Archive | December 6, 2012

Political Tidbits by Howard Lestrud ECM Publishers Political Editor As we look at the makeup of the new Minnesota Legislature, we see the gender representation almost equal in the House and the Senate. Of the 134 members of the House of Representatives, 90 (67 percent) are men and 44 (33 percent)  are women. Of the […]

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by Howard Lestrud ECM Publishers Political Editor It appears there will be no requests for additional state funding for Camp Ripley during the 2013 session of the Minnesota Legislature, says Col. Scott St. Sauver, commander of the 53,000-acre regional training facility for military, federal, state, local and civilian communities. Camp Ripley is located six miles […]

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The upcoming budget reduction process and the levy are among the items on the Independent School District 834 board agenda at tonight’s meeting. The school board will get an update on possible budget reductions taking place later this winter and spring from Superintendent Corey Lunn and Assistant Superintendent Ray Queener at the board’s 5:30 p.m. […]

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“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall make straight your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6.   Trusting in God can be one of the most difficult things we will ever do. It means we do not lean on our own understanding, […]

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A friend asks about Hebrews 10:7 that reads: “. . . then said I, Lo I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do your will, O God.” These marvelous words are an interpretive quotation from Psalm 40:6-8, which in turn was being cited prophetically. It was the testimony […]

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Soon to be released, “The Hobbit” might be the most successful prequel since “Phantom Menace,” but neither can hold a candle to the light of all lights: Baby Jesus. In this epic tale of love gone right, a small town teenager is raised to the heights of heaven, and a young man, whose girl seems […]

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