Local Lutherans attend Global Mission Event Morris and Edith Ellison of Dalesburg Lutheran Church were among hundreds of mission-minded Lutherans who attended the Global Mission Event (GME) of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) July 20-23 at Luther College, Decorah, IA, under the theme "Pray in the Spirit at … Read Article
Painting the town Motorists traveling on Cherry Street in Vermillion this week had to use a bit of extra caution, as the thoroughfare was busy with more than just cars and trucks. Motorists traveling on Cherry Street in Vermillion this week had to use a bit of extra caution, as … Read Article
Will celebrate Jerry and Ginny (Christensen) Jensen will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary at the Brookings Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 13, from 1 to 5 p.m.
Clubs Sons of Norway The meeting was held at 6:30 p.m. July 18 at Riverside Park. A pot luck dinner was enjoyed by all. Thirty-eight members attended. Don List was a guest. Anyone wishing to attend the lutefisk-meatball supper in October must contact John and Alvina Grinvold at 402-254-6316. A … Read Article
Pulpit Reflections by Father Don Imming I know there are people who say that religion is about feelings and has very little to do with the truth. But that is not what Christianity has historically thought of itself, nor is it what Jesus taught according to the gospels. When Jesus … Read Article
Celebrate 50th anniversary Wayne and Esther Knutson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently. Wayne Knutson and Esther Johnstad were married on Sunday, July 30, 1950, in Sisseton. The anniversary was observed at a family gathering in the Black Hills.
La Leche League to meet August 8 Breastfeeding mothers or those who plan to breastfeed can learn more about the benefits of breastfeeding at La Leche League. The Vermillion/Yankton La Leche League meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month. The next meeting is Aug. 8 in Vermillion. … Read Article
Couple to wed Kristine Johnson and Steve Gullikson announce their engagement. Parents of the bride-to-be are Mr. and Mrs. Jay Howkinson, Coal Valley, IL, and Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Johnson, Moline, IL. Parents of the groom-to-be are Fran Gullikson, Fordyce, NE, and Ernie Gullikson, Yankton. The bride-to-be graduated from the … Read Article
Alexis Lang performs in state honors choir Approximately 150 of South Dakota's finest high school vocalists presented the 27th annual South Dakota Honors Choir concerton Friday, Aug. 4, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center theater on the Northern State University campus in Aberdeen. High school students selected to participate in … Read Article
Healthy Kids/Healthy Community The Healthy Kids/Healthy Community Task Force met at 5:45 p.m. July 31 in the Sioux Valley Vermillion Campus boardroom. Committee members were informed that an individual involved in presenting training sessions for QPR, an acronym for Question Persuade Refer, will be attending next week's meeting. QPR includes … Read Article