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Find us faithful

Posted June 14, 2018 at 6:38 pm

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1

“I give thanks to God always for you because of the grace of God which was given you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Corinthians 1:4

On Sunday, June 10, 2018, the parishioners of The Church of St. Paul in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, celebrated their last weekend Mass as a congregation. Leading the service were Most Reverend John M. LeVoir, Bishop of the New Ulm Diocese and Rev. Robert Mraz, the pastor of St. Paul’s.

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    City council accepts sewer bid for annexed property


    Scott Leddy of Banner Engineering was on hand to open bids for sewer work in the recently annexed land on the east side of Fir Avenue. Leddy said there were two bids received. The bids requested were broken down by base bid with option 1 using regular manholes and option 2 for using lined manholes.

    The first bid

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    WWG 2018 Graduation

    Students anticipate new adventures


    High school graduation is a time for reflection and anticipation. Reflection on the highlights and challenges of a graduate’s thirteen years of education. Anticipation of what their chosen path has for them. WWG’s Class of 2018 has much in common, and yet they took different paths to

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    Norbert L. Lorenzen


    Elkton, South Dakota

    June 4, 2018

    Norbert L. Lorenzen, 86, of Elkton, South Dakota, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018, at a Brookings (South Dakota) Hospital.

    Funeral services were Thursday, June 7,

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    Marie Boogerd


    Rock Valley, Iowa

    June 3, 2018

    Marie Boogerd, 93, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died Sunday, June 3, 2018, at Whispering Heights, Rock Valley.

    Memorial services were Saturday, June 9, at Calvin Christian

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    Magic show kicks off Summer Reading


    The Larchwood Library had its summer reading program kickoff Thursday afternoon, June 7, with a special show by magician Tim Stolba. Stolba is an Iowa-based magician who has been performing shows for kids for many years now, and on Thursday he wowed and impressed

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    Primary election results


    As the polls closed on the June 5 primary election in Lyon County and across the state, one local and one state race were still without a Republican nominee.

    County results

    In Lyon County, 24.91 percent of voters headed to the polls, casting 2,106 ballots with county

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    Connecting kids on the Spectrum


    A new group is in the process of getting organized in Larchwood. Mel Lafrenz has started the Autism Outreach Center, which will offer support to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Intellectual Disorders. This support group will not only benefit children but also give caregivers the opportunity to find support and socialization in a safe setting. “

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    Alvord celebrates quasquicentennial


    Bob Sullivan has been a longtime resident of Alvord and has seen many changes in the 125 years Alvord has been a town in northwest Iowa. He celebrated the town’s history Saturday, June 9 as parade marshal during quasquicentennial activities.

    Robert Sullivan was born March 15 1930, to Robert Sr. and Mary Ann (Duffy) Sullivan. “I

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    Gregory Jeltema


    Orange City, Iowa

    May 28, 2018

    Gregory Jeltema, 64, of Orange City, Iowa, passed away Monday, May 28, 2018, at Happy Siesta Care Center, Remsen, Iowa.

    Funeral service was Friday, June

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