Upsala
Performances of “Journey With Jesus to Calvary,” a unique play presented at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, located south of  Upsala on Highway 238, March 25 – 29. Those who attend will meet companions that encountered Jesus on the road to Calvary. “Be prepared to put more meaning into Ho...Read More
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Four state education and policy leaders I contacted recently had strong, somewhat different responses to Minnesota Department of Education’s Feb. 24 report about increases in Minnesota’s high school graduation rates. I partly agree with each of them. The news is neither entirely good nor entirel...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Roger Roerick grew up on his father’s dairy farm. As an adult, he entered the workforce as a construction worker and worked for five years in the construction industry. In 1983, he grew tired of working for someone else. He missed life on the farm and wanted to be his...Read More
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By Kerry Drager Correspondent Youth Pastor Josh Hodgson of the Community Covenant Church has taken on the role to inspire youth in the Upsala area. His mission is to guide them to follow their interests and goals while staying true to their love in God and learning what it takes to be a good leader....Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler Staff Writer [email protected] Phil and Jan Gerth of Upsala traveled to the East African country of Tanzania in December 2013,  to visit their son, Ben, and his family. They participated in the daily routine tasks of their son’s family as well as received unique privile...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer [email protected] A horrific fire at Cedar Lake, three miles west of Upsala, killed four people Thursday, May 13, 1948. But as sometimes happens, positive things came from heartbreaking tragedy. Ben and Emie Hippe, their three children — 21-year-old Navy ve...Read More
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Community joins together to deliver message to teens   By JENNIE ZEITLER, Staff Writer [email protected] Upsala students in grades 9 – 12 witnessed something a person hopes never to have to watch — the aftermath of a fatal car crash. Morrison County’s annual mock car crash w...Read More
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