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Responders awarded for saving life of heart attack victim Sept. 17, 2014, was a day that could have easily turned out to be a tragic one for the Charbonneau family, but thanks to the quick actions of some first responders, the events of that day are now described as a “miracle.” Sixty-nine-year-...Read More
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It’s been a month since Cindy Jo Schloer appeared crushed at the televised decision to end her journey on “American Idol.” Sure, it was disappointing for the 27-year-old country singer from North Branch, who still gained national exposure and quite the learning experience from a weeklong stay ...Read More
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New NAMI group Chisago Lakes Fairview Clinic, 11725 Stinson Ave., Chisago City, is hosting a new National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) group. Meetings started March 3; meetings will run 6:30 – 8 p.m. For more information, call Bob at 651-257-6961. New to Medicare sessions Going on Medicare or...Read More
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Second Harvest Heartland has a distribution location for the Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors in Chisago County. NAPS provides a 30-to-35-pound box of wholesome food—low in salt and sugar content—that may include canned fruits, and vegetables, juice, dry and shelf stable milk, American c...Read More
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by Joy Oberg Chisago County Master Gardener Starting seeds indoors is a sure cure for the restlessness that plagues gardeners during the off-season. Just follow these basics steps to prevent mistakes, such as damping off or using the wrong seed starting mix, and watch your seedlings — and your sav...Read More
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The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Lakes Area, Wyoming and North Branch police departments, responded to a home invasion in the 32500 block of Lofton Lane in north Chisago Lake Township at 3:49 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office: The h...Read More
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Ask residents of Nessel Township about the cellphone signal coverage in the area, and they’ll tell you it’s spotty, at best. That subpar cell service will likely be remedied soon, though. Jon Eckl, the director of Chisago County Management of Information and Communications Systems, said at the F...Read More
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