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Here’s A Thought for May 26

‘Lest we forget!’ Every spring we celebrate this holiday called “Memorial Day,” which traditionally marks the beginning of summer. Today is recognized as the day when all the summer events may officially commence. It is a day when families can congregate for a picnic or a barbecue; it ...

Faith in the News

Mormon church pulls older teens out of Boy Scouts SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church, the largest sponsor of Boy Scouts troops in the United States, announced Thursday it is pulling older teenagers from the organization as the religion takes a step toward developing its own global ...

Faith Briefs for May 12

Salad luncheon is Tuesday in Tracy Members of the United Methodist Women in Tracy are sponsoring a spring salad luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the church at Second and Morgan streets. Included on the menu are assorted salads, French bread, assorted bars and a beverage. Tickets are $7 ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Grief support group offered to the local community Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to participate in a GriefShare program held at Holy Redeemer Church. This nondenominational program features Christ-centered, biblical teaching that ...

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Campus Notes for May 24

Minnesota West Foundation awards scholarships Minnesota West Community & Technical College Foundation announces the following scholarship recipients for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Minnesota West Foundation awarded over $60,000 in scholarships to new and current students for the ...

TAHS grad Nelson receives high honors from Ridgewater

TRACY — Asa Nelson seems to stand out wherever he goes. The 2015 Tracy Area High School graduate spent the past two years working toward his associate of applied science degree at Ridgewater College in Willmar. It’s there where he continued to cultivate his passion for ...

Education Briefs for May 17

Christensen receives scholarship from Milroy Elevator Marshall High School senior Colben Christensen is receiving a $500 scholarship from the Milroy Elevator. He plans to attend Ridgewater College next fall to pursue a career in farm business management. Meyer receives scholarship from ...

Campus Notes for May 17

Nelson receives awards at Ridgewater College Agriculture Department annual awards banquet Asa Nelson of Tracy, the son of Terry and Sue Nelson, received the Farm Operation and Management Outstanding Student Award for 2016-17 from the Ridgewater College Agriculture Department at its Awards ...

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Claeys

GHENT — L. Joe and Betty Claeys will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary today, May 20.

Heise, Stock

COTTONWOOD — Chelsea Heise and Evan Stock announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Jim and Heather Hurt of Cottonwood and Kim (and Don) McDougal of Granite Falls and Ted Stock of Waseca. Grandparents of the couple are the late Dennis Heise and Linda Heise of Cottonwood and Ardie ...

Holmberg, Postma

MARSHALL — Mike Holmberg and Carley Postma announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Stan and Brenda Holmberg of Marshall and Delwyn and Corinne Postma of Ireton, Iowa. Holmberg graduated in 2013 from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter with a degree in biochemistry. He is ...

Hagen, Vandendriessche

MARSHALL — Ramy Hagen and Eric Vandendriessche announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Jay and Julie Hagen of Britton, S.D., and Gary and Mary Jo Vandendriessche of Marshall. Hagen, a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College, is a doctor of physical therapy student at Mayo Clinic ...