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PIERCE COUNTY: 8/24/17 Board of Health Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: TAX DEED LAND SALE
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August 9, 2017
Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
Hudson United Methodist pastor Dawn Jeffers Ramstad said establishing a dementia-friendly community is common sense. Since December 2016, she's...
August 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
July 5, 2017
Beatification ceremony in Detroit for Prescott-born Casey
DETROIT — The Capuchin Franciscan Order of St. Joseph in Detroit has announced that the date for the Rev. Solanus Casey beatification ceremony will be Saturday, Nov. 18 at Ford Field. This follows the historic announcement by Pope Francis on May 4 that Casey will be elevated...
July 5, 2017 - 10:30am
May 25, 2017
From Ghana to Plum City
From Ghana to the Vatican to Plum City, Father Joseph Okine-Quartery has been all over the world. Okine-Quartery landed in northwestern Wisconsin...
May 25, 2017 - 8:00am
May 20, 2017
Commemorating 150 years: St. Paul UCC celebration is year-long
On Feb. 24, 1867, 16 German-speaking Ellsworth area residents came together to establish St. Paul's German Evangelical Lutheran Church, now...
May 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
September 18, 2016
COUNTRY PASTOR: The much bigger picture
If you are willing to ignore context, you can find a Bible verse to support just about anything. There are all kinds of crazies out there who will cherry pick a Bible verse to support their personal position. Anyone who has spent any time on the internet knows this to be true. If...
September 18, 2016 - 1:00pm
May 11, 2016
Pastor finds joy in coffee, nature and his flock
ELLSWORTH -- The new pastor at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ just outside of Ellsworth finds it a bit ironic that he was called to serve...
May 11, 2016 - 10:46am
March 9, 2016
Quarter century in ministry, pastor takes latest challenge
SPRING VALLEY/ELMWOOD -- Encouragement from others led Guy Bergenthal to the ministry. Bergenthal was employed in the Diesel Locomotive industry...
March 9, 2016 - 8:36am
February 17, 2016
Determined not to be, he ended up pastor anyway
PRESCOTT -- In this case, the old saying, “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree,” only applied after intentions headed in a different...
February 17, 2016 - 3:46pm
January 20, 2016
Going where he is led; Prescott graduate travels the globe for mission work
PRESCOTT -- Imagine being far from home in a foreign country, playing guitar and singing in a graveyard on Day of the Dead, surrounded by candles...
January 20, 2016 - 11:26am
January 13, 2016
Pastor’s ex-pilot who’s ready for new flight
ELLSWORTH -- Jeff Smith’s career has taken him in two different directions, but both have brought him closer to heaven. Smith was a C-130 pilot...
January 13, 2016 - 12:29pm
December 29, 2015
Veteran pastor comes out of retirement to serve church
Although he’s the only pastor in his family, two brothers in Pastor Dave Teig’s family have been in kindred professions. Mons Jr. of Minneapolis...
December 29, 2015 - 11:04am
December 16, 2015
Unsettled would-be teacher turns to ministry instead
LUND -- Neil Bonkoski kept having an unsettled feeling he just couldn’t ignore. Bonkoski had already decided on a future career in teaching...
December 16, 2015 - 10:15am
November 24, 2015
New pastor values outreach to community over building
Pastor Jason Roeder describes his ministry as “church in a box.” The pastor who came to Torrent Church in Prescott this summer said he’s...
November 24, 2015 - 8:50am
October 21, 2015
Priest brings wealth of experience to parish
As early as age 6 or 7, Father Eric Awortwe-Dadson realized he was moving toward the priesthood. Consequently, the Ghana, West Africa, native...
October 21, 2015 - 11:16am
October 14, 2015
Coming full circle: New cross built from original church beam
For more than 70 years, a beam from the former Spring Lake Lutheran Church, which was destroyed by tornado June 13, 1930, was waiting to be rediscovered...
October 14, 2015 - 12:08pm