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February 11, 2014

By Darcy Uttech
50 years ago

Thursday, Feb. 6, 1964

St. Gabriel's Catholic Church was the scene of a pretty wedding on Saturday morning when Marilyn Davis became the bride of Steven Betz.

Mrs. Joseph Weicherding announced the marriage of her daughter, Ellen to David Elskamp, son of Mrs. Fredick Elskamp, on Friday, January 31st at St. Gabriel Catholic Church.

Carol Horn and Howard Lehman are engaged to be married. A June wedding is planned.

Mike Lanoue has been chosen St. Paul Winter Carnival King.

Christian Oberloh passed away on February 2nd following a stroke he suffered on January 27th.

Ella Weirauch passed away at the age of 92 years old on Monday in Mankato, MN.

Walter Larsen passed away on January 29th at the age of 90 years old.

V. E. Westby passed away in Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. William (Westby) Cosgrove attended the funeral.

Richard Carlson had the misfortune to fall while skating on Friday and broke his ankle in two places. He was sent to Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls for treatment.

City Ordinance No. 64 prohibits dogs from running at large - call Police Chief Emil Sell with complaints.

John Steiner, 18, was injured early Sunday morning in a one-car accident on Highway 16 near Luverne.

The Fulda Fire Department was called to the Clarence Dierks farm Thursday afternoon. Destroyed were a machine shed, baler, wagon, gas barrel and grease.

Mr. and Mrs. Manly Lund are the parents of a daughter, Rhonda Kay born on January 25th.

Mr. and Mrs. Al Goins announce the arrival of an adopted son, Douglas.

Mr. and Mrs. Daryll Ommen are the parents of a son born on February 3rd.

30 years ago

Thursday, Feb. 9, 1984

The winter storm that swept through the region on Saturday night caught many people unaware. Those stranded, had to wait out the 70 mile per hour wind in a variety of ways; spending the night at the Dumont Street Bar, at homes along the road or in vehicles.

A benefit pancake brunch will be held for Doug and Justin Paplow on February 26th.

The Fulda City Council discussed the possibilities of forming a Police Commission or Regulatory Board.

Mr. and Mrs. Gale Stark are proud to announce the birth of Jessica Lynn born February 1st in Slayton. Grandparents include Mrs. Dorothy Stark and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sandhurst.

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Gustafson are proud to announce the birth of their son, Ryan Lee born February 3rd. Grandparents include Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Gustafson and Mr. and Mrs. Art Vandenberg.

Fulda Raiders victorious in the Goat Game against Slayton 46-40.

Conrad J. Schwab passed away unexpectedly on February 1st at the age of 91 years old.

Pastor and Marilyn Clayton visit the Holy Land.

Fulda Boy Scout Troop 124 spent a day cross-country skiing outside of Fulda.

20 years ago

Wednesday, Feb. 9, 1994

Plan to attend the second annual Fasching Party at the Fulda Legion Hall on February 26th.

Boy Scout Troop 123 held the annual Klondike Derby on Saturday at Camp Shetek.

The Fulda City Council hears complaints of snowmobiles on private property according to Police Chief Bob Harris.

The great shadow of the groundhog has spoken…we shall see 6 more weeks of winter. Hooray!

The Fulda/Edgerton girls' basketball game last Monday night took a unique turn in coaching history between the two schools. JoLynn Kunerth, Edgerton varsity coach, found herself competing against her mentor, Coach Loren Carlson.

Fulda High School Senior Profiles include Tony Winter, Laurie Stenen, Angela Reith and Jacob Kirchner.

Aurelia Gehl passed away on February 6th at the age of 88 years old.

Oscar Holm passed away on February 3rd at the age of 78 years old.

Dolores Grapevine, 63, passed away on January 30.

Norman Leysen, passed away at the age of 69 at the Veterans Hospital on February 4th.

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