Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Alma A. Frieler, age 84, of Albany, at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 27, 2015 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Upsala. Father John Odero the officiant and burial in the parish cemetery. Alma passed away peacefully early Thursday morning with family by her side at the […]

By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection In the wake of several high-profile cases of illegal poaching in Minnesota, more severe consequences may be coming for those who intentionally violate the state’s hunting and fishing laws. Governor Mark Dayton wants the Legislature to make it a felony for the most egregious instances of poaching. Colonel Ken […]

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has named Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria a Blue Distinction Center in knee and hip replacement. The Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care program is a national designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care. […]

The CentraCare Wound Center received the Center of Distinction Award by Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Wound Center received the award because it achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction scores higher than 92 percent, a minimum wound healing rate of at least 91 […]

The Central Minnesota District of the Minnesota Department of Transportation has a busy construction system under way. Projects scheduled for this summer in this area are as follows: • Highway 28 from Sauk Centre to north of Swanville will be microsurfaced. Dates: August-September. Traffic will be single lane with flaggers and a pilot car during […]

By John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection With the start of garage sale season, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is cautioning citizens that buying used car seats may be dangerous, even though the price at garage sales may be appealing. Heather Darby with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says it’s recommended people do not […]

LeRoy Leo Zenner, age 79, passed away April 17, 2015, surrounded by his family in Cold Spring. Friends and family are invited to a memorial mass celebrating the life of LeRoy on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Rockville, MN. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. […]

The Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of Margaret Huls, age 97 of Opole, will be at 11 a.m., Monday, April 27, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Opole. Burial will be in St. Columbkille Catholic Cemetery in St. Wendell. Margaret died Monday, April 20, 2015 with her family at her […]

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