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Get all your Community information here! There's information on school including a link to Maple Lake Public Schools, area obituaries, and links to various places in the Maple Lake Community. You will also find a link to the Friends of the Maple Lake Library and Maple Chamber of Commerce.  If you have anything happening in the community and would like these programs and/or events to show up in our "Community" Section of our Messenger, e-mail your information to news@maplelakemessenger.com.  Please make sure to check out our Community section of the Messenger which usually shows up in pages 4-6 of the newspaper.

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06
Sep

Maple Lakers named to SCSU Dean's List

Seven students from Maple Lake have been named to the St. Cloud State University Dean’s List. They include undecided major Megan Bruns; Hillary Hogan, a marketing manager at the Herberger Business School; Jennifer Paumen, a psychology major at the College of Liberal Arts; undecided major Anna Spielmann; Karen Trettin, a community psychology major at the School of Health and Human Services; Naomi Yanta, a biomedical sciences major at the College of Science and Engineering; and Sara Zahler, a special education major at the School of Education.

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06
Sep

Decker named to SMSU Dean's List

Riley Decker, of Maple Lake, has been named to the Southwest Minnesota State University Dean’s List with honors for earning a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.79.

Fri
06
Sep

Renier graduates from College of St. Benedict

Jeana Christine Renier, daughter of Joe and Connie Renier, of Maple Lake, participated in commencement at the College of Saint Benedict. Renier is a candidate to receive a bachelor of arts degree in nutrition with the honor magna cum laude. Magna cum laude indicates a cumulative grade point average of 3.75. The 2013 CSB graduating class includes 514 undergraduate women. When combined with Saint John's University's 409 undergraduate men, this year's combined undergraduate graduating class totals 923.

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06
Sep

Arnold N. and Lila J. Spike, Maple Lake

Arnold N., age 81, and Lila J. (Debner) Spike, age 76, of Maple Lake and formerly of rural Buffalo, passed away recently from injuries received in an automobile accident. Funeral services are pending at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo. Arrangements for Arnold and Lila Spike are by The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo (Phone 763-682-1363). Online condolences may be made to www.thepetersonchapel.com

Fri
06
Sep

Marie A. Wurm, Maple Lake

Marie A. Wurm, age 86, of Maple Lake died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at the Buffalo Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 7, at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, Maple Lake, with Fr. John Meyer officiating. Burial will follow at St. Timothy’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake. There will be a prayer service 7 p.m. Thursday. Marie Alma Wurm was born April 19, 1927, to James and Rose (Loesch) Holthaus at Pearl Lake where she attended country school through eighth grade. She married Timothy Wurm on August 30, 1951, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Buffalo, and he preceded her in death on August 17, 2003. Marie was a farm homemaker and was a member of St. Timothy’s Church and Council of Catholic Women. She enjoyed her family, farming, gardening, sewing, cooking, and baking.

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06
Sep

Francis C. "Ozzie" Logeais, Annandale

Francis C. “Ozzie” Logeais, age 78, of Annandale, died Monday, June 17, 2013, at the St. Cloud Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Annandale with Fr. Victor Valencia and Fr. Mark Pavlik as the Celebrants. Burial will follow at St. Ignatius Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service, both at the church. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Francis Canute “Ozzie” Logeais was born Aug. 20, 1934, in Annandale, to Canute and Lillian (Dircks) Logeais. He attended Annandale High School and graduated with the Class of 1952. Ozzie worked for his father at Canute Logeais & Sons in Annandale until Ozzie and his brother, Jim, purchased the company. They owned and operated the company as Logeais Oil. He was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church and of the Fr. O’Brien’s Council Knights of Columbus #11345.

Fri
06
Sep

Goelz, Lauer named to St. Scholastica Dean's List

Savanna Goelz and Dominic Lauer, both of Maple Lake, have been named to the dean’s list at the College of St. Scholastica for earning a grade point average of 3.75 or better. Goelz is a sophomore majoring in psychology-intended. Lauer is a senior majoring in nursing.

Fri
06
Sep

Fournier, Jude named to St. Mary's Dean's List

Morgan Fournier and Jacinta Jude, of Maple Lake, have been named to the second semester dean’s list at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, for earning a grade point average of 3.6 or better. Fournier is the daughter of Ricci and Diane Fournier and Jude is the daughter of Peter and Anna Maria Jude.

Fri
06
Sep

Lorentz named to Ridgewater Dean's List

Jacob Lorentz, of Maple Lake, has been named to Ridgewater College’s Dean’s List for maintaining a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

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