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Team Jenny is putting on a fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 15, for North Branch native Jennifer (Puariea) Ring, who is attempting to fight off a rare type of cancer a second time. The benefit includes a spaghetti dinner, silent auction and bake sale from 3-7 p.m., followed by live music with rock band Eric and [...]

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Days turn into weeks, weeks into months and months into years before you realize just how long it’s been since you’ve seen people who used to play such an integral role in your life. During college, I found a group of people who really made me feel at home on campus. We all played on [...]

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Linder and Pilz helped raise money for cancer research On Monday, Aug. 12, Charlie Linder, of Harris, and Nick Pilz, of Stacy, along with 33 other baseball players from around the state, set out to break the world record of longest baseball game ever played. The two 16-year-olds from the Pitching, Hitting and Defense Club [...]

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Under most circumstances, cancer is no laughing matter. But about 18 months ago, breast cancer survivor and stand-up comedian Priscilla Nelson Mitchell of Rush City and a group of her friends decided to turn lemons into lemonade by hosting a comedy night fundraiser called “Chuckles for Chi-Chis” in the fight against breast cancer. The concept [...]

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Fairview and the American Cancer Society invite women who have been recently diagnosed with cancer to a “Look Good, Feel Better” program Monday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. to noon at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming. Any woman who has been diagnosed with cancer in the past 12 months is welcome to attend this [...]

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Jim Linehan of Taylors Falls and Kim Hofmann of Chisago Lakes have been chosen as the honorary co-chairpersons for the Chisago County Relay for Life this year. Come out to the Almelund Threshing Show grounds this Friday and you can meet them as they celebrate with family and friends. A reception for survivors opens at [...]

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