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Today, August 12, is the primary elections. Find out what races are on the ballot, learn about the candidates, and find your polling place with our election section. And stay with us through the evening as we report on results as they come in. Visit the ELECTION SITE now!

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Braham Pie Day was held Friday, Aug. 1. Click on any photo to begin a slideshow of some photos from this year’s event. Photos by Urmila Ramakrishnan

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Join the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Isanti County from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. Aug. 8 at Spectacular Events in Isanti and help finish the fight against cancer. The overnight event celebrates cancer survivors, remembers those we have lost and provides the community with an opportunity to unite and fight back against [...]

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Dan Kuntz received the call that changed his life at 12:15 p.m. Sept. 13, 2012, and he’s prepared to share his cancer journey to help others find a little hope. Kuntz will be recognized as an honorary survivor at this Friday’s Isanti County Relay for Life event at Spectacular Events in Isanti. He lives with [...]

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Michelle Lucas walks for herself and her mother. Lucas, of St. Francis, has been cancer-free for about 10 years now. She was diagnosed with thyroid cancer 11 years ago in August, but it was her mother’s ovarian cancer diagnosis that propelled her and her family to start a team. The summer after Lucas’ mother died, [...]

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Jeanne Wilbur found out she had cancer when she was pregnant with her second daughter in 2011. After seeing a series of doctors, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer Nov. 17, 2011. She had her thyroid removed Dec. 21 that year to treat the cancer, but she found out the cancer returned in her lymph [...]

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A slick array of classic cars and new Mustangs lined up at Hayford Ford the morning of Sunday, Aug. 3 for the Larry Southerland Classic Car Ride. Southerland served the county as sheriff and county commissioner — along with being a super volunteer for many causes — before he passed away earlier this year. Click [...]

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