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Pastor recognized for service

Community members, including law enforcement officers and personnel, elected officials, clergy and community leaders gathered at Wedgewood Cove ...

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Answering God’s call to the Priesthood

Brian Klein was in eighth grade at St. Casimir School in Wells when he first felt an unusual ...

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Robin Gudal: Celebrate life’s sweet memories

Today, as I sit at my computer, floods of memories rush through my mind. Exactly where I was, ...

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Organizations: Freeborn American Legion Auxiliary

The Freeborn American Legion Auxiliary met at 9 a.m. May 18 at the Freeborn Legion Hall. President Sandy ...

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Actors learn Jewish customs for upcoming ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Albert Lea Community Theatre actors in the upcoming production of “Fiddler on the Roof” learned more about Jewish ...

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Robin Gudal: Joy in the dog days of summer

Have you heard of the “dog days of summer?” I always wondered what that meant, so I Googled ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: God’s Spirit is busy in our lives

We didn’t have much of a winter this year, but it still felt like spring came upon us ...

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Woman blends activism with art in new exhibit

A new exhibit will soon be available for viewing at the Albert Lea Art Center. The collection is ...

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Albert Lea pastor called to lead church in Worthington/Adrian area

The district superintendent of the Southern Prairie District of the United Methodist Church, Minnesota annual conference, has announced ...

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Robin Gudal: Prayers for mothers and fathers

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms. “The simple, daily influences of prayer, persuasion and promoting of godly ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: God sees us with motherly love

Happy Mother’s Day to all who celebrate this holiday. While it’s a secular holiday, churches often make a ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: The secret of great contentment

If asked to give a graduation commencement speech this year, I would choose contentment as my theme. Amid ...

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Robin Gudal: I believe in the power of prayer

I have a saying hanging on my refrigerator: “Prayer is the most powerful way to influence anyone.” — ...

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Robin Gudal: God’s grace does not give up

I’ve been in the Cities for a few days with my nana hat on. On this recent trip, ...

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Across the Pastor’s Desk: What are you trying to grow?

A reader or two might know that I am bi-vocational; I’m not only a Lutheran pastor, but also ...

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