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Church News and History


- - 1895 - - BISHOP MARTY LAYS A CORNER STONE.
Source: Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, MN) Monday, October 7, 1895; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Special to The Journal.
Foley, Minn., Oct. 7.-Yesterday morning, Bishop Marty, assisted by Fathers Power and Mooney, laid the corner stone of the church being built here, known as the 'Assumption Catholic' church. The church will cost in the neighborhood of $2,000, and the site was donated by Foley Bros. The structure is 44x60 feet in size.


- - 1901 - - FOLEY CHURCH DEDICATION.
Source: The Minneapolis Journal (MN) December 16, 1901; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Foley, Minn., Dec. 16.-The new $1,400 Presbyterian church was dedicated yesterday. The sermon was preached by Rev. A. W. Wright of the Fifth Presbyterian church of Minneapolis and the dedication services were in charge of Rev. Dr. Adams, the synodical pastor. The church is free of debt. Rev its first pastor.


- - 1906 - - ST. BRIDGET'S BAZAAR
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Wednesday, October 31, 1906; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

FOLEY.
The ladies of St. Bridget's church will hold a bazaar at the court house this evening and tomorrow evening. It gives promise of being quite a social event.


- - 1912 - - MARTIN HAUSER NEW PASTOR
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Monday, August 19, 1912; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Northwest Briefs.
Foley, Minn.-At 10 o'clock this morning Rev. Martin Hauser was installed as pastor of the German Evangelical Lutheran church at Foley. Rev. C. H. Park of St. Cloud was the installing clergyman. Rev. Hauser was ordained at Minneapolis last Sunday, and is a young man of much promise. In addition to his duties as pastor of the Foley church he will be in charge of the parishes at Clearwater, Greenbush and Bilaca.


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