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Monks at the Wat Lao Siri Buddharam Temple near Worthington lead members of the Lao community in a service of blessing Sunday morning. The event was part of the Lao New Year celebration. Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
Ringing in the new year
April 26, 2015 - 8:28pm
April 7, 2015
An outside view of one of the buildings at Lao Temple Siri Buddharam in Worthington. Jesse Trelstad/Daily Globe
A temple thrives
April 7, 2015 - 9:13pm
April 29, 2012
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
Bounlorm Soumetho, chairman of the Lao Budhist Temple in Worthington, plays the drum during the New Year's celebration Saturday night in Brewster.
Lao New Year brings in good luck
April 29, 2012 - 9:02pm
April 17, 2011
Julie buntjer/Daily Globe
Liam Sykavong, at right in white, leads a traditional Lao prayer ceremony around the Pha Khuan during the Lao New Year celebration Saturday night at the American Legion in Brewster.
Story + Gallery: Lao community celebrates New Year
April 17, 2011 - 8:34pm
April 25, 2010
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
Mayuree Sompamitwong, (from left) Chay Chantharath and Yort Thithavong take part in the "Goodwill Ceremony" as part of the Lao New Year celebration Saturday night at the Legion Hall in Brewster.  The ceremony includes tying white string around the recipients right wrist and wishing them good health for the coming year.
Local Lao community celebrates the new year
April 25, 2010 - 8:21pm
April 7, 2010
Master Monk Phone Naboutsy (left) poses in front of the large Buddha statue at Wat Lao Siri Buddharam Temple in Worthington. (BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE)
Buddhist temple a part of life for many: Wat Lao Siri Buddharam Temple has nearly 600 members
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
April 5, 2010
Hy-Vee produce manager Julie Weber arranges the banana display at the store which features a large selection of fresh fruits and vegetables. (BRIAN KORTHALS/DAILY GLOBE)
Shoppers, grab your carts: local food offerings range from exotic to down-home
April 5, 2010 - 12:00am