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Local/National Faith Briefs

Meredith Andrews to perform Saturday at Lake Sarah Baptist Word Worship Music recording artist Meredith Andrews will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Lake Sarah Baptist Church, Slayton. Andrews is a two-time Dove Award winner and seven-time nominee including Worship Song of the Year ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Greathouse to serve Winds of the Prairie Winds of the Prairie Ministries (Bethany Lutheran Church, Arco, and Bethany-Elim Lutheran Church, Ivanhoe) announced it has received a settled pastor, the Rev. Jeff Greathouse, who started Nov. 1. Greathouse grew up in New Cumberland, W.V. He ...

Church opens in former Wisconsin tavern

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — A closed tavern in Chippewa Falls that appeared slated for demolition has been given new life as it has reopened as a church. River City Community Church has leased the building, moving into the building in August that was known as The Lodge for the past ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Catholic Daughters to meet Monday; will have guest speaker The Catholic Daughters of Americas will have its monthly meeting on Monday in Carlin Hall following the 5:30 pm. Mass. A light lunch will be served, then a guest speaker: Megan Meier “What you need to know!” She will speak about ...

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SMSU Briefs for Dec. 5

Tuba Christmas Dec. 8 The annual “Tuba Christmas” will be on performed at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Student Center lobby at Southwest Minnesota State University. There will be a 9 a.m. rehearsal in the SMSU band room, FA 135. Participation for this band is open to all low brass players ...

Campus Notes for Dec. 5

Minnesota West receives Schools of Distinction Award for Online Education Excellence by BestColleges Minnesota West Community & Technical College — BestColleges announced Minnesota West is a 2018 recipient of the Schools of Distinction Award for Online Education Excellence by ...

SMSU Briefs for Nov. 21

Tuba Christmas Dec. 8 The annual “Tuba Christmas” will be on performed at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, in the Student Center lobby at Southwest Minnesota State University. There will be a 9 a.m. rehearsal in the SMSU band room, FA 135. Participation for this band is open to all low ...

Taking charge of the classroom

MARSHALL — For more than 35 years, Marshall Public Schools and Southwest Minnesota State University have collaborated to help in the development of future teachers through clinical teaching experiences. On Monday and Tuesday, 34 of those future teachers — current SMSU education majors — ...

Engagements, Weddings, Anniversaries | VIEW ALL

LaPanta, McMahon

MILROY — Lauren Melissa LaPanta and Marcus Christopher McMahon announce their engagement. LaPanta is the daughter of Kari LaPanta of Prior Lake and the granddaughter of Ken and Rae Ann Flesner of Milroy. She is a graduate of Farmington High School and Dakota County Technical College. McMahon ...

Beukelman, Deutz

MARSHALL — Lauren Beukelman and Austin Deutz were married Sept. 15, 2018, in Marshall. Parents of the bride are Scott and Marcia Beukelman of Marshall. Beukelman is a 2009 graduate of Canby High School and attended Minnesota State University in Mankato. She received her MBA from Southwest ...

Brewers, Collins

MARSHALL — Lindsey Brewers and Ryan Collins announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Mark (“Bert”) and Kellie Brewers of Marshall and Pat and Kim Collins of Andover. Brewers is a 2008 graduate of Marshall High School and a 2012 graduate of The University of Minnesota, ...

Begley, Kontz

MARSHALL — Kayleigh Begley and Hunter Kontz announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Mark and Margaret Begley of Omaha, Nebraska, and Jim and Jill Kontz of Marshall. Begley is a graduate of Millard North High School in Omaha and a 2017 graduate of Creighton University in Omaha ...