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In 2004, Cambridge resident Marge Olson called Family Pathways in search of someone who could drive her to see her son Paul Bohara in Lindstrom. That’s how she met Jackie and Jerry Cronquist. It’s been 10 years since they were first paired through Family Pathways Companionship Program, which matches seniors with volunteers based on their [...]

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Isanti County Family Services continues to see its number of child protection cases annually increase. A proclamation by President Barack Obama designated April as “Child Abuse Prevention Month,” stating, “We all have a role to play in preventing child abuse and neglect and in helping young victims recover.” Isanti County Family Services Director Penny Messer [...]

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All are invited to join for a special evening on Thursday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the Cambridge Community Wide Read novel, Vacationland, by Sarah Stonich. The event will be held at the North Folk Winery, 43150 Blackhawk Rd., Harris. North Folk Winery’s authentic timber-frame Vinsted will set the mood for a relaxed [...]

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After an incident on Blue Lake on Monday, April 21, the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office is reminding everyone to keep themselves and their animals off of what is left of the ice. According to a press release by the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office, at 8:10 a.m. Isanti County Safety and Rescue and deputies were dispatched [...]

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Novelist Mary Relindes Ellis brings the immigrant experience home. Her latest book, “The Bohemian Flats: A Novel,” explores immigration and Minnesota’s history through the eyes of her great-great-grandparents before World War I. She first got the idea for the book after crossing some steps in Minneapolis and wondering why they were there. She soon immersed [...]

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Alicia Overby, President of Baby Elephant Ears, Inc. based in Cambridge, has been named the Small Business Exporter of the Year for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Minnesota District Office, the upper Midwest Region, and the Nation. The Small Business Exporter of the Year is selected to honor individuals or organizations who have increased sales, [...]

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