Upsala

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Upsala’s Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, a member of the Missouri Synod which believes in a literal interpretation of the Bible, will be closing its doors Sunday, Sept. 28. Its final service will be held at 8 a.m. with a closing service at 2 p.m. Cake and coffee will be served at [...]

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Road will be impassable one-quarter mile south of County Road 230 Motorists will encounter a detour on Highway 238 south of Upsala as the road is closed between County Road 17 and County Road 9 Tuesday, Sept. 16. A signed detour will direct motorists along County Road 17 and County Road 9 through Holdingford, a [...]

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By Kerry Darger, Correspondent A house is never just a house to the people who call it their home. It is where children and grandchildren are raised, where goodbyes and hellos occur and where the laughter of today becomes the memories of tomorrow. Keeping a house looking fresh isn’t about vanity, it’s about honoring a home [...]

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By KERRY DRAGER, Correspondent Upsala Dean of Students Vern Capelle will be working with staff throughout the summer to complete the new staff evaluation form that will be implemented next year. There is currently a draft in place, but some items still need to be worked out before it is presented to the board for approval. [...]

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Phil and Jan find joys and challenges in East African country by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Phil and Jan Gerth of Upsala traveled to the East African country of Tanzania in December 2013,  to visit their son, Ben, and his family. They participated in the daily routine tasks of their son’s family as well as [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The city of Upsala will host a public hearing regarding improvements to Walnut Avenue and Hillcrest Street, Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. in City Hall. Roach Development, with offices in Little Falls and townhome developments in Stearns, Todd, Morrison, Otter Tail, Pope, Wadena and Benton counties, has not yet [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Half of the top 10 stories for 2013 have their roots in stories that made the top 10 for 2012, including charges of murder, the passage of same-sex marriage legislation, a Little Falls resident’s fight with City Hall and the fate of the Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op. While the top four [...]

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A talent search for the “finest and funnest” from the Upsala area is now under way to fill the program for the Upsala Community Variety Show VI set for Sunday, Feb. 23. A wide variety of acts are being sought, including musical numbers, skits, stunts, lip syncs and dances. Four prizes will be awarded: $100 [...]

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