WORTHINGTON — It was Maundy Thursday morning, or Good Friday morning. The talk was of sculpture, the crucified Christ. How many statues of the crucifixion have you seen? Where was the best Christ sculpture you have seen?
Loans, grant money amounts to total of $1.4 million
LISMORE — The Lismore Telephone Cooperative has been awarded a $300,000 grant and $740,000 loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program to benefit projects in Rock County.
LISMORE — It’s been 100 years since Mary Ann Spieker’s father, Herman Wieneke, helped build the distinctive twin-spired St. Anthony Catholic Church in Lismore, but neither the stately structure nor Spieker’s reliance on it as her faith home are visibly diminishing with age.
LISMORE — On the day America celebrates the service and sacrifice of its veterans, Commander Frank Kemper of the newly formed Sons of the American Legion (SAL) Lismore Squadron 636, will present the Lismore American Legion Commander Darwin Veld, Director of Membership, SAL Advisor Veryl Stoffel and Adjutant Brent Feikema with a check for $4,000.
LISMORE — Jim Knips of rural Lismore will mark his 30th year on the Nobles County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) board of directors next year, but perhaps what is more impressive is that his family’s history on the board dates back to its inaugural year in 1955.
Lismore’s St. Anthony Catholic Church features a pair of 85-foot steeples that are the architectural focal point of the rural farming community. The parish was founded in 1905, and a cornerstone on the building is dated 1911 — indicating the church building will observe its 100th birthday next year.
WORTHINGTON — Charges were filed this week against 26-year-old Luis Abneil Batistra Rodriguez, also known as Felipe Jesus Soto-Perez or Hestor Roblero-Roblero, who is accused of engaging in sexual contact with a young girl.
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