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Living History - Dec. 7 edition
Shelby to be guest author in December
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
The local royal: Eagle Bend's Kalie Wright crowned Miss Minnesota USA
Odden: Taves has been reviewing, signing documents
Late run propels Wadena-DC by Staples-Motley
Wolverines edged out by Border West
Lakes extend Prairie Centre's skid with OT win
Flyers snap Wadena-DC's winning streak
Schwartz, Alberts lead Parkers Prairie past Wadena-DC
Terrance L. Koep
Mary Ann Erckenbrack
Cindy L. Dickinson
Grimes joins TCHC Ottertail Clinic
TCHC seeks new name for prenatal/OB program
Scott joins TCHC emergency department
Helping to 'drive' public transit traffic
Daniel Papillon new leader of TOPS
Empty Stocking Fund receives a boost from talent show
Art Aficionados Array Art Adventures
Entertainment briefs - Nov. 30 edition
MN author Szarke includes regional locations in books
M State choirs welcome the holiday season with 'Gloria'
St. Huberts church hosting Harvest Festival Oct. 28
God may be an easy target, but he's a strong one
The cost of being a disciple
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
Faith briefs - Sept. 14 edition
To sexual harassers: We bet you're sweating now, huh?
Your letters - Nov. 30 edition
How to obtain a cold war recognition certificate
Can a person drive with a neck brace?
Can kids wear bike helmets in ATVs?
Hunting, fishing have mysteries of their own
Knob Hill, MDHA sponsoring Forkhorn Field Day Oct. 1
DNR to modernize its electronic system for hunting and fishing licenses
Fly fishing class slated for May 24, 31 and June 7
Time to drop the lines
Olivia Alaine Graham
Kahlani Jean Lynn Johnson
Leo Sylvester Bosh
Colter William Schmitz
Bianca Isadora Lorentz
November 1, 2016
Fargo family shares personal story of infant loss
At the funeral Mass of little Ruby Faustina Schultz, the Rev. Kyle Metzger of Sts. Anne & Joachim Church noted that her whole life had been lived during the Year of Mercy. The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, which began Dec. 8 and concludes Nov. 20, was set aside by Pope Francis...
November 1, 2016 - 8:15am
October 23, 2016
Clergy View: Thankful for the fingerprints of God
As I sit at my desk at work and look out my window I am able to see some brilliant reds and yellow leaves on the trees. Beautiful! I have to admit that I love this time of year. There is nothing like taking a walk and hearing the leaves rustle under your feet and seeing the leaves...
October 23, 2016 - 8:15am
Helping the poor
How often do you struggle with knowing what your responsibility is to the individual you might see holding up a cardboard sign that says "Need Help," or "Please give — anything appreciated?" Almost everyone is willing to be generous to a good cause and most people are willing...
October 23, 2016 - 12:10am
October 16, 2016
Church briefs - Oct. 13 edition
Porta to preach Oct. 16 Preacher Chuck Porta of Eden Prairie will minister at The Old Country Church Sunday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. Everyone is invited to come and hear his message. The church is located at 19973 145th Ave. in Wadena. Weil guest musician Oct. 16 Aaron Weil will be the...
October 16, 2016 - 8:15am
Menahga author pens devotional 'On the Side of Truth'
Kelly Citrowske marks her publishing debut with a devotional titled "On the Side of Truth" published by WestBow Press. The book seeks to inform...
October 16, 2016 - 8:15am
October 9, 2016
Church briefs - Oct. 6 edition
Rosary Crusade set for Oct. 15 For the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal, St. Ann's Church will pray the rosary for the conversion of America on Saturday, Oct. 15 at noon. The event will take place at St. Ann's Church in the garden or parish center....
October 9, 2016 - 8:15am
The beauty of God's Grace
Let me introduce you to Grace. She bikes to my door to take a walk and talk. She's a firefly of light and love, with shining blue eyes and freckles, accompanied by the sweetest and softest of voices. Grace explains her journey with Hodgkin's lymphoma and her trust and relationship...
October 9, 2016 - 12:08am
October 2, 2016
Clergy View: It takes a village
An old Igbo and Yoruba (Nigerian) proverb states that it takes a whole village to raise a child. The same or similar proverbs exist in many African nations conveying the African worldview emphasizing the values and importance of family relationships and communal concern for one another....
October 2, 2016 - 8:15am
September 25, 2016
An open letter to the Wetterlings: Your Jacob's passing leaves us all grieving
Dear Patty and Jerry Wetterling: The year your dear Jacob went missing, I was a 21-year-old college student rooming with three others in an off-campus apartment near Moorhead State University. When the disconcerting news reached our little abode in the fall of 1989, we four young...
September 25, 2016 - 8:15am
September 18, 2016
How to become a disciple
Kim Kardashian has over 48 million followers - on Twitter. Selena Gomez has almost 100 million followers — on Instagram.
September 18, 2016 - 8:15am
September 11, 2016
Faith at Olympics shows God's spirit with us
The Ryan Lochte controversy aside, a whole lot of incredible things happened at the 2016 Olympic games in Rio that I'm wanting to hold close. The Salonen brood was traveling back tired and tattered from eastern Wisconsin at the conclusion, so we missed most of the finale. But we watched...
September 11, 2016 - 8:15am
September 4, 2016
Bicyclist rides through Fargo on mission of mercy for persecuted Christians
It was late 2015 when Skip Rodgers met the pastor from Lebanon who, though now serving in the United States, shared firsthand stories of Christian...
September 4, 2016 - 8:15am
August 28, 2016
Do youth see God and religion as irrelevant?
In the summertime, the faithful youth of the world gather. Last month, millions of young Christians convened in Poland for World Youth Day - an event begun in 1985 by Pope John Paul II. I've often lamented missing the boat on World Youth Day. By the time I learned of its existence,...
August 28, 2016 - 12:10am
August 21, 2016
Extraordinary encounter with stranger enlivens parish pilgrimage
When our pastor announced the 7-mile pilgrimage from our home parish of Sts. Anne & Joachim Church in south Fargo to the Cathedral of St. Mary's Downtown, I was all in. Walking has become a favorite activity in the Salonen household, but I also love the idea of the spiritual quest....
August 21, 2016 - 8:15am
August 15, 2016
Clergy View: Choose the Word - the Word forgives
"Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better and it will not be taken away from her." (Luke 10:41-42)
August 15, 2016 - 8:15am