Dr. Chris Anderson, who is originally from Staples, Minn., will start as a new family physician doctor in Paynesville in September. “I wanted to get back to a small town and raise a family,” he said. Anderson attended the University of Minnesota and is a big Gopher fan, having U of M football and basketball […]Read more "Anderson joins CentraCare – Paynesville"
The Koronis Kafe has set sail on Lake Koronis. The food boat will sell angus burgers, brats, hot dogs, fish sandwiches, and chicken sandwiches, with chips. They will also have pop, water, ice cream and popsicle treats, popcorn, and five pounds bags of ice (if someone needs some for their cooler). “Fifty years ago, people […]Read more "New food boat sets sail on Lake Koronis"
Anna Brauchler (center right) of Paynesville was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in March 2017, just three months prior to her sixth birthday. The Brauchler family – (front) Everett, Anna, and (back) Matt and Becky – give a thumbs up as Anna is on the road to recovery. Submitted Photo “Do not fear for I […]Read more "Despite diagnosis, Anna Brauchler is on the road to healing"
“How could a farm boy from Minnesota be in a situation like this?” Two days after arriving in Nigeria for his first medical missionary experience in 1952, Dr. Lowell Gess performed surgery on a man impaled by a spear. Inspecting the patient’s abdomen, Gess debated between two procedures; one could save his life, the other […]Read more "The life, times, and faith of Dr. Lowell Gess"
“Change is always going to be unsettling for some, but it also opens new doors for new people and ways of practice,” said “Little Shop of Horrors” producer Susie Putzke, who has immersed herself into Paynesville Area Community Theater after Ian and Colleen Pelton, leaders of the local arts, are no longer here to guide […]Read more "Motivated by Peltons, local theater continues"
The City of Paynesville has successfully completed an add-on system at its water plant to treat benzene, if the known carcinogen were to enter a city well(s). A known carcinogen and component of gasoline, benzene has been a threat to the local water system for decades – ever since it was emitted into the soil […]Read more "Benzene treatment add-on completed"
On Sunday, Aug. 13, at 2 p.m., Dr. Lowell Gess will be celebrated at Historic Salem Church during its annual Salem Fest. Dr. Gess, 95, has served 52 years as a medical missionary in Africa. The program will feature Dr. Gess as guest of honor, special speakers, and the African Women’s Alliance singers. The entire […]Read more "Dr. Lowell Gess, 95, to be guest of honor at Salem Fest"