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Faith Briefs for Aug. 16

New GriefShare program starts Aug. 26 Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to participate in a GriefShare program at Holy Redeemer Church. This nondenominational program features Christ-centered teaching that focuses on grief topics ...

Local/National Faith Briefs

Legacy Foundation Golf Tournament is Monday The Legacy Foundation’s third annual Legacy Golf Tournament is Monday. This event is sponsored by local businesses so far 11 teams registered to compete and over 30 businesses that have supported the event through sponsorship. The Legacy ...

Faith Briefs

Ice cream social is Thursday in Russell An ice cream social is planned from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Russell Community Center. The cost is a free-will donation. All proceeds will go to the Grace First Parish Sunday school. The menu includes hot dogs, chips, pie, ice cream sundaes and a ...

Proclaiming the gospel

MARSHALL — Shawn Polman, a new transitional deacon at Holy Redeemer, knew he wanted to be a deacon since third grade after altar serving as a boy. “I was kind of bored at Sunday Mass. I wanted to do something to get out of the pews and so altar serving gave me something to do on Sundays ...

Schools | VIEW ALL

SMSU Briefs for Aug. 14

SMSU announces recent graduates A total of 409 degrees were awarded to students following the spring session of courses at Southwest Minnesota State University. The students earned their degrees in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. An undergraduate student who completes 12 ...

SMSU Briefs for Aug. 7

Gold Rush Days Aug. 22-25 at SMSU Freshmen will arrive on campus for Southwest Minnesota State University’s Gold Rush Days orientation Aug. 22-25. Classes begin for all students on Monday, Aug. 26. Orientation is an opportunity for students to meet fellow first-year students while ...

Campus Notes for July 31

Local students named to University of Minnesota Twin Cities dean’s list The following students have been named to the 2019 spring semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities: To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits ...

SMSU Briefs for July 31

SMSU’s RN to BSN nursing program ranked No. 4 in Minnesota The Southwest Minnesota State University RN to BSN nursing program has been ranked No. 4 in the state of Minnesota by RegisteredNursing.org., a nursing advocacy organization. Nursing programs were assessed on several factors, ...

Engagements, Weddings, Anniversaries | VIEW ALL

Flygare, Tauer

MARSHALL — Josh Flygare and Abagael Tauer announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Dan and Diane Flygare, formerly of Marshall, currently of Chaska, and Bill and Shelly Tauer of Tracy. Flygare is a 2011 graduate of Marshall High School and a 2015 graduate of Minnesota State, ...

Barker, Anderson

COTTONWOOD — Makala Barker and Isaac Anderson announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Mike and Michelle Barker of Hanley Falls, and Dennis and Cindy Anderson of Cottonwood. The couple are 2012 graduates of Lakeview High School. Barker is a 2016 graduate of Mankato State ...

Barnes, Van Engen

MARSHALL — Christine Barnes and Tyler Van Engen announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are David and Cindy Barnes of Marshall and Jan and the late Brian Van Engen of Willmar. Barnes is a 2008 graduate of Marshall High School and a 2013 graduate of Judson University in Elgin, Ill. ...

Lozinski, McLean

MARSHALL — Nicholas Lozinski and Robert McLean announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are James and Emily Lozinski of Marshall and Jeff and Kim McLean of New Effington, S.D. Lozinski is a 2014 graduate of Marshall High School, and a 2018 graduate of Hamline University in St. Paul ...