Trisha Bengtson is bringing awareness to a disease that can keep her from getting out of bed in the morning and even finishing her own sentences. It’s been two and a half years since this Rush City area resident, wife and mother of three children, was diagnosed with lupus, and she is putting on a [...]

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Two years ago, East Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Wayne Eller walked over 100 miles to help families in need. This fall, Eller is planning another fundraising walk, but is encouraging others to join him. The organization is inviting the community to “Walk the Walk,” which is a 110-mile pledge walk in celebration [...]

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Brenda Strandberg never wants another parent to experience what she did. That’s why she and her husband, Skip, of Cambridge, started the suicide awareness nonprofit Hope in Action MN. The organization recently held its first annual 5K run and family walk Sept. 6 to raise awareness and funds for mental illness and suicide prevention. The [...]

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Matt Lattimore is a history buff with a hands-on personality. He’s been the Braham Area High School principal since July, but these last two weeks were his first with students in the building. “The first week was refreshing because it’s like the old analogy of wheels spinning,” Lattimore said. “Now there’s traction — there’s purpose. [...]

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As an Air Force flight medic, Mike Granlund packed in a full career during his 22-plus years in a jumpsuit. The man who retired as a senior master sergeant logged 1,530 days “boots on the ground” combat time all over the globe. Granlund, owner of Vintage Lock in downtown Cambridge, is hosting a customer appreciation [...]

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Since opening its doors in July, SAC’s Friendship Cafe has focused on fresh, homemade meals and desserts for its patrons. The community is invited to the grand opening of SAC’s Friendship Cafe from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18. The cafe is located at 140 N. Buchanan St., Cambridge, within City Center Mall. [...]

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