Area Breaking News

Two area congregations start five-year commitment to a community in Guatemala

Eleven members of two congregations – Immanuel Lutheran Church of rural Courtland and Immanuel Lutheran Church of Gaylord – give books to staff members of the school in Las Cruces, Guatemala, during a recent mission trip to the community. The mission group included (L-R) Donna Bernau, Pastor Wayne Bernau, Joan Zumhofe, Pastor James King, Rebekah…

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Students Gain Educational and Personal Experience as Election Judges

For those of you who went to vote at the polling places for the Nov. 7 school referendum, you may have noted the presence of election judges from Maple River High School. Amy Huber, Maple River School District’s Superintendent Administrative Assistant and manager of local precinct judges, said that the idea came to her since…

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Watonwan County Historical Center’s anonymous donor comes forward

Mr. Anonymous, who is donating the new wing currently being constructed at the Watonwan County Historical Center, has revealed his identity. Howard Rasmussen is well aware that attempting to stay anonymous does not last forever, so he wanted to come forward on his own terms. Rasmussen has hired Bill McMullen to build the new wing…

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