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This past weekend was perhaps the last time to see peak fall colors at Wild River State Park near Almelund. The park was packed with walkers Sunday enjoying the mild temperatures and vivid fall hues. Photos by Derrick Knutson   

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Health care professionals, residents with loved ones experiencing mental illnesses attend Community Conversation forum Oct. 7 at Cambridge Campus Her life was crumbling around her, and so did the trust where it should be found. With years of experience as a mental health worker and advocate, Jode Freyholtz-London developed anxiety and depression during a mental health [...]

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Learn about the new Shop Local campaign and what the Thriving Communities Initiative is doing for you at a  special event Thursday night, Oct. 16, in Rush City. The two-hour event starts with a free dinner at 5 p.m., followed by speakers at 6 p.m. at the Rush City Community Center, 720 W. 14th St. [...]

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The Rush City Council has set a special time to solely discuss and perhaps make a decision on the ongoing assisted living issue. Councilors scheduled a special council meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, to further talk about the project with developer Pete Jesch and financial consultant Ehlers and Associates. City Administrator Amy Mell [...]

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by Donna Tatting Chisago County Master Gardener Wrapping trees for winter protection is not an attempt to keep them ‘warm’ but has the objective to prevent or minimize three sources of winter damage: from desiccating winds, sunscald, and gnawing rodents. Even if the trees in the landscape have survived previous winters unscathed, a wise horticulturist would [...]

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North Branch Liquors, in partnership with Miller/Coors and the Minnesota Municipal Beverage Association, is participating in the 7th annual MMBA food drive for the entire month of October. This effort generated 48 tons of food donations for local food shelves in 2013 between all of the participating municipal liquor stores combined. All donations brought to [...]

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