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Authorities identify Minn. man killed in Highway 71 head-on collision
Video: Minnesota hunter encounters wolf pack
Music college abruptly closes in St. Paul; students, faculty shocked, saddened
R.D. Offutt Co. grants spread Christmas cheer to Minn., ND volunteer fire departments
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
Les Knutson: Sometimes, greatness doesn't get its due
Scott Rall: Two kinds of dogs to love
Thursday sports roundup: W-WG boy cagers dump Wabasso
Boys basketball: Pipestone Area tops Worthington 57-39
Towns dominates as Timberwolves rout Kings
No need to plan kindness this season
Wine options for your holiday meal
Column: A correction, and more reasons to not trust Ag2School
Letter: Help of 'angels' is appreciated
Letter: Just say no to Industrial Wind
Marian Maebelle Hanson
Brexlee B. Thammalong
Beth M. Bargfrede
Shauna M. Kraft
Open house set for restored Farwell church
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
out and about
Birth: Nolan Lee Knutson
Knigge 50th anniversary
Birth: Hunter Rose Barrie
Jenkins 40th anniversary
Breuker 95th birthday
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
August 22, 2017
Orde returning to Worthington on Sunday
WORTHINGTON — Former Worthington pastor Rev. Gordon Orde, who now resides in Northfield, will be preaching Sunday at Emmanuel United Methodist Church (9 a.m.) and First United Methodist Church (10 a.m.).. Orde served these two churches for 12 years before his retirement in 2013...
August 22, 2017 - 10:04am
August 18, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: The intersection of theater and life, and yes, even death
Our youngest daughter, Lucy, came home from fifth grade summer band the other day and excitedly told me they will have an end-of-band-camp mini concert for parents on Friday. She handed me a hand-written note with the time and date. “Can you be there, Mom?” she asked. But she...
August 18, 2017 - 8:00pm
August 12, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: Wisdom teeth wisdom
Memories come rushing back as I sit in the waiting room while my son, Ian, gets his wisdom teeth removed. “The Price is Right” is on the television (of course), my nerves are jangling (I just signed the consent form with all those scary possibilities) and I can’t help but recollect...
August 12, 2017 - 7:15am
Luther’s reformation had impact on Crailsheim
CRAILSHEIM, Germany — A German professor of theology and priest, Martin Luther was living in Wittenberg, Germany when he composed his 95 theses...
August 12, 2017 - 6:45am
July 26, 2017
Round Lake First Presbyterian Church celebrates 125 years this weekend
ROUND LAKE — One-hundred and twenty-five years ago, a group of 21 Round Lake residents came together to organize the First Presbyterian Church....
July 26, 2017 - 11:26am
July 22, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: Some bright morning … or evening
Summer is a time for thunderstorms. At least it is here on the prairie. We get these hot, humid days and oftentimes thunderstorms arise as a result. Not too surprising. Not exactly memorable.
July 22, 2017 - 6:56am
July 7, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: The truth about fulfillment
One hundred. It’s a nice number. An even number. A celebratory number. Kids have parties on the 100th day of school. We have 100 pennies in a dollar. One hundred years of anything is worth commemorating. That being said, I can’t help but acknowledge that today marks the 100th...
July 7, 2017 - 7:15pm
June 30, 2017
The Disheveled Theologian: Let Freedom Ring!
It’s July first and that means two things to me: it’s my mother’s birthday and it’s Canada Day. My mom lived in Canada for a couple of years when she was young, and she always thought it was so nice that the entire nation celebrated her birthday along with her. All those fireworks,...
June 30, 2017 - 7:30pm
June 23, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Summertime. And yes, the living is easy … most of the time. Well, sometimes. Well, right now, at least. Though I do have a deadline to meet, so that gives the “easy” a little less ease.
June 23, 2017 - 7:02pm
June 9, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: A CATastrophe in the making
It’s been a while since I wrote about our cats. (I checked.) So here goes. We have two cats. Two sweet, naughty cats. Here’s how the kitty math adds up: One stray cat (five and a half years ago) plus one neighbor’s cat (five and a half years plus a week or two) equals three...
June 9, 2017 - 7:46pm
June 2, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: Scents and sensibilities
Scent. They say that there is no memory-trigger more powerful. While I do not believe everything that “they” say, I do believe this. Have you ever stepped into a store, for example, and smelled something that immediately transported you to a different place?
June 2, 2017 - 8:47pm
May 31, 2017
Catholic Charities Diocese of Winona wins national award
WINONA — Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Winona is a recipient of the 2017 When Work Works Award for exemplary workplace practices.
May 31, 2017 - 8:38pm
May 24, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: Once upon a time 37 years and one week ago …
I really ought to have written about this last week. But I didn’t think of it last week, so I guess this week will have to do. Last Thursday — the day my column was in the paper — was an anniversary. May 18th, 1980. 37 years ago. At 8:32 a.m. Know what I’m talking about?
May 24, 2017 - 7:01pm
May 10, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: The fish and the Victorian novels (or, How to live through the sexual revolution and still remain successfully repressed)
Shall I embark on a topic of conversation I rarely touch upon? Or shall I speak of something less awkward? Oh, OK, I give in. What topic, you ask? The birds and the bees. Or, in this case, the fish and the Victorian novels.
May 10, 2017 - 7:52pm
May 3, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: The most surreal moment in my life
A few years ago my sister brought me to see the new library in Eastsound, the town where I grew up on Orcas Island, Wash. The old library — where I knew every nook and cranny, where I came for story time, for puppet shows, for the Library Fair — has become a real estate office....
May 3, 2017 - 8:15pm