Area News

Faas Cancer Benefit fills Carpenter Community Center

This community that we are surrounded by is great for many reasons. This past weekend in Carpenter at the Community Center is just another example of how people come together in times of need for somebody that could use a little help. In this case, George Faas was in need of a little extra help…

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Heritage association hosts St. Ansgar Day fundraiser

The St. Ansgar Heritage association, who aims to further promote and celebrate the history and heritage of our town, have since 1994 held an annual fundraiser on February 2 to recognize the feast day of Saint Ansgar, the Scandanavian monk for whom Rev. C.L. Clausen and his colony named this settlement in 1853. The event is…

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Church donates towards preschooler’s educational needs

Kindness is the language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see. The generosity of a local church is having a special impact on the needs of a student at St. Ansgar Elementary. Trinity United Methodist Church of Bolan Women’s group recently gave a grant to assist with the needs of preschooler Brantley…

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Freshman Anderson sets new school record

St. Ansgar freshmen Hali Anderson made school history during Friday night’s game vs the West Fork Warhawks. Hali has had an outstanding season for the Saints, especially on the defensive end of the court, paving way for her to set the new St. Ansgar record for steals in a season with 80 after Friday’s game…

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Right on track, right on time: the story of St. Ansgar’s facilities

Editor’s note: This is the first story in a multi-part series highlighting the St. Ansgar School’s renovations and construction over the past several years. Much of these projects wouldn’t have been possible without the community’s commitment, with so many lending a hand it would be impossible to mention them all. Our goal is to shed…

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Deputy City Clerk Rachut to Retire

The familiar and friendly face greeting citizens at City Hall will soon hang up her hat after serving as St.Ansgar’s Deputy City Clerk for 31 years. Donna Rachut has dutifully served the community and kept the wheels of the local government spinning since she started in 1987, when city offices were located in the Nissen…

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