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Braham freshman Kaitlyn Dordal continues to set a compassionate example when she donated yet another year’s collection of pocket change to the Braham Food Shelf on March 27. Kaitlyn, 14, the daughter of Joe Dordal and Angie Morris, entered the Frandsen Bank & Trust for the ninth straight year around her birthday carrying the same [...]

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The Isanti County Historical Society is transforming their Heritage Center into Sweet Sue’s Music Hall at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 5 as it celebrates the Grand Opening with ‘Three Chicks and a Rooster.’ Marie Grundberg (former Mrs. Minnesota), Doyle Peck, Char Malaske, and Jenni Thyng will present an evening of delightful music ranging from classic [...]

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Cambridge Mayor Marlys Palmer discussed successes and future plans for the city of Cambridge during the annual State of the City address hosted by the Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon held March 27 at American Janes Grill & Bar in Cambridge, was well-attended by Cambridge city staff, chamber members and community members. “There [...]

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Larry Southerland spent his life as a public servant working for the people that mattered the most to him — his constituents of his lifelong residency in Isanti County. Southerland, who was raised in Braham, served in the Isanti County Sheriff’s Department beginning in 1971, and later was elected sheriff for three terms, from 1990 [...]

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By Rachel Kytonen and Jon Tatting ECM Publishers Inc. The closing of Riverwood Centers leaves thousands searching for new mental health providers The recent closing of Riverwood Centers has left nearly 4,000 residents of East Central Minnesota searching for new mental health service providers. Riverwood Centers, based in Braham, was known for decades as Five County [...]

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Team Yarn – Head Huggers, a group created in memory of former Isanti County resident Cheryl Slater who succumbed to a rare form of skin cancer in 2012, is one year old. Amy (Slater) Pass and Tesha M. Christensen Pettit were inspired to form Team Yarn because of the hope and comfort Cheryl received through [...]

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The Braham Post 1731 Ladies Auxiliary hosted an essay contest at the Braham Elementary School. The topic was, “What Freedome Means to Me.” First-place winner is Savannah Kunshier, sixth grade; second-place is Luke Bendickson, sixth-grade; and third-place is Grace Hill, fifth-grade.

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