A benefit for Tom Thiry will be held Sunday, Oct. 5 at Sanbrook Golf Course in Isanti. There will be an 18-Hole Scramble Golf Tournament as well as a Chili Feed, and both live and silent auctions. Thiry was diagnosed with lung cancer in early April of this year. He is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatments [...]

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Lorna Landvik has worked everywhere, from the Playboy Mansion to authoring her latest novel. The author-comedian-actor will be at a sold-out North Folk Winery event Oct. 9 and at Scout & Morgan Books in Cambridge Nov. 15 to promote her latest novel “Best to Laugh.” The novel is loosely based on her life when she [...]

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For 35 years, Dr. Gordon Fredeen has been providing dental services to meet the needs of area communities. In 1978, Dr. Fredeen opened his own dental office in Isanti, which is now located in the Dual Square Mall. Along with Dr. Fredeen, the office employs two hygienists, two dental assistants and a front desk manager. [...]

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Through local partnerships, the Angel Garden, the Cambridge-Isanti High School-Community Garden, is underway. Allina Health-Cambridge Medical Center, Neighborhood Health Connection Grant, provided a grant to build the school-community garden. The goal of the Angel Garden project is to plan and implement a school-community garden in order to: increase school and community collaboration, provide healthy foods [...]

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Minnesota comedian Chad Filley’s newest book, “Bored of Education: A long ride on a short bus” was released to the public Sept. 1. The renegade teacher’s collection of essays and observations brings his unique brand of humor to the pages, offering an education to readers without ever entering a classroom. This laugh-out-loud funny book is [...]

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All animals (and their owners) are invited to receive a special blessing at Spring Lake Lutheran Church. They will gather on the church lawn at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 5. Pets of all shapes and sizes are welcome. St. Francis of Assisi (12th Century) loved animals and told them that Jesus loved them, too. In [...]

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