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October 31, 2009
Woman charged with allegedly stealing $39K from Lutheran Social Service
WILLMAR -- A 28-year-old Litchfield woman made her first court appearance Thursday on a single felony theft charge for allegedly stealing $39,516.99 intended to help students pay school expenses. Jessica Beth Kruger is charged in Kandiyohi County District Court with stealing the...
October 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 7, 2009
Carriers will take frozen meals on wheels to handful of county residents
WILLMAR -- There are some elderly or disabled residents who live so far off the beaten path in rural Kandiyohi County that volunteer drivers with the local meals-on-wheels program are unable to drive there. As a result, some of those vulnerable adults have gone without meals for...
October 7, 2009 - 12:00am
October 6, 2009
While many fretted implications of aging population, Madison health care invested $7M in its future
MADISON -- The age wave predicted to sweep across Minnesota from 2020 to 2030 reached rural Lac qui Parle County 10 years ago. By the turn of...
October 6, 2009 - 12:00am
October 3, 2009
Churches want to forego communion cup over flu fears
ST. CLOUD -- In an effort to keep church members healthy during the flu season, the St.
October 3, 2009 - 12:00am
August 21, 2009
ELCA approves non-celibate gays to serve as leaders
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has approved a proposal that will allow non-celibate gays to serve in the clergy by a 559 to 451 vote at the denomination's Churchwide Assembly today. The resolution states the the ELCA commits itself to "finding a way for people in such...
August 21, 2009 - 5:01pm
Lutheran assembly approves allowing congregations to recognize gay relationships
MINNEAPOLIS - The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Church's Churchwide Assembly passed a resolution, 619-402, this morning that allows congregations to recognize gay relationships. But an even more historic vote regarding whether the ELCA will allow non-celibate gays to become...
August 21, 2009 - 1:36pm
July 29, 2009
Tight and leak free
July 29, 2009 - 12:00am
June 18, 2009
Wow! I can hit Spicer from here
June 18, 2009 - 12:00am
May 9, 2009
Milan adds new 'flavors' to Syttende Mai
One of the area's best-known Syttende Mai celebrations is taking on new flavors, but don't worry, all the original ones are back too. Milan's...
May 9, 2009 - 11:59pm
March 29, 2009
One Fargo dike fails, some buildings flooded at Oak Grove Lutheran School
FARGO - A permanent dike at Oak Grove Lutheran School in Fargo has been breached, allowing water from the flooding Red River to pour into two...
March 29, 2009 - 7:53am
March 20, 2009
A minor facelift
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 19, 2009
ELCA panel urges church to allow clergy to live in gay, lesbian relationships
In what promises to be a controversial move unprecedented in the history of Lutheranism in the United States, a national task force of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America recommends that the nation's largest Lutheran denomination change its policy and allow homosexual clergy...
February 19, 2009 - 2:25pm
January 10, 2009
Program expands services to veterans, military families in rural areas of Minnesota
WILLMAR -- A new program that expands services to Minnesota veterans and their families has been launched in rural Minnesota. It brings case management, outreach and followup to veterans and military families to help them deal with issues ranging from depression to family dynamics...
January 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
American Lutheran bishops heading to Mideast
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- More than 30 bishops from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America are heading for the Mideast despite the fighting in Gaza. The Rev. Jon Anderson, bishop for the Southwestern Minnesota Synod of the ELCA, will be one of five from Minnesota leaving Monday. He...
January 5, 2009 - 4:00am
December 31, 2008
Hats off to the West Central Connection Chorus for organizing the "United for the Holidays" concert. The event raised $2,000 for the United Way of Kandiyohi County. Hats off to all who contributed to the free will offering at the "Viewing of the Nativities" at United Lutheran Church...
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am