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Hundreds of thousands watch two popes become saints

April 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis proclaimed his predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints in front of more than half a million pilgrims Sunday, hailing both as courageous men who withstood the tragedies of the 20th century.
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JPII Elementary’s namesake to be declared a saint on Sunday

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Rev. Andrew Swietochowski remembers telling then-Pope John Paul II about a school named for him in Mitchell.

“He said, ‘Oh, they’re naming schools after me in South Dakota?’ ” Swietochowski said in an interview Tuesday with The Dai…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Saints to face Pelican Rapids in Minnesota Class C tournament

August 19, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Sacred Heart. How could your amateur baseball team help but be anything but blessed when it carries that name?
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ND state girls soccer: Bismarck St. Mary’s takes fifth place

June 4, 2011 in INFORUM

Senior forward Kelah Peterson scored with 16 minutes, 44 seconds remaining to lift Bismarck St. Mary’s to a 1-0 win against Bismarck in the fifth-place game of the North Dakota state girls soccer tournament Saturday at Sid Cichy Stadium.
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Team says new ballpark would host statewide teams

May 1, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Bill Kinnunen remembers the rush he felt playing baseball in St. Paul’s Midway Stadium in two mid-1980s state tournaments.
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Soiree at Wessman for a friend

April 12, 2011 in Superior Telegram

The following is another “Have Fun or Get Out of the Way” column by award-winning Don Leighton and Mike Granlund and their alter egos, Lance Boyle and Billy Pirkola, which runs occasionally in The Superior Telegram. Continue Reading

Saints men’s, women’s soccer teams crush Presentation

September 26, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

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College football: Saints improve to 2-0

September 11, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

The St. Scholastica football team improved to 2-0 for the first time in school history by rallying to beat Eureka College on Saturday before 783 at Malosky Stadium.
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Schnepf: Odds stacked against Vikings, but they can still overcome Thursday’s loss

September 9, 2010 in INFORUM

So what are the odds the Minnesota Vikings unable to avenge last January’s NFC Championship loss with a 14-9 loss to New Orleans on Thursday night can still win the franchise’s first Super Bowl?
Based on history, not real good. Continue Reading

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Saints top Vikings in low-scoring NFL season opener

September 9, 2010 in INFORUM

NEW ORLEANS Drew Brees and the Saints extended New Orleans’ post-Super Bowl euphoria for at least another week and handed Brett Favre a second straight loss in the Louisiana Superdome. Continue Reading