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Back-pats and hard truths: Eight Minnesota teens take polite gun-control pitches, not protests, to the Capitol
The Amazon HQ2 scramble: Minnesota's failed bid, in 3 short chapters
Rural Equity Project having its say in St. Paul: Groups hope to make a difference for rural Minnesotans
Sister of man accused in explosives case charged for alleged threat to witness
Finalists named for Ridgewater College president
Ervin Santana still can't make a fist or grip a baseball post-surgery
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: UMD goes from life support to Sioux Falls for NCAA West Regional
Twins' shortstop Polanco suspended 80 games for PED use
COMMENTARY: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
Rainy Lake guide Billy Dougherty to be inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
Shout out to our teachers
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
What to look for on plant descriptions
Column: Assistive technologies benefit all
Dorothy J. Saathoff
Ronald "Ron" Francis
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
Doors to a better place: After years of unrest, stability coming to group homes
Disheveled Theologian: It's your choice
Change in ‘milestone’ announcements takes effect March 31
Hope for fighting deadly impatiens disease
out and about
Holtrop 60th anniversary
Smit 70th anniversary
Birth: Tate Ruyter Wintz
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
September 30, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: I am what I am
I grew up in a quiet neighborhood, on a pot-holed dirt road, with retired people and sea creatures as my only neighbors. Well, other than my coincidentally-named friend Gretchen, who lived right across the street. Gretchen and I played together a lot, but there were times, of course,...
September 30, 2017 - 7:32am
September 16, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
I’m sitting outside as I write, enjoying the evening — not too warm, not too cool. Zephyr is on the grass beside me, keeping a wary eye out for mice or misplaced birds. Thankfully, the birds are also keeping a wary eye out for him. There are a few ducks on the water and I can’t...
September 16, 2017 - 8:01am
September 9, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: Updates and encouragement
Imagine this: You’re driving in your car and your cell phone rings. You don’t pick it up because you’re a safe driver. You hear the little tone indicating that a message has been left but you leave the phone alone, despite your curiosity, until you pull into the parking lot...
September 9, 2017 - 7:25am
September 6, 2017
Fifty years -- or more -- and counting
September 6, 2017 - 6:41am
September 2, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: A tale of two kitties
I remember thinking once, years ago, as I watched a friend pick up her almost-too-big-to-be-held-any-longer-child and watched him throw his arms...
September 2, 2017 - 7:37am
Brewster First Presbyterian Church to celebrate 125 years
BREWSTER — The First Presbyterian Church of Brewster has endured the test of time. The old brick building — completed in 1892 by John...
September 2, 2017 - 7:05am
August 26, 2017
Disheveled Theologian: A matter of perspective
On one hand, I could say that the past few days have been a big disappointment. On the other hand, I could say that they’ve been a blessing. On yet another hand, I could say they’ve been more than a little bit uncomfortable. I guess it’s all about perspective. Allow me to take...
August 26, 2017 - 7:20am
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