Cambridge Medical Center is looking for volunteers to share their time and talents at the hospital and clinic. The Medical Center offers a variety of volunteer opportunities including greeting patients and visitors, delivering items throughout the facility, working in the gift shop, or playing the hospital lobby piano. Time commitments and schedules are flexible, and […]

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Northern Lights Writers will feature a program titled:  Critique or Not to Critique? As a writer creating a story, is having your work critiqued a help or a hindrance? Join Northern Lights Writers at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 for a presentation and discussion of the pros and cons. Make a critique group work for […]

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Some question why newspaper editorial boards bother to endorse candidates for office. In other words, why should newspaper editors tell their readers whom they should vote for? After listening to the wave of candidate advertising that distorts and sometimes lies about a candidate, I am more convinced than ever that newspapers should endorse candidates. All […]

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Joe Nathan ECM Publishers Columnist Contacted on Election Day, two key Minnesota House Republicans offered several priorities in education. Democrats are still the majority in the Minnesota Senate, and DFL Gov. Mark Dayton was re-elected, but Republicans replaced DFLers as the majority in the Minnesota House. The legislative process ultimately requires compromises between House, Senate […]

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Dear Editor: For the third year in a row, Polaris Battalion United States Naval Sea Cadets will lead the Nov. 22 Snowflake Parade in Cambridge as the Color Guard for the event, but this year, their ranks are even larger. Polaris Battalion USNSCC, is a youth based Naval program serving ages 11-17. Over the past […]

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Dear Editor: It has come to my attention that there is a possible nurse’s strike coming to the Cambridge Medical Center.  That is what all those “We Support Our Nurses” signs are about. Nurses at Cambridge Medical Center have been working without a contract, and there are 16 points in the old contract that management […]

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Dear Editor: The 5th-annual Hayride 4 Food Drive was a huge success. This event raised 2,270 pounds in food donations and $2,213 in cash for the local food shelf. Over 80 individuals attended this event. We want to thank the businesses who supported us with donation and gift certificates. They are Cub Foods, Caribou Coffee, […]

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