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Mon, May 13th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Obituaries

ALICE MEYER, age 94. of Wykoff, Minn., died Saturday morning, May 11, 2013, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.

Alice was born May 5, 1919, south of Wykoff the daughter of Gustav and Marie (Miller) Wondrasch. She was baptized May 19, 1919, confirmed May 28, 1933, and attended parochial school all at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church. She did house work until her marriage to Lorenz Meyer on April 12, 1939, in Wykoff. The couple farmed until 1962 when they moved into town. She worked for the city cleaning the community center for 25 years and helped her family with the family business, Meyer Garbage. Lorenz died July 17, 1989.

She was lifelong member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church and was a member of the Farmers Union. She loved her family and enjoyed gardening and embroidery.

She is survived by her four sons, Lyle of Rochester, Maurice of Rochester, Steve (Annette) of Spring Valley and Lowell (Karen) of Chatfield; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Lorena Arnold and Ruth Wondrasch both of Saginaw, Mich. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Shirley Rasmussen; one grandson, Jamie; and two sisters, Adeline and Melvina.

The funeral will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church with Rev. Robert V. Stohlmann, Pastor. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Thauwald Funeral Home in Wykoff 5 – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday and at the church on Wednesday an hour before the service.

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Austin of Wykoff receives SMSU Scholarship

Fri, May 10th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Education

Marshall, Minn. -- Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Minn., is proud to announce that Kelsey Austin, daughter of Tim and Cindy Austin of Wykoff, Minn., has been selected to receive an Alliss Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic yea ..... 
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Fri, May 3rd, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Legals

Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 7:00pm (before the regular zoning meeting) has been set for a Public Hearing regarding the request for a Rezoning for parcel #30.0167.000 (Roger Westra) from residential to commercial in the Council room of the Municipal ..... 
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Letter about rebuttal to the writer from Harmony

Fri, Apr 19th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, The April 15th Journal contains a letter critical of my recent factual analysis of the Obama/Biden gun control plan. The writer not only misrepresented my positions, but the letter was obviously meant to be insulting and demeaning ..... 
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Guest Commentary: Obama/Biden Gun Control

Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Commentary

By Jeff Erding, Wykoff, MN “ALL IN ALL, IT’S JUST ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL” [from THE WALL by Roger Waters of Pink Floyd, 1979] You may be sick of the gun control debate, and I sure don’t blame you. You may be thinking: “This guy is ob ..... 
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Letter about the NRA

Fri, Mar 22nd, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Letter to the Editor

Letter about the NRA To the Editor, A recent letter condemed the NRA for: 1) “Promoting a climate of fear of the government” 2) “Defining Liberty in terms of no restrictions on guns” The writer further stated: 3) “our ownership of gu ..... 
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Linda Sue Schroeder

Mon, Feb 4th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Obituaries

LINDA SUE SCHROEDER, age 60, passed away unexpectedly at her home in rural Wykoff on Monday, February 4, 2013. Linda was born August 19, 1952, in Austin, Minn., the daughter of Thomas and Marian (Snell) Lerum. She was a graduate of Austin ..... 
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Thompson Motors rolls with the changes

Fri, Jan 25th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Features

Since first opening the doors in 1940, Thompson Motors of Wykoff, Minn. has learned to roll with the changes in order to keep the business not only surviving but thriving. Started by Charles Thompson as a general repair shop and filling station, th ..... 
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Area resident is Lottery winner

Fri, Jan 18th, 2013
Posted in Wykoff Social Scenes

Congratulations to Michael Boelter of Wykoff. Boelter won $5,000 by playing the Lottery’s $100,000 Poker Night scratch game. Boelter claimed the prize on Jan. 2, 2013. The winning ticket was purchased at the Northstar Bar, 503 N. Broadway in Roche ..... 
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