On December 25, 2018, the Star Tribune published a wonderful article by James Walsh about former Lakewood president Ron Gjerde, Jr. retiring after almost 50 years. 

 Image by Leila Navidi - Star Tribune

The article starts:

Even after spending every working day as an...

Imagine a world with no internet, television, radio, Facebook or Twitter. How would you keep up? Acquire knowledge? Stay connected with the wider world?

If you came to this outpost town beside the Mississippi in the 1850s and 1860s, you had many challenges. First you ne...

On January 1, 2019, Lakewood’s president, Ronald Gjerde, Jr. retired from his long-standing role. He will stay on as a board trustee for an additional year—to round out a full 50 years of loyal service to Lakewood! To celebrate this momentous occasion, we asked Mr. Gje...

Sunday, February 10, 2019 | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Thank you to everyone who attended this event!

Lakewood’s “Music in the Chapel” concerts showcase a variety of artists in one of our city’s most beloved architectural treasures — the Lakewood Memorial Chapel.

On Sunday, Febru...

Sunday, March 10, 2019 | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Thank you to everyone who attended this event!

Join us for a Celtic-inspired Music in the Chapel experience featuring SisterTree!

Lakewood's Music in the Chapel series showcases a variety of artists in one of our city’s most...

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