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December 5, 2012

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The American Legion Auxiliary will be sending Christmas greetings to servicemen from our area.  Please send their addresses to Bette LeBrun as soon as possible. You can email them to or call her with their address at 472-8445. 

  Earl and Joyce Erdman report a new great-grandson, Christian Wayne, son of Amber Erdman and Chris Davis of Worthington.  He was born Monday November 26th at Sanford Hospital-Luverne.  Congratulations to the proud great-grandparents!

  Kim & Don Sykora of Ortonville and Rita Kortenbusch of Melrose were Friday & Saturday overnight guests in the home of Dave & Deb Lutmer. They spent their day hours with their mother, Amanda Sykora, a patient at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls.   

The State Bank of Lismore will host a Christmas Appreciation on Friday, December 14th from 10:00-2:00 with refreshments, goodies and door prizes.

  From the archives of November 1909, Audrey Brake reported the following in a recent edition of the Wilmont Shopper:  “The Lismore church fair, held on Thanksgiving Day, was a great success, financially and socially.  They realized in the neighborhood of $1050, a sum you don’t surely expect to find on the road.  Honorable mention must be made of the ladies who so richly provided for, and so gallantly served dinner and supper, which were pronounced delicious by those who sat down at the well loaded tables.”

  Laura Erdman, daughter of Mike and Pam will be recovering at home following her release from the hospital.  Readers can follow her progress at Her mailing address is:  Laura Erdman. 17218 Cory Ave, Lismore, MN  56155.

  Alan & Ellen Henning were glad to have their grandson, Jack Baszler, spend all day Saturday and Saturday night with them so his parents Ashley and Jared could go to the SDSU-NDSU football game in Fargo.  

Various organizations are still collecting food, warm clothing and gifts for the Nobles County Community Christmas Basket program.  Donations may be dropped at the Adrian Schools or St. Anthony Church before December 6th.  

Congratulations to Nick Lorang (Mark & Janine) and Megan Sauer (Barry & Kerry) for being selected to attend the 2012 Western International Band Clinic in Seattle, Washington in November. Natalie Cook and Justice Redding of Adrian also attended the clinic.  What a great experience to travel, work with guest conductors, and meet other young people interested in music!    

The Minnesota Football Coaches Association has released their 2012 Individual and Team Academic All-State Honors.  Congratulations to Jake Diekmann (Tom & Lisa) for being recognized for his hard work in the classroom.

  Celebrating Thanksgiving in the Bruce & Brenda Loosbrock home last week were: Mary Jean, Stephen & Nichole, all of Benedictine College, Atchinson, KS; Calvin, Wilmont; Amber & her friend Cel, New York City; Shelly and Flory & Mary Ann Loosbrock, all of Lismore; Earl & Nancy Wolf and Sam, Nick, Luke & Felicia, St. Paul; Nadine & Josh Bowles, and their new baby, Benjamin of Muscatine, IA; Kay & Randy Wolf, Worthington and Joe Raven, Sioux Falls, SD.

  Allen Gengler and Becky Kocer picked a beautiful day for a wedding.  They were married on Saturday at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Luverne followed by a reception at the Blue Mound Banquet Center.  Allen is the son of Brian & Joyce Gengler of rural Lismore/Adrian and Becky is the daughter of Ed & Brenda Kocer and Lonna & Tom Hanson, all from South Dakota.  Allen & Becky make their home in Adrian where Allen is engaged in the Gengler dairy operation and Becky travels to Sioux Falls to work.  Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Allen Gengler.   

Dave & Deb Lutmer attended the visitation of Elizabeth Jane (Heaney) Majerus at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bellechester, MN last Monday evening.  

The village of Lismore has two new residents, Earl & Rita Lenz.  The Lenz's have purchased the home of the late Homer & Esther Loonan.  Their phone number will still remain the same.  The Lenz's granddaughter, Sheila and her husband Joe Erwin are the new owners of the Lenz acreage. A nice move for everyone!! 

The American Legion Auxiliary will be serving lunch and helping with activities at the Adrian Nursing Home on Thursday, December 13th.  Please note the date change.  Members will be leaving from Lismore at 1:45 p.m.  

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