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Welcome Pastor Micah

On August 22, Pastor Micah Johnson began his work with Solem, Hegland Churches. On August 27, he was ordained, and that Sunday, he gave his first sermon at both Hegland and Solem Churches. “It was my first time leading worship from beginning to end and good confirmation that this is where God wants me to…

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The Lions get the Spuds!

Potatoes, whether you like them baked, fried, or mashed, are a tasty side to just about any meal, especially during the holidays. Each year, the Hawley Lions pick and provide potatoes for REACH’s Spirit of Giving Thanksgiving baskets, area seniors, and the Moorhead Food Pantry. We’re not talking about a garden’s worth, but a field’s…

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Kari Olson and local bean growers donate shoes to Frontline Workers

From farm to frontline, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) is taking another giant leap forward to highlight environmentally friendly investments from the soybean checkoff. Clay/Wilkin County soybean farmers, in partnership with MSR&PC, which directs the state’s soybean checkoff resources, are launching the Stepping Up campaign to amplify farmer profitability and promote the…

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The Annual Memorial Day Program is Canceled, Memorial Day is NOT

The American Legion Johnson Post 382 Annual Memorial Day Program at the Hawley School and luncheon following was canceled due to Covid-19. “There are mixed feelings, but we understand why,we canceled the ceremony. It would be nice to have the ceremony as we feel it is a way of honoring those who have gone before…

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Hawley PD said Goodbye and Good Luck to a Great Officer

The Hawley Police Department said goodbye, to Officer Tyler O’Brien as he worked his last shift on 05/14/2020.   Officer O’Brien was hired as a part-time officer in July, 2015.  He became full-time, January, 2016.   Officer O’Brien matured as an officer during his tenure with the Hawley Police Department and we wish him the best of…

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