Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in St. Nicholas, MN for Ron Stommes, age 63, who died Saturday. Inurnment will be in the St. Nicholas Parish Cemetery. Relatives and friends may gather in the church after 9:00 a.m. Thursday morning. Ron was born in [...]

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, July 17, 2014 at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, Long Prairie for Katherine J. Connor, age 80, of Long Prairie who passed away Sunday at the CentraCare Health Systems-Long Prairie. Fr. Omar Guanchez will officiate and burial will be in the St. [...]

  By Kerry Drager Correspondent Balancing a career you love and the family farm is no easy task. It’s a full-time job getting the cows fed and the crops planted without busying the schedule with a second job, but Jeremiah James Korfe of Eagle Bend isn’t letting a full workload keep him from following his [...]

By Kerry Drager Correspondent Grace Anderson of Long Prairie knows where she is heading in her life. It is a challenging journey that will test her culturally, financially and spiritually, but she is bold, determined and ready to face her dream head-on. As a Junior in high school, Anderson became interested in helping orphaned and [...]

Later this month, I will be joining my siblings at the family plot in  a southern Minnesota cemetery to bury my dad’s ashes. He died two years ago, gave his body to medical research, and we have recently  received the ashes. It will be a quiet, little ceremony. In preparing for this occasion, I have [...]

To the editor:  Most Catholics have probably heard about Mary, in Her Scapular Promise. July 16 is the feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, and July 13, 1917, Our Lady of Fatima told the three children Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco, that she would come on Oct. 13 of that year also as Our [...]

To the editor:  It was a sad day when President Bush gave us the wars in Iraq, and don’t forget the killing of our service members in Afghanistan also. It was a sad day when General Colin Powell ended up telling a big lie to the United Nations about the “weapons of mass destruction.” There [...]

2 c. all-purpose flour 1 tbsp. baking powder 1 c. sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. fresh lemon zest 1-1/2 c. fresh blueberries 2 tsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice, or more to taste 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil 2 large eggs 1 c. milk Glaze 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1/4 c. sugar 1 tsp. fresh [...]

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