m. at the CentraCare Health, Melrose. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Catherine and Troy Hansen of Holdingford and Alisa and Richard Charo…

Glen and Audrey (Ellig) West of Avon, MN (formerly Sauk Centre, MN) are celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary on December 27, 2018. They were married at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Bertha, MN. Glen and Audrey have four children: Rich (Sarah) West, Kimberly (Jerry) Fritz, Glenna (Mark) K…

Payton Elizabeth Stich was born to Glenn and Elizabeth Stich of Freeport, December 3, 2018 at 1:53 p.m. at CentraCare Health, Melrose. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Payton is welcomed home by big brothers Hunter 4 years old, Blake 2 years old, our angel Noah 7 years…

Nathan Isaac Miller was born to Gabe and Arica Miller of Sauk Centre, November 16, 2018 at 8:50 a.m. at CentraCare Health, Melrose. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. Nathan is welcomed home by big brother John, 4 years old and big sisters Megan 8 years old and Kadie 6 yea…

Andrew Josiah Martinez was born to Angel and Jennifer Martinez of Melrose, November 19, 2018, at 1:46 a.m. at CentraCare Health, Melrose. He weighed 9 pounds and was 20 inches long. Andrew is welcomed home by siblings Jesse, 23 yrs old; Savannah, 18 years old; Alexander, 17 years old; Adrian…

Delphine Kostreba of Sauk Centre is celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house on December 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Palmer House in Sauk Centre. Please join us to celebrate Delphine's 90th birthday. Everyone is welcome.

Dawsyn Jaxon Ray Brenner was born to Dawn Brenner of Big Lake, November 5, 2018 at 7:30 a.m. at CentraCare Health, Melrose. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long. Dawsyn is welcomed home by big brother Tyler and big sisters Haley and Arianna. Grandparents are Ron and Mary Lou …

Frank Virgil Massmann was born to Herman and Jacqueline Massmann of Melrose, October 1, 2018 at 7:44 a.m. at CentraCare Health, Melrose. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long. Frank is welcomed home by big brothers Eli, 16 years old, Casper, 3 years old and big sister Amelia, …

Rosa Marie Reinbold was born to Tony and Sandra Reinbold of Long Prairie, October 5, 2018 at 9:35 a.m. at CentraCare Health, Long Prairie. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces. Rosa is welcomed home by Zoe and JJ. Reinbold. Grandparents are Robin Reinbold, Joe Reinbold and Tim and Denise Ring.

David and Janet (Faber) Brinkman will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Paynesville American Legion, with an open house reception from noon to 4 p.m., with dinner served at 1 p.m. The couple with further celebrate at mass at 5 p.m. at the St. Louis Church i…

Evelyn Jeannette Kerfeld was born to Eric and Dana Kerfeld of Freeport, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 at 3:41 p.m. at CentraCare Health, Melrose. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Keith and Lucy Overman of Freeport and Ken and Sandi Kerfeld of Melrose. Great-…

Jack and Rose Rademacher of Greenwald are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Kay, to Douglas Roger, son of Roger and Deb Imdieke of Greenwald. Hannah is a 2008 graduate of Melrose High School and a 2012 graduate of St. Cloud State University. She is currently employ…

Ted and Renee Kemper of Melrose are happy to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Kari, to Steve Zimmer, son of Mike and Diane Zimmer of St. Joseph. Kari is a 2009 graduate of Melrose Area High School. She is currently employed at CentraCare Health-Melrose. Steve is a 2009 graduat…

Tony and Patty (Lieser) Stalboerger will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary with an open house reception from 2-5 p.m., Sept. 15 at the Lions Park in Lake Henry. The couple were married Sept. 14, 1968, at St. Margaret Church in Lake Henry.

Dominic Lee Alipranti was born to Craig and Beth Alipranti of Melrose, August 13, 2018 at 7:41 a.m. at CentraCare Health, Melrose. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long. Dominic was welcomed home by big brother Tyler Goihl. Grandparents are Shar and Dan Goihl of Melrose, Kathy …

Delia Grace Roelike was born to Trista and Patrick Roelike of Melrose, July 25, 2018 at 7:36 a.m. at CentraCare Health, Melrose. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. Delia was welcomed home by big brothers, Wyatt, 5 years old and Connor, 3 years old. Grandparents are Tom an…

Rudy & Elaine (Ecklund) Beste will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary with an open house Saturday, August 4 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Diamond Point in Sauk Centre. Music provided by LaVerne from LaVerne & the Starlites and friends. Rudy *& Elaine were married August 2, 1958 at St…

Leon & Diane (Theis) Wieber will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary with an open house reception on Sunday, July 22 from 2-5 p.m. at Richmond Lions Park. Leon & Diane were married June 15, 1968 at Assumption Church, Eden Valley.

