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Faith Briefs for March 17

Four Catholic leaders recognized for distinguished service to Catholic Diocese of New Ulm The Rev. John M. LeVoir, bishop of the Diocese of New Ulm, has awarded four Catholic leaders the 2017 Diocesan Distinguished Service Award. The awards presentation will take place immediately following ...

Local/World Faith Briefs

Chicken dinner offered March 19 in Seaforth A chicken dinner with full salad bar and dessert will be served from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Seaforth. Mass is at 10 a.m. Matching grant by the Catholic Order of Foresters Court 1757. Lunch served in ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Angrisano to present March 5-8 at Holy Redeemer Parish Lenten Mission presents Steve Angrisano. This free event starts at 6:30 p.m. March 5-8 at Holy Redeemer Church, all three days. Come to one or all three. Visit www.holy-redeemer.com for more information or call the Parish Office at ...

Here’s A Thought for March 3

What kept Jesus on the cross? When you were dead in your sins, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins, having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; he (Jesus) has taken it away, nailing it to the cross (Colossians 2:13, ...

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SMSU Briefs for March 22

Fine Arts Celebration runs March 28-April 30 There will be something for everyone at the 11th annual Fine Arts Celebration March 28 through April 30 at Southwest Minnesota State University. Vocal and instrumental concerts, theater productions, readings, art displays, costume making and more ...

Campus Notes for March 22

SDSU announces graduates The following students graduated after the fall 2016 session at South Dakota State University. Andrew Bakker, cum laude, Balaton, bachelor of science, Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering Grace Berckes, summa cum laude, Canby, bachelor of science, ...

MHS students planning Culture Fair for April 7

MARSHALL — Marshall High School seniors Lyth Shahin, Sameh Hedlin and Kevin Berg, who have served as student school board representatives since the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, recently announced that MHS is hosting an entertaining and educational event — Culture Fair — on April ...

Education Briefs for March 22

Students attend career event Breaking Traditions is an annual event sponsored by Minnesota West Community and Technical College and the Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council. The event is designed to encourage high school students to consider a variety of career pathways. Breaking ...

Engagements, Weddings, Anniversaries | VIEW ALL

Hinz, Baker

COTTONWOOD — Andria Hinz and Brady Baker were married Dec. 17, 2016, at the First Reformed Church in Orange City, Iowa. Parents of the couple are Tom and Pat Hinz of Cottonwood, and Glenn and Cindy Baker of Orange City. Maid of honor was Sara Hibma, friend of the bride, and Nick Baker, ...

Thooft, McDermott

HENDRICKS — Derrick Eugene Thooft and Jamie Elizabeth McDermott announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Mark and Lori Thooft of Hendricks and Alan and Janine Isenberg of Marshall. Thooft is employed at Schunemans in Marshall. The couple plans a June 17, 2017, wedding at St. ...

Shepherd, Paradis

BALATON — Jackie Kay Shepherd and Curtis John Paradis announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Jeff and Brenda Shepherd of Castlewood, S.D., and Wally and Barb Paradis of Balaton. Shepherd is employed as the Little Panther preschool teacher in Balaton. Paradis ...

Wilfred and Marlene Hoffmann

MARSHALL - Wilfred and Marlene Hoffmann are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.Cards of congratulations can be sent to 621 Camden Drive, Marshall, MN 56258.