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March 21, 2013

by Darcy Uttech
50 years ago

Thursday, March 21, 1963

A deal was completed and on Monday of last week Leroy Lanoue took over operation of Appel's Bar in Iona. He intends to operate the bar as previously with the addition of live music on Saturday evenings.

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Fries are the parents of a son, Robert, born March 16. Grandparents include Mr. and Mrs. Martin Fries.

Mr. and Mrs. Ross Clarke are the parents of a son, Jay born March 12 in Slayton

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Wieskus are the parents of a daughter, Mary Frances, born on March 8. Grandparents include Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wieskus and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kirchner.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Olsem are the parents of a son, Donald, born March 12 in Worthington.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gunderman are the parents of a son, Gregory, born March 14 in Slayton.

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Goshey are the parents of a son born March 18. Grandparents include Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schroeder and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Goshey.

Emil Haberman passed away on Wednesday at the age of 83 years old.

Gordon Gregor, 20, passed away on March 3rd after being electrocuted in a car accident.

Funeral services were held on March 14th for Brent Bultman infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Bultman. Born on March 2, Brent was undergoing preparation tests for heart surgery ant the University of Minnesota when he passed away.

George M. Miller passed away in his sleep on Monday morning, March 18th.

Patricia Wisdorf and Jack Steffes announce their engagement. The wedding date is April 27.

30 years ago

Thursday, March 24, 1983

Jaycee Women will host a style show on April 23.

Fulda School Board opts to add Summer Vocational Agricultural Component to the curriculum.

Jason Larsen and Chad Carroll were selected to attend Legionville this summer.

In honor of National Agriculture Day the Murray County CowBelles sponsored a poster contest. Winning for Fulda were Kristie Probst, Sandra Boom, Dana Dirksen, Luke Odenbrett, Tim Biren and Chad Smith.

Audrey Lund and Frank Lunch announce their engagement. A May 14th wedding is being planned.

Christopher LeRoy was born on February 23rd to Mr. and Mrs. Dan Huls. Grandparents include Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Huls and Mr. and Mrs. John Huls.

Mr. and Mrs. Les Kohler are proud to announce the birth of a son, Jessie David, born March 9th. Grandparents include Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Kohler and Mr. and Mrs. David Stumm.

Monty Kuehl participated at the State level Knights of Columbus free throw contest on Saturday.

Minnie Gunderman passed away at the age of 92 years old on March 15th.

Walter H. Latuska passed away at the age of 72 years old on March 10th.

20 years ago

Wednesday, March 24, 1993

The Spring band concert will be held this Sunday.

A three-year contract was approved for Superintendent Cornelius Smit by the Fulda Board of Education.

A frustrating Spring continues in the region as ten inches of snow fell throughout the area on Sunday.

Celebrating birthdays at Maple Lawn Nursing Home this month are Agnes Odenbrett, Arlene Krueger, Agnes McIntire, Evelyn Midgley and Esther Duncan.

Cynthia Liester and Brian Dierks announce their engagement. The wedding date is set for June 12, 1993.

Helene Dobereiner passed away on March 19th at the age of 93 years old.

Clarence Wittrock passed away at the age of 75 years old on March 15th.

Corey Boehnke placed third overall at the Pipestone Producers Pork-O-Rama Swine Judging Contest.

Seth Van Oort was first runner-up in the 32nd Annual Argus Leader Spelling Contest held on Saturday.

Making Red Rock All Conference and Honorable Mention for girls basketball are Kelli Koch, Nancy Overman and Laura Wendorff; for boys basketball, Brad Carroll and Terry Kirchner.

Christy Ebbers received the All State Award for her outstanding athletic and academic talents.

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