Carter Joseph Douvier was born to Jason and Amanda Douvier of Albany, June 27, 2018 at 7:37 a.m. at CentraCare Health in Melrose. He weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. Carter was welcomed home by big brother Alexander, 3 years old. Grandparents are Marcella Douvier of Albany…

Oakley Ronald Hollenkamp was born to Brian and Lori Hollenkamp of Grey Eagle, June 21, 2018 at 7:47 a.m. at CentraCare Health in Melrose. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. Oakley was welcomed home by big brother Easton, 7.5 years old and big sister Judy, 5 years old. Gran…

Ryder John-Lucus Achman was born to Russell Achman and Jessica Struzyk of Grey Eagle, June 22, 2018 at 6:48 a.m. at CentraCare Health in Melrose. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Ryder was welcomed home by big brothers Landon, 11 years old, Rylee, 2 years old and Ryker, …

Lindy Jo VanHavermaet was born to Mitch and Amber VanHavermaet of Greenwald, June 14, 2018 at 7:51 a.m at CentraCare Health in Melrose. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. Lindy is welcomed home by big brothers Easton and Clayton, both 6 yrs old and big sister Mallory, 4…

Madeleine Avonlea Droske Carlson was born to Kate Droske and Tyler Carlson of Sauk Centre, June 5, 2018 at 4:55p.m. at CentraCare Health, Long Prairie. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Grandparents are Barbara Carlson, John and Mary Droske and Eric and Donna Carlson.

50th Anniversary Open House for Ron & Margaret Krupa on Saturday, June 23 from 2 p.m. to ? Food served at 4 p.m. Held at the Patty and Allan Tate residence, 44541 Saukview Drive, Sauk Centre. Directions: N. on Hwy. 71, first right after Big Sauk Resort on 444th Street.

Maebel June Bass was born to Brian and Trisha Bass of Sauk Centre, May 31, 2018 at 7:33 a.m. at CentraCare Health in Melrose. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are John and Sandy Peterson of Cromwell and Ken and Dawn Bass of Sauk Centre.

Mayci Grace Heinen was born to Matt and Sara Heinen of Albany May 29, 2018 at 6:10 p.m. at CentraCare Health, Melrose She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. Mayci was welcomed home by big sister Ivy, 3 years old and big brother Wyatt, 20 months old. Grandparents are Donna The…

Leo and Ramona (Nelson) Hayes will be celebrating their 70th Wedding Anniversary along with their children on June 16, with an open house from 2-5pm at the Clarissa Senior Citizen Center located at 402 Main St W, Clarissa. Please join the family on Saturday, June 16, with only a gift of conv…

Carson Ron Cash was born to Kevin and Chantel Cash of Flensburg, May 22, 2018 at 2:05 p.m. at CentraCare Health in Long Prairie. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces. Carson was welcomed home by big brother Kayden. Grandparents are Kevin and Alice Henifin, Tim and Sandy Cash and Jim Panek.

Bennett David Theiler was born to Dusty and Lisa Theiler of Grey Eagle, May 13, 2018 at 7:41 a.m. at CentraCare Health, Long Prairie. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces. Grandparents are David and Bonnie Theiler of Melrose and Jerry and Linda Frericks of Sauk Centre. Great-grandmother is Frances…

Join us in celebrating our 25th Wedding Anniversary with an open house on Friday, June 1 from 8 to 12 pm at Sportsman's Den in Lake Henry. Kevin & Shirley were married on May 29, 1993 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich. Thank you for sharing our special day.

Marcus Joseph Hemmesch was born to Dave and Cindy Hemmesch of Melrose, May 7, 2018 at 8:37 p.m. at CentraCare Health in Melrose. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Grandparents are Val and Bernie Arceneau of Melrose and Leo and Mary Jo Hemmesch of Lake Henry.

Canaan John Middendorf was born to Cory and Jenna Middendorf of Melrose, April 20, 2018 at 5:52 p.m. at the CentraCare Health in Melrose. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches long. Canaan was welcomed home by big brother Casey and big sister Mila. Grandparents are Ronnie and Cindy…

Bob & Jane Terres of Spring Hill will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary with an Open House on Friday, April 13, from 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Sportsman's Den in Lake Henry.

Ken and Mary (Thoennes) Reuter will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary with an open house on Sunday, May 6th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Greenwald Pub. Music provided by DJ Pete. Lunch served throughout the afternoon. The couple were married May 7, 1968, at St. Paul's Catholic Ch…

Joe Kaiser of Long Prairie is celebrating his 90th birthday with an open house held at Zion Lutheran Church in Browerville on Sat., April 28 from 1-4 pm

Emma Rose Cote was born to Chris and Lacey Cote of Moorhead, April 4, 2018 at 2:31 p.m. at the Essentia Health Hospital in Fargo, N.D. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Rick and Diane Haskamp of Sauk Centre, Bob Cote of Inkster, ND and MJ and Dorene John…

Wesley John Lieser was born to Eric and Ashley Lieser of Greenwald, April 4, 2018 at 3:39 p.m. at CentraCare Health in Melrose. He weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. Grandparents are Tim and Lori Mayers of Freeport and Allen and Bev Lieser of Belgrade. Great-grandparents ar…

Thomas and Rosemary (Heinen) Nienaber will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a mass at 10:30 a.m., April 29, 2018 at St John the Baptist Church, Swanville. A open house reception will be held April 28, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Pelican Lake Ballroom in St. Anna. Dinner will be serve…

Julian David Patterson was born to Bridgette Inman and David Patterson, March 27, 2018 at 2:02 p.m. at the CentraCare Health, Long Prairie. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces. Julian was welcomed home by his brother Gavin and sisters, Nevaeh, Ulissa and Mariah. Grandparents are Dwight and Laurie…

Bob & Jane Terres of Spring Hill will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary with an Open House on Friday, April 13, from 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Sportsman's Den in Lake Henry.