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Cambridge ACT  Survey Team In May 2013, key members of Cambridge came together and committed their support to become a dementia friendly community. The ACT on Alzheimer’s is equipping and engaging communities to plan and develop “dementia friendly communities.” A dementia friendly community is informed, safe and respectful of individuals with dementia, their families and [...]

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Americans have complicated, conflicted feelings about how much to rely on statewide standardized tests, such as those whose scores were recently released. I think this year’s results suggest three changes. Minnesota should: Make much more use of highly successful schools. Share results sooner with teachers. Use a broader array of assessments. Results for schools and [...]

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Dear Editor: I would like to thank the many people who made the Jodi Geving Lung Cancer Benefit such a great success. It all started with Jodi’s co-workers at Allina Home Health in St. Paul. The work and generosity of all of them touched us both very much; a very special thank you to Carol [...]

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Dear Editor: I know without a doubt who I will be voting for sheriff.  Thank you Chris Caulk for standing up for your oath to uphold the law. Where are all the people who were voted into office and may have taken a similar oath? Could they be looking at only the potential business of [...]

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Dear Editor: I was surprised to read recent local newspaper headline stories of the Cambridge City Council, in a special meeting on Aug. 26, voting to bring the subject facility to our city, with a purchase agreement for council to approve at its Sept. 2 meeting. So based on newspaper articles, beyond the short time [...]

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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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