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Roger J. Webb


Fri, Apr 20th, 2001
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Roger J. Webb, 78, of rural Spring Valley, a longtime area farmer, died Sunday April 15, 2001 at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester following a lengthy illness. He was admitted to the hospital in the morning.

He was born July 21, 1922, in Montour, Iowa. On Sept. 18, 1948, he married Elaine Ellenberg in Racine, and they farmed in Sumner Township for the past 50 years. His wife is a homemaker. Mr. Webb was a member of Sumner Center United Methodist Church since 1948 and served as trustee for many years. He was clerk of the Sumner Town Board for 20 years and a past member of the Racine Creamery Board and Fillmore County Zoning Commission.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Larry R. of rural Spring Valley and Randal L. (Kathy) of rural Chatfield; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; two brothers, Ronald (Ruth) of Burr Oak, Iowa, and Wayne (Ella) of Hemet, Calif.; and a sister, Ethel (Arthur) Hoskey of Long Prairie, Minn. A brother and a sister preceded him in death.

A memorial service for Roger J. Webb was held April 18, 2001 at Sumner Center United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Burton Hoag officiating. Burial was in Sumner Cemetery. Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville was in charge of arrangements.

Tira E. Hoffman

Fri, Apr 20th, 2001
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Tira E. Hoffman , 93, of Chatfield, a homemaker, died April 11, 2001 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield where she had resided 1 1/2 years.

Tira E. Kamnetz was born July 21, 1907, in rural Chatfield, graduated from Chatfield High Schoo ..... 
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Russell A. Hanson

Fri, Apr 20th, 2001
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Russell A. Hanson, 84, of Lanesboro, a retired state fish hatchery manager, died April 14, 2001 at his home following a lengthy illness.

Born June 9, 1916, in Glenwood, Minn., he moved to Lanesboro with his family in 1927 and graduated from L ..... 
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Marjorie Peterson Brown

Fri, Apr 20th, 2001
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Majorie Peterson Brown, 78, Pleasant Hope, Mo., passed away April 5, 2001, at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Mo.

She was born September 19, 1922, in Preston, Minn., to Clarence and Myrtle Peterson. She was a member of New Vision B ..... 
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Garden design fundamentals

Fri, Apr 13th, 2001
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Monday, April 16, 2001

The vast glacier of snow and ice has finally retreated and spring is really coming. It's time to start planning and thinking about this year's garden. It may be too early to get out and start turning over the soil, but it's t ..... 
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Zimmer and Root vie for vacant commissioner seat on April 17

Fri, Apr 13th, 2001
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By John TorgrimsonMonday, April 9, 2001

On Tuesday, April 17, voters in District Three (Fillmore, Bloomfield, Forestville, Beaver and York Townships and Ward I Spring Valley) will elect a new county commissioner to fill the vacancy created wit ..... 
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Lanesboro City Council

Fri, Apr 13th, 2001
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City attorney to look at art center sites; council meets with cable companyBy John TorgrimsonMonday, April 9, 2001

If Lanesboro City Council member Kevin Drake has anything to say about it, the Regional Art Commission will need to do some expl ..... 
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Guaranteed service or your garbage back

Fri, Apr 13th, 2001
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By Mike McGrathMonday, April 16, 2001

The Fillmore County Board finally brought closure to their on-going solid waste study last week when they unanimously approved a contract with Waste Management Inc., (WMI).

The new contract require ..... 
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A Texas cowboy school

Fri, Apr 13th, 2001
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By Mary T. BellMonday, April 16, 2001

In February, over 1,000 people gathered to participate in a benefit for Tom Dorrance in Fort Worth, Texas. Dorrance is a horseman who has gained respect and admiration for helping to po ..... 
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