Deadline: for Anniversary, Wedding, Engagement, & Birthday Announcements, submissions are needed by 5p.m. on Wednesday for the following week's issue.


50th Anniversary

Clarence and Gerri Asfeld, of Buffalo, will be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on April 30, 2016.

They will be celebrating with family and friends later in the summer.

Above, the couple is pictured on their wedding day, below as they appear today. (P28, D1)





Douglas and Kelly Schmidt, of Buffalo, and David and Christine Peterson, of Buffalo, would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their children, Malorie Christine Schmidt to Dillon Donald Peterson.

Malorie is a 2011 graduate of Buffalo High School and a 2014 graduate of St. Cloud State University. She is currently employed with Target Corporation.

Dillon is a 2009 graduate of Buffalo High School and is currently employed and part owner of Dave Peterson Construction of Buffalo.

The couple will be married on May 7, 2016, at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo. They will reside at their home in Buffalo. (P28, D1)



Esther Iva Schroeder

100th Birthday

Esther Iva Schroeder, currently residing in Maple Plain, formerly of Wayzata for many years, will be celebrating her 100th Birthday on Friday, April 29, 2016. Congratulations and love from your family. (P28, D1)


Rose Ann Motzko

80th Birthday

Open House

Rose Ann Motzko, of Watertown, formerly of Delano, will be celebrating her 80th Birthday on Sunday, May 1, 2016, with an Open House from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Watertown City Hall, 309 Lewis Ave. S., Watertown.

Rose Ann is looking forward to seeing many friends and relatives. (P28, D1)


Five Generations

Five generations of family gathered recently. Pictured are: seated Great-Great Grandmother Caroline Giese, of Buffalo, holding Great-Greatgrandson Colt Sjolin, of Buffalo; back row, from left: Great-Grandmother Edie Wagner, of Rockford, Father Nick Sjolin, of Buffalo, and Grandmother Val Sjolin, of Hanover. Celebrating with 99 years between five generations. (P28)


Four Generations

Four generations of family gathered recently. Pictured are, from left: Father Nick Sjolin, of Buffalo, holding Son Colt Sjolin, Great-Grandmother Mae Sjolin, of Rockford, and Grandfather Ed Sjolin, of Hanover. (P28)



Four Generations

Four generations of family gathered recently. Pictured are, from left: Grandmother Terry Peterson, of Buffalo, Great-Grandmother Sharon Peterson, of Buffalo, holding Great-Grandson Colt Sjolin, of Buffalo, and Mother Missy Sjolin, of Buffalo. (P28)



College News

Ridgewater College

The following students were named to Phi Theta Kappa, which is the honor society for two-year colleges, in the 2015-2016 academic year.

Buffalo - Traci Brummer.

Cokato - Caleigh Zitzloff.

Delano  - Jodi First.

Howard Lake - Shannon Dalbec; Cozette Eastman.

Montrose - Colton Kinney.