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Here’s A Thought for Nov. 20

“O give thanks unto the Lord, for His mercy endures forever.” Psalm 118:1 What’s your favorite Thanksgiving song? Do you have one? With the celebration of our national Thanksgiving Day this week, many people in churches, schools, and other events will sing the traditional harvest song, ...

Here’s A Thought for Nov. 17

“Be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.”— Jesus in Matthew 10:16 Someday there will be no more violence and no more tears as “sorrow and mourning shall fly away.” (Isaiah 51:11); there will be a day. Since there is no tomorrow in heaven, “someday” on earth will have to ...

Faith Briefs for Nov. 17

Thanksgiving meal offered at Bethel Fellowship in Minneota Bethel Fellowship invites the public to a free community lunch at noon Thanksgiving Day at Bethel Fellowship in Minneota. Pancake breakfast raises funds to Camp Foley Camp Foley pancake breakfast is from 8 a.m.-noon Sunday, Dec. 3, ...

Radiant Life Church hosts Operation Christmas Child

MARSHALL — The gift boxes are out and ready to be filled. Many area churches and youth groups are preparing special gift boxes for Operation Christmas Child. “Last year, the gifts went to tropical countries all around the world,” Radiant Life Relay Center Coordinator Pat Heck said. ...

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SMSU Briefs for Nov. 22

Twelfth Undergraduate Research Conference Nov. 29 at SMSU The 12th annual Undergraduate Research Conference will be from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Southwest Minnesota State University. Research projects from SMSU students representing 22 academic areas will be featured, ...

Education Briefs for Nov. 22

Fenske awarded scholarship to Valley City The Office of Enrollment Services at Valley City State University announces that Nick Fenske has been awarded a VCSU Scholarship for the 2018 academic year. Fenske plans to graduate from Lakeview High School in May of 2018. Valley City State ...

RTR’s new literacy program reads well

RUSSELL — Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Title I Teacher Theresa Petersen shared the new literacy program being utilized in the RTR Schools with the school board at its recent meeting. “One of the exciting things happening at the elementary school,” she said, “is that a team of educators, ...

SMSU graduate honored by WCCO as Educator of Excellence

MARSHALL — Marshall High School and Southwest Minnesota State University graduate Danielle Beekman was recognized on WCCO Television last Wednesday morning as an Excellent Educator of the Week. Beekman teaches fourth grade at Red Rock Elementary in Woodbury where she has established a ...

Engagements, Weddings, Anniversaries | VIEW ALL

Rye

PORTER — Rodney and Darlene Rye of Porter celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September. There were married Sept. 7, 1957, in Minneota.

Hutt, Boettger

BOYD — Katie Hutt and Matthew Boettger announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Mavis and David Hutt of Boyd and Mary and Todd Boettger of Owatonna. Hutt is a 2012 graduate of Dawson-Boyd High School and a 2015 graduate of Alexandria Technical and Community College with degrees in ...

Brewers

MARSHALL — Robert and Barbara Brewers of Marshall are celebrating 67 years of marriage. They were married Oct. 18, 1950.

Smidt

MARSHALL — Rita and Gary Smidt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 3-7 p.m.today at the Eagles Club, 423 W. Main St., Marshall.