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Lakes Region EMT, members of Shafer-Franconia Fire and Rescue treasure new friendship with a life they saved The accident that changed her life was waiting on the road ahead. It was a blisteringly hot afternoon on July 17, 2013, when Ursula Wachowiak was cutting through Minnesota en route to her first Sturgis Rally in South [...]

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When Mindy Lattimore was hired as an English teacher at North Branch Area High School about 13 years ago, she was told promptly after accepting the position, “You will also be the head speech coach.” That extra job duty was just fine with her. Lattimore, a 1996 NBAHS graduate, was on the speech team during [...]

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  When the Easter Bunny throws a party, you can be sure the place will be hopping, as it was at Lent Town Hall April 19. The city of Stacy, community residents and volunteers, the Stacy Lions Club, Lent Township, and more than 20 local businesses from Forest Lake to North Branch pitched in for [...]

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When Dave and Jan Kozlovsky, retired North Branch Area Public Schools teachers, arrived in El Salvador Feb. 15, they were taken aback by the housing in which many of the country’s residents live. By American standards, the dwellings some El Salvadorians reside in wouldn’t even be considered livable homes. “(The houses) are made out of [...]

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Stacy Councilor Cindy Bruss returned to her elected seat April 8 after a lengthy absence. Bruss was welcomed back by her colleagues and city employees with a round of applause. Shortly after retaking her seat, she and the rest of the council were presented with an issue that has been before the council at numerous [...]

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The pool is scheduled to open June 8 with a few new features and no change to admission prices from a year ago. Lee Rood, director of the Rush City Aquatic Center, provided a snapshot of what people can expect at the pool this summer during his annual presentation before the Rush City School Board [...]

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