Sherry Katterhagen, 63 of Browerville died Wednesday March 18, 2015 at Valley View Assisted Living in Long Prairie. A Mass of Christian Burial was held for Sherry at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2015 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Browerville; burial at the parish cemetery. Sherry was born September 3, 1951 in […]

By KENT OLSON University of Minnesota Extension Farmers and landowners have until the end of March 31 to make their choices under the 2014 Farm Bill. These choices need thoughtful consideration because they will last for five years — through the 2018 crop — and because there are no obvious answers and no magical lines […]

Nicholas Frank Thomes was born to Doug and Jennifer Thomes of Paynesville, March 16, 2015, at 7:40 a.m. at CentraCare Health Systems in Melrose. He weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21-1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Albert and Brenda Mueller of Melrose and Donald and Helen Thomes of Paynesville. Great-grandparents are Dorothy Middendorf of […]

Russell Peterson, age 59 of St. Cloud, formerly of Osakis passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the VA Medical Health Care System in St. Cloud, MN. Russell Mark Peterson was born on May 27, 1955 in Alexandria, MN, the youngest son born to Roy and Agnes (Fuchs) Peterson. He grew up on the […]

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Caroline Zumwalde, age 101, who died Wednesday at the Assumption Home in Cold Spring. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday […]

Jerome J. Pundsack, age 90 of Melrose, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Belgrade Nursing Home in Belgrade, Minnesota. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 23 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. […]

John Michaelson Minnesota News Connection This is National Poison Prevention Week and local experts say some simple steps around the home can help reduce the chances of accidental poisoning, especially among children. Poisoning is the leading cause of death from injuries in the U.S. Kirk Hughes, education director with the Minnesota Poison Control System, says […]

To the editor: The sacrament of water baptism welcomes us into Christ’s true church. It removes original sin that had stained our immortal soul from Adam and Eve’s first disobedience. Baptism leaves an indelible mark on our soul that identifies us as being one with Christ. Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River by St. […]

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