Heather & Jesse Haugan, of Ottertail, Minnesota, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Willow Joy Haugan. Willow was delivered by Tonya Diggins, CNP, Midwife, at Perham Health on January 5, 2023, at 4:04 pm. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. Willow is welcomed home by siblings Silas, Micah, & Malachi; grandparents Lori & Mike Danner, Stephanie Haugan, and Gary Haugan; and great-grandparents Arlene Mulcahy and Jerry Danner.
A big thank you to all who assisted me after I fell outside at the high school last Tues. evening. Especially the fellows that carried me inside and out of the cold.
Whitney & Austin Richter of Detroit Lakes, MN, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Eleanor Mae Richter. Eleanor was delivered by Tonya Diggins, CNP, Midwife, at Perham Health on December 16, 2022, at 3:31 AM. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.
Sara & Ethan Mattson of Detroit Lakes, MN, are happy to announce the birth of their son, Robert Michael Mattson. Robert was delivered by Dr. Kailey Witt at Perham Health on October 8, 2022, at 5:47 pm. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 ¼ inches long. Robert is welcomed home by grandparents Mike & Joleen and John & Mary; and great-grandparents Ken & Kathy, Walter, and Randie.
The family of Stephen Evans wishes to thank everyone who reached out and helped us in so many ways during this difficult time.
Mark and Marlene Nielsen, Lake Park, Minnesota, celebrated 60 years of married life on July 20. We think it is going to last! They were married at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Buxton, North Dakota, on July 20, 1962. They will celebrate with their children, Peter (Stacey), Blake, Claudia, 3 year old Thomas, and Eden; Andy (Kirsten), and Annika; Hans (Brenda), Kristoffer, Andrew, and Cameron; Heather (Dan) Nielsen-Englehart. That makes 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. “We are blessed beyond all expectations.”
Meghan & Tyler Riewer, of Vergas, Minnesota, are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Charlee June Riewer. Charlee was delivered by Tonya Diggins, CNP, Midwife, at Perham Health on July 10, 2022, at 4:22 pm. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. Charlee is welcomed home by siblings Colt & Camdyn; grandparents Mike & Lynette, Jim & Amanda, and Brett & Greta; and great-grandparents Lester & Mary, Jim & Sandy, Crystal, and Linda.
We will be hosting an 80th birthday celebration and open house on Saturday, July 16th from 1-4pm at the Detroit Lakes Holiday Inn - FIreplace Lounge (1155 Hwy 10). Friends and family, come join us. No gifts please.
On Saturday, June 30, 1962, at 2:00 PM, Mary Joan Brandvold and Richard John Mackenthun were joined in holy matrimony at First Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. A reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents, followed by a honeymoon to Minnesota’s North Shore Scenic Drive and Canada. Richard and Mary moved to Roscoe, Illinois in 1966 and have lived in South Beloit, Illinois since 1970.
A Fargo native and resident of Detroit Lakes, an avid Bison fan who loves ND, the Lakes area, and aviation turns 90 on May 22nd. We love you! Cards can be sent to 1138 Cleveland Ave. Detroit Lakes MN 56501
I want to thank all friends & family of Mary Kay “Baba” that made her “Celebration of Life” such a beautiful & memorable experience for all of us. I know Bab would especially like to thank the “Sweet Sixteen”. I am very impressed with what fun you girls have had together for 60+ years! Keep it up!! All donations went either to the ALS Association or Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Bradi & Austin Holy, of Frazee, Minn., are happy to announce the birth of their son, Hudson Jack Holy. Hudson was delivered by Tonya Diggins, Midwife, CNP at Perham Health on March 31, 2022, at 6:35 p.m. He weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21-3/4 inches long. Hudson is welcomed home by grandparents Jackie & Brad Carlson and Char & Mark Holy.