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Here’s some good news, looking ahead to the 2015 Minnesota Legislature’s discussions about improving public schools. Two leading Minnesota Senate Democrats described several of their priorities as similar to those described last week by leading House Republicans. While this doesn’t ensure agreement, it’s encouraging that these leaders share some similar priorities. They include a review […]

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Arne Everson Cambridge Center for the Arts Cambridge Center For the Arts offers a variety of art classes and music lessons, photography club, writers group, concerts, bus trips to arts and theater events.  The Center is host to Play Inc. Community Theater, the East Central Children’s Chorus and visual arts exhibits. Upcoming Festive Holiday Events: […]

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Shawn Kuhnke Braham Area High School First off, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Shawn Kuhnke and I am currently in my 15th year in the Braham School District. I have spent my previous 14 years as a teacher in the district and now am honored to be the new High School […]

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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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Barbara Bergwall SAC’s Enrichment Center Events happening at the Seniors Activities Center and SAC’s Cafe, 140 North Buchanan St., Suite 164, Cambridge. Election Day came and it was a whoozer at the center.  We love doing those special days and our next is Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving dinner at SAC’s is Tuesday, Nov. 25. Sign up in […]

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Julie Page Total Wellness Coaching It’s that time again. The holidays — a time when the average American gains 7-10 pounds through the countless festivities full of food, family, food, friends, food, fun, and oh, did I mention food? Yes, it’s food season. For weeks you’ll be surrounded by mounds of mashed potatoes and pounds […]

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