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People can spend big bucks to feel safe at home. Homeowners also can find peace of mind by taking a mental inventory of what they already have in place and following some easy, cost-effective tips — many at no cost — from local law enforcers who know what the bad guys look for when committing [...]

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by Rachel Kytonen rachel.kytonen@ecm-inc.com Enjoy a meaningful evening of musical entertainment, while helping those suffering from AIDS, during a Sept. 27 concert in Cambridge hosted by Our Response. The purpose of Our Response, which launched in late 2009, is to unite East Central Minnesota to respond to global poverty, disease and suffering. To carry out [...]

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Lent Town Board Supervisor Gene Olson paid a call to the Stacy City Council Sept. 10 to ask about some perhaps un-neighborly activity along Fir Trail that had been reported to the township. Olson also brought pictures. Olson said that the owners of the Sunrise Estates Mobile Home Park had approached the township with a [...]

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Parent Academy will host two ‘Lunch and Learn’ workshops during the 2014-15 school year. The first workshop will be held in October and the second in March. The workshops will give families an opportunity to learn and hear in detail about many district initiatives. Lunch will be served, and childcare will be offered. Register for [...]

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In 2008 a small group of community members met and formed the North Branch Area Education Foundation with the vision of providing resources to enhance education. In October of 2010, A Perfect 10 event was created and granted over $11,000 to area educators. Since that time, NBAEF has awarded grants of more than $90,000 with [...]

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Members of North Branch Dental participated in the ice bucket challenge Sept. 16 to show support for their friend, Jon Neu, who was diagnosed with ALS.  Proceeds from the challenge went to ALS research.  North Branch Dental matched donations made during the event.     

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