Cambridge

By Elizabeth Sias Ken Swanson counts his blessings every day. The 90-year-old has been volunteering for almost three years at Cambridge Medical Center as a front desk greeter, where he provides information and helps people find different locations in the hospital. “I like helping people,” he said. “Sometimes people in a wheelchair will come in [...]

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Veterans share stories Life on board the USS Bergall wasn’t like life at home. As a sonar technician, U.S. Navy veteran Jim Rostberg was the eyes and ears of the SSN-667, a nuclear powered attack submarine. He spent the majority of his missions searching for, tracking and collecting intelligence on high priority enemy submarines. Standing [...]

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U.S. Congressman Chip Cravaack (MN-8) announced the locations of mobile offices his staff will conduct throughout the Eighth Congressional District on Friday, June 3. Members of the Congressman’s staff will be available to meet with constituents at the following locations on Friday, June 3 during the times indicated: • Braham City Hall  – 9 to [...]

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The Race the Rum & Cambridge Day Out Committee begins a quest to gather pairs of gently used sneakers in an effort to raise funds. “Each pair of tennis shoes we collect turns into money for the many needs in our community,” said Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce President, Nicki Klanderud. “We hope to collect [...]

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By Greg Hunt The national debt took center stage at the town hall meeting hosted by U.S. Representative Chip Cravaack in Cambridge May 18. Looking out over the audience midway through, Rep. Cravaack asked, “We have to do something; do you all agree?” The “something” which he then spoke on was raising awareness and support [...]

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By Elizabeth Sias Norm Norland and Len Ochowicz agree: working with the seniors at GracePointe Crossing has been one of the most rewarding experiences of their lives. The two GracePointe Crossing chaplains spend their days providing spiritual care to the hundreds of residents, staff members, volunteers and families at GracePointe Crossing, enriching lives on a [...]

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By Rachel Kytonen A Cambridge firefighter, who had only been on the volunteer fire department for 18 months, was tragically killed in what the city administrator is calling an “unfortunate accident.”     Following a training session at the Cambridge Fire Hall on Monday, May 23, firefighter Chip Imker, 35, was participating in rope rescue techniques [...]

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