Deadline: for Anniversary, Wedding, Engagement, & Birthday Announcements, submissions are needed by 5 p.m. on Wednesday for the following week's issue.
Gene and Sue Van Lith and Duane and Kris Pyka, all of Buffalo, are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their children Megan Van Lith and Michael Pyka.
Both Megan and Michael are 2009 graduates of Buffalo High School, and both attended St. Cloud State University where Megan earned a Bachelor of Elective Studies and Michael earned a BS in Business Management.
Megan is currently working as a baker at St. Cloud State University and Michael is a sales representative at St. Cloud Hyundai.
A May 18, 2018, wedding is planned at the Regency Plaza in St. Cloud. (P22, D25)
Donald Mahler, of Hanover, will be celebrating his 95th Birthday on Saturday, March 24, 2018. (P22, D25)
Ellen M Point
Ellen M. Point, of Buffalo, will be celebrating her 90th Birthday with an Open House on Sunday, March 25, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Lake Ridge Manor in the Friendship room, located at 310 Lake Blvd. S. Buffalo. There will be a short program at 3:00 p.m.
Family and friends are invited. No gifts please. (P22, D25)
Ruth Schmidt, of Buffalo, will be celebrating her 80th Birthday with an Open House on Sunday, March 25, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Huikko's Bowling & Entertainment Center/ Bison Creek, Hwy. 25, in Buffalo.
All friends and family are invited! (P22, D25)
Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall
The following students graduated following the summer 2017 semester.
Annandale - Tegan Rae Ramstad, BS, Psychology.
Maple Lake - Megan Marie Bruns, BA, Chemistry; BA, Communication Studies.
The following student graduated following the fall 2017 semester.
Monticello - Riley Kay Fischer, BS, Hospitality Management.
South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
The following students graduated following the fall 2017 semester.
Buffalo - Jacob Taylor Davidson, Bachelor of Science; Laura Kristen Dirks, Bachelor of Science - 2 degrees.
Cokato - Elsa Marie Niska, Bachelor of Science; Kassandra Elizabeth Niska, Bachelor of Science.
Northwestern College, Orange City, IA
The following student was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2017 semester.
Buffalo - Shelby Maznio.
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
The following residents were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Montrose - Cassie Beaudin, University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
St. Michael - Olivia Yue, University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Katelyn Miller, of Buffalo, played the role of a housekeeper named Maggie in "Dancing at Lughnasa" at the Patsy Miller Studio Theatre. The production ran from January 18-20, and January 24-27, 2018.