Bodensteiner to speak at Historical Society meeting
She was raised on a dairy farm near Preston, an upbringing familiar to many in the area. But Carol Bodensteiner has a special talent — writing inspired by the people, places, culture and history of the Midwest.
Gay pride parades across US draw large crowds
Gay pride parades held around the nation Sunday drew huge crowds of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their supporters who celebrated after a year of numerous same-sex marriage victories.
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Summer lunch menus (June 30 to July 4)
Summer lunch menus (Bluff and Jefferson Elementary Schools, Generations Area Agency on Aging)
Methodist panel overturns pastor's defrocking
A pastor who presided over his son's same-sex wedding ceremony and vowed to perform other gay marriages if asked can return to the pulpit after a United Methodist Church appeals panel on Tuesday overturned a decision to defrock him.
Sisters mark anniversaries
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