Archive | January 25, 2012

The East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) is a Minnesota Regional Arts Council which serves Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs and Pine counties. The mission of ECRAC is to increase the arts and this is done primarily through the funding of grants to artists and also to organizations that sponsor arts activities. ECRAC Executive Director […]

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Reach Out and Read is a program at the Cambridge Medical Center that helps prepare America’s youngest children to succeed in school. They partner with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together. At each well child visit, children from 6 months to five years old are given a free, new book to […]

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Cambridge-Isanti seniors Benjamin Nault-Maurer was selected by the Section 7AA Academic, Arts & Athletic Award (Triple A) committee to represent the section in the Class AA state level of the program sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League. Nault-Maurer will attend the Triple A banquet held the weekend of the boys State basketball tourney […]

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SCHOOL NOTES: Cambridge-Isanti District 911 is preparing for Kindergarten for next fall. If your child is 5 years-old on or before Sept. 1, 2012, he or she is eligible to enroll. Do we have your student’s name in our system yet? Please call the primary school office in your area to get your child’s name […]

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Physical therapist Glen Quebral of GracePointe Crossing looks to make a difference By Elizabeth Sias For two weeks, Glen Quebral will translate for Filipinos in need of medical care ranging from intensive surgeries to simple dental procedures. Quebral, a physical therapist at GracePointe Crossing, leaves Jan. 26 for the Philippines. He’s one of 75 doctors and […]

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In 2010, Anoka-Ramsey Community College joined forces with biodiesel firms McGyan Biodiesel, SarTec Corp and Ever Cat Fuels to produce a 10-acre energy crop demonstration site at the college’s Cambridge Campus to grow crops for biodiesel fuel. Now, SarTec is seeking area farmers to expand that initiative. As part of $500,000 Department of Energy grant […]

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Rachel Kytonen It’s just a simple ring of a bell, but for chemotherapy patients at Cambridge Medical Center, it’s a symbol of hope and strength. Recently, a bell was placed in Short Stay Services at Cambridge Medical Center. And it’s not just any bell. It’s a bell that only chemotherapy patients can ring when they […]

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