CELEBRATIONS

 

Engagements

Elletson-Edwards

James and Mary Elletson, of Buffalo, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Elletson, to Jacob Edwards, son of James and Kathleen Edwards, of Buffalo, and Colleen Ott, of Moorland, Iowa.

Alex is a 2008 graduate from Buffalo High School. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2012 with a B.A.S. in Elementary Education. Alex is currently employed by Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools.

Jake is a 2007 graduate from Buffalo High School. He attended Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Superior, WI. Jake is currently employed by Apria Healthcare in Eden Prairie.

The couple will exchange vows on August 16, 2014, at Millennium Gardens in Plymouth. (P24, D27)

 

Sande-Zastoupil

 Mike and Barb Sande, of Buffalo, and Tom and Alice Zastoupil, of Tomah, WI, are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Erica Sande and Brad Zastoupil.

Erica is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and is a school counselor. Brad is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and works for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

 An August 2014, wedding is planned and the couple will reside at their home in St. Paul. (P24, D27)

 

Birthdays

Joyce (Marschel) Nelson

80th Birthday

Open House

            Joyce (Marschel) Nelson, of Annandale, will be celebrating her 80th birthday with an Open House on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Annandale Park Pavilion, lower level, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (P24, D27)

 

Graduations

Central Lakes College

            Holly Yrjana, of Cokato, graduated with Honors with a Diploma of Occupational Proficiency, Photographic Imaging Technology following the spring 2014 semester.

            The following students graduated following the spring 2014 semester.

            Monticello - Willy Puckett, AAS, Natural Resources Technology; Kevin Welle, Certificate, Manufacturing Technician.

 

Grove City College, Grove City, IA

            Anna Horn, of Buffalo, graduated with Honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business following the spring 2014 semester.

            Anna is a 2010 graduate of Rockford High School and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Horn (Dana) from Buffalo.

 

Bethel University

            Phillip Bestland, of Buffalo, graduated with a BA in Theatre Arts following the spring 2014 semester.

            He is the son of Gregory and Debra Bestland.

 

Drake University

            Kevin Granzow, of Buffalo, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Arts & Sciences following the spring 2014 semester.

 

Univ. of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

            The following students graduated following the spring 2014 semester.

            Annandale - Derek Bruns, music.

            Buffalo - Brittany Doboszenski, crimial justice; Victoria Eull, psychology;  Benjamin Stephens, kinesiology;  Lara Stovern, business administration.

            Corcoran - Katie Aase, health care administration.

            Delano - Abigail Nygaard, psychology; Kyle Van Wyhe, biology.

            Howard Lake - Marie Zachmann, health care administration.

            Monticello - Madison Vetsch, communication sciences and disorders.

            Rockford - Caitlin Hooge, athletic training.

            St. Michael - Kaleb Aalderks, communication and English; Katelyn Laudenbach, psychology;  Burke Lendl, information systems;  Daniel Michaelson, marketing;  Emily Moritz, special education.

            South Haven - Gina Vetsch, special education.

 

North Dakota State College of Science

            The following students graduated following the spring 2014 semester.

            Annandale - Michael Tomes, A.A.S., Diesel Technology.

            Buffalo - Andrew Lambert, A.A.S., Agriculture - Crop Production Sales & Technology; Breanne Tinjum, A.A., Liberal Arts.

            Corcoran - Beau Cappelen, A.A.S., Automotive and Diesel Master Technician.

            Delano - Justin Mielke, A.A.S., Diesel Technology.

            South Haven - Monty Gregoire, A.A.S., Precision Machining Technology; Scot Winkelman, A.A.S., Welding Technology. (P24)

 

Academic Honors

Bethel University

(3.6-4.0)

            The following students were named to the Deanís List for the spring 2014 semester.

            Buffalo - Olivia Haggerty; Kirby Lundy.

            Clearwater - Aaron Meissner; Emily Nielsen.       

            Loretto - Alaina Johnson.    

 

Univ. of Wisconsin-Stout

(3.5-4.0)

            The following students were named to the Chancellorís List for the spring 2014 semester.

            Buffalo - Katherine Nelson; Veronica Villarreal-Archibeque. (P24)