Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 16, 2014 at St. Martin Catholic Church in St. Martin, MN for Jimmie L. Hughey, age 85, who died Sunday at St. Cloud Hospital. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Relatives and friends may call from 9:00 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the St Martin [...]

By Linda Lieser Guest Columnist For quite some time now, I have been wavering about letting go of Isaac’s Foundation. This has been by no means an easy or quick decision. Running a Foundation voluntarily is extremely time consuming; it is a huge commitment. Our Isaac died in January 2008 and by that March we [...]

By Kerry Drager Correspondent It is no secret that animals can bring love into the lives of people. This is particularly true for Marlene Allen of Grey Eagle, who has found love for life in her paint horses and a house full of snub-nosed dogs. Horses became an important part of Allen’s life when she [...]

By Kerry Drager Correspondent Don Rasmussen of Long Prairie has centered his life around making the right changes for his community. For 22 years, he worked for Minnesota’s Department of Corrections in Sauk Centre and  chose to commute to work in favor of making Long Prairie his home. When he felt things within his town [...]

The 7th Judicial District has two contested races for judge this year. Most readers of the Peach will want to educate themselves on these races, which are usually uncontested. The 7th District covers 10 counties that run from St. Cloud and Princeton northwest to Moorhead. Several weeks ago, I wrote about the seat held by [...]

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 13, 2014 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville for Jerome E. Orbeck who passed peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday, October 9, 2014, after a five year, courageous fight against stage four colon cancer. Reverend Glenn Krystosek and Reverend Vincent [...]

Charles Lawrence Nathe was born to Nichole LeClaire and Jeff Nathe of New Munich, Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at CentraCare Health-Melrose at 3:33 p.m. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Charles is welcomed home by big sisters Isabella (10), Theresia (8), and Olivia (5). Grandparents are Barb Nathe, Shelly Metzger, [...]

Stearns County residents are reminded that the deadline to pay second half property taxes is fast approaching. The second half of the 2014 real estate tax is due and payable on Wednesday, Oct. 15.  This is the last day to pay the second half without penalty.  The Agricultural Property tax deadline is Nov.17. To make [...]

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