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Lehigh couple celebrates 60th wedding anniversary

By MEGHAN BRADBURY news@breezenewspapers.com A couple that married in Wisconsin in 1960 celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last week, complete with a car parade of friends and family past their Lehigh Acres home. Dave and Diane Fjelsted got married on Aug. 6, 1960, at Shepherd Lutheran Church in Eau Claire, Wisconsin at an 8:30 p.m. candlelight ceremony. Diane said laughing that they got married so late because our "relatives were farmers. They have to milk their cows before they can come to the wedding." "We were both from a small town of 800 people. We knew each other in ...

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Unemployment drops in Lee

Although unemployment rates are still high, Lee County has seen a positive reduction at 9.8 percent for the month of June.CareerSource Southwest Florida Communications Manager Janeth Castrejon said the positive reduction with unemployment rates began in May and continued into June."It's a great ...

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American Legion Unit 323: Gearing up again!

Submitted by Pat Whitehall Even though our current hours of 2 to 10 p.m. haven’t increased, we’re getting together as often and safely as possible to continue our missions of aid to the veterans and our community. Because of the pandemic, in accordance with our District’s suggestion, ...