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March 17, 2020
'Farmer John' works to help animal ag and ag ed in Haiti
ORISKA, N.D. — It was 18 years ago in Haiti when John Draxton broke one of the rules of his mission trip. “They tell you not to give your...
March 17, 2020 - 5:00am
March 14, 2020
For millions of Americans, no church on Sunday is coronavirus's cruelest closure so far
Before Friday, March 13, Devra Torres saw some houses of worship around the country being shuttered for fear of spreading the coronavirus and...
March 14, 2020 - 5:00pm
March 13, 2020
Superstitious or just a little 'stitious? Friday the 13th is nothing to fear
FARGO — It's a date that happens once, twice, maybe three times per year. It's inspired a horror film franchise, several novels and two extremely...
March 13, 2020 - 8:30am
March 4, 2020
Lawyers demand North Dakota Catholic dioceses 'end cover-up of clergy abuse,' release files
FARGO — Lawyers representing victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other clerics released a report detailing the assignments of priests...
March 4, 2020 - 8:01pm
February 14, 2020
Valentine's Day benefit to lavish love on mom fighting cancer
FARGO — In both his marriage and life, Michael Ludwig has learned well the sacrificial nature of true love. He learns it anew each morning...
February 14, 2020 - 8:00am
For mom fighting cancer, chance to meet Andy Grammer was woven by God, friend says
FARGO — Hannah Erickson was only 12 when she first met Merideth Sorenson, and Sorenson, now in her early 30s, was only 17.Her mother, Pam,...
February 14, 2020 - 7:30am
February 11, 2020
Former Baxter youth pastor faces sexual assault charges
BRAINERD, Minn. — A former youth pastor at First Baptist Church faces criminal charges from an alleged sexual assault of a student at Lake...
February 11, 2020 - 5:12pm
February 4, 2020
Crookston bishop faces further investigation, loses authority to handle sex abuse allegations
CROOKSTON, Minn. — The Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis has been cleared by Catholic Church leadership to continue its probe into the Crookston bishop’s alleged cover-ups of clerical sexual abuse. The Congregation for Bishops in Rome authorized Archbishop Bernard Hebda...
February 4, 2020 - 5:06pm
January 28, 2020
Twin Cities Archdiocese settles after clergy sex abuse, begins internal monitoring
ST. PAUL — When asked during a recent panel discussion to explain how the sexual abuse Ben Hoffman endured by former St. Paul priest Curtis...
January 28, 2020 - 6:44pm
January 27, 2020
Minnesota church embraces tiny house homeless settlement
FOREST LAKE, Minn. -- When Rev. John Klawiter first heard about plans to build tiny homes to help tackle homelessness, he had a revelation. His...
January 27, 2020 - 8:24pm
January 24, 2020
Locals share life lessons, insights from 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood'
FARGO — As a child of the '70s, Heather Bjur grew up hanging out almost daily with Fred Rogers, or “Mister Rogers,” on TV. “I specifically...
January 24, 2020 - 7:30am
Monk discusses his long friendship with Mister Rogers and why his messages are still needed now
LATROBE, Pa. — It would seem an unlikely pairing: a Benedictine monk living mostly in obscurity, and a Presbyterian minister whose television...
January 24, 2020 - 7:30am
January 21, 2020
Fargo bishop meets with Pope Francis for a wide-ranging, two-hour conversation
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis recently met with Bishop John Folda of the Fargo Diocese and other regional Catholic bishops during a required...
January 21, 2020 - 6:13am
January 19, 2020
Can this preacher's progressive version of evangelical Christianity catch on with a new generation?
On a gloomy Tuesday morning in April, the Christian activist Shane Claiborne was in the studio of WCPN, Cleveland's NPR affiliate, waiting to...
January 19, 2020 - 9:30am
January 18, 2020
UPDATED: Best path to a younger flock? Church asks older members to worship elsewhere
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — A prayer for survival rose from the back of the church last Sunday. “I pray for this church, getting through this...
January 18, 2020 - 4:33pm