Koops graduates from Bethel University

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Jenny Koops, Downs, graduated from Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota, following the spring 2016 semester with a BS in Biology. She is the daughter of Joe and Janet Koops, Downs.

Bethel University is a leader in Christ-centered higher education with nearly 5,000 students from 49 states and 21 countries enrolled in undergraduate, graduate,

seminary, and adult education programs. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, with an additional seminary location in San Diego, California, Bethel offers bachelor’s and advanced degrees in nearly 100 fields. Educationally excellent classroom-based and online programs equip graduates to make exceptional contributions in lifelong service to God and the world. 

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Adolph’s to celebrate Silver Anniversary

BELOIT – Jennifer and Todd Adolph will celebrate 25 years of marriage. The former Jennifer Newton and Todd Adolph were united in marriage at Olph Church in Concordia on August 10, 1991. Todd is the manager of Ray’s Apple Market in Beloit and Jennifer... [More]

Williams to celebrate Golden Anniversary

BELOIT – Richard and Dora Lee Williams of Beloit will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, July 31, with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Beloit Country Club, 3167 Hallie Trail, Beloit. All are welcome. Richard and the former Dora Lee Morrell were... [More]

Eilert celebrates 100 year birthday

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MCHHS offers insurance Navigator assistan

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Commissioners support regional projects

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Odle receives KASB training recognition

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Buccanneers place third

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Lady Jays place third in NPL tournament / St. John's to host Sub-State on Saturday

BELOIT –  The St. John's/Tipton Lady Jays placed third in the Northern Plains League volleyball tournament on Saturday in Beloit and are seed number one as they will host the Sub-State tournament in Beloit on Saturday. The Lady Jays will receive a bye with a record... [More]

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