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Lloyd John Van Dixhorn


Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Rev. Dr. Lloyd John Van Dixhorn, 68, of Preston, died at home on February 24th of kidney cancer.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Lena; a son, Graham; a daughter, Heidi; four grandchildren; a mother, Lina; eight brothers and sisters; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorial services were held at Central Free Church, Minneapolis, Minn., on March 3, 2001. Memorials may be sent to Christians Who Care, P.O. Box 217, Preston, MN, 55965.
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Bennie Barber

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Bennie Barber, 81, of Thief River Falls, Minn., died March 13, 2001 at Northwest Medical Center, CNC Unit, Thief River Falls.

Bennie Barber was born on May 17, 1919 in Pilot Mound Township, to Leora Barber. He was baptized into the Lutheran ..... 
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LaCrescent, MN - Apple Capital of Minnesota

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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LaCrescent is a growing community with a thriving business district. Located in the southeast corner of Minnesota, LaCrescent has a boundary of the Mississippi River on one side, and the apple orchard covered bluffs on the other. Enjoy our annual App ..... 
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Houston, MN

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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The spirit of revitalization rocks as Houston enters a new century poised for progress. Surrounded by bluffs and bordered by the Root River, the area offers an ideal setting for outdoor enthusiasts and a healthy environment in which to live and work. ..... 
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Harmony, MN

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Like many small towns a hundred years ago, Harmony grew up near the railroad and was peopled by immigrants from Norway, Germany and Ireland. Local legend says that the settlers decided to make their community an incorporated "village" and met to choo ..... 
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Fountain, MN

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Fountain, the western gateway to the Root River State Trail, is also the home of the Fillmore County Historical Center. The Historical Center houses a complete museum of antiques, collectibles, and memorabilia from the past, either lent or donated by ..... 
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Chatfield, MN

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Chatfield is one of those places that everyone needs to experience from time to time. Oh sure, there are supermarkets and a few convenience stores in town, like everywhere else, but this place is full of history. The downtown is filled with turn-of-t ..... 
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Canton, MN

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Canton, Minnesota, located along U.S. Highway 52 is the first city in Minnesota along this major north-south route.

Canton was originally founded in 1879 as a stopping point for the railroad. At first its legal name was "Boomer," depicting ho ..... 
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Caledonia, MN

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Caledonia was named for the ancient name of Scotland. Caledonians celebrate their founding with an annual Founder's Day celebration in June. The hardwood forests and terrain are unique to this area. Torrents of meltwater carved out deep valleys and l ..... 
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