Serving up food and faith in the Dominican

May 1, 2020
Couple finds passion in helping less fortunate children in Puerto Plata When Debi Capes first heard about the mission her church was planning in the Dominican Republic, she was moved.  The church’s teachings promote giving through missions, and she had ...

The gift of giving

December 1, 2019
Grandma Roers makes homemade gifts for every member of her family Handmade gifts are the only kind of gifts Geneva Roers, of Alexandria, gives her family. And with four adult children, three step-children, seven grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and ...

‘Quilting is contagious’

October 1, 2019
Lakes Area Quilters started stitching 30+ years ago They come from Douglas, Pope, Grant, Stearns, Todd and Ottertail counties, and they meet in Alexandria at the Bethesda Lutheran Church on the third Monday of each month. It’s all about quilting ...