Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

faith

October 15, 2017
A new columbarium and reflection garden was dedicated and blessed at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church east of Hudson. Participating in the ceremony Sunday, Oct. 8, (from left): Rev. W. Jay Lambert, bishop of the diocese of Eau Claire; Lay Eucharistic Minister Cynthia Hackworthy; Rev. Guy Usher; and Garrett Conover, chairman of the building committee. Photo courtesy of Evy Nerbonne
Columbarium dedicated at St. Paul's Episcopal Church
October 15, 2017 - 7:17am
October 9, 2017
Debbie Keller of White Bear Lake accompanied Heidi Jones on a two week mission trip to Kenya. Keller is pictured with students from a school in Mathunzini. Photos by Heidi Jones
Heidi Jones reflects on mission trip to Kenya
October 9, 2017 - 8:26pm
October 3, 2017
Sharon and Michael D’Agostino of Woodbury are the recipients of the 2017 Opus Sancti Thomae Award from St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights. In bestowing their highest honor, school officials cited the couple’s examplary volunteerism on behalf of the school and their willingness to help in any capacity. The D’Agostinos also were one of the founding families at St. Ambrose of Woodbury. Submitted photo courtesy of St. Thomas Academy
Generations of giving: Woodbury couple honored with highest honor from Catholic academy
October 3, 2017 - 11:20am
September 17, 2017
After 20 years of leading Faith Community Church in New Richmond, Pastor Mike Evans (left) is turning over the leadership role in the church to Pastor Joshua Maciel. Dave Newman / RiverTown Multimedia
Evans leaves Faith Community Church
September 17, 2017 - 8:00am
August 9, 2017
The Hudson United Methodist Church has made a transition to accommodate the members of its church that have dementia. One way the church has made its services more dementia-friendly is by utilizing the projector screen at the front of the church.

Jalen Knuteson / RiverTown Multimedia
Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
August 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
Lisa Rambo was a contestant from season 14 on "The Biggest Loser." Rambo will be a guest speaker at the Community Outdoor Service and Picnic at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Lakefront Park in Hudson. Submitted photo
Lisa Rambo to speak at outdoor service
August 9, 2017 - 5:00pm
July 5, 2017
Beatification ceremony in Detroit for Prescott-born Casey
July 5, 2017 - 10:30am
May 20, 2017
Shown with the large pond they've adopted are Jeanne Wespetal, Prisha Shah, Mahi Shah, and Hina Shah. Submitted photo.
Ponds can be adopted, too
May 20, 2017 - 5:00am
November 29, 2016
The Rev. Stan Mader of St. Ambrose of Woodbury Catholic Community waits for a pitch in a baseball game with youth from San Miguel de Cubitas church in Esmeralda, Cuba. The two parishes have become sister churches. (Courtesy of the Rev. Stan Mader)
Woodbury church gets a new sister -- in Cuba
November 29, 2016 - 8:58am
September 30, 2016
Chris Libbey (right), representing the Friends of the St. Croix County Fairgrounds, accepts a $1,000 donation from Chase Paulson of Bernard’s Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, New Richmond. (Submitted photo)
WATDA Foundation donates to county fairgrounds friends
September 30, 2016 - 12:19pm
January 20, 2016
Dylan Ford, a YWAMer, is pictured with a group of children in a secluded Filipino village, where he handed out clothing. “It was their first time seeing white people,” Ford said. “They were scared at first, but warmed up after we played some games.” (Submitted photo)
Going where he is led; Prescott graduate travels the globe for mission work
January 20, 2016 - 11:26am
December 16, 2015
Pastor Neil Bonkoski showed off the well-kept Lund Covenant Mission Church, which has been decorated for Christmas. The Christmas Eve service there is scheduled for 3 p.m. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Unsettled would-be teacher turns to ministry instead
December 16, 2015 - 10:15am
October 14, 2015
This cross was recently erected on the grounds of Spring Lake Lutheran Church between Elmwood and Spring Valley. Built by Randy Nyeggen, the unique notches in the beam match those found in a beam pictured after the 1930 tornado that destroyed the original church. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Coming full circle: New cross built from original church beam
October 14, 2015 - 12:08pm
June 11, 2015
Pastor Chris Myers is shown outside First Congregational United Church of Christ, 110 N. 3rd St., where workers have installed new solar panels. The church is working with Energy Concepts Inc. which subcontracted with Steiner Electric, and River Falls Municipal Utilities to install the panels, with the help of a WPPI grant.
Their church faith extends skyward and goes solar
June 11, 2015 - 1:08pm
November 6, 2014
Pastor Van Bredeson, who died of unexpectedly from complications of a brain aneurysm Thursday, Oct. 30, was formally installed as pastor at Christ Lutheran Church in Somerset in August, but had been serving as interim pastor since March. He formerly served as the education youth and family pastor at Bethel Lutheran in Hudson for 22 years. (Photo by Sarah Young)
Beloved pastor dies suddenly
November 6, 2014 - 2:51pm
randomness