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The Chisago County Master Gardeners were recently at the Almelund Threshing Show. The Threshing Show grows larger every year as do the number of gardeners who visit us at our pioneer building. We record each question asked, and not only does the number of questions grow each year, but the questions have become more specific [...]

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The city of Harris now has a Little Free Library for children. The library is located at the Schoolhouse Park on Sunrise Road. The children in the community are invited to check out the new library. The concept is to take a children’s book and leave a book or just take a book if you [...]

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Minnesotans use much more water in the summer months than the rest of the year due to irrigation of lawns and gardens. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that as much as 50 percent of outdoor water use is wasted from inefficient watering methods. In a time of questioning the availability of groundwater resources in [...]

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Protecting against financial abuse At 10 a.m. Aug. 21, an educational workshop on how to help protect yourself and others from financial abuse is planned at the Linwood Senior Center, 22817 Typo Creek Dr. NE, Stacy. Warning signs, methods of prevention and current legal and community resources will be discussed.  As part of the presentation, [...]

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Wyoming is about to play host to a fun and inspiring event that aims to speak to the heart of suicide, an issue that many families and mental health activists want moved forward in the conversation. The third annual Alissa M. Haines Stomp Out Suicide 5K is poised to do just that Saturday, Aug. 23, [...]

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The man who drown in the St. Croix River east of Rush City Aug. 9 has been identified by the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office as Devin Matthew Johnson, 28, of Harris. According to a press release from the department: At 5:55 p.m. that day, the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a drowning [...]

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