Hildegard Kompelien, born in Germany, lived in Minneota for 56 years before moving to Virginia after her husband Don passed away in 2009.


When Hildegard (Schicka) Kompelien tells about her childhood memories growing up in Berlin, Germany, many of her stories are somber.

Mike Josephson waves his cap to those below as he ascends up to the steeple at St. Paul’s Church to continue his work this past Saturday.


With the arm of the ultra high boom extended just a few feet shy of its full capacity of 91 feet, Mike Josephson began to repair and reposition the fallen cross on top of the steeple at St.


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