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Here’s A Thought for Feb. 16

“At once the Spirit sent Jesus out into the wilderness, and He was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan.” (Mark 1:12) At Concordia College, Ann Arbor, Mich. I was required to read and write a book review on “The Screwtape Letters” written by C. S. Lewis in which he ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Barbecue sandwiches served Thursday at St. Ann’s Court Queen of Peace is serving lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. during Lent on Thursdays at Divine Mercy Hall, St. Ann’s Church, Slayton. The menu includes a barbecue, salads, assorted desserts. Takeouts are available by calling ...

Here’s A Thought for Feb. 9

Why Lent? What shall I render unto the LORD for all his benefits toward me? I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the LORD. I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his people. (Psalm 116:12-15) Ash Wednesday the official beginning of Lententide ...

Faith Briefs for Feb. 9

Hot turkey sandwiches served Thursday at St. Ann’s Court Queen of Peace is serving lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. during Lent on Thursdays at Divine Mercy Hall, St. Ann’s Church, Slayton. The menu includes hot turkey sandwich, salads, assorted desserts. Takeouts are available by calling ...

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SMSU Briefs for Feb. 14

Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational Friday at SMSU Southwest Minnesota State University will host the Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational on Friday. The event is an extension of the annual Ag Bowl, a celebration of agriculture in southwest Minnesota. FFA teams from the region will compete in 17 ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 14

Redner Accepted at University of Minnesota Duluth The University of Minnesota Duluth has accepted Julia C.R. Redner for fall admission to the School of Fine Arts, with studio arts as a major field. Redner, who carries a 3.98 GPA, is a 2016 and 2017 recipient for Outstanding Academic ...

Education Briefs for Feb. 14

Southwest Minnesota mathletes advance to state MATHCOUNTS meet More than 1,100 middle school mathletes are competing in regional MATHCOUNTS meets, across the state this month. The meets are the qualifying events for the state MATHCOUNTS meet that will be March 9-10 in Plymouth. Winners of the ...

Education Briefs for Feb. 7

HRS announces honor roll Holy Redeemer School has released its honor roll for second quarter. The following Holy Redeemer students have been included: Fifth grade: Nicholas Deutz, Nathan Ehlenbach, Wyatt Foley, Alexander Franson, Gaerick Hill, Derek Hisken, Jonah Jensen, Ella Jiskoot, ...

Engagements, Weddings, Anniversaries | VIEW ALL

Wirtz, Ludemann

MARSHALL — Ashley Wirtz and Joseph Ludemann were married Sept. 16, 2017, at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Marshall. Parents of the couple are Robert Wirtz of Walnut Grove and Denise Wirtz of Windom, and Robert and Bonnie Ludemann of Battle Creek, Neb. Maid of honor was the bride’s sister, ...

Martin

MARSHALL — C. Paul Martin and Carole Nuese were married Feb. 17, 1968, at Holy Redeemer Church.

Pechtel-Pfeiffer, Andries

MARSHALL — Laura Pechtel-Pfeiffer, and Travis Andries announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Cindy and Brian Pfeiffer and Lynn and Tom Andries, all of Marshall, and Denny and Tamara Pechtel of Maple Grove. Pechtel-Pfeiffer is a graduate of University Wisconsin-Stout with a ...

Helmer, Bofferding

DALLAS, Texas — Melody Helmer and Beau Bofferding were married June 17, 2017, in Celina, Texas. Parents of the couple are Mike and Jackie Helmer of Dallas, Texas, and Tom and Karen Bofferding of Marshall. The maid of honor was Ariel Espinoza, a friend of the bride. The best man was Sam ...