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Senate Republicans re-elect Gazelka as majority leader
Fire burns hole in wall at Cragun's hotel building
Child psychology presentation set in Brainerd
Crosslake Community School: Craig to fill school board vacancy
Election 2018: A tiebreaker in Manhattan Beach; a write-in in Emily
Girls Basketball: Lane signs to play for Fighting Hawks.
Junior Hockey: Wisconsin sweeps North Stars
Volleyball: PR-B's Wynn all-state. Tigers earn academic honors
Fergus Falls area to host 2019 Governor's Deer Opener
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Edward Shetka, Jr.
Carol Jean (Erickson) Kalmbacher
Joel Carey Spilman
Matthew L. Sell
James V. Olson
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
Faith: Keep God in your life
Senior Menus: Nov. 12-16, 2018
Vine identified, how to protect junipers and more
Letter to the Editor: Norgaard proud of time as mayor
Letter to the editor: It's time for everyone to come together
The Cracker Barrel: Mental clutter
Guest Opinion: Ask a Trooper
War story: This U.S. soldier from Germany made false teeth for his comrades during WWII
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Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Luck of the draw: Allen pulls out the win in Manhattan Beach
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
June 8, 2018
Looking Back - June 8, 2018
40 years ago - June 8, 1978 Walter Hermerding was awarded the "Civil Servant of the Year" plaque at ceremonies in St. Paul on Wednesday, May 24. (Photo) Pastor Donald Stein will be installed as the pastor of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes on June 11. 30 years ago - June...
June 8, 2018 - 3:30am
March 25, 2018
New York native spent nearly 40 years as pastor in Minnesota - Milo to retire from Gloria Dei in May
Culture shock came in full force for Pastor Frank Milo when he first came to Minnesota. A native of the Bronx, New York City, Milo - pastor at...
March 25, 2018 - 9:00am
December 17, 2017
Faith: Be prepared
The motto "Semper Paratus" articulates in a succinct way the guiding principle of the U.S. Coast Guard. It is a declaration that in the event of any emergency at sea requiring the implementation of their rescuing skills, they are always ready, fitted out to meet the call for duty....
December 17, 2017 - 6:30am
Pequot Lakes: Faith, food, fellowship offered Fridays to students
For the last five years, juniors and seniors at Pequot Lakes High School have flocked to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church for food and fellowship on...
November 17, 2017 - 6:00am
October 27, 2017
Looking Back - Oct. 27, 2017
40 years ago - Oct. 27, 1977 The new "Interim Pastor" of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes is Chaplain Erwin E. Schroeder. (Photo) At their recent annual meeting, members of the Brainerd Area Arts Alliance elected four new directors to the executive board. They are Craig...
October 27, 2017 - 3:30am
March 26, 2017
Faith: A Good Friday in America's history
Are any of you trivia enthusiasts? Perhaps you enjoy watching "Jeopardy" on TV. Or maybe you like the challenge of participating in trivia games. I have a bit of history trivia for you. Most of us my age (60s), when we were children in elementary school, were taught about the assassination...
March 26, 2017 - 6:00am
January 28, 2017
That was not Luther's intent
This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. This anniversary commemorates the nailing of Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses on the Castle Church door in Wittenberg, Germany, on Oct. 31, 1517. Even Pope Francis has given public acknowledgement to the Reformation, which...
January 28, 2017 - 10:03pm
January 12, 2017
Looking Back - Jan. 12, 2017
40 years ago, Jan. 13, 1977 Rev. W.C. Hilpert, pastor of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes, will deliver his farewell service on Sunday, Jan. 16. (Headline) Veteran's service-connected disability rates changed by Health Care Act of 1976 (Photo) Elizabeth Clasen, of Pequot...
January 12, 2017 - 10:33pm
November 4, 2016
Gloria Dei youth give to local food shelf
After spending the summer selling brats in the city park, youth members at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes presented Lakes Area Food...
November 4, 2016 - 8:41am
June 14, 2016
Focus on Faith: No perfect candidate
I am going to take the easy way out this time and use a devotion that comes from Pastor Ken Klaus, speaker emeritus of The Lutheran Hour radio broadcast. At least I am giving credit where it is due. This devotion is particularly aimed at the person with dual citizenship: a citizen...
June 14, 2016 - 11:47pm
April 6, 2016
Gloria Dei to host youth rummage, ladies bake sale
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes will host a youth rummage sale and a ladies bake sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15, and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 16 (bag sale). Sale items will include cabin décor, housewares and dishes, sporting...
April 6, 2016 - 11:11am
February 26, 2016
Faith: Beware of the trap
Let me for the moment take you back to June 1964. The place is Bronx, N.Y., specifically P.S. (Public School) 100, at the intersection of Taylor & Lafayette avenues, which was the elementary school I attended. It taught grades one through six at that time. My sister, Kathy, a year...
February 26, 2016 - 11:18am
June 19, 2015
Faith: Are you afraid of misfortune?
When I was a young man just starting out at my first pastorate in Breckenridge, Minnesota, an insurance salesman came to the parsonage and showed a video to my wife and me. It featured a man who was well-to-do since he had a good-paying job as one of the executives of a large corporation....
June 19, 2015 - 11:01am
April 29, 2015
Rummage sale planned May 7-8 at Gloria Dei in Pequot Lakes
The Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Lutheran Women's Missionary League in Pequot Lakes will hold a rummage and bake sale from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 7, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Friday, May 8. The church is south of Pequot Lakes on Highway 371. There will be a freewill offering for most...
April 29, 2015 - 4:54pm
March 4, 2015
Faith: Why Lent?
So here we are, a little over a week into the Lenten Season. Why all this emphasis on repenting with ashes on our foreheads? Why must we focus on the fact that we are indeed poor, miserable sinners? Don't we have enough problems to deal with—sickness, crime, terrorism, corrupt...
March 4, 2015 - 10:54am