Community

Cambridge Medical Center is pleased to be the site of two community health events Saturday, Sept. 20. The Cambridge Cycling Club’s annual Cancer Awareness Ride/Run/Walk includes a 5k run or walk, and a 10- or 25- mile bike ride. Registration for the event begins at 9 a.m. at Outdoor Edge, with a 10 a.m. start. [...]

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All are welcome to join the Friends of the Rum River (FRR) for its 9th Annual ‘Fun in the Rain or Sun’ Rum River Clean-up from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. Each year the Friends focus on cleaning up different stretches of the 150-mile long Rum River. On Saturday, Sept. 27, volunteers [...]

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Trisha Bengtson is bringing awareness to a disease that can keep her from getting out of bed in the morning and even finishing her own sentences. It’s been two and a half years since this Rush City area resident, wife and mother of three children, was diagnosed with lupus, and she is putting on a [...]

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Two years ago, East Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Wayne Eller walked over 100 miles to help families in need. This fall, Eller is planning another fundraising walk, but is encouraging others to join him. The organization is inviting the community to “Walk the Walk,” which is a 110-mile pledge walk in celebration [...]

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Brenda Strandberg never wants another parent to experience what she did. That’s why she and her husband, Skip, of Cambridge, started the suicide awareness nonprofit Hope in Action MN. The organization recently held its first annual 5K run and family walk Sept. 6 to raise awareness and funds for mental illness and suicide prevention. The [...]

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As an Air Force flight medic, Mike Granlund packed in a full career during his 22-plus years in a jumpsuit. The man who retired as a senior master sergeant logged 1,530 days “boots on the ground” combat time all over the globe. Granlund, owner of Vintage Lock in downtown Cambridge, is hosting a customer appreciation [...]

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