Arts & Culture

Across the Pastor’s Desk: Comfort as a word for the season

The first verses of Isaiah 40 are one of the readings we hear in the lead up to Christmas. The text is before you from ... Read more

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: Important to look for silver lining

Last Thanksgiving, as we approached Advent and Christmas 2019, who could have imagined what 2020 would bring? The NCAA March Madness was canceled, the Macy’s ... Read more

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Robin Gudal: Bring on the Bing Crosby, please

Merry Christmas season. “‘I’ll be Home for Christmas’ was written by Kim Gannon and Walter Kent in the early 1940s. However, they couldn’t find anyone to ... Read more

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Campus notes

Lake Mills graduate earns dean’s award Faith Christenson, a member of the Colgate University class of 2022, has earned the spring 2020 dean’s award for ... Read more

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: The season of Advent begins

Many within the Christian community will be celebrating the beginning of a new year in the life of the church with the beginning of Advent ... Read more

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Robin Gudal: Missing loved ones during this time

This column is dedicated to some very dear loved ones — Mom, son Isaac (Ann), and Aunt Sandy, just to name a few — among ... Read more

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Campus notes

Man selected as engineering honorary graduate Andrew Michael Donovan of Manhattan, Kansas, was selected for membership into the International Construction Honor Society, Sigma Lambda Chi ... Read more

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: Remember, God is always there

God is with you even when you think he’s not! In Judges 6, we find the Israelite people in great national turmoil. The scriptures teach ... Read more

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Organizations

Freeborn American Legion Auxiliary The Freeborn American Legion Auxiliary No. 552 met Oct. 24 at the Legion. President Sandy Anderson welcomed everyone and led them ... Read more

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‘They get these wonderful gifts’

Operation Christmas Child efforts continue despite virus Read more

2 months ago by Tyler Julson.

Across the Pastor’s Desk: End of church year approaching

Many churches with the Christian community are preparing for the end of another church year and the beginning of a new one. As the year ... Read more

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Robin Gudal: What are you thankful for this year?

What are you thankful for this season? Some may have a more difficult time answering that among the culture of COVID and many of the ... Read more

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Poet laureate to give reading through Riverland

Joy Harjo was named the United States poet laureate in June 2019 and is the first Native American poet laureate in the history of the ... Read more

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: We are in need of each other

In order to meet the publication deadline with the Albert Lea Tribune, I find myself writing this on Election Day. What will be the outcome? ... Read more

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A haunted history

Residents recall paranormal experiences in Albert Lea theater Read more

3 months ago by Tyler Julson.

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