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Burton C. Jacobson


Fri, Apr 27th, 2001
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Burton C. Jacobson, 84, of Wykoff, a former farmer and retired Rochester Methodist Hospital employee, died Tuesday (April 24, 2001) at his home following a lengthy illness.

He was born Jan. 3, 1917, in Havelock, Iowa, grew up there and worked for area farmers. On Feb. 3, 1940, he married Irene Zech in Pocahontas, Iowa. They farmed near Danbury, Iowa, for two years and then in the Havelock area until moving to rural Sargeant in 19. They had lived in the Wykoff area since 1954. In addition to farming, he worked at Bernard Implement in Chatfield and later at Rochester Methodist Hospital until his retirement in 1986. Mr. Jacobson was a member of the Wykoff United Methodist Church and a former member of the Wykoff Lions Club. He enjoyed traveling, wintering in Apache Junction, Ariz., and fixing things.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Gerald Sr. of Wykoff; four daughters, Linda Jacobson of Wykoff, Barbara Jacobson of Eagan, Minn., Kathleen (Curtis) Ruhser of Elkader, Iowa, and Charlene Czapiewski of Spring Valley; six grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Four brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.

The funeral for Mr. Jacobson was held Thursday, April 26, 2001, at Wykoff United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Bob Kandels officiating. Burial was in Wykoff Cemetery. Thauwald Funeral Home in Wykoff was in charge of arrangements.

Marie Chowgan

Fri, Apr 27th, 2001
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Marie Chowgan , 79, of Chatfield, died April 20, 2001 at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Marie Bertling was born Feb. 15, 1922, in Milwaukee. She graduated from Girls Tech in Milwaukee and married Jack Chowgan on Sept. 13, 1958, in Waukeg ..... 
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Beulah M. Anderson

Fri, Apr 27th, 2001
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Beulah M. Anderson, 81, of Chatfield, died April 21, 2001 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield, where she had lived one year.

Beulah M. Ellenberg was born Feb. 26,1920, in rural Spring Valley and graduated from Spring Valley High School ..... 
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The "Art" of friendship

Fri, Apr 20th, 2001
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Monday, April 23, 2001

Commonweal Theater Company offers an outstanding execution of French playwright Ms. Yasmina Reza’s "Art." But don’t let the title fool you. The subject of modern art is a guise for a candid exploration into the meaning of fri ..... 
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Penny exposes development myths

Fri, Apr 20th, 2001
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By Mike McGrathMonday, April 23, 2001


Former First District Congressman, Tim Penny, was the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the Southeast Minnesota Development Corporation (SEMDC) last week in Hayfield.

Mr. Penny, who n ..... 
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Lanesboro City Council

Fri, Apr 20th, 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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Board implements waste changes

Fri, Apr 20th, 2001
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By Mike McGrathMonday, April 23, 2001

The proverbial "winds of change" began to blow last week as the County Board moved to implement its new plan for the Resource Recovery Center in Preston.

Solid Waste Administrator Jon Martin presen ..... 
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Working for small towns

Fri, Apr 20th, 2001
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Southeast Minnesota Development CorporationBy Bonnie Prinsen
Monday, April 21, 2001

America continues to hold onto a Norman Rockwell image of small towns. Picture Mayberry: a quiet but attractive main street, friendly an ..... 
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NORSTAD CONSTRUCTION

Fri, Apr 20th, 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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