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Vernon H. Vigeland


Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Vernon H. Vigeland, 77, of LaCrosse, Wis., formerly of Mabel, Minn. died March 12, 2001 at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel where he had resided for only a week.

Vernon was born September 5, 1923 in Preble Township, Fillmore County, Minn., to Bennard and Inga (Hesby) Vigeland. He attended country school and was baptized at the Scheie Lutheran Church in rural Mabel. He served in the United States Army from 1947 to 1953. He then resided in LaCrosse, Wisc., and worked for the Trane Company for 34 years until retiring in 1986. He enjoyed driving his car on trips to the casino, sight seeing, fishing, and visits to Mabel.

Survivors include a niece Arlene (Darrell) Sinclair of Rochester; two nephews Arnold Vigeland of Prosper, Minn., and Richard Vigeland of Mabel; and a sister-in-law Irene Vigeland of Mabel. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Arden.

Funeral services were held March 15, 2001 at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel with the Reverend Mary Waudby officiating. Burial was in the Scheie Lutheran Cemetery. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel was in charge of arrangements.

Gladys Judith Swain

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Gladys Judith Swain, 93, of Rushford, a homemaker, died March 7, 2001 at her home.

Gladys Judith Williams was born May 15, 1907, on the Humble farm at Highland Prairie, moved to North Dakota with her family when she was 3 months old and retu ..... 
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To the Editor,

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Monday, March 19, 2001Most of you have heard or read the news that campaign contributions during the 2000 federal elections hit $3 billion. That’s enough, according to Money magazine, to buy special interest and corporations subsidies and tax breaks ..... 
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Weller sentenced to 10 years

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Monday, February 26, 2001

Lloyd Albert Weller was sentenced to 10 years in prison by Judge Robert Benson in Fillmore County District Court on Thursday, February 22.

As part of a plea bargain agreement, Weller had plead guilty to one co ..... 
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Board hears from Facilities Committee

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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By Mike McGrathMonday, March 19, 2001

The Fillmore County Board of Commissioners met with the Facilities Evaluation and Planning Committee last Thursday evening to hear first hand the committee’s recommendations on the courthouse and other cou ..... 
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Lanesboro City Council

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Concerns raised about damBy John TorgrimsonMonday, March 12, 2001

The historic Lanesboro dam was the topic of some concern at Monday’s Lanesboro City Council meeting.

The hydro-electric plant has not been able to generate electricity ..... 
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Board resolves to terminate engineer

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Monday, March 19, 2001

It was Commissioner Gary Peterson’s last meeting on the County Board, and probably the most significant event of the meeting was the Board’s unanimous approval of a resolution to terminate the one-year probationary appoi ..... 
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SONS OF NORWAY

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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A cultural link to the recent past By Mary JergensenMonday, March 19, 2001

It was the beauty of the region that attracted Norwegian settlers here over a hundred and fifty years ago, and it’s the beauty that continues to a ..... 
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NORSTAD CONSTRUCTION

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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New Homes • Remodeling • Additions
Poured Basement Walls • Driveways • Retaining Walls
Agriculture • Horse Barns • Riding Arenas


Fill, Sand, Black Dirt, Landscaping, Lite Excavation


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