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From walker to whitewater rafting

BALATON — Healing miracles are happening at Victory Christian Church in Balaton.  People are coming from all over the upper Midwest to be prayed over at the bimonthly healing services, according to various members. Lorri Huitink of Newkirk, Iowa, received her healing on Sept. 11, 2015. ...

Mormons believe they have the complete Word of God

MARSHALL — Not everyone wants to give up two years of their lives between high school and college to work for free, but Elder Cameron Neal of Logan, Utah, and Elder Stuart Towne from Seattle, Washington, made formal application to their church to do mission work for The Church of Jesus Christ ...

Here’s A Thought for July 14

“A farmer went out to sow seeds” (Matthew 13:3) We live in a culture/society that thrives on competition, comparison and judgment. Thus, we reduce this parable of Jesus to one obvious question. What kind of dirt/soil are you? By doing this we put ourselves at the center of the parable ...

Local/World Faith Briefs

Support group starts July 17 Beginning Experience of SW MN/Marshall, a peer ministry support group for widowed, separated and divorced people is offering its “Coping With Life Alone” Series for 10 weeks beginning July 17. This series is designed for those wishing to work through the ...

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Campus Notes for July 19

Local students named to CSB dean’s list Three local students have earned the distinction of being named to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester at the College of Saint Benedict. • Alyssa Bossuyt, daughter of Jeff and Chanda Bossuyt of Ghent, is a senior biology major at ...

Campus Notes for July 12

UW-La Crosse announces May 2017 graduates McKenzie Vermeire of Marshall completed degree requirements at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in May. The 107th annual Spring Commencement was held at the La Crosse Center Sunday, May 14. Vermeire has a bachelor of science, exercise and sport ...

Campus Notes for July 5

VanMoer awarded scholarship at Concordia College Ryan VanMoer is the recipient of an Excellence Scholarship to attend Concordia College, Moorhead. VanMoer, a graduate of Marshall High School, is the son of Steve and Margo VanMoer, Marshall. Area students named to Augustana University’s ...

Campus Notes for June 28

Local students named to dean’s honor list at Concordia College Dr. Eric Eliason, dean of the college and vice president of Academic Affairs, has announced the names of students whose superior academic achievement during the second semester of the 2016-17 academic year placed them on the ...

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Geurts, Mellenthin

MARSHALL — Lauren Geurts and Brady Mellenthin announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are John and Janelle Geurts of Marshall and Scott and Jane Mellenthin of Marshall. Geurts is a 2012 graduate from Marshall High School. She graduated with a bachelor of science degree in public ...

Deutz, Beierman

MARSHALL — Jordan Deutz and Brienna Beierman announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Nancy and Joe Beech of Brookings, S.D., Dean and Kari Beierman of Tracy, and David and Charlie Deutz of Marshall. Beierman is a credit analyst at US Bank. Deutz is a farmer and auctioneer and ...

Gardner, Bofferding

ST.  CLOUD — Scott and Pamela Gardner of Comfrey announce the engagement of their daughter, Sidne Gardner to Samuel Bofferding, son of Thomas and Karen Bofferding of Marshall. Gardner is a 2012 graduate of Springfield Public School in Springfield. She graduated with a bachelor of science ...

Marron, Warren

MARSHALL — Barb and Paul Marron of Marshall announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Marron to Michael Warren, son of Karen Wolf of Redwood Falls. Marron is a graduate of Marshall High School and SMSU, and is currently a lead teacher for United Community Action Partnership. Warren is a ...