delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:27:55 +0000 Obituary: Virginia I. Klimek Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:18:08 +0000 A funeral service was held Friday, February 28, 2014 at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria, officiated by Reverend Kari van Wakaren. Randy Morken and Karen Gladen provided music. Honorary pallbearers included all of Virginia’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Virginia Ione Anderson was born November 3, 1944 in Granite Falls, the daughter of John and Ethel (Haave) Anderson. She [...]]]>
Obituary: Lovina G. Kanten Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:13:41 +0000 Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Big Bend Lutheran Church. Rev. Keith Long officiated Interment is in the church cemetery.
Lovina (Gilsrud) Kanten was born November 29, 1916 to the late Carl and Khristi (Myhre) Gilsrud in Mandt Township of Chippewa County. She was a lifetime member of Big Bend Lutheran Church, baptized by Rev. Theo Berge and [...]]]>
Obituary: Brian Sandberg Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:02:59 +0000 A memorial service was held February 22 in Minneapolis. Interment was in the Sunset Cemetery in Minneapolis.
Brian was born in Granite Falls to Merle and Helen Sandberg April 5, 1957. He grew up on his family’s farm north of Granite Falls, graduating from Granite Falls High School in 1975. He attended college at the University of Minnesota at Morris. He later completed his [...]]]>
Obituary: Jeffrey Alan Waller Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:34:58 +0000 A memorial gathering is planned for Saturday February 22, 2014 at the Clarkfield Lutheran Church in Clarkfield from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. with a brief service at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be held in the spring.
Jeff was born in Minneapolis on September 11, 1962 to Janus and Betty (Gottsch) Waller, he graduated from Clarkfield High School [...]]]>
Death Notice: Lillian Knox Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:16:00 +0000 Death Notice: Harlan E. Johnson Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:13:44 +0000 Obituary: Lucyle Varpness Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:11:47 +0000 A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Stewartville Care Center Chapel with Pastor Emily Carson officiating.
Friends may call from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon at the Care Center Chapel.
A private family burial will take place at St. Lucas Lutheran Cemetery near Clarkfield in the springtime.
Lucyle [...]]]>
Obituary: Richard D. Rosetter Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:11:20 +0000 A Memorial Service was held Saturday, February 8 at 2 p.m. at Bergen Lutheran Church in Stony Run Township, officiated by Pastor David Wall.
Burial will be in the spring at Bergen Lutheran Ceme-tery in Stony Run Township, Yellow Medicine County,
Richard Donald Rosetter was born in Montevideo, on May 14, 1936 to parents Clarence and Bertha (Henden) Rosetter. Richard always loved life on the farm. He often reminisced [...]]]>
Obituary: Cynthia Hardy Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:11:06 +0000 Cynthia was born in Newark, California on September 29, 1962, the daughter of Charles and Dorothy (Peterman) Hardy. The family moved to Granite Falls in 1970 where she and her three siblings were raised. She attended Moorhead State University and graduated in 1985 with a Bachelor's Degree. She moved to the Twin Cities metro area shortly after, where she ultimately pursued a [...]]]> Obituary: Gary A. Johnson Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:07:03 +0000 Gary served in the Navy and retired from Honeywell at Sandia Labs in Albuquerque. He enjoyed travel and walking his dogs.
He is survived by his wife, Delisa Freeland Johnson, and two sisters: Nancy Hammer (Jerry) of Granite Falls and Becky Nelson of Helendale, CA and their families.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Bennie J. and Shirley (Schrapp) Johnson of [...]]]>
Death Notice: Pernell J. (Dresow) Busack Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:47:48 +0000 Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 8, at Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Echo.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, February 7 at the Sunset Funeral Home in Echo with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. with visitation continuing one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Burial will be in the Echo Cemetery [...]]]>
Obituary: Leo O. Flattum Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:46:15 +0000 Funeral services were held on Wednesday, February 5 at 2 p.m. at Augustana Lutheran Church, officiated by Pastor David Wall, with burial at Fridhem Cemetery, Tyro Township, Yellow Medicine Co., Minnesota.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, February 5 from 12-2 p.m. at Augustana Lutheran Church.
Leo Orlando Flattum was born in Webster, [...]]]>
Obituary: Jennifer Odegard Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:43:51 +0000 Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 8, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Willmar. Burial will be at a later date in the Granite Falls City Cemetery.
Visitation will take place one hour prior to services at the church Saturday. Jennifer Ruth Odegard was born on May 29, 1958 in Willmar, the youngest daughter of Frank and [...]]]>
Obituary: Eldoris L. Hustad Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:30:30 +0000 Eldoris LaVon Leyse Hustad was born in her parents, Oscar and Alice (Lindevig-Burns) Leyse’s home in Maynard on October 31, 1931. She had an older sister, Mary Jean. Later, two brothers, Dick and Harold, joined the family. She was [...]]]> Obituary: Kim M. Amundson Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:19:26 +0000 Funeral service were held Saturday, January 18 at Christ Lutheran Church in Hendricks, with Rev. Dr. David Christenson officiating.
She was born July 29, 1956 in Granite Falls, to Elmo and Marian Volstad. After graduating from Granite Falls High School, Kim attended Alexandria Technical College and later graduated from Bemidji State University. While in Bemidji, she met Matt William Amundson. Following [...]]]>
Obituary: Chantelle Kurtz Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:26:24 +0000 Chantelle Crystal Kurtz was born on March 19, 1982 to Bradley Kurtz and Kristi Lecy in [...]]]> Obituary: Stanley Earl Stolen Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:24:25 +0000 A memorial service for family members will be held at a later date.
Stanley Earl Stolen was born December 31, 1936 in Fosston to Elmer and Nina (Hoialmen) Stolen. He grew up on the family farm near Fosston, where he attended the Fosston High School until graduating in 1954.
After graduating, he moved to Granite Falls, where he met and married Myrna Mae Yeager on June 30, 1956. Stan and Myrna made [...]]]>
Obituary: Ruby Cornelius Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:20:37 +0000 Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Bergen Lutheran Church with Rev. David Wall officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Ruby Esther (Hildahl) Cornelius was born on September 30, 1920 on the family farm in Stony Run Township of Yellow Medicine Co., to Pedar and Oleanna (Laugmansgard) Hildahl. She was baptized at the Trinity Lutheran [...]]]>
Obituary: Delores Wilkening rescheduled Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:19:02 +0000 Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls.]]>
Obituary: Virgil W. Dallman Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:14:20 +0000