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Pastor’s Corner

A letter came in the mail about two weeks ago reminding me that in addition to raking the lawn, planting lettuce, onions, and radishes, and airing up the bicycle tires, another important ritual of spring, at least in our Catholic tradition, is the blessing of fields and gardens. The ...

Pastor’s Corner

An Easter Heart - Luis Coca, Liberty Baptist Church in KiefEaster is the most important day in the life of the Christian church. Without it, there would not be a Christian faith. The New Testament church would be nothing more than footnote in history.What does Easter mean to you? To me, it's ...

How’s this for service?

The dedication of Fred Duane Baillie and Ray Norsby is laudable to say the least.The 86-year-old Baillie, a World War II and Korean War veteran, still makes a point of sending his regrets to the families of fellow veterans when they die.The 82-year-old Norsby, a Korean War veteran, has served ...

Pastor’s Corner: Despite their fear

There is an old story of two men walking down the street. They got to a mysterious looking fence, and on the other side of that fence they heard a group of people chanting, "21, 21, 21" The first man said, "I wonder what they are chanting about?" The second man said why don't you peak through ...

Pastor’s Corner

This article is dedicated in Memorandum to David Hobden 7/2/1960-3/12/2014As we move forward in our Lenten season, I am reminded that we need to recognize the amazing sacrifice that God gave to us, that of his Son, Jesus Christ.Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as ...

Area native to get honorary degree

Come spring time, a Rugby area native will get one of the highest honors Minot State University can bestow: an honorary degree.Rod Romine will receive an Honorary Baccalaureate of Arts in Broadcasting degree for his years in broadcasting and for his service to the school and community.As a ...

Rugby area native Marvin Witt retires

DENVER - No one would argue that Marvin Witt has paid his dues to the world of agriculture. Witt grew up on a farm in North Dakota, headed 4-H efforts in high school, studied agriculture education in college, and has played virtually every role imaginable at the National Western Stock Show ...

Imagination Library encouraging area families to read

Rugby's Imagination Library is celebrating its second year of successfully serving registered pre-school children in the Rugby School district.Imagination Library is a book-gifting program that mails a brand new, age-appropriate book to enrolled children every month from birth until five years ...

Pastor’s Corner

Wednesday, March 5 is the beginning of the season of Lent in the liturgical calendar. Popularly known as Ash Wednesday, it begins a season of preparation in which Christians seek to ready their souls for the festivities of Easter through traditional penances of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. ...

Pastor’s Corner

George Washington, in his farewell speech following his second term in office, advised the nation against having political parties. Obviously, that was advice not heeded. While party spirit turned out to be a fact of life for our nation, politics was not meant to be the way of the church. ...