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Lakes Region EMS had an open house Thursday so the public could see the emergency medicine provider’s new location in the North Branch ESSBY Business Park. The building, which formerly housed Topline Automotive, is almost five times larger than Lakes Region’s former building in North Branch.  Lakes Region EMS Executive Director Aaron Reinert said moving [...]

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Veterans’ History Project Vennelag 1-546, Sons of Norway, will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Lindstrom Community Center, 13292 Sylvan Ave. The business meeting will include election of Vennelag officers for 2015 and the presentation of the Vennelag budget for 2015. After the business meeting, Vennelag member Don Bungum will describe the Veterans’ [...]

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Rush City Schools ended the school day Friday, Oct. 10, with the annual homecoming parade, complete with marching band, plenty of Tiger-themed floats and handmade signs and students — including Queen Payton Ramberg and King Blaine Blazek — donning the school colors. Many folks in the community lined the streets for the event, which also [...]

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The Stacy-Lent Fire Department threw the biggest annual community party of the fall Oct. 4: the annual Firehouse Bash. The day began with a Fire Hall open house and a display of red fire engine equipment. The Firehouse Bash fundraising event began in 2008. The money collected is used to purchase equipment for the local [...]

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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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