Barthel Jacob and Jeannine Barthel announce the birth of their daughter, Viola Barbara, Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Fairview Northland Medical Center in Princeton. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. Viola has a brother, Dane, and a sister, Rhea. Grandparents are David and Ann Kasper of St. Michael and John […]
Swanson Matt and Kimberly Swanson announce the birth of their son, Lucas Josias, Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at Maple Grove Hospital. Lucas weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Tim and Deb Peterson of Elk River and Margaret and the late Doug Swanson of Albertville.
by Bob Grawey Staff writer After 31 years and merging twice, Kathleen Poate announced she is retiring from the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce. Poate says she has enjoyed going to work every day and has great satisfaction in her work at the chamber, but adds with a smile, “It’s time for my flowers and […]
Soderlund Donnie and Diane Soderlund of Bath, S.D. announce the birth of their son, Dane Carlton,Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Avera St. Luke’s in Aberdeen, S.D. He weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. Dane’s brothers are Donnie IV, 5, and Drake Hunter, 2.5. Grandparents are Don and the late Carol Ann […]
Bistodeau Ronald Ralph Bistodeau, 57, of Big Lake, formerly of Albertville, died Sunday, May 1, 2011, at New River Medical Center in Monticello. He was born April 20, 1954, in Princeton, to Robert A. and LaVerne C. (Weidenbach) Bistodeau. He graduated from Elk River High School in 1973. As a young man, he helped his […]
Kolles A benefit for Randy Kolles will be held Saturday, March 26, from 2 to 11 p.m. at McPete’s Sports Bar & Lanes, 590 E. Humbolt Drive, Highway 10, Big Lake. Randy Kolles is a devoted husband, father and sole provider to his wife, Erin, and five children. The family is from the St. Michael/Albertville […]
Brant A benefit for Joanne Brant will be held Saturday, March 19, from 2 to 10 p.m. at St. Albert’s Parish Center, 11458 57th St. N.E., Albertville. In January 2009, she was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer known as leiomyosarcoma. After extensive radiation, numerous chemo drugs and three major surgeries, the cancerous tumors […]