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All are welcome to join Siloa Evangelical Lutheran Church in rural Braham on Sunday, Oct. 26 for a celebration of their Swedish heritage. The celebration features their annual Swedish Dinner with homemade menu items such as Swedish meatballs and gravy, potato sausage, limpa bread, rice pudding, Sylvia’s apple salad, lingonberries, pickled herring, shortbread cookies, beverages [...]

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Eric Wiltrout of Peoples Bank of Commerce was awarded a diploma Aug. 15, 2014, at commencement exercises during the 70th annual session of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The School, sponsored by state bankers associations from across the central United States, as well as the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was established [...]

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The Isanti County Historical Society is hosting a Chili & Soup Fall Fundraiser and Open House from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 at the ICHS Heritage Center. Do you have a heart for history? It is important for our community to preserve its history for future generations. ICHS invites you to attend and meet their [...]

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The Isanti Lions, as members of Lions International, have five major goals: sight, hearing, diabetes, drugs and community service. To achieve these goals two items are required: manpower and financial support. Their membership continues to provide the manpower, but it is the public who assist them with the financial support that many of their activities [...]

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Braham Area Event Center is hosting free auditions this week for a local production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Adults and young people may try out for acting, singing and dancing roles at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16. Auditions are free, though a participation free may apply if cast. Performers of all experience levels, [...]

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The city of Braham is looking for at least four more commercial applicants to participate in its Small Cities Development program. The city applied for and was awarded the funds last July for rehabilitating 14 low- and moderate-income occupied homes and seven commercial buildings. So far, the city has approved nine residential renovations and three [...]

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Jay Wiggins’ ability to taste the different ingredients of a dish or spirit can transform him into a mad scientist of sorts, especially when it comes to making wine. Enthusiasts of grape, mead and fruit wines are discovering this passion, coupled with Wiggins’ “go big or go home” philosophy in life, for themselves at James [...]

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