Battle Lake’s Bethel Lutheran Church Moving Forward After Fire

A group of churchgoers are fundraising to help in the rebuilding effort

BATTLE LAKE, Minn. — The winds of change are blowing hard at Bethel Lutheran church in Battle Lake as the congregation packs the parking lot for Sunday service. Behind Pastor Todd Hylden lies the charred remains of the century old church on the hill which burned last weekend. “There were a lot of wonderful memories that went down in flames…

Church Destroyed By Fire Near Ashby, Minnesota

The fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal

ASHBY, Minn. — Dalton Fire Department responds to a fire at Bethel Lutheran Church near Ashby Saturday night. They arrived to find the church fully engulfed in flames. The structure collapsed before the fire was extinguished. The fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Ashby, BETHEL LUTHERAN, Church, minnesota, STATE FIRE MARSHAL