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Lois and Arland Wisted turned 95 and 94, respectively, in December and celebrated 70 years of marriage in March. An open house to honor them will be Saturday. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Now in their 90s, Wisteds celebrate their birthdays and 70th wedding anniversary

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Seventy-plus years ago, two young Minnesota adults were living near Washington, D.C. He was in the Army; she was working at the Pentagon.


They were introduced through mutual friends. They got married March 25, 1944, during cherry blossom season. They eventually moved back to Minnesota, settling in his hometown of Detroit Lakes.

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