Afghanistan

Sgt. Chelsea Peterson has American flag flown on Afghani soil in honor of her sixth-grade teacher in Rush City Paul Kirby is hardly known for wearing his emotions on his sleeve. After all, he’s a Marine, a high school football coach, a guy who grew up on the Range. Yet the gift of an American [...]

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Air Force combat rescue officer Jesse Peterson turns mission into bedtime story into book for more reasons than one A Rush City native has written a children’s book based on one of his Guardian Angel community’s many true-to-life rescue missions. Major Jesse Peterson, who graduated from Rush City High School in 1994, was part of [...]

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850th Horizontal Engineer Company, Cambridge, deploys 149 soldiers to Afghanistan— By Rachel Kytonen/Isanti County News— Crystal Nickel beamed with pride as her husband, Kevin Nickel, Jr., marched into the Cambridge-Isanti High School gymnasium. But inside, she felt like breaking down in tears. While she knew for 18 months this day was coming, reality had not [...]

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