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Prep football: Adrian hands MCC first loss
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Prep football: Trojans move to 3-1 with victory over Tri-City United
Prep soccer: WHS boys win 4-2; girls lose a tough one
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Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
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Letter: ‘Feelings and emotion’ as a birthday nears
Kathryn A. Reller Wilson
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
Data: Sept. 24, 2016
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School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
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September 21, 2016
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Have you ever stopped to think about the significance of the sanctuary you sit in every Sunday morning at church? Not to get all deep and philosophical on you, but what is the point of a peaked-roofed sanctuary? What is the history of the church, not as The Body of Christ but as a...
September 21, 2016 - 8:09pm
September 14, 2016
Disheveled Theologian: What's in a name?
I had a laugh recently when an old persona came to haunt me. I hadn’t heard from this particular person in a long time. When she showed up,...
September 14, 2016 - 9:21pm
September 7, 2016
Column: It’s “Boxing Day,’ and there’s much to be thankful for
Boxes, boxes and more boxes. Boxes are my life right now. For a while I was constantly on the lookout for boxes. My eyes would hone in on an empty box sitting innocently on a desk and I became a spy, a headhunter of box talent. “That’s a nice box you’ve got there. Do you still...
September 7, 2016 - 9:43pm
August 31, 2016
Column: "Dusting" off the memories
This may seem hard to believe, but despite the fact that my father was a pilot, I only flew once with him at the controls. He was flying a medevac helicopter in Duluth at the time. My mom and I happened to show up at the office just as he was about to refuel in Superior. We hopped...
August 31, 2016 - 9:23pm
August 24, 2016
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Last night, as I sat watching the closing ceremonies of the Summer Olympics, I couldn’t help but marvel at the cauldron. The swirling kinetic...
August 24, 2016 - 9:56pm
August 17, 2016
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
Twenty-two years ago exactly, I met a boy. It was the end of my first summer working at Covenant Park Bible Camp, up in Mahtowa, Minn., about 30 miles south of Duluth. I met this boy -- I kept forgetting his name -- at a College and Career retreat. I didn’t pay much attention to...
August 17, 2016 - 9:14pm
August 10, 2016
Disheveled Theologian: Making the most out of compost
When I was a kid, growing up on Orcas Island, Wash., August meant long summer days of 75 degree temperatures; playing on the beach; picking blackberries in a meadow down the road from our house; and breathing in the warm, woodsy smell of the drying grass. Orcas boasts 247 days of...
August 10, 2016 - 9:33pm
August 3, 2016
The Disheveled Theologian: Home sweet home
It’s hard to write when your eyes are swimming with tears. The letters on the keyboard get blurry and I must rely on the muscle memory of my fingers. Oh, how I remember the repetitions in typing class when I was in 10th grade. I can still hear the teacher’s voice chanting: jkl;...
August 3, 2016 - 9:03pm
July 20, 2016
Column: Father knows best
I woke up on the morning of Dec. 4, 1991, ready for a typical day of college life. I’d go to class, head over to work at the dorm’s mail desk for a little while before lunch, then squeeze in some homework before hanging out with friends. Maybe, if I was feeling ambitious, I’d...
July 20, 2016 - 9:29pm
December 2, 2015
Column: Remembering Advent
A few years back when December was fast approaching, I had the following conversation with my daughter, Lucy. “Guess what?” I asked her,...
December 2, 2015 - 10:47am
September 16, 2015
Column: What does the cat say?
When our oldest child was learning to talk, we went through all the usual stages of enamored parents. All those typical moments that only those...
September 16, 2015 - 1:17pm
October 15, 2014
Column: That which seems impossible
Next month, Nov. 9, 2014, marks 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. West Berlin was home to me at the time, although I was off at college when the wall actually opened. My parents still lived there, however, and I came home for Christmas five weeks later to see in person the...
October 15, 2014 - 10:59am
April 16, 2014
Column: An epiphany in St. Paul's Cathedral
LONDON — We missed it by 30 seconds. My husband and I had high-tailed it from the Tower of London — not all that far away but through a maze of Underground Tube stops — to make it by 4 so that we could tour St. Paul’s Cathedral, but as we rounded the corner and began paralleling...
April 16, 2014 - 12:44pm