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Ben Utecht, who excelled for the University of Minnesota and two National Football League teams, is battling a new opponent: the effects of five major documented concussions. At the age of 33, he is experiencing some pockets of memory loss. Utecht has turned a letter he wrote, about his fear that someday he would be [...]

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The North Branch Quarterback Club invites the community to join the high school and Vikings football program in supporting KARE 11’s Randy Shaver and his Tackle Cancer initiative. Starting now, the fundraiser will culminate on Senior and Parents Night Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m., when North Branch laces up against Benilde-St. Margaret’s in the [...]

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From Cancer Prevention Centers Federal Radon Action Week is Oct. 15-21, and health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers, according to the Surgeon General. The American Lung Association, Centers for Disease Control and National Cancer Institute agree that radon is a [...]

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By Jon Tatting North Branch resident Trisha Smith has lived through the tragedy of losing a son too early. She knows the pressures that kids face with drugs and alcohol. She realizes how life events can be the symptom that triggers such habits and other poor choices. Smith was one of about a dozen people [...]

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