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The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season. Blood donations often decline during the holidays when donors get busy with travel and family gatherings, but the need for blood remains steady. Someone in the U.S. needs […]

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Gifts for children needed On Nov. 17, a Christmas tree was set up in the Rush City Foods mall. It was be decorated with Christmas wish tags from children in the Rush City School District. Help from residents is needed to fulfill these wishes. Select a Christmas wish tag, purchase gift(s) for the child and […]

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Fairview Lakes Medical Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. Fairview Lakes Medical Center offers diagnostic mammograms for men and women who have symptoms such as a breast lump, pain or a personal history of breast cancer. The medical center also offers biopsies and breast MRI […]

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Free educational opportunity for horse owners Sunrise Equine Veterinary Services, 39318 Poor Farm Rd., North Branch, is hosting its 9th annual open house and client education day on noon-4 p.m. Nov. 22. There are four scheduled speakers: Dr. Wendy Vaala will discuss disease control/prevention at 12:15 p.m.; Rachel Mottet, from Purina, will talk about nutrition […]

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North Branch Area High School students, under the direction of Rachel Bigelow, will be presenting “Oklahoma!” at the high school’s Edelstein Auditorium Nov. 20-23. Nov. 20-22, the show times will be at 7 p.m. There will be a matinee showing at 2 p.m. Nov. 23. Tickets can be purchased at North Branch County Market or […]

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Veterans recognized during program at Ecumen There was bugle music, patriotic songs and a couple of special visitors — North Branch’s Midsummer Ambassadors — to honor veterans Nov. 9 at Ecumen North Branch senior housing.  

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