Deadline: for Anniversary, Wedding, Engagement, & Birthday Announcements, submissions are needed by 5 p.m. on Wednesday for the following week's issue.
John and Rita (McDonough) McAlpine, of Maple Lake, will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary. They were married on September 23, 1967, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Waverly.
They were blessed with 6 children, Margaret (Chris), Judy (Jeff), Pat, Dan (deceased), Susie (Tim), Mark (Kara). They have 12 grandchildren, Emily, Katie, Mackenzie, Chase, Dawson, Sierra, Caden, Griffin, Owen, Claire, Emma, Ethan. Happy 50th Wedding Anniversary!
They will be celebrating their anniversary with a special dinner with family. (P21, D24)
The children of George and Pat Maurer, of South Haven, would like to invite family and friends to an Open House for their parents 50th Wedding Anniversary Celebration. The couple was married on October 14, 1967.
The party will be held at the South Haven City Hall, 521 Oak Ave., South Haven, on Sunday, October 8, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (P21, D24)
Gene and Sue Van Lith, of Buffalo, and Tri and Vicky Nguyen, of Savage, are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their children Amanda Van Lith and Jordan Nguyen.
Mandy is a 2007 graduate of Buffalo High School. She has a BA degree in art from St. Cloud State University and a Graphic Arts degree from North Hennepin Tech. She is currently working at Northwinds Elementary School as a Kidkare supervisor.
Jordan is a 2007 graduate of Burnsville High School. He has a BS degree in Information Systems from Eau Claire, WI. Jordan is working as a Sr. Software Quality Assurance Analyst at Data Recognition Corporation in Maple Grove.
A September 29, 2017, wedding is planned at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Buffalo. (P21, D24)
Five generations of the Zaske family gathered recently. Pictured, from left, are: Great-Great Grandmother Alice Ann Zaske, of Buffalo, formerly of Maple Lake/Montrose (former Wright County Journal-Press employee); Great-Grandmother Jeanette Ann Triplett, of Hackensack, formerly of Buffalo, Alice's daughter; Grandmother Jodi Ann Lengyel, of Conner, Montana, formerly of Maple Lake, Jeanette's Daughter; Mother Nicole Ann Dumont, of Concord, California, formerly of Maple Lake, Jodi's Daughter; and Baby Nyssa Ann Dumont, of Concord, CA, born July 15th, 2017, (parents Jesse and Nicole Dumont). All the women pictured share the same middle name of Ann. (P21)
Northwest Technical College
Wyatt Willenbring, of Monticello has received a scholarship from Northwest Technical College and the Northwest Minnesota Foundation. Willenbring, who is enrolled in NTC's electrical construction program, received the George W. Neilson Foundation Scholarship.
BHS Class of 1950
The BHS Class of 1950 will hold their 67th Class Reunion on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at Huikko's Bowling & Entertainment Center located at 1207 Hwy. 25 N. in Buffalo. The restaurant is called "Bison Creek," located in the back of the bowling center.
Visiting starts at 11 a.m., lunch follows at 11:30 a.m.
If you have any questions, call Dwayne Puffer at 763-682-2381 or 612-867-2539. (P21, 28)
BHS Class of 1964
The Buffalo High School Class of 1964 is having their 53rd reunion gathering on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. at Huikko's Bison Creek Entertainment Center, 1207 Highway 25 N., Buffalo.
Please contact Lynnette Smith at 651-338-8681 (call or text) or email smith.lyn email@example.com for registration and/or information. (P21)