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by Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org Christ’s Family Church has long been known for its outreach to its parishioners, visitors and the community. Now, the non-denominational church near the city’s downtown is reaching out again, enhancing its vision and mission. The focus is on families, explained Christ’s Family Church Associate Pastor Joe Hannah and family minister Lori Reller. “It is about building Christ-centered families,” said Hannah. It is impacting the young people, the children, helping them to realize they are an important part of what is happ
By Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer email@example.com For close to 40 years on a late Sunday in October, the chapel lobby at Regina Hospital and nearby halls have been filled with items galore, sure to please the buyers and the bidders. There were usually games, entertainment and food. The annual bazaar soon became a fall tradition, with the proceeds benefiting the hospital, nursing home and residence. This year’s Regina Hospital Auxiliary’s fall bazaar will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
by Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org For 25 years the Holtkamp pipe organ at Our Saviour’s Evangelical Lutheran Church has been an integral part of the worship services and other occasions there. Almost as long, the Yamaha grand piano has also led the services. This Sunday, Oct. 26, the church and the community are invited to attend a music celebration at two special events celebrating music. A special hymn festival, led by Dr. John Ferguson, will be part of the regular 9:15 a.m. worship service; at 4 p.m.
Landen Halterman has announced the birth of his adopted baby brother. Jorden Matthew, who was born Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. At birth Jorden weighed 5 pounds 7 ounces. His parents are Jennie and Mike Halterman of Hastings. They brought him home on Sept. 4.
by Chad Richardson • Editor email@example.com Just outside of Hampton on Highway 50 is a small shooting range called the Hampton Sportsmen Club. It’s a spot that Hastings High School junior Garrett Tuin has come to appreciate over the years. Problem was, the buildings on the grounds were in need of some care and some fresh paint. Tuin stepped up and helped out as part of his Eagle Scout project. Over the weekend of Oct.
Lexi Ryan Broady was born on Sept. 18, 2014, at Regina Medical Birthing Center to Misty and Justin Broady of Hastings. At birth Lexi weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. She has one sibling, Kaysie Broady. Grandparents are Thomas and Colleen Corbin and James and Joyce Broady of Hastings. Great-grandparents are Ellen Miller of Hastings and Betty Mull Smith of Salem, Indiana.
Maximus Herman Ogilvie was born on Sept. 13, 2014, at Regina Medical Birthing Center to Jessica Herman and Trevor Ogilvie of Prescott, Wis. At birth Maximus weighed 8 pounds, 2.4 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. He has two siblings, Kendra Ogilvie, 8, and MaKenna Ogilvie, 6. Grandparents are Patti McNurlin of Hastings, Robert Herman of Ellsworth and Kathy and Bobby Lawson of Bovey.
Carol Marquardt, Christian author and former 1960’s tennis pro and peer of Billy Jean King, will be visiting St. Elizabeth Ann Seton church at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2. Marquardt is coming to SEAS to help launch its small faith groups for women. Unlike the 1970’s feminism movement that Billy Jean King was the figurehead for, Marquardt speaks to the true “feminine genius” of women and how these gifts can be used in our homes and our communities to heal and nurture.
by Jane Lightbourn • Staff writer firstname.lastname@example.org The church’s steeple is the center of the Vermillion community and also draws people into the community. It has been doing that for 100 years. The 100th anniversary of the construction of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Vermillion will be observed Sunday, Oct. 26, the same day as the annual Knights of Columbus sausage supper. The congregation actually dates back to 1882. The first church, a 60-by-30-foot structure was built by hand and horse labor and was completed in the winter of 1883.
Hailey receives graduate scholarship Ia Hailey of Hastings received a $2,000 scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Half will be given for the fall semester and the remainder for the spring if the student continues to be enrolled for at least six graduate credits and has maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Hailey is majoring in applied psychology. The scholarships are funded by the University Scholarship Committee.