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Dolores Norrine Wangen

AUSTIN, Minn. (WKBT) — Dolores Norrine (Fox) Wangen, 95, of Austin, formerly of Lanesboro, passed away on Dec 1st, 2020, at her home in The Cedars. Dolores was born Sept 29th, 1925, in Underwood, ND, to Peter and Norrine (Doole)…

Betty Jean Burreson

WINONA, Minn. (WKBT) — Betty Jean (Storts, Dornink) Burreson, 87, of Winona died on November 29, 2020, surrounded by her family. Betty was born on December 27, 1932 to Idell Storts. Betty was adopted later by Marvin and Jessie Dornink…

Ruthann Mildred (Olson) Rurup

On November 28th, Ruthann Mildred (Olson) Rurup was made whole again. Her suffering from multiple strokes and Alzheimer’s disease was ended. Ruth was born on December 3, 1944, at her childhood home in Juneau County to Melvin and Dorothy (Howland)…

Tommy Lee Washington-Prater

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — Tommy Lee Washington-Prater, 35, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at Gundersen Hospital, La Crosse. Tommy was born July 21, 1985, to Shelly Washington and Tommy Prater in Tacoma, Washington. Tommy was preceded…

Louise (Walch) Fratzke

CHATFIELD, Minn. (WKBT) — Louise (Walch) Fratzke, 91, died on Dec. 1, 2020. A full obituary is pending at Riley Funeral Homes and Cremation Services in Chatfield, Minn. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's…

Daniel A. Smrcina

TOMAH, Wis. (WKBT) — Daniel A. Smrcina, 87, of Tomah and formerly of Prairie du Chien, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2020, at the Tomah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born October 21, 1933 in Prairie du Chien,…

Republicans call for resignation of Wisconsin election chair

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Republicans are calling on the Democratic chairwoman of the Wisconsin Elections Commission to resign. They expressed anger Tuesday that she finalized the state's presidential election results showing Democrat Joe Biden defeating President Donald Trump. Republican commissioner…

Irene Faye (Morrison) Farrell

LA CRESCENT, Minn. (WKBT) — Irene Faye (Morrison) Farrell, 98, of La Crescent died on Sunday, November 29, 2020, at La Crescent Health Services. She was born in New Albin, IA, on November 25, 1922, to Hobart and Marcella (Randall)…

Gladys B. Ericksen

WYKOFF, Minn. (WKBT) — Gladys B. Ericksen, 74, of Wykoff died Monday, November 30, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Marys Campus in Rochester, MN. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Wykoff.…

James Joseph 'Jimmy' Novak

STOCKTON, Minn. (WKBT) — James Joseph "Jimmy" Novak, 90, formerly of Stockton, died Sunday, November 29, 2020 at Mille Lacs Health System in Onamia. Jimmy was born March 16, 1930 in St. Paul to Otto and Josephine (Mugraner) Novak. He…