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Chillin' at Winterfest
Holiday music at Prairie in full swing
Chamber Singers to ring “The Bells of Christmas” at 2 p.m. Sunday
Time is of the essence
Fulda lights up the night
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Column: The election really was rigged
Column: The post-truth era of politics
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
Geneva J. Strolz
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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June 20, 2016
Isder 85th birthday
Aletha Gerdes Isder, Fulda, will celebrate her 85th birthday Saturday. A card shower is requested. Greetings may be sent to her at 724 Lloyd...
June 20, 2016 - 4:02pm
April 18, 2016
Gerdes 40th anniversary
Gary and Judy Gerdes, Worthington, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with family. They were married April 24, 1976. Greetings may...
April 18, 2016 - 10:27am
November 8, 2015
Diane’s Corner Treasures offers variety of items
WORTHINGTON — Diane Gerdes has been a resident of Worthington her whole life, but as of last month she can also say she’s a Worthington business...
November 8, 2015 - 9:01pm
November 20, 2014
Warming hearts, filling bellies
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley-Ocheyedan school district has begun a new backpack program, “Care E. Out,” to help students who may not have their nutritional needs met at home. The plan, launched earlier this month, provides students in need with a bag of both perishable and...
November 20, 2014 - 8:38pm
September 30, 2013
Paulette Bass of Worthington holds her great-grandson, Hudson Feldick. Also pictured are (from left) Hudson’s great-great-grandfather, Ernie...
September 30, 2013 - 9:40am
May 15, 2012
Gerdes 90th birthday
Ernie Gerdes will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Max 493, 1303 Oxford St., Worthington. The event...
May 15, 2012 - 12:00am
August 9, 2011
Gerdes 90th birthdays
Clayton Isder and Aletha Gerdes Isder will celebrate their 80th birthdays with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion...
August 9, 2011 - 12:00am
December 7, 2010
Gerdes 65th anniversary
Bennie and Verla Gerdes, Worthington, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with their family. They were married Nov. 27, 1945....
December 7, 2010 - 12:00am
November 9, 2010
Gerdes 50th anniversary
Elden and Audry Gerdes, Fulda, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist...
November 9, 2010 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
Gerdes farm had one of the biggest barns around
MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Marvin and Yvonne Gerdes recently bought a house in town, but they plan only to spend winters there, returning to the farm they've called home for most of their lives during the warmer weather months. "If it weren't for the Minnesota winters," Marv lamented....
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Services: Harry Gerdes
Harry Gerdes, 58, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, died Sunday, June 22, 2008, at Mercy Hospital, Coon Rapids. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fireside Room of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Lakefield, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. The service...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 10, 2008
Obituary: Erwin Walter Gerdes
Erwin Walter Gerdes, the son of George T. and GeSena Buss Gerdes, was born on August 10, 1934, in Fulda, MN.
June 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
Services: Erwin Gerdes
Erwin Walter Gerdes, 73, of Fulda, died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Sunset Cottage, Worthington. Surviving are his wife, Normajean Gerdes; and three brothers, Harold (Diane) Gerdes, Elden (Audry) Gerdes, and Vernon (Carole) Gerdes, all of Fulda. The service will be 11 a.m....
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Services: Erwin W. Gerdes
Erwin W. Gerdes, 73, of Fulda, died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Sunset Hospice Cottage, Worthington. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. June 7, at Benson Funeral Home, Worthington, with the Rev. Kristi Mitchell officiating. Burial of cremains will be in Immanuel American Lutheran Cemetery,...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 21, 2008
Death Notice: Erwin W. Gerdes
Erwin W. Gerdes, 73, of Fulda, died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage, Worthington. Arrangements are pending at Benson Funeral Home, Worthington.
May 21, 2008 - 12:00am