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July 28, 2016
The fire Saturday that destroyed Hawk Creek Lutheran Church in rural Sacred Heart left the church’s altar nearly untouched. A large painting that had been part of the altar was carried away from the scene Saturday before it could be damaged further by smoke or water. (Photo courtesy of Rhonda Rae Photography, Granite Falls)
Parishioners salvage items from fire-damaged Sacred Heart church
23 hours 11 min ago
July 24, 2016
A ladder truck from the Montevideo Fire Department is used to extinguish flames Saturday in the steeple of Hawk Creek Lutheran Church in Wang Township in rural Sacred Heart. Crews worked six hours, but the majority of the building was a loss. (Photo courtesy of Rhonda Rae Photography, Granite Falls)
UPDATED: Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
July 24, 2016 - 11:49am
June 16, 2016
Vigil to be held at Willmar church for Florida shooting victims
June 16, 2016 - 11:14pm
June 9, 2016
A crew of volunteers shingle the roof of Grace Baptist Church's new sanctuary Thursday at the church just north of Willmar. A church-building crew from St. Charles, Missouri, has been working on the building this week. (LINDA VANDERWERF | TRIBUNE)
Volunteers help Willmar church build new sanctuary
June 9, 2016 - 10:58pm
April 8, 2016
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Former Watkins church secretary sentenced for $21K theft
April 8, 2016 - 2:23pm
March 19, 2016
Holy Rosary’s pipe organ is an instrument that has many organists marveling at its digital abilities. (DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE)
Minnesota church unveils 37,800-pound 'organ on steroids'
March 19, 2016 - 11:03am
March 17, 2016
The city of New London has made an offer to purchase land owned by Peace Lutheran Church where the historic Lebanon Lutheran Church had stood before it was razed in 2014. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
City of New London makes offer to church for property
March 17, 2016 - 10:38pm
February 10, 2016
The pews are crowded for the Ash Wednesday noon service at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Willmar. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
PHOTO: Ash Wednesday kicks off Lent
February 10, 2016 - 10:23pm
February 1, 2016
The stained glass, pews and even a body buried under the altar come with the sale of St. Paul’s Church-on-the-Hill. The Episcopal church closed last year due to dwindling attendance. Whoever buys it can’t be tear down the sanctuary, because the structure is protected from alterations to the exterior as part of both a national and a city historical preservation district.  (SCOTT TAKUSH | PIONEER PRESS)
Historic St. Paul church is for sale
February 1, 2016 - 9:16pm
December 25, 2015
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Video: "The Force Awakens" Sermon
December 25, 2015 - 12:15pm
October 23, 2015
Wayne Nelson
Kiwanis recognizes Willmar man for community service
October 23, 2015 - 2:38pm
October 7, 2015
Ghost hunters sentenced for damaging church
October 7, 2015 - 10:53pm
August 3, 2015
Former church secretary accused of check forgery to have a jury trial
August 3, 2015 - 8:42pm
June 14, 2015
Members of the Pearson family stand outside their church, Rosendale United Methodist, that will be celebrating its 125th anniversary this Sunday.  (JACOB BELGUM | TRIBUNE)
All in the family
June 14, 2015 - 11:53pm
February 17, 2015
Phyllis Wodasch puts the final touch Tuesday on decorations for today’s Ash Wednesday services at Church of St. Mary in Willmar.  Ash Wednesday services will be at noon and 5:30 p.m. at St. Mary and at 5:30 p.m. at Church of Our Lady of the Lakes in Spicer and 7 p.m. at Church of St. Thomas More in Lake Lillian.  (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Ash Wednesday
February 17, 2015 - 11:37pm
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