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Some Albert Lea churches to reopen, others decide to wait

In the most recent executive order issued by Gov. Tim Walz over the weekend, churches and other places of worship are allowed to open their ... Read more

3 days ago by Tyler Julson.

Campus notes

Lake Mills native graduates Upper Iowa University announced Evan Fritz of Lake Mills graduated with a master of public admin degree in nonprofit organizational management ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Finding her soul in the garden

Woman’s flower garden provides an outlet of inspiration for herself and others Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Across the Pastor’s Desk: ‘Rejoice in the Lord always’

Let me begin with the lyrics of a children’s song. “Rejoice in the Lord always. Again, I say rejoice.” Those words may seem a pipe dream and ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

Robin Gudal: You can always use words with God

I may (OK, cross out may), I likely (again, cross out likely), I sometimes (oh dear, cross out sometimes), I often (definitely cross out often), ... Read more

7 days ago by Submitted.

Locals work to organize modified or new events for the summer

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a figurative wrench into a lot of schedules, and local events and festivals have not been immune.  Wind Down Wednesday, ... Read more

1 week ago by Colleen Harrison.

Across the Pastor’s Desk: God doesn’t abandon us, ever

Hello, friends. I think there is a time we all go through that we believe God has abandoned us —sometimes after a death of someone ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Robin Gudal: Remembering my friend, George

Have you ever met someone that changed your life and yet it was only a brief encounter? That’s my friend George. Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted.

Albert Lea Parks and Recreation Department hosting virtual talent show

With many of their planned events throughout the summer already getting canceled, the Albert Lea Parks and Recreation department has had to brainstorm new ways ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tyler Julson.

Area movie theaters battle to stay alive amid executive orders

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected numerous industries in multiple ways, and the movie theater industry is no different. Mills Theatre in Lake Mills has been ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Colleen Harrison.

Praying for guidance

Prayer rally asks for guidance for leaders, community Read more

2 weeks ago by Colleen Harrison.

Hagen & Krenz

Brandi Hagen and Zakry Krenz of Glenville announce their engagement. The bride is the daughter of Troy and Renea Hagen of Twin Lakes. She is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Across the Pastor’s Desk: Trust in God through hard times

Although she lived 600 years ago, Julian of Norwich resonates remarkably to these days in which we live. First, she lived during the world’s worst-ever ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Robin Gudal: Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers

Psalm 23:6 NIV: “Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Submitted.

Across the Pastor’s Desk: Finding your own forever bond

In these days and weeks of learning how to live amid the coronavirus, so many people have spoken of living the new normal. One of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Submitted.

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