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Two local non-profit organizations will merge to enhance the strength and stability of their social service programs. “We are happy to announce that The Refuge Network, serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault for the past 28 years, and Family Pathways, celebrating its 36th year of providing basic needs, youth and senior services, are uniting as one organization.” — The [...]

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The Li’l Farm spring sale is on the move. For the first time in many years, the spring sale to benefit the Li’l Farm Children’s Home in Cambridge will be held in North Branch at the North Branch Legion, 6439 Elm St. The sale will be held from 1-6 p.m. Friday, April 4, and from [...]

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Local farmers from Brazil Farms have directed a $2,500 donation to the Braham Area Community Center. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will help the center purchase new kitchen equipment, such as stoves, refrigerators, freezers and dishwashers. Thanks to the support of farmers across the country, more than $3.2 million is being directed [...]

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The Isanti Middle School and Minnesota Center have successfully completed a two-year training with Positive Behavioral Supports and Interventions Organization (PBIS).  PBIS is an organization which is supported and funded by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). The Isanti Middle School and Minnesota Center were selected through a grant application process two years ago. Since [...]

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Tonic Sol-fa concert to benefit Our Response In continuing its response against global poverty, disease and suffering in Rwanda, Our Response is hosting a cappella group, Tonic Sol-fa, to help raise funds to continue its efforts. Tonic Sol-fa will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at the Richard G. Hardy Performing Arts Center at Cambridge-Isanti [...]

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Scott Rosenberg selected as finalist for trucking industry’s most prestigious award. Scott Rosenberg had just dropped off a load of concrete pipe and manholes in Stillwater, Minn., when he spotted a small pickup truck that was upside down, damaged and steaming in a pond. It was the morning of May 9, 2013, on Manning Trail, [...]

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