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ECM Editorial Board ECM Publishers Inc. Imagine this: Your 15-year-old son becomes seriously ill. Is it cancer or some other life-threatening disease? You whisk him off to the emergency room. Within days, you have updates on Facebook. “Billy is doing much better.” “The medicine is working!” “He’s going to be OK.” Many of us have [...]

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Dear Editor: Robin Williams died of depression. He had a disease that affects millions of Americans, touches the lives of millions more, and reaches across all lines; racial, economic, gender, or otherwise. He was a talented actor and comic, an entertainer known around the world with an abundance of fans. He had a spouse, children, [...]

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Dear Editor: August 16 was a perfect day for our annual Lake Francis Improvement Association picnic. There was a nice turn out with a great potluck lunch, and everyone enjoyed visiting with their neighbors. I would like to thank the following local businesses that donated the door prizes: Chanticlear Pizza, Federated Co-ops, Isanti Bike Shop, [...]

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Dear Editor: The Braham Area Community Event Center Task Force wants to give a special “Thank You” to everyone who attended our Grand Opening Aug. 2. We are so honored to have so many people came to celebrate our accomplishment of “building our dream.” Words can’t express how touched we are for all of you [...]

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Dear Editor: The summer reading program at your local ECRL branch, the Cambridge Public Library, is one of the best events around in the summer. It provides fun activities, programs, and prizes, but more importantly, it inspires and supports lifelong learning and the love of reading. This is especially important in the summer because it [...]

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Dear Editor: “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” is the theme of the impaired driving mobilization from Aug. 16 through Labor Day. What does this mean? This is an effort statewide to stop drivers who are too impaired to drive. Extra law enforcement will be on the roads watching for impaired drivers. In Minnesota in [...]

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Dear Editor: We would like to thank the Isanti Fire and Police departments for an excellent job on July 22, 2014 when our garage and home caught fire. Although our garage was a total loss and our home badly damaged, the firefighters entered a burning home and rescued our cats.  They moved furniture, pictures, electronics [...]

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