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FORECLOSURE: Citizens Comm. Fed. vs. Matthew D. Bever, et al.; Case 17-CV-40
PIERCE CO. HIGHWAY COMMITTEE: 3/15/18 Meeting Agenda
ELLSWORTH COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT: RESCHEDULED 3/19/18 School Board Meeting
VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 3/19/18 Hearing - English Lutheran Church permit
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 3/19/18 Town Board Meeting
Brickyard owner thankful for support as she shuts down
New lumberyard to open in Ellsworth
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Rio Loco Cantina opening in downtown Hudson
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Patsy J. (Rigelman) Harding
Michael Peter Hovde
Denise Jean Boleen
Evelyn Marjorie Christenson
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March 17, 2018
COUNTRY PASTOR: Our Christian faith is a crossword puzzle.
I enjoy the challenge of the daily crossword puzzles in the newspaper, at least early in the week. Later in the week they become more difficult, and I haven't the time or brains to wrestle with them. For a Christian, life is an enormous crossword puzzle; where we are challenged...
March 17, 2018 - 2:23pm
March 4, 2018
Country Pastor column: Godfulness is the problem
Dear Christians, In response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, I have seen many, many people lay the blame on the growing godlessness of American society. God doesn't anchor morality anymore! Church isn't important to people! Prayer isn't allowed in schools!...
March 4, 2018 - 7:49am
February 25, 2018
Country Pastor column: Is, was, is
I am a TCM watcher. I used to think their movies were boring: Jerky dialog, dull fashions, zero color and sometimes silent, for goodness sake. I've changed my mind. Now Turner Classic Movies is alive to me.
February 25, 2018 - 9:00am
February 17, 2018
Country Pastor column: Since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another
"This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another." (1 John 4:10-11) It is not hard to see that the theme of these verses of Scripture is the theme...
February 17, 2018 - 3:13pm
December 24, 2017
Country Pastor: Nativity shed
Four sheets of plywood, a dozen 2-by-4s, some scruffy shake shingles and ten bales of straw; that's all we needed to make a life-size nativity...
December 24, 2017 - 7:49am
November 12, 2017
Pastor column: Gratitude changed my life
Gratitude: Seriously, it changed my life! I have to confess: there was a time when I was a bit of a curmudgeon. The graduate school education I had been pursuing at that time — a thing called seminary (that's the grad school many pastors have to attend before being allowed to...
November 12, 2017 - 9:00am
October 29, 2017
Country Pastor column: With God there are no lost causes
Does God have lost causes? I don't know whom you picture in your mind when I pose that question. You might even think of the Jewish leaders at the time of Jesus, whose sole goal and purpose seemed to be the demise of God's Son. Yet what we see in the words that guide our meditation...
October 29, 2017 - 8:00am
September 30, 2017
Country Pastor: The soft 'swoosh' of a fresh road
I've never worked on a road maintenance crew so I don't know how to mix a batch of asphalt. I don't know how much gravel to dump in and I don't know what temperature to cook the stuff. And there is more I don't know. I don't know which levers to pull and how to pull them to make the...
September 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 10, 2017
Country Pastor column: That's not fair!
The word "fair" has come up a lot in conversation this month. The church where I serve, has a food stand at the Pierce County Fair, so for several months of the year we discuss the fair: signing up volunteers, seeking food donations, placing food orders, making gravy and soup. As...
September 10, 2017 - 9:00am
August 27, 2017
COUNTRY PASTOR: I know I'm being changed
I heard an old gospel song last week that's been in my head lately. It goes: "I know I've been changed; "I know I've been changed ( oh Lord) "I know I've been changed: "Angels in heaven done signed my name!" In baptism we are given the promise of the Holy Spirit, and with it we are...
August 27, 2017 - 5:30am