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Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
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Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
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'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
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'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
October 26, 2009
Alexandria priest's grave has healing powers, some say
ALEXANDRIA -- He listens to those in need. He is there when people want to cry on his shoulder. He loves unconditionally. He gives hope to people in despair. Some think he helps heal the sick. And he does it all from his grave. Even in death, Darin Didier continues to touch people's...
October 26, 2009 - 9:08am
Regional churches discuss ECLA decisions on gay clergy
MOORHEAD -- Lutheran congregations in Moorhead and Hawley, each engaged in passionate, yet polite, discussions on recent controversial decisions made regarding gays serving in the clergy. The meetings at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Moorhead and Hawley Lutheran Church...
October 26, 2009 - 8:38am
October 18, 2009
Bishops not seeing any effects of ELCA vote
FARGO -- Despite all the noise surrounding controversial decisions made at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Churchwide Assembly, the eight weeks since haven't seen a stampede of local congregations voting to sever ties with the denomination. It appears that only one...
October 18, 2009 - 5:59pm
October 5, 2009
Lutheran group kicks off annual gathering in Fargo
FARGO -- Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ kicked off its annual gathering Sunday in Fargo - a homecoming for some and something...
October 5, 2009 - 9:53am
October 3, 2009
Fargo Lutheran gathering may draw unhappy members
FARGO -- Fargo will be ground zero for the Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ annual gathering, and some of those attending may use it as a way to find a new church that reflects their values. Of the 600 people registered for the event, which starts Sunday at Atonement...
October 3, 2009 - 12:15pm
Fargo-area churches make changes to prevent spread of H1N1
FARGO -- Fargo-area churches are doing their part to prevent the spread of H1N1 influenza. The Catholic Diocese of Fargo issued guidelines this week of voluntary actions parishioners and clergy can take to stay healthy. Some guidelines are: Shaking hands during mass is dis...
October 3, 2009 - 12:09pm
August 26, 2009
Waubun priest vies for spot on Episcopalian bishop ballot
PARK RAPIDS -- A small Episcopal church - so tiny it had to merge with a Presbyterian church to survive - has offered one of its own priests...
August 26, 2009 - 11:47am
August 21, 2009
ELCA assembly approves allowing congregations to recognize gay relationships
MINNEAPOLIS - The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Churdchwide Assembly passed a resolution, 619-402, Friday morning that allows congregations to recognize gay relationships. But an even more historic vote regarding whether the ELCA will allow non-celibate gays to become clergy...
August 21, 2009 - 3:08pm
August 17, 2009
ELCA meets this week, likely to vote on rules involving gay pastors
GRAND FORKS - The largest U.S. Lutheran denomination looks to be set to decide this week if it's going to change its rules and allow gays and lesbians in committed relationships to be pastors. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, like other mainline Protestant denominations,...
August 17, 2009 - 10:13am
May 18, 2009
Northwest Minnesota Synod votes down gay clergy proposal
MOORHEAD - By a margin of just two votes, the Northwest Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America gave a thumbs-down Sunday to recommendations that would open the door for non-celibate gays to serve in the clergy. "That's about as razor's edge as you can get,"...
May 18, 2009 - 9:27am
May 4, 2009
Eastern North Dakota ELCA synod won't back gay clergy plan
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May 4, 2009 - 8:54am
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March 20, 2009
Pastor defends mission of Bemidji's People's Church
BEMIDJI - It may not be expanding, but People's Church also is not going away. If anything, the recent decision by the Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board to deny an expansion project for the church has re-energized the congregation. "We have the right to buy property, we...
March 20, 2009 - 9:15am
February 25, 2009
Closing of Perham church and merger with larger Catholic church inspires meetings
PERHAM - "Becoming One in the Spirit" will be the theme of a series of presentations and discussions, as St. Henry's and St. Stanislaus churches prepare to merge. A highly sought after pastor and speaker, the Rev. Tim Nolan will lead the discussions, set March 1-4 at St. Henry's. Nolan's...
February 25, 2009 - 9:01am
February 19, 2009
ELCA panel urges Lutheran group to allow clergy to live in gay, lesbian relationships
GRAND FORKS - In what promises to be a controversial move unprecedented in the history of Lutheranism in the United States, a national task force of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America recommends that the nation's largest Lutheran denomination change its policy and allow homosexual...
February 19, 2009 - 2:54pm