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Robin Gudal: Jesus is always a friend of the sinner

“Jesus is a friend of the sinner but no friend of sin.” — Pastor Clayton Balsley’s sermon  on July 28, 2019 “God shows his love for ... Read more

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Williamson & Thumma

Courtney Williamson and Tyler Thumma of Marion, Iowa, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Cary and Peggy Williamson of Glenville and the ... Read more

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Riverland spring dean’s, president’s lists

Riverland Community College announced students whose academic achievement placed them on the 2020 spring president’s and dean’s lists. To be eligible for the president’s list ... Read more

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Campus notes

Local student graduates Natalie Weiland of Albert Lea graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology-social analysis from Whitworth University, a private, liberal arts university ... Read more

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Robin Gudal: Always be motivated by love

Have you ever been angry? I have been. Ephesians 4:26 commands us, “Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your ... Read more

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Campus notes

Area students graduate • Douglas Sahr of Albert Lea was set to graduate with a Master of Education degree in technology from the University of ... Read more

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Organizations

Regional track and field club On June 17, the local organizing committee of chairman Dennis Dieser, Travis Jensen, Jaeda Koziolek, Scott Woitas, Dick Hansen, Leah ... Read more

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Black Catholics: Words not enough

NEW YORK — Black Roman Catholics are hearing their church’s leaders calling for racial justice once again after the killing of George Floyd, but this ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

Robin Gudal: Happy Father’s Day to all dads

“The Chair is Empty” The man who once sat there no longer does; for he has gone to his glory above. His throne now he sees. We, left ... Read more

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Drive-in concert postponed

The drive-in concert featuring The Ripdoozers originally scheduled for Thursday evening in front of Albert Lea City Arena has been postponed due to the weather ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Across the Pastor’s Desk: A time to listen and a time to learn

Our state and our country have been shaken since the death of George Floyd. Once again, we have been reminded of the systemic racism built ... Read more

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Friends say Gugino is Catholic peace activist, not Antifa

Is Martin Gugino an Antifa provocateur? Or a beloved Catholic peace activist who was the victim of police brutality in Buffalo, New York? A Tuesday ... Read more

2 months ago by Associated Press.

27th annual Eddie Cochran print released

Freeborn County Historical Museum announces the creation of the 27th Eddie Cochran print, according to a press release. The print is done to remember Eddie ... Read more

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Toenges & Olson

Susan Toenges and Douglas Olson, both of Albert Lea, were married May 23, 2020, by the Rev. John Holt in a double ring ceremony at ... Read more

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Gilster & Wallin

Cassandra Gilster and Jacob Wallin of Rochester announce their engagement. The bride to be is the daughter of Don and Darcie Gilster of Hartland and ... Read more

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