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Bryce Warren Duxbury


Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Bryce Warren Duxbury, 78, of Harmony, died April 29, 2001at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester following a short illness.

Born Feb. 16, 1923, he enlisted in the U.S. Army on April 21, 1941, and was sent to the Philippine Islands, where he served with the 60th Coast Artillery Anti-aircraft Battalion until he was captured by the Japanese and was a prisoner of war for four years. After returning to the United States he re-enlisted and stayed in the service for 21 years, reaching the rank of master sergeant. During his military career he was honored with numerous awards, which included the Bronze Star, American Defense Service Medal with One Bronze Star, Philippine Defense Ribbon with One Bronze Star, Distinguished Unit Badge, Asiatic Pacific Theater Service Medal, Victory Medal, and Good Conduct Medal. On Nov. 9, 1947, he married Dorothy Hicks. After his military career he worked for Benike Construction in Rochester and later at HECO as a truck driver and in the steel department as a foreman, retiring in 1985. Mr. Duxbury was a member of the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor and Minnesota Hia-watha Chapter American Ex-Prisoners of War.

Survivors include three sons, Raymond (Catherine) of Irving, Texas, Berry (Lynn) of Little Falls, Minn., and Lyle (Katherine) of Rochester; two sisters, Ruth Smith and Ardis Mason; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. His wife and a brother preceded him in death.

A memorial service for Bryce Warren Duxbury will be held on June 3 at Lindstrom Funeral Home in Harmony.
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Edna L. Davidson

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Edna L. Davidson, 91, of Sauer Memorial Home in Winona, formerly of Spring Valley, died May 2, 2001.

Edna L. Schneider was born Feb. 24, 1910, in Jordan Township, Fillmore County. She attended country schools and St. John's Lutheran Church i ..... 
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Betsy Rachel Brekke

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Betsy Rachel Brekke, 62, of rural Preston, a homemaker, died April 26, 2001 at her home.

Betsy Rachel Erickson was born July 26, 1938, in Lanesboro and graduated from Lanesboro High School in 1957. She lived in rural Lanesboro until 1957 and ..... 
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Robert D. Albrecht

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Robert D. Albrecht, 72, of rural Mabel, a retired farmer, died May 1, 2001 at his home following a long illness with cancer.

Robert was born Oct. 2, 1928, in Chicago, Illinois to John and Louise (Loss) Albrecht. On Oct. 22, 19, he married Be ..... 
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The "Art" of friendship

Fri, Apr 27th, 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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Planning Commission

Fri, Apr 27th, 2001
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“It looked like a bluff to me”By John TorgrimsonMonday, April 30, 2001


Curt Walter of Rochester, representing Richland Telecom, ran into a buzz-saw of opposition at Thursday’s Fillmore County Planning Commission meeting.

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Lanesboro City Council

Fri, Apr 27th, 2001
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Council deals with art commission business, creates parking study groupBy John TorgrimsonMonday, April 30, 2001

The Lanesboro Art Center Commission has identified a preferred site to locate the proposed Regional Art Center. The commission vote ..... 
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Five on board; five “seconds”

Fri, Apr 27th, 2001
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Monday, April 30, 2001

For the past three months, the County Board has basically been a four-member board. Former Commissioner Gary Peterson announced his resignation in late January, and he attended few meetings between then and his exit in m ..... 
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Profile in courage

Fri, Apr 27th, 2001
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Chatfield man turns tragedy into art careerBy Mary JergensonMonday, April 30, 2001

Perhaps the best way to appreciate the art work of Harvey Bernard is to get a better understanding of his life. Harvey Bernard is a native o ..... 
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