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Vernon and Edna Benson were married on Nov. 3, 1934 in Bemidji. They will celebrate their 75th anniversary this Sunday, Oct. 11, with an open house from 1-4 p.m. at The Cottage.

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It's hard to believe, but in almost three quarters of a century together, Vernon and Edna Benson both say they've never had a fight.

"We don't always agree over everything -- but we don't fight," says Edna.


The couple, who will observe their 75th wedding anniversary Nov. 3, is planning to celebrate with an open house this Sunday, Oct. 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. at The Cottage, part of the Emmanuel Community campus at 1435 Madison Ave., Detroit Lakes.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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