A memorial service will be 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring, MN for Timothy Tim Russell, age 70, who died Tuesday at the St. Cloud Hospital after a short battle with cancer. Relatives and friends may gather at the Funeral Home from 5:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Tim [...]

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at St. Martin Catholic Church in St. Martin, MN for Eileen C. Fleischhacker, age 74, who died Thursday surrounded by her family at the Assumption Home in Cold Spring. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 [...]

Agnes R. Aggie Hinnenkamp, age 94 of Melrose, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, July 21, 2014 at the CentraCare Nursing Home in Melrose, Minnesota. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating and Rev. [...]

Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of Agnes Ritzer, age 75 of Albany, will be 10:30 AM, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the Church of St. Benedict in Avon. Father Blane Wasnie, OSB will officiate and burial will take place in St. Columbkille Cemetery in St. Wendel. Agnes passed away Friday, July 18 at [...]

By Jennie Zeitler Correspondent Sister Anita Jennissen spends her days listening and helping any way she can in the midst of Central American refugees in McAllen, Texas. It is a situation that has touched her heart in big ways. Jennissen grew up in Sauk Centre. Her roots extend back to Long Prairie and great-grandfather Joseph [...]

By Kerry Drager Correspondent Alex Fellbaum of Culdrum Township near Swanville has a love and dedication for our furry and feathered companions. Since the third grade, Fellbaum has been active with livestock and the 4-H program. The first few years of his 4-H career was spent on animal nutrition and dairy cattle, but he has [...]

Below are five paired statements. Read them and see if you agree with one or both of each pair: 1. The federal government spends too much money. The wealthy should pay much more in taxes. 2. Every American should have access to high-quality health care. We spend far too much on health care in the [...]

By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection Every summer kids suffer heatstroke, and in some cases, die after being left in hot cars. Registered nurse Phyllis Larimore says kids left in cars can suffer fatal hyperthermia in just minutes, even when the outside temperature is mild. She says a change in routine is often behind these [...]

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