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Dear Editor: I would like to thank the Braham community, area businesses, and all my day care families for helping raise money for the Braham Food Shelf. This year, because of the generosity and support, we were able to raise $1,046. That beat last year’s total of $640. This money was raised by having a [...]

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What should wise families, like careful coaches, help youngsters do to prepare for the upcoming school year? Forty-one district, charter and teacher union leaders recently responded to that question with specific, practical advice. Their suggestions tended to fall into three major areas: –Re-establishing school year routines at least a few days before the first day [...]

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ECM Editorial Board ECM Publishers Inc. Can you believe it? School lunch is controversial. In this time of political extremes even the hot dog is at risk. The federal government, in an attempt to insure healthy eating for our children, requires schools to serve meals with new and very specific requirements for reduced salt, required [...]

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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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