Relay for Life
Husband and wife LeRoy and Twyla Mitchell are the Honorary Relay for Life Co-Chairs in Chisago County this year. Twyla Mitchell experienced breast cancer in 2002 and LeRoy Mitchell experienced throat cancer in 2007. Twyla Mitchell had no family history of the disease and went through the typical sur...Read More
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(slideshow)There was an abundance of emotions at the 2012 Chisago County Relay for Life Friday night: tears of joy in recovery, tears of sadness in the remembrance of those who have died. A hot, muggy night didn’t keep Relay teams from carrying on the tradition of the relay with the games, pri...Read More
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Miss Minnesota 2012, Siri Freeh, is scheduled to appear at the Relay for Life of Chisago County event at the Almelund Threshing Grounds on Friday, July 20 at 7 p.m.  Freeh, a 22-year-old nursing student at the University of Minnesota with a 4.0 GPA, plans to pursue her doctorate in Cardiovascular R...Read More
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By Derrick Knutson  Chances are most of us have been affected by cancer in some way. It is a disease, which, sadly, has a very broad reach. But North Branch and communities across the world are seeking to reduce that reach and combat cancer through an annual event: Relay for Life. At the North Bran...Read More
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The mayors in all the county’s towns came together and proclaimed Paint the Town Purple for the days of July 11-14. They are encouraging all the stores, offices, restaurants and homes to take on a new purple hue in support of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life at the Almelund Threshin...Read More
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