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Come, Holy Spirit. Come with wind and fire. Shake us to our foundations. Breathe upon us again. Those words are part of a prayer for Pentecost. Sunday, June 4, was the day to hear again about the coming of that Spirit to those early believers in Jerusalem, coming like a strong wind and tongues of fire, freeing up voices to speak and ears to hear, each in their own language. Those first followers were shaken to their foundations, and the Christian Church was born. We continue to remember the day.
Cyrus Eilert and Dorraine Beyer and several other family members including Michelle Beyer and Tyler, and Jon Felstead of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Ehric Beyer of Prior Lake and Marie Kohout attended an open house at the Tim and Pam Wasmund home near Boyd for Brianna on Saturday, June 3. In the evening, they helped Andrew Beyer, son of Brian and Laura Beyer of Granite Falls, celebrate his 6th birthday at the Wasmund home and Sunday they attended Briannas graduation from KMSHigh School in Kerkhoven.
There will be an open house bridal shower for Emily Koehl, bride-to-be of Scott Strahm, on Saturday, June 10, from 9 to 11 a.m., at the Apostolic Fellowship Center. Please bring a favorite recipe. An open house bridal shower in honor of Andrea McGhan, bride-to-be of Joshua Payne, will be held on Saturday, June 10, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, at the Morris Senior Center. Joshua is the son of Dan and Gayle Payne and grandson of Glenn and Lenore Nissen of Benson and Bud and Betty Payne of Starbuck.
NEWS NOTES RECYCLING TRAILER TIMES AND LOCATIONS for rural residents: Alberta - 1st Saturday and Sunday of the month; south of the Cargill Elevator. Chokio - 2nd Saturday and Sunday of the month, in the County Shop, Hwy. 28. Donnelly - 3rd Saturday and Sunday of the month; just off Hwy. 9, south of City Park. Hancock - 4th Saturday and Sunday of the month, across alley from Hancock Co-op.
Funeral services for Richard Christians will be held Wednesday, June 7, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church in Herman. Reverend Roger Rotvold will be officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be at Vinger Cemetery, near Donnelly. Richard John Christians, son of John and Laura (Meyer) Christians, was born April 17, 1923 in Nobles County in Worthington, Minnesota. He was baptized and confirmed by Rev. H. G. Schipper in Nobles County. He began his education at Avoca Elementary in Murray County.
Funeral services for Jerry Olson of Hancock were held Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at 11:00 AM at the Alberta Church of the Nazarene in Alberta. Reverend Jim Albert was officiated. Burial was at Summit Cemetery in Morris. Military Honors were provided by the Morris American Legion, VFW and AmVets. Gerald Jerry Lloyd Olson, son of Joe and Katie (Foster) Olson, was born on November 9, 1928 in Moose Lake, MN. He attended grade school in Moose Lake and High School in Willow River. He received his LPN training at the Moose Lake State Hospital.
By Don Davis Forum Communications ST. PAUL It appeared to be childrens day Saturday at the Minnesota state Republican convention. If there were a contest, Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer would take away the award for having the most kids there. Kiffmeyer carried around her 2-month-old grandson, Kyle Ralph Kiffmeyer, one of about 20 family members at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
The Minnesota Corn Growers Association is calling on other farm groups to also support legislation that would extend the 2002 Farm Bill until one year after a successful World Trade Organization agreement is reached. Representatives of MCGA, which is the largest state corn organization in the U.S., said that extending the current Farm Bill is corn growers best safety net, designed to help ensure the future solvency of American farmers. As a grass roots organization, we need to be responsive to our members, said MCGA President Rodney Moe.
Nothing is what many local children have when summer vacation begins and they lose their one sure meal of the day school lunch. Community members can do something about nothing by contributing at Bremer Bank to fight hunger during National Hunger Awareness Week, which ends June 11. For every $1 donated, Americas Second Harvest Food Bank can distribute $9 of groceries to the Morris and Starbuck communities. To encourage donations, the Otto Bremer Foundation has issued a challenge grant and will match every donation in June up to $50,000 which will help distribute an estimated $1 milli
On paper, the Morris Area baseball team's season should be over. The Tigers are 11-11, and they ended the regular season hitting just .185 as a team. But even in a sport driven by statistics, the numbers really don't tell the Tigers' story. Morris Areas 6-0 win over Pierz Tuesday in the Section 6AA semifinals put the Tigers one win from their first Minnesota State Baseball Tournament berth since 1990. The Tigers play St. Cloud Cathedral at 5 p.m. Thursday at Dick Putz Field in St.