They may be little, but some 6-year-old boys are making a big difference for fellow kids at their local medical center. The Tiger Scouts from Cambridge Cub Scout Pack 235 have found their skills are in demand at Cambridge Medical Center, where a special kind of service project is keeping younger patients and visitors occupied [...]

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Go into the bedroom. Find a pair of matching socks, and put them on. Make the bed, get dressed and comb your hair. These all seem like easy enough tasks but are nearly impossible for a dementia patient if it’s done all at once. Prairie Senior Cottages in Isanti gave caretakers the opportunity to walk [...]

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Due to concerns brought forth by members of the Willow Wood Homeowners Association, the Cambridge City Council is taking steps to make Second Avenue Southeast a safer street. During the Cambridge City Council meeting Aug. 18, City Planner Marcia Westover explained the homeowners association submitted a letter requesting the city to consider closing the driveway [...]

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The Minnesota Department of Public Safety presented a Safe and Sober Award to the Braham Police Department during the Aug. 5 City Council meeting for their continued efforts to make the city’s roadways safer. The program, “Toward Zero Deaths,” awards cities, like Braham, that have lessened the number of traffic deaths by various methods. The [...]

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My name is Ross Benzen and I graciously ask the citizens of Braham to consider my candidacy for mayor. I was born and raised in Braham, now living and raising my own family here. My wife Marianne and I have two kids, Natalie, 7, and Eli, 4. I believe I have strong leadership skills, integrity, [...]

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My name is Tiffany Kafer and I am excited to announce my candidacy for Cambridge City Council. I was born, raised and have spent my entire life in Cambridge. I have dedicated 10 years to volunteering at Cambridge Isanti Competitive Baseball, CPIS PTO, Community Education and CI Early Childhood. Cambridge has been a good foundation [...]

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Pat Bettendorf was supposed to have Ruby the pit bull for just a weekend in 2003. But her personality and warm nature won over the family members’ hearts. “She was like a politician,” Bettendorf said. “It was like she wanted to stay, and she was just plotting her takeover.” The pup was put in obedience [...]

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